Take a break to stay awake

It has probably happened to you. You are driving on a long trip, traveling alone or at night, or perhaps just off from a long shift at work—and you start to yawn.  Your eyes are heavy, the road seems to go on forever, and your vehicle veers.  You have just entered a danger zone. Drowsy […]

Could your house be ‘bumped?’

Thieves have caught on to an increasingly popular technique called “bumping.” It is easier than traditional lock picking, which requires manipulating the pins inside the lock with small tools. All that is needed for bumping is a “bump key” that is specially manipulated to pick the lock without other tools. This is a huge problem […]

Detectives investigating homicide, looking for victim’s car

Detectives are investigating a Gaston man’s death as a homicide after deputies found his body in his home during a welfare check Monday night. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the man as 67-year-old Robert John Kobylak. “We responded to Mr. Kobylak’s home in the 200 block of Shadow Dale Drive in Gaston after […]

Lexington County man turns himself in after surveillance footage is released

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8sTLMP9tps[/embedyt] A Lexington County man has been charged with burglary after stealing a case of scratch off tickets from a Gaston convenience store. Frank James Sturkie, 35, turned himself in after seeing surveillance footage of the incident at D&M Grocery. “Sturkie was not only caught on camera taking the lottery tickets and putting them […]