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Hero soldier recounts details of deadly attack

For U.S. Army Sergeant Kyle White, the firefight began without warning. More>>

NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries

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North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. More>>

More than $100k in penalties issued in NC State Fair accident Video included

Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair. Five people were injured on the Vortex when the ride jolted into motion at the 2013 N.C. State Fair.
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The Department of Labor issued more than $100k in penalties in connection with an accident at the State Fair in 2013 that injured five people.
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Raleigh police release photos of robbers of sweepstakes parlor

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Raleigh police released images of two suspects said to have shot a man at an Internet sweepstakes parlor in Raleigh Wednesday on Crabtree Boulevard. More>>

Campbell University president to retire in 2015 Video included

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Campbell University says President Jerry Wallace will retire in 2015, ending an 11-year tenure highlighted by the opening of a medical school and the resurrection of the football program.
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9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

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As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said. More>>

Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion Video included

Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing... More>>

Florida woman denied flight in NC with oxygen tank

A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused her to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she did not have the proper paperwork. More>>

Second Republican NC Senate debate is Wednesday Video included

The four leading candidates for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in North Carolina are back on television for a second straight night. More>>

Student kicked out of prom for wearing red jeans

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A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans. More>>

Indictment: Prosecutor was target of Wake Forest kidnapping Video included

The U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest home The U.S. Department of Justice said Kevin Melton has been charged with conspiring to kidnap in relation to the abduction of Frank Janssen from his Wake Forest home
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Nine people have been indicted in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man whose daughter prosecuted a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang. More>>

Suspect wanted in Fayetteville Food Lion shooting

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Fayetteville police have identified a suspect in connection with a shooting April 16 in a Food Lion parking lot.
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Body found near Cape Fear River in Fayetteville

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Fayetteville police confirmed a body was found near the Cape Fear River Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Health food advocates aim to alleviate Raleigh's 'food deserts' Video included

In southeast Raleigh -- one of the USDA's food deserts -- people often walk to the Food Lion to get their groceries. In southeast Raleigh -- one of the USDA's food deserts -- people often walk to the Food Lion to get their groceries.
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While legislators continue to discuss how to bring an oasis to the food deserts that plague the state, health food advocates are doing what they can to make residents in these areas of Wake County healthier. More>>

Willingham to leave UNC, says work environment has become 'unpleasant' Video included

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The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes at UNC Chapel Hill will leave the university at the end of the semester.
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Grandparents killed in fire near Creedmoor Video included

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Sam Long and mom Madelene Long died Tuesday morning when a fire ripped through their home near Creedmoor. More>>

$10M park, amphitheater opening at North Hills Video included

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A new music venue will open in Raleigh this weekend, and its developer hopes the $10 million space will be much more to North Hills' visitors. More>>

Union deputies find body during search for jogger

Union County sheriff's deputies have found a body while they investigate a missing jogger. More>>

SBI got warrant for 15 accounts in photo probe Video included

The State Bureau of Investigation obtained a search warrant for user information and content for 15 Instagram accounts in its probe of nude photos of students in Wake County. More>>

4 NC GOP Senate hopefuls meet on stage for debate

Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina are meeting on the same stage for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

UNC reading specialist Willingham resigning

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester. More>>

Man pepper sprayed after stealing Duke student's backpack

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A man was pepper sprayed and then arrested Monday after he stole a backpack from a Duke student and tried to run away.
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Durham city council approves $4M incentive for 26-story high rise Video included

An artist's rending of a 26-story high rise in downtown Raleigh. An artist's rending of a 26-story high rise in downtown Raleigh.
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Millions of tax payer dollars will help developers fund a 26-story high rise in Durham. More>>

Pittsboro couple joins Obamas for White House Easter Egg Roll Video included

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President Obama and the first lady kicked off the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday with more than 30,000 people assembling on the south lawn.
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Panel searching for WSSU chancellor to meet Monday

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One of North Carolina's public universities is launching its hunt for a new leader.The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the search committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University holds its first meeting Monday. More>>

Man shot to death in Concord

Concord police are investigating the shooting death of a man, More>>

NC report expands on jobless rate drop, more work Video included

North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. More>>

NC legislators to issue report on food deserts Video included

A legislative committee plans to issue its recommendations on how to deal with food deserts, areas that have limited access to grocery stores. More>>

McCrory coal ash announcement miffs GOP lawmakers Video included

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Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps.
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Missing Fayetteville girl found safe, police say

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A 10-year-old Fayetteville girl reported missing on Saturday was located safe, police said.
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Garner police issue arrest warrant for father involved in Amber Alert Video included

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Garner police obtained a warrant for the arrest of the father of a 10-month-old child who has been missing since Saturday morning.
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Meth lab found in Clayton home Video included

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The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said two people were arrested Friday after deputies found what was described as an “elaborate setup” for making methamphetamine at a home in Clayton. More>>

Second runner who died during Raleigh marathon identified Video included

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The second of two men who died running in Raleigh’s Rock’n’Roll Marathon was Jason Schlosser of High Point. More>>

College cost cut for some veterans draws praise in Fayetteville Video included

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Helping veterans and businesses is the goal of a new plan from Governor Pat McCrory. More>>

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

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The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
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Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

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A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. More>>

Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

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The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway. More>>

NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

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North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
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Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
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Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line Video included

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Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
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NC community college rate break for vets proposed

Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. More>>

NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million

The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>

Training continues as cut looms for Fort Bragg's 440th AW Video included

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Despite a plan to inactivate the 440 Airlift Wing, the unit carries on with its training based at Pope Field on Fort Bragg. More>>

Fayetteville police release photos in Food Lion shooting

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Fayetteville police released photos of two persons of interest in the shooting of a 39-year-old man Wednesday at the Food Lion on Rose Hill Road. More>>

Cary police canvass area of reported sexual assault Video included

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Cary police canvassed the area where man is accused of sexually assaulting a young woman Saturday. More>>

Chapel Hill council considers redevelopment, affordable housing Video included

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Chapel Hill Town Council is considering a proposal to stimulate development in one of the town’s oldest and largest commercial areas. More>>

Carrboro family to press charges against student for bullying children Video included

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A Carrboro family says they are pressing charges against an elementary school student after their two kids have been bullied by another student for months. More>>

2 more dead of flu in NC

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There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>

Gov. McCrory announces jobs initiative plan for veterans Video included

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced a major jobs initiative plan to help military veterans get jobs after serving their country. More>>

Hundreds of rare plants go missing in NC, 3 people arrested

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Police in North Carolina arrested three people after hundreds of Venus Flytraps went missing. About 300 of the plants were taken from Boiling Spring Lakes. These carnivorous plants are native to only More>>

Another arrest made in Wake Forest kidnapping case Video included

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Quan Thompson has been arrested in the case of a Wake Forest man who was kidnapped because his daughter is a Wake Co. prosecutor.
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Raleigh lauded for commitment to solar power

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Raleigh is applauded for its commitment to solar power in a news conference Thursday.
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Hope Mills can pursue claim against dam builder

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The case of the Hope Mills Lake dam that failed almost four years ago continues in court now that a judge has ruled the town can pursue a negligence claim against one of the builders. More>>

New TV ads heat up NC Senate race Video included

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The May 6 primary is just around the corner and the top three Republican contenders vying to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan are holding nothing back and neither are supporters of the incumbent senator. More>>

Pollution in Jordan Lake still a heated topic Video included

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A Legislative research commission held its final meeting Wednesday on pollution in Jordan Lake.
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McCrory says raises for all linked to revenues

Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers. More>>

John Edwards returns to court practicing law

Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case. More>>

Raleigh Papa John's employees load dough into personal vehicles Video included

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Pizzas are no stranger to the backseat of a car, but most of the time they’re tucked inside a box and in a warming bag. More>>

Groups aim to combat child abuse Video included

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Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>

FBI offers reward for info on 2 suspects in Wake Forest kidnapping Video included

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Two more people have been charged in the case of Frank Janssen, who was kidnapped in Wake Forest.
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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

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North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive Feb. 2 spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
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Ex-NC teacher accused of showing obscene videos

A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>

Kenly man accused of kidnapping, duct-taping Pikeville man

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A Kenly man is accused of kidnapping a Pikeville man and tying him up with duct tape and covering him in spray paint, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham Video included

The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

More NC Senate candidates release money totals

Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

Police offer reward in Holly Springs fatal shooting

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Holly Springs police is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the March 23 shooting death of an Apex man in Holly Springs. More>>

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

Man accused in Jewish Center shootings has NC ties Video included

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Frasier Glenn Cross, 73 is a former KKK leader who now faces murder charges and once agitated in the Triangle. More>>

DHHS meets USDA deadline to clear food stamp backlogs

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North Carolina is in the clear from government threats over pulling more than $88 million dollars in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services Department. The USDA said today the state department met the March 31st deadline to clear its backlog of food stamp applications. At one point over 30,000 pending cases plagued the state.Regional administrator Robin Bailey said the state will still be monitored for the next two months and expects to get weekly reports to make sure the depa... More>>

Durham city council has questions about proposed high rise Video included

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Durham city leaders have questions regarding the site of a planned high rise in downtown. More>>

North Carolina and EPA win in controlling emissions Video included

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A federal appeals court upholds the power of the Environmental Protection Agency in controlling polluted emissions from power plants.  More>>

Raleigh named as least open minded city for daters

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North Carolina's capital fails at being a great place to pick up certain types of dates. More>>

4 now charged in connection to body found on Ft. Bragg Video included

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Four people have been charged with kidnapping and assault after a man’s body was located along Plank Road on Fort Bragg. More>>

Volunteer EMS worker wins $250,000 in lottery scratch-off game

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A Martin County EMS volunteer from Pitt County wins the top prize in the $250,000 Cash Money lottery game. More>>

Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race

Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. More>>

5 accused in NC abduction to have bond hearing

Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>

McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. More>>

South Carolina biologist track Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes

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Teams at the Francis Marion National Forest are using technology to tag and track the rattlesnakes, not all that different, but much bigger, than a microchip in your pet. More>>

NC LGBT group to hold rally over tax filing policy

North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. More>>

Suspect pleads guilty in 2012 Smithfield apartment shooting

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One of three men charged in connection with a September 2012 Smithfield shooting that injured a woman and paralyzed her 8-year-old son pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder. More>>

Sterilization victims asked to come forward

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The state is asking victims of the 1933 Eugenics Board come forward to be compensated after North Carolina doctors wrongfully sterilized them. More>>

Two years after disappearance, family of Kelli Bordeaux maintains hope Video included

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It has been two years since Fort-Bragg-based Army medic Kelli Bordeaux was last seen.
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Teacher pay report leaves teachers frustrated

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State lawmakers met Monday to discuss teacher pay proposals but some on the committee felt left out. More>>

"No Need to Speed" campaign kicks off

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Highway Patrol and local law enforcement are gearing up for the "No Need to Speed" and "Operation Slow Down" campaigns. More>>

Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

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Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
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Police charge 1 in fatal Fayetteville shooting Sunday night

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One man died Sunday in Fayetteville after being shot, pulled from his car and left in the road, authorities said.


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2 women, 3 men linked to store theft near NC island, authorities say

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Authorities in Brunswick County are trying to find a group of five people who they believe were involved in theft from a store near Holden Beach. These individuals -- two females, three males -- are considered More>>

3-year-old shot to death in Charlotte Video included

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 3-year-old boy has died after an apparently accidental shooting. More>>

Capital punishment back before NC Supreme Court Video included

North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws. More>>

NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears Video included

There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. More>>

2 die during Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon Video included

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Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>

Cops check for link between body in bin and fire Video included

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Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. Police say two women are missing from the house which burned Friday. Authorities say the fire was reported about two hours after a highway worker found the body in the bin about 6 miles away. Burlington Police say they aren't certain the woman in the bin was a resident of the home and they haven't determined her identity. They also hav... More>>

Man dies after vehicle backs into him at Fayetteville church

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A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>

RDU opens renovated Terminal 1 Video included

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After nearly two years and $68 million, a new and more modern Terminal 1 is now open at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>

More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte

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Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.
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Environmentalists concerned over the Triangle's water quality Video included

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As one of the fastest growing metro regions in the country, both commercial and residential development continues its upward momentum here in the Triangle. But at what cost?   More>>

Partially decomposed body found in Alamance County Video included

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Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham.
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Baseball player, 12, dies after hit by line drive

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A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice. More>>

NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA's father

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A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a smuggled mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
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NC agency apologizes for exposing victims' info

Officials with the N.C. Department of Public Safety have worked to take down a website that included names and personal information of thousands of crime victims who applied for financial assistance from the state, More>>

Review: UNC athlete literacy findings flawed

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer Three outside experts hired by the University of North Carolina say research data from a reading specialist doesn't support claims of low athlete literacy levels at the... More>>

New Hanover authorities say 3 bodies found in home

Investigators in New Hanover County are looking into the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home inside a retirement community. More>>

State lawmakers attempt to restore school vouchers Video included

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Two state lawmakers are planning to appeal an injunction in order to get thousands of children from low-income families into private schools.  More>>

North Carolina Zoo announces birth of baboon

The North Carolina Zoo is announcing its newest addition. More>>

Rock'n'Roll Marathon exhibits open in Raleigh; expect road closures Sunday Video included

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Thousands flock to the Rock'n'Roll Marathon health expo on Friday in Raleigh.
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2 NC women sentenced for Medicaid fraud

Two Charlotte-area women have been sentenced to prison for their roles in Medicaid fraud schemes that federal prosecutors say cheated the federal government out of millions of dollars. More>>

Officials: Charlotte pizza worker has hepatitis A

Mecklenburg County health officials say recent customers of a Charlotte pizza restaurant should get a hepatitis A vaccine. More>>

Friday is deadline to register for May NC primary Video included

A new law means North Carolina residents are no longer allowed to register to vote during early voting. So they're just about out of time if they want to cast ballots for the May 6 primary. More>>

Victim in Wendell triple shooting had restraining order against shooter Video included

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Two people were killed and one person was injured in a shooting Wednesday night near Wendell, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

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