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A man has been charged in the fatal shootings of a woman and a man whose bodies were found in a vehicle with two uninjured toddlers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The Rocky Mount Telegram reports that Eric Coley was arrested on Friday. He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. That’s according to police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson. The 42-year-old is being held without bond in the Nash County Detention Center, county sheriff’s records online said. Coley is due at 9 a.m. on Monday in Nash County District Court for a first appearance before the court.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office confiscated a firearm from a student at Clemmons Middle School just before dismissal on Thursday, a day that also included several false reports around the state of school shootings, including one at Parkland High School.


The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s winter weather prep is going digital this year with a snow plow simulator designed to give employees more training time without getting behind the wheel of an actual vehicle.

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