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Newton, North Carolina is located in Catawba County. Zip codes in Newton, NC include 28658. The median home price in Newton is $105,000 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Newton information.

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PHOTO: Maggie Daniels, 31, was found dead in her North Carolina apartment on June 28, 2014.

Police are studying surveillance footage to retrace the last steps of a 31-year-old North Carolina high school counselor who was murdered last month.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WBTV

Police at crime scene hours before teacher Maggie Daniels memorial service

Police this afternoon returned to the complex where Margaret "Maggie" Daniels lived in Newton.

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Lincoln Times-News

Newton man arrested for sex with teen

A Catawba County man is being held at the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center on a $125,000 bond, accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Newton police request surveillance video in counselor homicide investigation

After "several good days of work" on the investigation into the homicide of Newton high school counselor Maggie Daniels, police have requested surveillance video from anyone in the area surrounding Daniels' home.

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WBTV

Man charged with having sex with underage teen behind Lincoln Co. drugstore

A Catawba County man was arrested on sexual assault charges after investigators say he was having sex with an underage teenager in a car behind a Denver drug store.

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The Charlotte Observer

Catawba man charged with statutory rape

Darrick Wayne Fowler, 24, of Newton is charged with statutory rape, according to authorities in Lincoln County.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watauga Democrat

ASU graduate's death investigated as homicide

A 31-year-old high school guidance counselor and former Appalachian State University student was found dead in her Newton apartment June 28, and police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Funeral for Newton counselor announced, investigation continues

Newton police on Wednesday continued their homicide investigation into the death of Maggie Daniels by canvassing the apartment complex where the high school counselor lived.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Inmate uses pliers as weapon to...

The inmate that led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase from Watauga County to Damascus, Va., Monday escaped custody using a pair of pliers, authorities said.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Family of slain HS teacher Maggie Daniels releases statement

Police are investigating the death of a Newton-Conover high school teacher who was found dead in her apartment Saturday as a homicide.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Bank robbery suspect caught

A suspect in three bank robberies, including one in Maiden, was apprehended on Thursday.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Woman's body found in Newton apartment

The Newton Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a woman's body was found in an apartment Saturday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Newton man sentenced on meth-related convictions

A Newton man was sentenced to at least three years and eight months in prison this week on drug-related convictions.

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Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 6-27-14

Friday Cline Family Reunion Descendants of Johann Sebastian Kelin and his wife Maria Elizabeth Bieber will gather in Catawba County on June 27 - 29. The weekend will begin with a Friday evening dessert social at a Cline descendants homes in Hickory, to be followed by 2 days of activities including a full day at St. John's Lutheran Church in Conover ... (more)

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Taylorsville Times

Corley sentenced to 25+ years

Dennis Wayne Corley, age 48 of Hiddenite, who had been arrested in September 2012, had been initially charged with one felony count of first degree sexual offense of a child.

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The Gaston Gazette

Jail inmate injured in 20-foot fall

A Lincoln County Detention Center inmate was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when authorities say she jumped through a second floor railing and fell 20 feet to the cement floor below.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Conover man charged with armed robbery

A Conover man was arrested Thursday after City of Newton police said he confessed to robbing a convenience store at knife point last month.

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Lincoln Times-News

Raids net 35 suspected drug dealers

Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday arrested more than 20 suspected street-level drug dealers and narcotics traffickers during the first couple of hours of Operation "Play 60," narcotics investigators' seventh round-up in four years.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Hickory man charged with gun crime

A Hickory man was arrested Thursday after Newton police said he improperly sold a firearm to a convicted felon who later shot an 8-year-old in the hand before turning the gun on himself.

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The Charlotte Observer

Newton man charged with rape

Troy Daniel Hamilton, 36, was charged with first degree rape and first degree sexual assault following an investigation that began Monday, Newton police said.

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