Day: January 8, 2022

North Carolina man charged with murder in alleged road rage shooting of motorcyclist

A man was charged with murder after an apparent road rage shooting this week left a motorcyclist dead in North Carolina, police said.

Image: Motorcyclist Stephen

Image: Motorcyclist Stephen

Stephen Addison, 32, was riding a motorcycle at about 12:30 p.m. Monday when he was involved in a roadside dispute with Roger Dale Nobles, 51, who allegedly shot and killed Addison, Fayetteville police said in a statement.

Nobles fled after the deadly encounter. He was later arrested on a charge of first-degree murder, police said.

“The preliminary investigation has revealed a driver of a truck was engaged in a disturbance with a driver of a motorcycle resulting in the motorcyclist being shot by the suspect,” police said.

Addison died at a hospital, police said.

Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West told NBC affiliate WRAL in Raleigh he was investigating whether to also charge Nobles, who is white, with hate crimes in the shooting

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OIathe man facing murder charge in deadly motorcycle wreck

OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe man has been charged with murder after a fight led to a deadly wreck with a motorcyclist, prosecutors say.

Ruben Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree murder in Johnson County, Kansas, in connection with the death of Dade Smith, who was killed in the November 2021 crash.

Court documents say Rodriguez and Smith were forced to leave the FedEx facility where they had been working after getting into an argument. The two men were package handlers at the facility, and it was their first day providing substantive work for the company.

According to FedEx, Rodriguez had threatened to fight Smith in the parking lot during their argument. Other employees reported that Rodriguez said he wasn’t afraid to catch another felony, court documents say.

The two men left the FedEx facility

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Motorcycle brands to look out for in 2022

Motorcycle brands to look out for in 2022

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Motorcycle brands to look out for in 2022

After having had a fairly lacklustre couple of years, the motorcycle industry is hitting back with some very attractive machines. This includes everything from entry-level standard offerings from Royal Enfield to ultra-exotic, limited edition machines from Ducati.

While electric performance is yet to make its mark on the motorcycle industry, largely due to the lopsided power-range-weight balance, the industry seems pretty gung-ho about two-wheeler sales bringing more premium and middle-weight performance to the market than ever before.

With skyrocketing fuel prices, the question remains: do mid-level performance motorcycles serve as more fun and economical alternative to budget cars or will they prove to be an indulgence that’s wholly avoided by the consumer?

1. Yezdi

The return of the Yezdi Roadking is one of the highlights of the year’s automotive calendar. The Roadking, an icon of the 80s, is making a

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