WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The National Weather Service says freezing rain is expected in much of western North Carolina. Ice storm warnings and winter storm warnings have been issued for much of the state north of Interstate 40 and west on Interstate 85.
LEICESTER, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a husband and wife in their rural Buncombe County home appears to be a murder-suicide. Deputies say 65-year-old Clyde Cody Jr. and his 64-year-old wife, Hilda, were found dead in their Leicester house around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Investigators didn't say who they think fired the fatal shots or give a motive for the deaths.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A New Hanover County commissioner has been arrested for the fourth time since he was elected to the board in 2010. Wilmington Police said Brian Berger was charged with driving while impaired and possession of controlled substances.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The brother-in-law of the mayor of Columbia, S.C., has been shot and killed outside a Charlotte store. Police say Donald Gist Jr. was pronounced dead in the parking lot of the store north of Charlotte's Uptown around 1:15 p.m. Friday.
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