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Workers to rally at McDonald's in Raleigh

Fast-food workers and community activists are holding a rally in Raleigh to support a minimum wage of $15 an hour and the right to join a union. More>>

5 hurt in crash on Holloway St., police say Video included

Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed on Holloway Street. Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed on Holloway Street.
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Durham police say five people were hurt when two vehicles crashed Thursday night on Holloway Street.
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Family says there were no signs of trouble before Cumberland Co. shootout Video included

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Family members say the man who fired the shots was not the same Andrew Jay Michaelis they knew.

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Local Liberians lend help to fight Ebola outbreak Video included

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The Ebola outbreak in Africa is hitting close to home for some people in the Triangle who are originally from Liberia.
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Mother of 8-year-old killed by car says her son is a hero Video included

Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh. Jahlen Williams, 8, died Wednesday after being hit by a car Monday in Raleigh.
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The family of an 8-year-old boy who died after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh earlier this week needs help paying for the child’s funeral. More>>

Deputy wounded in shootout recovering in Fayetteville hospital Video included

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The deputy who was shot in the torso during the gun battle Wednesday remains at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where is sedated and in stable condition. More>>

UNC files petition to move Willingham case to federal court

Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels. Mary Willingham said her research of 183 football or basketball players from 2004-12 found 60 percent reading at fourth- to eighth-grade levels.
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A former academic specialist at UNC is asking that her lawsuit against the university be moved to federal court. More>>

Police: Man found dead in military uniform was Ft. Bragg soldier

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Fayetteville police said Thursday that a man in a military uniform who was found shot and killed Wednesday was a soldier at Fort Bragg. More>>

1 arrested, 1 sought in Spring Lake murder

Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean. Police have charged Shante Nicole Ellis, 25, with felony conspiracy in the death of McLean.
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The Spring Lake Police Department has arrested one person, and continues to search for a second suspect, in connection with the July 19 murder of Carey Terrelle McLean. More>>

1 killed in Ray Road shooting in Harnett County Video included

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The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it has responded to a shooting in the 3000 block of Ray Road. More>>

Vigil held to remember UNC professor killed near campus Video included

Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC. Liu focused on cancer research during his time at UNC.
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As many as a dozen organizations in the Chapel Hill Chinese community played a role in a vigil Wednesday night for a slain UNC professor. More>>

Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at home Video included

Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville. Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.
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Three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, when a man fired more than 90 rounds at a home just outside of Fayetteville. More>>

Starbucks making good on pledge to hire veterans Video included

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Starbucks is now the latest major corporation stepping up and showing their appreciation to the troops. More>>

Lovette found not guilty in Duke student's death Video included

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A man convicted of killed UNC student body president Eve Carson was acquitted Wednesday in the murder of a Duke graduate student in 2008.
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Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke

Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed) Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school. (Contributed)
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Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
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Durham assistant police chief sues city over racial discrimination

Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race. Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes says Chief Jose Lopez overlooked black officers for promotions based on race.
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The attorney for an assistant chief of police in Durham has filed a lawsuit against the City of Durham, Chief Jose Lopez and City Manager Tom Bonfield. More>>

Man in military uniform shot and killed in Fayetteville

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?The Fayetteville Police Department said Wednesday that an man in a military uniform was shot and killed late Wednesday morning in the 800 block of Tamarack Drive. More>>

2 charged with breaking into Wayne Co. middle school

Stephen Anders and Trevor Briggs are charged with breaking into Norwayne Middle School in Fremont. Stephen Anders and Trevor Briggs are charged with breaking into Norwayne Middle School in Fremont.
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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people in connection with breaking into Norwayne Middle School on Tuesday, July 29 in Fremont. More>>

Durham police find missing woman, 4-year-old

An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn  at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street. An off-duty police officer found Ashli Nicole Green and Rashad Tylee Eaborn at the bus station located at 515 Petteigrew Street.
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Durham Police said Wednesday that a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman were located at a bus station in Durham. More>>

8-year-old dies after being hit by car in Raleigh Video included

Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
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An 8-year-old who police said darted into traffic and was hit by a car Monday died Wednesday around 1:40 a.m., according WakeMed. More>>

Amtrak services delayed in Morrisville due to freight train derailment Video included

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Amtrak services are delayed in Morrisville due to a freight trail derailment, authorities said.


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Durham police searching for missing woman, 4-year-old boy

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Durham police are asking for assistance in locating a missing 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman last seen July 18 at the bus station on Pettigrew Street. More>>

NC military who were victims of scheme will have debts forgiven Video included

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North Carolina military service members who were victims of a financing scheme will have their debts forgiven and their credit cleared. More>>

Worker files complaint with Dept. of Labor after being let go Video included

Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck him for more than six weeks of work.
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A Durham man who says he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he waited weeks to get, has filed a complaint with the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Employment Discrimination Bureau. More>>

Section of Cary's Carpenter Upchurch Road to close

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Carpenter Upchurch Road at Green Hope High School in Cary will be closed for three weeks starting Thursday, officials said. More>>

8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
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Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic. More>>

Fort Bragg soldier dies in pedestrian accident

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A pedestrian who was killed Sunday morning when he was hit by a vehicle on Morganton Road in Fayetteville was identified Monday as Fernando Rodriguez, 23, of Fort Bragg. More>>

Roundabout to be installed near Green Hope High School

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A portion of Carpenter Upchurch Road will be closed for three weeks for the installation of a roundabout and right turn lane. More>>

Raleigh mother accused of biting, breaking ribs of 16-week-old baby

Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby. Mary Peele is facing child abus charges after police said she bit her 16-week-old baby.
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A Raleigh mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she bit and broke her 16-week-old’s ribs. More>>

Jury deliberating in Lovette murder trial

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Jury deliberations resumed Tuesday in the trial of Laurence Lovette, a Durham man accused of killing a Duke graduate student. More>>

The Clueless Chick: Back to school check list Video included

Back to school ideas from The Clueless Chick. Back to school ideas from The Clueless Chick.
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August is just around the corner and many of you are getting ready to send your kids back to school which means shopping for school supplies, planning lunches and coordinating after school activities.
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Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Fayetteville

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A pedestrian who was hit Monday on Raeford Road in Fayetteville has died as a result of his injuries.
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1 shot on New Bern Ave. in Raleigh

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Police say a man was shot Monday near a convenience store on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. More>>

Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

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Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

8-year-old hit by car in Raleigh Video included

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An 8-year-old was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road. More>>

Duke professor who studied Southern women honored at White House

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Former Duke professor Anne Firor Scott was honored Monday at the White House. More>>

Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham among U.S. cities flourishing after recession

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A new ranking by the financial website WalletHub gives high marks to North Carolina cities, including Fayetteville, Raleigh and Durham, for their economic recovery since the Great Recession. More>>

Durham man charged with murder in 18-year-old's death

Lequan Wilson is charged with murder in the death of Marquise Mangum. Lequan Wilson is charged with murder in the death of Marquise Mangum.
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Police arrested a Durham man Monday morning in connection with the July 3 shooting death of an 18-year-old.

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Stolen dinosaur replica returned to Raleigh museum Video included

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A model of a baby dinosaur that was stolen from the Museum of Natural Sciences has been returned to the museum, officials said at a news conference Monday. More>>

Garner man killed attempting to cross US 70

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A Garner man was killed after being struck by a car on U.S. 70 in Wake County Monday morning, according to authorities. More>>

Wilson community holds vigil for slain 7-year-old boy Video included

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Hundreds stood outside the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday night to help a family grieve four days after 7-year-old Kamari Jones was shot and killed in his own home. More>>

Red Cross holds blood drive to supplement summer donations dip Video included

The Red Cross held a blood at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Raleigh. The Red Cross held a blood at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Raleigh.
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The summer months means a shortage of blood donations for the American Red Cross.
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Raleigh police look for leads regarding woman seen screaming in car

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Police are looking for information concerning a woman who was seen and heard screaming while in the back seat of a car Sunday afternoon.
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Pedestrian hit, killed in Fayetteville

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Police say a pedestrian was killed Sunday morning when he was hit by a vehicle on Morganton Road in Fayetteville. More>>

Former firefighter uses comedy to cope with tragedy Video included

Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007. Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007.
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Comedian Travis Howze turned to comedy as a way to cope after losing nine of his fellow firefighters in a fire in 2007. More>>

1 stabbed on Durham's Holloway Street Video included

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A suspect is in custody after a man was stabbed multiple times Saturday in Durham, police said.
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1 shot at Cook Out in Durham Video included

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A bystander was injured during a shooting early Saturday at the Cook Out Restaurant on Cole Mill Road. More>>

DATA offers free shuttle bus to Durham Farmers' Market Video included

The Bull City Connector bus only has one route on Saturdays and that is to the Durham Farmers’ Market. The Bull City Connector bus only has one route on Saturdays and that is to the Durham Farmers’ Market.
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A Durham bus service wants to make it easier for folks to get their hands on fruits and vegetables.
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1 suspect arrested for severe beating of man during Fayetteville home invasion Video included

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Fayetteville police arrested one of three suspects that severely beat a man Friday during a home invasion. More>>

Fayetteville police capture Lenior Co. murder suspect

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Fayetteville police captured a man Friday evening wanted for murder in Lenior County. More>>

Twitter pages show NC college binge drinkers passed out Video included

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Binge drinking is not a new problem on college campuses but there is a new way people are seeing its impact.Twitter pages are popping up at college campus around the country for the sole purpose of showing students passed out from drinking too much. More>>

Body of worker killed in Ft. Bragg trench collapse recovered Video included

Calvin Bishop, Battalion Chief with the Fayetteville Fire Department, said Thursday that part of the side of the trench collapsed around 11 a.m., covering a worker. Calvin Bishop, Battalion Chief with the Fayetteville Fire Department, said Thursday that part of the side of the trench collapsed around 11 a.m., covering a worker.
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Fort Bragg officials said the body of a civilian contractor killed in a construction accident was recovered Friday evening. More>>

Garner youth baseball team in nationals in Calif.

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A youth baseball team from Garner is competing in the Mustang-9 PONY League World Series in California after winning the East Zone tournament last Saturday. More>>

Man charged with killing UNC professor had just left Wake Jail Video included

Derick Davis II, 23 (Left) and Troy Arrington, Jr., 27, (Right) Derick Davis II, 23 (Left) and Troy Arrington, Jr., 27, (Right)
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An Orange County dispatcher sounded shocked Wednesday afternoon when a 911 caller described finding University of North Carolina professor Feng Liu beaten and dying on a street near the UNC campus. More>>

In Fayetteville, friends reunite for first time since Vietnam Video included

Until Friday, these two Vietnam veterans had not seen each other in 48 years. Until Friday, these two Vietnam veterans had not seen each other in 48 years.
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Two friends who had not seen each other since serving in Vietnam reunited in Fayetteville Friday.
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Fundraiser to help Raleigh charter school for disabled students open Video included

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A public school in Raleigh for disabled children is set to open next month but organizers desperately need donations to get the school up and running.


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Preddyfest founder not letting shooting injuries slow him down Video included

Rodney Preddy was shot in the right temple, taking out his right eye, July 13 while driving through Oxford. Rodney Preddy was shot in the right temple, taking out his right eye, July 13 while driving through Oxford.
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A Franklin County man shot in the face two weeks ago isn’t letting his injuries keep him from organizing his music festival. More>>

Durham Police seek help in GameStop robbery

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Durham police are trying to identify a male who robbed GameStop at 1533 Glenn School Road on Tuesday, July 1. More>>

No leads in 2013 death of Apex man walking from Raleigh bar

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The Raleigh Police Department has exhausted all leads and tips in a high-profile case from August 2013, when Weston Vandemerwe of Apex was hit on a ramp to the Raleigh Beltline. More>>

Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continue

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A defense attorney says the case of Jeffrey MacDonald isn't over despite a federal judge's rejection of the former Army doctor's claim of innocence and request for a new trial. More>>

Massive consignment sale happening at NC State Fairgrounds Video included

The sale has thousands of items for sale at a fraction of the cost. The sale has thousands of items for sale at a fraction of the cost.
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Parents know children grow out their clothes very quickly.It is no surprise the Kids Exchange Consignment Sale at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds is a huge event. More>>

Fayetteville police arrest suspect in PNC Bank robbery

Police identified the suspect as Taurean James Keels, 29, of the 4700 block of Old Spears Road in Fayetteville. Police identified the suspect as Taurean James Keels, 29, of the 4700 block of Old Spears Road in Fayetteville.
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Fayetteville police arrested a suspect in the Thursday morning robbery of the PNC Bank on Ramsey Street. More>>

3 teens charged in Durham bus explosion Video included

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Three teens have been charged in a Durham bus incident after a bottle caused a small explosion. More>>

Fayetteville couple finds dead, possibly rabid, bat in bedroom

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The bat is the 11th case of rabies in Cumberland County this year. More>>

Police release identity of 7-year-old killed in Wilson shooting Video included

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Police have released the identity of the 7-year-old boy who was killed after being shot at a home near Parkview Street in Wilson Wednesday night. More>>

2 of 3 teens wanted in Durham bus explosion turn themselves in

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Beverly Thompson with the City of Durham said on Friday that city manager Thomas Bonfield announced at a meeting Thursday that two of the three teens wanted in connection with a small explosion on a Durham bus had turned themselves in. More>>

Harnett Co. neighbors sound off on fracking Video included

Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier. Dozens had their questions answered at a fracking information session in Angier.
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People in North Carolina, who could see some of the first wells for natural gas fracking, are sounding off.
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Recovery efforts resume at Fort Bragg trench collapse

Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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Crews at Fort Bragg are continuing recovery efforts to find a civilian worker who died Thursday during a trench collapse. More>>

Durham police search for missing woman

Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11. Tuesday Lorraine West was last seen on July 11.
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?Durham Police are trying to locate a woman who has been missing for about two weeks. More>>

2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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Clayton Youth Theater prepping for opening night Video included

The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.” The Clayton Youth Theater held a full dress rehearsal for its performance of Elton John’s “Aida.”
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Some Johnston County teenagers channeled their inner Broadway Thursday night. More>>

Man shot in leg near Poole, Fisher roads in Raleigh

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A man was shot in the leg Thursday near the intersection of Poole and Fisher roads in Raleigh. More>>

Event in Fayetteville aims to help homeless, especially veterans Video included

A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless. A "Community Homeless Stand Down" in Fayetteville brought help closer to the homeless.
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Hundreds of homeless or nearly homeless people were in Fayetteville’s Festival Park on Thursday to get some assistance.


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Durham police identify 3 teens who caused bus explosion

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The three teens left a bottle on a bus Tuesday night that caused a small explosion. More>>

Worker dies when trench collapses at Fort Bragg Video included

Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs) Emergency officials respond to a trench collapse at Fort Bragg. (Fort Bragg Public Affairs)
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Emergency officials say a recovery operation is underway at Fort Bragg for a worker who was trapped in a collapsed trench.
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Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

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A federal judge has denied Jeffrey MacDonald's latest bid for a new trial. More>>

Police: Shot that killed 7-year-old did not come from inside home Video included

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A 7-year-old boy has died after being shot at a home near Parkview Street in Wilson Wednesday night. More>>

Wake Forest man Tased twice by police after resisting arrest

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Wake Forest police Tased a 20-year-old man twice Wednesday after he resisted arrest. More>>

Mobile Sept. 11 museum honoring firefighters visits Raleigh Video included

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A mobile museum honoring Sept. 11 and the role of firefighters is in Raleigh this week.
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Jack White, Neil Young, Willie Nelson to headline NC Farm Aid Video included

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Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. More>>

UNC: Former athletes can return to finish degrees Video included

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo) UNC Chancellor Carol Folt. (File photo)
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University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced a new program Thursday that will allow former UNC athletes to return and finish their uncompleted degrees. More>>

Plan to cap local sales tax riles Raleigh leaders Video included

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Raleigh Mayor McFarlane is trying to stop a plan to limit how much her city can charge in sales taxes. More>>

Durham police release video of 3 teens who left homemade bomb on bus Video included

Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board. Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board.
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Durham police said Wednesday that three teens getting off a Bull City Connector bus left a drink bottle that exploded around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. More>>

Houston school district holds 2nd job fair in Raleigh Video included

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A Texas school district once again held a job fair in Raleigh looking for teachers who are fed-up with stale salaries in North Carolina.
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Durham mom hopes 2 job offers help her get kids back Video included

Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help. Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help.
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A Durham mother who lost custody of her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist received good news Wednesday that may help her get her kids back.
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Fayetteville fan donation program changes to improve distribution

WFNC has changed its fan donation program to distribute fans more easily. WFNC has changed its fan donation program to distribute fans more easily.
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Fayetteville radio station News Talk 640 WFNC is changing its 20-year-old fan donation program because of questions about how those fans were handled.   
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Fayetteville Salvation Army offering special help to pay AC bills

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The Salvation Army of Fayetteville is accepting applications from people who need extra help to pay their utility bills because of air conditioning costs during the hot summer months. More>>

Dogs rescued from Afghanistan reunited with soldier Video included

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Two dogs that survived combat in Afghanistan were reunited with a soldier they knew on Wednesday in Fuquay-Varina.
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2 men in Fuquay-Varina died of gunshot wounds

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Two people found dead inside a Fuquay-Varina home Saturday died from gunshot wounds, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Police say pedestrian killed on S. Saunders St. did not use crosswalk

Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St. Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St.
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Police say a woman who was hit and killed Tuesday night on S. Saunders St. had tried to cross the road outside a designated crosswalk area. More>>

Fort Bragg soldiers headed to Afghanistan

The brigade commander is under investigation following allegations of misconduct, the Army said. The brigade commander is under investigation following allegations of misconduct, the Army said.
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About 1,725 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division based at Fort Bragg will be sent to Afghanistan.
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Fayetteville man charged with attempted murder in July 19 shooting

Fayetteville police are looking for Kevin Bruton in connection with a July 19 shooting. Fayetteville police are looking for Kevin Bruton in connection with a July 19 shooting.
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The Fayetteville Police Department as identified a suspect in connection with a July 19 shooting in the 800 block of Bedrock Drive. More>>

Reward offered in Holly Springs McDonald's employee kidnapping

Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it. Police say an employee of a McDonald's in Holly Spring was kidnapped from her home early Wednesday morning and forced to return to the restaurant so the suspect could rob it.
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Raleigh police are offering a reward leading to an arrest in connection with a July 2 robbery attempt and kidnapping of a Holly Springs McDonald’s employee. More>>

NC flags lowered on day of Fulghum service

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A first-term North Carolina legislator who died last weekend will be formally remembered within state government and at the church he attended for decades. More>>

Dr. Campbell - New study suggests that we can delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease Video included

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Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that can be quite devastating to both patient and families. Today in the U.S., more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. More>>

Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist Video included

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A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed. More>>

Fayetteville agencies join forces to help human trafficking victim Video included

Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize. Sgt. Kellie Berg says human trafficking is more common than many people realize.
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A woman who was forced into prostitution in Fayetteville is getting help, and her story is both an example of how Fayetteville can help trafficking victims and how the city could still improve.
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Police investigate small explosion on board Durham bus Video included

Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board. Police tape surrounds a Bull City Connector bus after a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board.
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Police say a homemade chemical bomb exploded on board a commuter bus Tuesday night in downtown Durham.
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Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Raleigh mom arrested after her son helped her shoplift from Walmart

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Police say a Raleigh woman was arrested Monday after she convinced one of her sons to help her shoplift from a Walmart in Garner. More>>

2 suspects wanted in Fayetteville shooting, robbery

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Police are searching for two suspect connected to a robbery and shooting Saturday in Fayetteville. More>>

Pedestrian hit, killed by truck on S. Saunders St. Video included

Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St. Emergency officials respond to a crash involving a pedestrian on South Saunders St.
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Police say one person is dead after a truck hit a pedestrian Tuesday night in the area of South Saunders Street and Pecan Road in Raleigh.
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Vance Co. baptist church destroyed in fire

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A church in Henderson is a total loss after fire fighters say is caught fire Tuesday evening. More>>

Durham student excels in school while caring for mom Video included

Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance. Kayla Kinard's mother was hospitalized on her prom night, but her mother still pushed her to go to the dance.
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Durham's Kayla Kinard manages to excel in school while caring for her ailing mother.
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Raleigh man arrested after leaving mother, 98, in truck for 5 hours Video included

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A Raleigh man was arrested in Maryland after police say he left his 98-year-old mother in a hot truck for hours while he visited a casino. More>>

Orange Co. votes not to add voting on Sunday, will expand hours Video included

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The Orange County Board of Elections voted against Sunday voting at a packed meeting Tuesday, but did vote to expand hours during the week.
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Cary teen competes for chance to appear on 'America's Got Talent'

Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect. Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect.
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A Cary teen and a tumbling group from Wilmington are among three groups competing Wednesday on NBC's Today Show for a chance to go straight to the "America's Got Talent" live shows. More>>

Food trucks feed the hungry at Durham Rescue Mission Video included

Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there. Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there.
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Food truck owners in Durham are giving back through what they're calling a "Pay It Forward" lunch. More>>

Report says suspect pointed gun at Durham officer prior to shooting

Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham. Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham.
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A preliminary investigation report says that a Durham police officer who shot a suspect in the head last week shot the man after he pointed a rifle at the officer. More>>

Fort Bragg blood center in urgent need of blood

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The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is in need of blood donors, particularly donors with Type O blood. More>>

Texas school district continues to poach NC teachers Video included

In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh. In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh.
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The Houston Independent School District in Texas is once again poaching teachers from North Carolina. More>>

The Clueless Chick: National Hot Dog Day Video included

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Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day, which means it's the perfect excuse to fire up the grill for a little mid-week cookout. And what would National Hot Dog Day be without hot dog inspired party ideas from our party planning expert Jennifer Durbin. More>>

Community rallies to stop move of Franklin Co. principal Video included

Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school.
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Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. More>>

Mother, daughter injured in Fayetteville crash

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A mother and her 6-year-old daughter were injured Monday in a single-car crash in Fayetteville. More>>

AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

Durham worker says he was let go after receiving back pay Video included

Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work.
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A Durham man said he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he'd waited six weeks to receive. More>>

Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief Video included

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Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday. More>>

Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

Spring Lake homicide marks return to full authority for police Video included

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The shooting death of Cary McLean in Spring Lake on Saturday is the first homicide in seven years that the town's police force has had the authority to investigate on its own. More>>

Program looks to help children of fallen service members Video included

The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program. The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program.
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A summer program aims to help teens who have lost a parent in the line of duty. More>>

1 dead, 1 injured in New Hope Rd. crash

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A truck ran off New Hope Road in Raleigh early Monday leaving the driver dead and the passenger injured, according to authorities.
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Designer Zankhna on how to dress smart this summer Video included

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Do you ever look in your closet and say, "I have nothing to wear"? You might be amazed how easy it can be to mix and match existing items from your closet to spruce up and make summer outfits even more exciting and colorful. More>>

Investigators identify 2 men found dead inside Fuquay-Varina house Video included

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Two bodies were found inside a Fuquay-Varina home Saturday, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Duke intervention program aims to help obese women Video included

A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women. A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women.
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A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women.
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Suspect sought in connection with Spring Lake murder Video included

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Police have issued an warrant for the arrest of Fayetteville man wanted in connection with a murder early Saturday morning in Spring Lake. More>>

Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton Video included

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Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
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AIDS researcher killed on Malaysian flight remembered by Duke colleague Video included

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Joep Lange, a former president of the International AIDS Society, visited Duke last month. He died in Ukraine Thursday. More>>

1 shot in front of Fayetteville residence

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Fayetteville police are investigating an early morning shooting in front of a residence on Bedrock Drive. More>>

Deployment delayed for Fort Bragg troops Video included

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Nearly 70 Fort Bragg troopers captured memories and hugs with their families as they prepared for deployment to Afghanistan Saturday morning until they learned their deployment was delayed.


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Man's body found near Fayetteville Street in Raleigh Video included

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Raleigh police said a body was found Friday near the intersection of Fayetteville and Bragg streets. More>>

Spring Lake experiences first homicide in 3 years Video included

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Spring Lake police said a 30-year-old man was shot in killed early Saturday in the first homicide in the town three years. More>>

Raleigh police make arrest in 1971 murder

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Raleigh police arrested a man in connection with an October 1971 murder on E. Bragg Street. More>>

Motorists to travel on new portion of I-440

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The project to rebuild portions of Interstate 40 and Interstate 440 in Raleigh is taking a step forward. More>>

Ft. Bragg identifies airman killed during training

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Fort Bragg said Senior Airman Timothy J. Wright was killed July 17 during a training exercise on post. More>>

Durham construction workers receive paychecks, questions remain Video included

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After more than a month of waiting, some construction workers in Durham have their paychecks, as WNCN uncovers new information about the company's owner. More>>

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