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    Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras. Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.

    Michael Brown shooting sparks interest in body cameras for NC police forces Video included

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    Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.
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    McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)

    Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>

    NC WEATHER: Labor Day weekend gets hot; rain possible

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    Temperatures will continue to go up this week, but humidity will stay comfortable until the end of this work week. More>>

    Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

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    Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning. More>>

    Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

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    Some Time Warner Cable customers were experiencing outages Wednesday morning.
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    UNC investigating possible football hazing incident Video included

    Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the A-Loft hotel in Chapel Hill. Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the A-Loft hotel in Chapel Hill.
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    UNC is investigating a possible hazing incident with the football team. More>>

    Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

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    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. More>>

    Judge: No timeline in 'modern' Oakwood home decision Video included

    Some neighbors in Oakwood complain Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood. Some neighbors in Oakwood complain Louis Cherry's design is too contemporary for the historic neighborhood.
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    The fate of a contemporary home under construction in an historic downtown Raleigh neighborhood is in now in the hands of a judge. More>>

    Durham startup breaks the carrier contract conundrum Video included

    Right now the "Big Four" -- AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile -- make up 93 percent of the wireless market share. Right now the "Big Four" -- AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile -- make up 93 percent of the wireless market share.
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    A Durham-based company's unique formula could be the key to saving customers hundreds of dollars if they decide to break their cell phone carrier's contract. More>>

    Highway Patrol: Drivers passing stopped school buses is an 'epidemic' Video included

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    The State Highway Patrol is focusing on school bus violators in North Carolina as the traditional school year begins. More>>

    Drug detecting nail polish doesn't solve date rape problem, expert says Video included

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    While saying the nail polish is a great idea, InterAct of Wake County says more focus needs to be placed on the perpetrators and not the victims. More>>

    Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC) Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC)

    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge. More>>

    UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

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    The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country, an independent U.N.... More>>

    APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

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    Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. More>>

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

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    Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. More>>

    Authorities: Man who shot 7 is 'serial killer'

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    A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. More>>

    Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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    A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

    Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

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    Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said. More>>

    Judge agrees SBI agent's firing should be upheld

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    An administrative law judge says the state's firing of a state crime lab agent linked to dozens of misreported lab results should be upheld. More>>

    Man who discovered online threat against Charlotte mall speaks out Video included

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    An online publication claimed that an ISIS terrorism supporter issued threats against the SouthPark Mall in Charlotte on Twitter. More>>

    Gov. McCrory raises concerns over Coal Ash Commission Video included

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    Gov. Pat McCrory says he'll sign a "coal ash cleanup" bill in response to this year's massive spill, but he says he has strong issues with the legislation.
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    Fayetteville police chief says crime is down this year Video included

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    Fayetteville's police chief says the city has seen a notable drop in the crime rate so far this year.
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    Friend describes 4-year-old hit, killed by car as 'joyful' Video included

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    A 4-year-old girl from Durham died early Tuesday morning after being hit by a car Monday night. More>>

    Harnett Co. couple plead guilty in man's Craigslist killing

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    A couple charged in the stabbing death of a stranger they lured through a Craigslist ad pleaded guilty to murder. More>>

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    • UNC investigating possible football hazing incident

      UNC investigating possible football hazing incident

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:53:35 GMT
      Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the A-Loft hotel in Chapel Hill.Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the A-Loft hotel in Chapel Hill.
      UNC is investigating a possible hazing incident with the football team.
      UNC is investigating a possible hazing incident with the football team.
    • NFL's Gordon has DWI hearing moved to Nov.

      NFL's Gordon has DWI hearing moved to Nov.

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:00:53 GMT
      Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has his hearing on a drunken-driving charge in Raleigh has been rescheduled for November.
      Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has his hearing on a drunken-driving charge in Raleigh has been rescheduled for November.
    • USC star injures ankles in leap to save nephew

      USC star injures ankles in leap to save nephew

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:48:55 GMT
      A University of Southern California football player jumped from a second-floor balcony to help save a nephew who was struggling in a pool below, according to USCTrojans.com.
      A University of Southern California football player jumped from a second-floor balcony to help save a nephew who was struggling in a pool below, according to USCTrojans.com.
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    • 'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      'Party mansion' in North Raleigh sells for $1 million

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:42:52 GMT
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      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
      A North Raleigh house commonly referred to as “the party mansion” sold last month for $1 million.
    • How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      How to report drivers who pass stopped NC school buses

      Monday, August 25 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:25:40 GMT
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and you can do something about it.The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a form for people who see a motorist pass a stopped school bus.Highway Patrol form to report drivers who pass school busesUnder North Carolina law, G.S. 20-217, drivers going either direction must stop when a school bus is stopped to let children off. Drivers are not supposed to continue until the bus has completed dropping the children off and begun to move agai...
    • NC has stiff penalties for passing stopped school bus

      NC has stiff penalties for passing stopped school bus

      Friday, August 22 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:36:56 GMT
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and many of them may not even realize they are breaking the law. It's an issue that has received intense attention in North Carolina, with 13 children being hit, and killed, at bus stops since 1999. One survey on March 26 of this year recorded 429 times where a driver roared past a stopped school bus in Wake County alone. In Durham County, there were 89 violations that same day and Cumberland County had a whopping 210. Johnston Coun...
      Thousands of motorists pass stopped school buses every day, and many of them may not even realize they are breaking the law. It's an issue that has received intense attention in North Carolina, with 13 children being hit, and killed, at bus stops since 1999. One survey on March 26 of this year recorded 429 times where a driver roared past a stopped school bus in Wake County alone. In Durham County, there were 89 violations that same day and Cumberland County had a whopping 210. Johnston Coun...
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