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Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan Video included

A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

Governor briefed on new testing strategies Video included

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The Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee presented a review of testing standards to Governor Pat McCrory Thursday. More>>

NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily Video included

Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear moving to the North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo is getting another polar bear that will relocate temporarily from Chicago. More>>

Raleigh cold case 'solvable' 20 years later, detectives say Video included

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A Triangle family says it is "optimistic" someone will come forward with information that may help police solve a 20-year-old cold case. More>>

Groups to appeal judge's ruling in NC voting case Video included

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Groups challenging sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting laws will appeal a judge's decision allowing this November's elections to be held under new rules drafted by Republican legislators. Lawyers for the North Carolina branch of the NACCP filed notice Thursday that they will ask the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond to review an Aug. 8 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder. More>>

Wake Co. sees jump in teacher turnover Video included

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Wake County is seeing significant turnover in teachers – and still looking to hire teachers as the traditional school year approaches. More>>

Stedman man charged with manufacturing meth

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A Stedman man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. More>>

NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional Video included

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A North Carolina judge is ordering a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools. More>>

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

Fracking supporters and opponents sound off Video included

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Both sides spoke at a public hearing held on NC State's campus Wednesday. More>>

Hundreds affected by Garner power outages Video included

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More than 15,000 customers are without power Wednesday evening in Garner, Duke Energy reported. More>>

Traffic deaths high among NC rural counties

Traffic deaths high among NC rural counties

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Three people on average die every day in North Carolina in a traffic crash. More>>

Raleigh police arrest Jacksonville man for human trafficking Video included

Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center. Eric Javon Thompson is in the Wake County Detention Center.
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Raleigh police have arrested a man accused of holding four women hostage. More>>

Raleigh 6-year-old kidnapped from home, then returned Video included

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A 6-year-old Raleigh girl was kidnapped and later returned to her home Wednesday morning. More>>

NC adjournment approved, 2-year session ends Video included

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.

That's all for now for state lawmakers they wrap up work for a two-year session. More>>

9 On Your Side talks rural healthcare with DHHS in Raleigh Video included

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Rural healthcare and Medicaid are two of the biggest challenges facing the state right now, but there are a lot of different ideas of how to meet the need. 9 On Your Side's Josh Birch spent Wednesday in Raleigh with state health officials. More>>

NC justices uphold ruling leading to utility rates Video included

The state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by North Carolina electric power regulators that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise rates on residential customers of the former Progress Energy by 7.5 percent over two... More>>

Millbrook band director suspended after DWI Video included

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The Millbrook High School band director has been suspended with pay after being charged with driving while impaired. More>>

NC legislators push bid to regulate toxic coal ash Video included

North Carolina lawmakers are focusing on legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. More>>

Hundreds attend fracking hearing in Raleigh Video included

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Hundreds of people are attending a public meeting in Raleigh on proposed rules for the oil and gas drilling method known as fracking. Nearly 400 people filled an auditorium at North Carolina State University on Wednesday, with dozens addressing public officials. More>>

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations. More>>

Carteret County man named chairman of State Ethics Commission

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Governor Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission. More>>

Wilson's Mills police find little girl's family

Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl. Wilson's Mills police need help to identify this little girl.
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A little girl was returned to her family after wandering away from her home in Johnston County Wednesday morning. More>>

Raleigh woman in Israel: 'It's just instant terror' Video included

The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel. The Graham family chose to leave Raleigh and live in Israel.
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A Raleigh woman is witnessing violence in Israel first hand.Robin Graham was born in the triangle, but now chooses to raise her two children in war-torn Israel. More>>

Selma town councilor backs off baggy pants ban Video included

Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration. Councilor William Overby removed the proposed baggy pants ban from consideration.
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A town councilor in Selma is backing off a proposal to ban baggy pants in public. More>>

Wake schools discuss enrollment changes to fill 3 new schools

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Wake schools leaders held first discussions Tuesday concerning enrollment changes that will be necessary for the 2015-16 school year when two new high schools and an elementary school opens. More>>

Ferguson not alone with militarized police force Video included

The Durham Police Department is just one of dozens of local law enforcement agencies that have military gear and equipment. The Durham Police Department is just one of dozens of local law enforcement agencies that have military gear and equipment.
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Wearing camouflage, vests, helmets, and using flash bombs and tear gas to control protestors, law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri, have resembled military more than police officers in recent days. More>>

Fayetteville leaders consider downtown baseball stadium Video included

Fayetteville leaders toured Durham to get a closer look at downtown development success. Fayetteville leaders toured Durham to get a closer look at downtown development success.
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Some Fayetteville leaders would like to copy a few pages from Durham's playbook when it comes to downtown revitalization.
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Police: Fayetteville man stole Percocet from quadriplegic

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Joseph Theodore Cooper, 28, is accused of stealing Percocet from a quadriplegic. More>>

Tillis: NC coal ash bill could rise from the dead Video included

Top Republicans at the North Carolina Legislature are signaling they are close to a last-minute deal reviving a measure that aims to force Duke Energy to curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps scattered across the state. More>>

Breakaway Republicans block NC incentives bill

A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles. More>>

Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte

Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. More>>

Off-duty firefighter helps save neighbor's home in Cary Video included

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A Cary family says they have their neighbor to thank for saving their home after they believe lightning struck their house.
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Liquid ecstasy overdose leads to concerning gun cache discovery Video included

Fayetteville Police say they seized 47 guns as part of their investigation. Fayetteville Police say they seized 47 guns as part of their investigation.
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Fayetteville police seized nearly 50 guns from the home of a woman accused of giving three children liquid ecstasy last week. More>>

Police search for missing Raleigh teen

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Police are searching for a Raleigh teen who has been missing since Friday night. More>>

Wake Forest neighborhood says drinking water is 'dirty' Video included

Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment. Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment.
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Neighbors in the Crescent Ridge neighborhood say their water is discolored and often leaves behind a trail of sediment. More>>

Study: Not expanding Medicaid to cost NC billions

A new report suggests the decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal payments over the next... More>>

Downtown Durham traffic to be hit by major project

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Traffic across downtown Durham will be disrupted beginning in September. More>>

Man charged with sexually assaulting 11-year-old in Durham Food Lion

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Officers arrested a man Sunday after he grabbed an 11-year-old girl's buttocks in a Durham grocery store, police said. More>>

Fort Bragg soldier is missing

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A soldier is missing from Fort Bragg in Cumberland County. More>>

Cumberland Co. teacher arrested for assaulting 2 autistic students Video included

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A Cumberland County Schools teacher was arrested Friday for assaulting two autistic students, authorities said. More>>

Police: Charlotte police officers, 1 child shot Video included

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 A Charlotte man is in police custody after a young girl and two officers responding to a report of a domestic shooting were wounded. More>>

NC jobless rate inches up to 6.5 percent for July

North Carolina's unemployment rate has inched higher for July as the number of people with jobs dipped from the previous month. More>>

2 NC State dorms robbed by same suspect, police say

Surveillance video captured a man suspected of breaking into a dorm room in Syme Hall. Surveillance video captured a man suspected of breaking into a dorm room in Syme Hall.
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Several N.C. State students had a rude awakening Sunday morning when an intruder entered their dorm rooms and stole money. More>>

NC food bank grant to help feed kids on weekends

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina is receiving a grant to help it feed children on weekends and during school breaks. More>>

2 teens shot outside Durham housing complex Video included

The Durham Police Department said a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were standing near a building in the 1200 block of Dayton Street when a suspect fired multiple shots at them. The Durham Police Department said a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were standing near a building in the 1200 block of Dayton Street when a suspect fired multiple shots at them.
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Two teens were shot Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Dayton Street in Durham, police said. More>>

Benefit held to help Sanford business destroyed by fire Video included

Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse suffered damage in an electrical fire on July 15, 2014. Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse suffered damage in an electrical fire on July 15, 2014.
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With its windows still boarded up after an electrical fire, a benefit was held Sunday for Fairview Dairy Bar and The Flame Steakhouse. More>>

NC session marked by coal ash, teacher pay, length Video included

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This year's General Assembly session is almost done. More>>

Man Arrested For Marion, NC Murder

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McDowell County Sheriff Deputies arrested Andrew Clifton Johnson for murder around 7:00 Sunday morning in Marion, NC. More>>

Annual regulatory changes OK'd by NC legislature Video included

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The annual Republican list of changes to North Carolina regulations for business and the environment is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory for his approval. More>>

Historic Johnston Co. church moves to new grounds Video included

Blackman's Grove Baptist Church members said there were talks of the move for more than 10 years. Blackman's Grove Baptist Church members said there were talks of the move for more than 10 years.
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A 121-year-old church in Johnston County was moved Saturday to help accommodate a boom in members. More>>

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  • Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

    Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:47:57 GMT
    Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
    Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
  • Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room

    Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:10:13 GMT
    Jeffery Gainous, 32Jeffery Gainous, 32
    WKRG News 5 is learning more about the former local band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students.
    WKRG News 5 is learning more about the former local band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students.
  • Local Man Honored For 171 Pounds Weight Loss

    Local Man Honored For 171 Pounds Weight Loss

    He went from walking only a few blocks with the help of canes to walking three miles per day, five days a week.
    He went from walking only a few blocks with the help of canes to walking three miles per day, five days a week.
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