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Scam involved nude photos, broken church windows

North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows. More>>

Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg personnel to see some debt relief

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Military service men and woman are about to see debt relief following a settlement. More>>

Coast Guard announces summer deaths by drowning on the rise

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The Coast Guard 5th District is stressing the importance of safe boating and swimming practices in the wake of 40 drowning deaths that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. 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>>

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

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U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. More>>

Debate over seismic testing off NC coast on the horizon Video included

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A plan by the federal government could change the landscape of the North Carolina coast. While millions of people flock to our beaches each year, the Obama administration has approved the use of seismic testing to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, including here in North Carolina.From
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NC Republican leaders announce budget details Video included

North Carolina House and Senate Republicans have unveiled the details of a budget that gives teachers a 7 percent raise, preserves teacher assistant positions and makes a 1 percent cut to the Medicaid reimbursement rate... More>>

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling Video included

Lawyers challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban say they will press for quick legal action after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia is unconstitutional. 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>>

Duke expert: NC ban on gay marriage won't stand

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A Duke professor says North Carolina's ban on gay marriage won't hold up after Monday's federal court ruling in Virginia. More>>

Money Magazine ranks best colleges based on value

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Money Magazine has released its list of best colleges based on value.  Duke University was the highest ranked school in North Carolina. More>>

Film production having positive impact on North Carolina Video included

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The NC Film Office says film production is having a big impact on our state. More>>

Senate leader says Cooper should defend amendment Video included

State Senate leader Phil Berger says Attorney General Roy Cooper should defend North Carolina's same sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia's law. More>>

Triangle programs turning out promising hockey talent Video included

The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp. The Junior Hurricanes program is producing outstanding talent, including goalie Logan Halladay, who recently wrapped up a week at the Carolina Hurricanes prospect camp.
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This past week, two locally produced players took part in the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Camp.
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Pretrial programs cut down on overcrowding; but are they worth it? Video included

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The two men of the men accused of beating a UNC professor to death had both been released from jail less than a month before the murder. More>>

AG Cooper addresses NC Sheriffs' Conference in New Bern Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is in New Bern working with local and state law enforcement to make North Carolina a safer place.  More>>

NC AG: Courts likely to overturn gay marriage ban Video included

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North Carolina's attorney general says prosecutors will drop their opposition to challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban in the wake of a federal appeals court decision affecting a similar prohibition in Virginia. 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>>

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman from Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard says it had to medevac a 30-year-old, pregnant woman from Bald Head Island on Monday. 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 agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities Video included

Duke Energy Progress has agreed to purchase the generating capacity of ElectriCities in a $1.2 billion deal expected to translate into lower power bills for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents. 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>>

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>>

Dollar Tree buying NC based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion Video included

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

NC Senate to vote on Medicaid plan Monday Video included

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North Carolina Senators are expected to take a final vote on a bill that would overhaul Medicaid in the state. More>>

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group... More>>

NC teachers offered more money to move to Texas Video included

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North Carolina teachers are being offered substantially higher salaries to move and teach in Texas. 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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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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Legislative leaders say they have budget framework

A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules. A Superior Court judge has struck down parts of new rules.
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North Carolina legislative leaders say they have reached an agreement on the outline of a state budget. More>>

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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Man Rescued From Waterfall In Polk Co

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Rescue crews in Polk County were called to Big Bradley Falls for a climber injured at the base of the falls Saturday. More>>

Science on the job: Teachers learn from tech firms

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A lot of teachers are spending the summer working at temporary jobs away from the classroom.
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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>>

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>>

Coast Guard rescues boaters off Bald Head Island

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 10 people after their pontoon boat began taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. More>>

Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continue

Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied. Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.

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>>

Pitt County ahead of medicaid app schedule Video included

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Pitt County reports they are seeing the highest productivity levels in the state for processing Medicaid applications on NC Fast. 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>>

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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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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  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 07:20:04 GMT
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later...
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...
  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 07:19:55 GMT
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges...
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward...
  • Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

    Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:16:21 GMT
    Clowns to the rescue!
    Clowns to the rescue!
  • 1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

    1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:24:25 GMT
    Americans have a debt problem. 77 million people, are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections."
    Americans have a debt problem. 77 million people, are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections."
  • 'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:09:30 GMT
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
    Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.
  • Tech Beat Tuesday

    Tech Beat Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:22:04 GMT
    This week's Tech Beat brings us a fitness band that punishes you for not working out hard enough and a little doohickey for the absent minded out there.
    This week's Tech Beat brings us a fitness band that punishes you for not working out hard enough and a little doohickey for the absent minded out there.
  • NC Aquarium celebrates feared fish with Shark Week

    NC Aquarium celebrates feared fish with Shark Week

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:19:55 GMT
    Since “Jaws”, people have been cautious and even afraid of sharks when they head to the beach but are we a bigger threat to these feared fish than they are to us?
    Since “Jaws”, people have been cautious and even afraid of sharks when they head to the beach but are we a bigger threat to these feared fish than they are to us?
  • Caught on radar: Beer-loving bugs swarm in Midwest

    Caught on radar: Beer-loving bugs swarm in Midwest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:10:16 GMT
    Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess.
    Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for at least one car crash this week in...
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  • Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

    Florence Police officer shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:37:26 GMT
    A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
    A Florence Police Officer shot an armed robbery suspect at a gas station on Monday night, officials said. Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler told WBTW that around 9:40 pm, a police officer saw an armed robbery in progress at Cruizers gas station
  • Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Neighbor finds stolen property in tornado-damaged home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:34 GMT
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
    Sunday, a tornado swept through the Rock Springs area of Kingsport leaving significant damage. Perhaps, the most extreme damage was found at 1912 Rock Springs Road where a home was almost destroyed. 
  • Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:45:10 GMT
    Ommy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy InstagramOmmy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy Instagram
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
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