The winner matched the numbers on all five white balls, 7-29-36-41-43, to win $1 million in Wednesday's Powerball drawing. The odds for getting all five of those numbers is 1 in 11.6 million, according to lottery officials.
Charles Darkwah was the only $1 million winner in Wednesday's Powerball drawing, according to the N.C. Education Lottery. His ticket matched the numbers on the five white balls. The odds for that are 1 in 11.6 million.
Hector Sanchez, co-owner of Essential Hemp, says he lost $25,000 worth of product seized by police after testing revealed THC levels above the legal limit. He believes the testing did not differentiate between THC that doesn't cause a high and the type found in marijuana that does.
A 53-year-old man is in custody Friday after Winston-Salem police said he robbed a First Horizon Bank on Peters Creek Parkway on Tuesday. Police said a man, later identified as Strickland, walked into the bank, produced a letter demanding money and left the bank with an undetermined amount of cash.
Officers responded at 9:25 a.m. to the 3700 block of West Avenue for a report of someone injured by gunfire and found 20-year-old Malik Ahmad Peterson of Guilford County, police said in a news release. Peterson was taken to a local hospital where he later died.