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    Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN) Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges. (Mike Lamia, WNCN)

    Spring Lake man surrenders on child sex charges, claims innocence

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    A man wanted by police for posing as an officer and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl surrendered to authorities Saturday. More>>

    6 dead in Sampson Co. mobile home fire Video included

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    Six people are dead after a mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning in Sampson County, investigators say.
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    NC WEATHER: Hot & humid Labor Day weekend

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    The last unofficial weekend of summer has been a hot and humid one thus far and going forward, this sticky weather will continue as our rain chances remain low. More>>

    Fayetteville man arrested on sex charges with 15-year-old

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    A Fayetteville man was arrested Saturday in Spring Lake on charges arising from his sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. More>>

    Man shot in head outside Fayetteville home by masked gunman

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    Deputies are investigating a fatal shooting early Saturday morning after the victim had argued with someone earlier in the night at a Fayetteville nightclub. More>>

    NC State edges Georgia Southern 24-23 Video included

    (Todd Gibson, WNCN) (Todd Gibson, WNCN)
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    Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23. More>>

    2 from Southern Pines killed in Morrisville train collision Video included

    Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville. Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville.
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    Police say two people are dead after a freight train collided with a car in Morrisville Friday night.
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    Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools composting reduces trash by 90 percent Video included

    A student at Smith Middle School composts what is left of her lunch. A student at Smith Middle School composts what is left of her lunch.
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    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district has turned to composting to cut the amount of trash it sends to the landfill by 90 percent. More>>

    Alcohol a factor in fatal Moore Co. crash, highway patrol says

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    One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities. More>>

    Greensboro plans discussion on police body cameras

    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.
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    Officials in Greensboro have begun efforts to gather a panel of legal representatives to discuss police body worn cameras and public records. More>>

    Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

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    Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization... More>>

    EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctions

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    Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. More>>

    Granville Co. farmer donates 'ugly' corn to local charities Video included

    Nearly $3,000 worth of corn was donated to the Produce Box by farmer Gary Fuller, of Granville County. Nearly $3,000 worth of corn was donated to the Produce Box by farmer Gary Fuller, of Granville County.
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    Rather than throw away thousands of ears of "ugly but good" corn, foiled after very wet summer, a local farmer chose to donate them to the needy. More>>

    Man passes stopped school bus after huffing keyboard cleaner Video included

    Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus. Police say Adam Perlowich had five empty aerosol cans in his car after he passed a stopped school bus.
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    Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans. More>>

    Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

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    The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long... More>>

    Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

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    The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. More>>

    Thousands to attend Dragon Con Labor Day weekend

    People wear costumes for Dragon Con in Atlanta. (Source:CNN) People wear costumes for Dragon Con in Atlanta. (Source:CNN)
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    More than 60,000 people are expected to attend "Dragon Con" in Atlanta this long Labor Day weekend.  More>>

    2 charged in fatal Rocky Mount strip club shooting

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    Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>

    No charges to be filed in Carrboro pedestrian-involved crash

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    Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
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    3 more unsealed search warrants sharpen focus on apartment where Maggie Daniels killed

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    The mother of Daniels' boyfriend and others found Daniels lying face down on her bedroom floor in front of the door and to the left of her bed, the warrants said. She was wearing a pair of pink running shorts that were inside out on her body and nothing else. More>>

    Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

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    A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after... More>>

    Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

    Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals. Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals.
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    The military veterans hanging out in USO-like comfort at a community college near Fort Bragg have a universal demand for politicians running for Congress - fix problems at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

    Motorcycle crash kills 1 in Moore Co.

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    A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said. More>>

    Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

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    A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>

    NC man arrested on more than 10 drug charges

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    The owner of a tattoo shop in Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged with a number of drug charges after a search warrant executed at his shop Friday evening revealed drugs, paraphernalia and over $3,000. More>>

    Former Marine closes in on goal to keep coffee shop open Video included

    Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life. Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life.
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    A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>

    Infant drowns after wandering into grandmother's pool Video included

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    An 18-month-old child died Friday after being found unresponsive in his grandmother's pool at her Fayetteville home. More>>

    Mother concerned for safety of man missing for 2 weeks Video included

    James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014. James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014.
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    A Fayetteville family is looking for answers after a 28-year-old man disappeared more than 2 weeks ago. More>>

    Details unclear surrounding death of Fort Bragg paratrooper

    Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg. Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg.
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    The military is investigating the death of a Fort Bragg paratrooper earlier this week on base.
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    Wrongfully arrested man speaks to NCCU ethics class Video included

    Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype. Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype.
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    A Durham man who was arrested for a crime he did not commit spoke to students at N.C. Central University about his experience. More>>

    Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

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    Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>

    SC woman pleads guilty in Wake Forest kidnapping plot Video included

    Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.

    A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>

    Rep. Larry Womble settles in lawsuit involving wreck

    Former state Rep. Larry Womble Former state Rep. Larry Womble
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    The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>

    UNC player's mother awaits investigation into alleged hazing

    UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer
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    The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at UNC said the family is "worried about justice" for her son. More>>

    Durham police seek man on robbery charges

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    Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>

    Drake Landing neighbors 'disappointed' shooting will continue Video included

    Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range. Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range.
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    Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>

    Google drone could one day deliver packages Video included

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    Google has confirmed that it is working on a drone that could deliver small packages. More>>

    Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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    One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

    Road where child killed has 'appropriate' speed limit, DOT says Video included

    Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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    The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>

    NASCAR's Stewart expresses sadness, pain over death at track Video included

    Tony Stewart Tony Stewart
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    NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever." More>>

    Fuquay-Varina bond rating improved to AAA

    Mayor Byrne Mayor Byrne
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    Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>

    Performance Fiber in Chatham County closing

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    ?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>

    Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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    Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Man claiming to be Spring Lake sexual assault suspect offers alibi Video included

    Nathan L. Cooley Nathan L. Cooley
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    The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>

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    • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
    • Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:43 GMT
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
      House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
    • Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:44:36 GMT
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
      The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
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