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Durham Rescue Mission provides meals, baskets to needy

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The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway. More>>

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Wake Schools: 600 teachers have quit this school year Video included

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Wake County Public Schools held a press conference Thursday to talk about the alarming increase in mid-year teacher resignations. More>>

Training continues as cut looms for Fort Bragg's 440th AW Video included

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Despite a plan to inactivate the 440 Airlift Wing, the unit carries on with its training based at Pope Field on Fort Bragg. More>>

Fayetteville police release photos in Food Lion shooting

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Fayetteville police released photos of two persons of interest in the shooting of a 39-year-old man Wednesday at the Food Lion on Rose Hill Road. More>>

Cary police canvass area of reported sexual assault Video included

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Cary police canvassed the area where man is accused of sexually assaulting a young woman Saturday. More>>

Durham man arrested in Indiana on sex assault charge

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A Durham man wanted for sexually assaulting a juvenile was arrested Wednesday in Indiana, police said. More>>

Chapel Hill council considers redevelopment, affordable housing Video included

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Chapel Hill Town Council is considering a proposal to stimulate development in one of the town’s oldest and largest commercial areas. More>>

Carrboro family to press charges against student for bullying children Video included

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A Carrboro family says they are pressing charges against an elementary school student after their two kids have been bullied by another student for months. More>>

Central prison correctional officer resigns amid drug charges

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A correctional officer at Central Prison in Raleigh resigned Thursday after facing drug charges. More>>

Gov. McCrory announces jobs initiative plan for veterans Video included

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced a major jobs initiative plan to help military veterans get jobs after serving their country. More>>

Another arrest made in Wake Forest kidnapping case Video included

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Quan Thompson has been arrested in the case of a Wake Forest man who was kidnapped because his daughter is a Wake Co. prosecutor.
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Raleigh lauded for commitment to solar power

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Raleigh is applauded for its commitment to solar power in a news conference Thursday.
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Duke's Jabari Parker will enter NBA Draft Video included

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Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA Draft, the school announced Thursday.
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Hope Mills can pursue claim against dam builder

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The case of the Hope Mills Lake dam that failed almost four years ago continues in court now that a judge has ruled the town can pursue a negligence claim against one of the builders. More>>

Lucettegrace pastry chef Daniel Benjamin visits WNCN Today Video included

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Pastry chef Daniel Benjamin from lucettegrace joined WNCN Today Thursday morning to show off one of his delicious desserts and to talk about an upcoming culinary event in Durham. More>>

Ft. Bragg soldier accused of Philadelphia robbery

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An Army paratrooper at Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with being involved in a robbery in Philadelphia in 2002. More>>

Fayetteville leaders reflect on lessons learned from 2011 tornado outbreak Video included

Fayetteville's emergency management coordinator talks about the tornado that touched down in the city in 2011. Fayetteville's emergency management coordinator talks about the tornado that touched down in the city in 2011.
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Three years after an outbreak of 28 tornadoes touched down in North Carolina, some local leaders say they learned lessons that helped improve their response to the devastation. More>>

Strong winds in Cumberland Co. were microburst, not tornado

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Strong winds ripped through Cumberland County Tuesday morning, knocking down trees and rattling a mobile home.
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Father of Newtown teacher speaks against gun violence in Chapel Hill Video included

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The 'Everytown' movement started by Bloomberg comes to Chapel Hill Wednesday.
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Judge denies Duke Energy request for stay in coal ash case

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The Wake County judge who ordered Duke Energy to take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash ponds has denied the utility’s request for a stay in the matter. More>>

Pollution in Jordan Lake still a heated topic Video included

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A Legislative research commission held its final meeting Wednesday on pollution in Jordan Lake.
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FBI offers reward for info on 2 suspects in Wake Forest kidnapping Video included

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Two more people have been charged in the case of Frank Janssen, who was kidnapped in Wake Forest.
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Willingham calls UNC 'defensive' in response to report

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Mary Willingham says the three experts who reviewed her findings for UNC should have had access to all the data she used.
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Harnett Co. gun range stops all rifle activities after judge's ruling Video included

Drake’s Landing had until Wednesday to appeal the judge’s decision. Drake’s Landing had until Wednesday to appeal the judge’s decision.
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All rifle activities have been stopped at a Harnett County shooting range after a judge’s decision was passed down last month. More>>

Boy who got drug from Durham's Chimerix released from hospital Video included

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Josh Hardy, a 7-year-old Virginia boy who received an experimental anti-viral drug made in the Research Triangle Park, has been discharged from a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. More>>

Cary Police release sketch of man accused of sexual assault

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Cary police have released a sketch of the man accused of sexually assaulting a young woman Saturday.At about 9 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the Hawthorne at the Parkway complex in Cary, where the 20-year-old woman reported that a man who had been behind her in traffic followed her home, pulled up to her in the parking lot and warned her of damage to her vehicle.After thanking him she headed to her apartment, where the same man pushed her inside as she was unlocking the door.The suspect ... More>>

Committee weighs how to protect water in Jordan Lake

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The threat of pollution in Jordan Lake has stirred up debate in the Triangle and the Triad. More>>

Kenly man accused of kidnapping, duct-taping Pikeville man

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A Kenly man is accused of kidnapping a Pikeville man and tying him up with duct tape and covering him in spray paint, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

Police offer reward in Holly Springs fatal shooting

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Holly Springs police is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the March 23 shooting death of an Apex man in Holly Springs. More>>

LGBT couples speak out against NC tax code Video included

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Same-sex couples in North Carolina are speaking out against a tax code they say unfairly penalizes gay and lesbian couples. More>>

Delta flight lands safely after being diverted to RDU

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A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham

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The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

Durham city council has questions about proposed high rise Video included

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Durham city leaders have questions regarding the site of a planned high rise in downtown. More>>

Feds: NC has made 'significant strides' in food stamps backlog Video included

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A federal administrator said North Carolina has “made significant strides” in providing services to families in need of food stamps, according to a letter dated April 15. More>>

RST Fiber installs gigabit connection in Wake Forest Video included

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Crews with RST Fiber broke ground Tuesday morning on the Triangles first high speed fiber network.

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4 now charged in connection to body found on Ft. Bragg Video included

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Four people have been charged with kidnapping and assault after a man’s body was located along Plank Road on Fort Bragg. More>>

Controversial governor among those joining Raleigh Hall of Fame

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William W. Holden, the only N.C. governor to ever be impeached, is one of the new members of the Raleigh Hall of Fame.
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Bayer opens honey bee care center in RTP

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Bayer Crop Science opened its new North American Bee Care Center in RTP Tuesday aimed at studying and improving the health of honey bees. More>>

Durham officers not at fault in Sept. shooting at NCCU

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The Durham District Attorney says no charges will be filed in regards to a man being shot and killed at NCCU in September.
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Strong winds threaten mobile homes, rattle trees in Cumberland Co. Video included

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Homeowners huddled for safety when strong winds roared through the Wade area Tuesday morning around 7:30 a.m. More>>

Agents still seeking suspects in Wake Forest kidnapping case

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Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>

Off-duty officer killed in Edgecombe Co. crash

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One person was killed after a North Carolina Department of Transportation truck and another vehicle crashed on N.C. 111 Tuesday morning.

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Former Fort Bragg soldier pleads guilty to ID theft

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A Minnesota man accused of stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg has pleaded guilty to an identity theft charge. More>>

First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

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By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed. The Army in November officially began assigning female officers to lead the cannon platoons and plans to open other jobs. More>>

Easter crafts for the uncrafty Video included

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Many of you will be celebrating Easter this weekend with family and friends so our expert party planner Jennifer Durbin, author of the Party Planning Tips for the Clueless Chick books, visited the WNCN Today set to give you a few ideas that will make even the uncrafty feel like Martha Stewart this weekend:Simply Adorable Easter CraftEaster Bunny Whiskers. These adorable and very easy to make Easter bunny whiskers will be a hit with kids of all ages at your Easter brunch. All you will need to ... More>>

Cary woman followed, assaulted Saturday morning Video included

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A young Cary woman was assaulted in her apartment Saturday after a man forced his way in after following her home. More>>

Suspect pleads guilty in 2012 Smithfield apartment shooting

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One of three men charged in connection with a September 2012 Smithfield shooting that injured a woman and paralyzed her 8-year-old son pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder. More>>

One of runners who died in Raleigh Rock'n'Roll event identified Video included

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One of the men who died running in Raleigh’s Rock’n’Roll Marathon was Derrick Myers of Raleigh, WNCN has confirmed. More>>

Fayetteville installs first police surveillance cameras Video included

A technician installs the first police surveillance camera in Fayetteville on Monday A technician installs the first police surveillance camera in Fayetteville on Monday
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The first surveillance cameras that will be monitored by the Fayetteville Police Department went up on Monday. More>>

Two years after disappearance, family of Kelli Bordeaux maintains hope Video included

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It has been two years since Fort-Bragg-based Army medic Kelli Bordeaux was last seen.
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Durham Bulls honor NCCU basketball team Thursday

Sudderth could not confirm if anyone involved in the collision was injured. Sudderth could not confirm if anyone involved in the collision was injured.
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The NCCU men's basketball team that won the MEAC title and reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for the first time will be honored by the Durham Bulls Thursday at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. More>>

New NCCU class to focus on hip hop Video included

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9th Wonder will teach a class on hip hop at N.C. Central University in the fall.
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Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

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Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
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Raleigh residents: Here's why dumping grease is a bad idea

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More than 6,000 gallons of sewage spills out Monday after grease clogs a pipe in Raleigh.
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Man injured in Fayetteville crash Friday dies

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A man who was seriously injured in a crash on Raeford Road in Fayetteville Friday morning has died from his injuries, police said Monday. More>>

Police charge 1 in fatal Fayetteville shooting Sunday night

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One man died Sunday in Fayetteville after being shot, pulled from his car and left in the road, authorities said.


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Goldsboro McDonald's manager pistol whipped during armed robbery

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 One person was arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a McDonald's in Goldsboro. More>>

This Kid Rocks: Nia Faith Video included

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Many parents pass along their height or their eye color to their kids. Some parents pass along talents. Nia Faith got her mom's beautiful face and her dad's beautiful voice. More>>

2 die during Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon Video included

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Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>

Man dies after vehicle backs into him at Fayetteville church

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A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>

RDU opens renovated Terminal 1 Video included

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After nearly two years and $68 million, a new and more modern Terminal 1 is now open at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>

Motorcyclist critically injured in accident in Durham

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A motorcyclist was critically injured Sunday morning in Durham after being involved in an accident with a pickup truck. More>>

Students hold SAVE summit to keep violence out of schools Video included

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Providing safer environments for our youth. That's the goal for a national organization called Students Against Violence Everywhere, also known as SAVE.
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Gov. Morehead School hosts differnet kind of egg hunt Video included

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A different kind of egg hunt happened at the Gov. Morehead School for the Blind Saturday morning. More>>

Woman plows into Raleigh McDonald's Video included

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Police say a medical situation may have caused a woman to plow into a Raleigh McDonald’s Saturday morning. More>>

Bierman elected chancellor of UNC arts school

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The top editor of Southern Living magazine has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. More>>

Timeline: How the FBI saved Wake Forest man from kidnappers Video included

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Wake Forest’s Frank Janssen, 63, was freed from kidnappers in a dramatic rescue Wednesday night in Atlanta. Here’s a timeline of the events that led to his release. More>>

Hillsborough offers tour of Confederate gravesites

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Visitors to Hillsborough can take part in "Ghosts of the Confederacy," an hour-long guided tour of the Confederate dead buried at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church cemetery. More>>

4 death cases going to state Supreme Court

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The cases of four defendants who had death sentences commuted to life under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act will be reviewed by the state Supreme Court. More>>

Pregnant woman, 2 others injured in Selma shooting Video included

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A pregnant woman was shot in the leg and two others injured Friday when an argument turned violent in Selma. More>>

Experts refute claims by UNC counselor; she rips their report Video included

The department also had unauthorized grade changes and other problems dating to the late 1990s. The department also had unauthorized grade changes and other problems dating to the late 1990s.
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Three experts hired by UNC refute claims that Tar Heel athletes had elementary-school level reading abilities.
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Inmate behind Wake Forest kidnapping faces federal charge Video included

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The inmate behind the April 5 kidnapping of a Wake Forest man faces a federal charge of conspiracy. More>>

NC's first Catholic congregation has new Fayetteville home Video included

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The oldest Catholic congregation in North Carolina has a new church building that has been decades in the making. More>>

Police chief announces drop in Fayetteville crime rate Video included

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At the city’s "Safe Streets Symposium" Friday, Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock announced new crime figures.
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Domestic violence advocates say abuse victims have options Video included

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A Wake County woman is hospitalized after being shot by her estranged husband.
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Durham Academy teacher wins 'Let It Go' competition

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A teacher from Durham Academy won Ryan Seacrest's competition for the best rendition of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen. More>>

New book explores photos, writing of NCSU's Chris Hondros

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A new book explores the photography and writing of the late Chris Hondros, an accomplished photographer who graduated from N.C. State. More>>

Fort Bragg brigade commander suspended Video included

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The U.S. Army announced Thursday a Fort Bragg brigade commander was suspended pending an investigation. More>>

Rock'n'Roll Marathon exhibits open in Raleigh; expect road closures Sunday Video included

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Thousands flock to the Rock'n'Roll Marathon health expo on Friday in Raleigh.
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3 injured in Durham shooting early Friday morning

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Three males were injured in a shooting early Friday morning in Durham, authorities said. More>>

Victim in Wendell triple shooting had restraining order against shooter Video included

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Two people were killed and one person was injured in a shooting Wednesday night near Wendell, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

3 arrested after shots fired at Northgate Mall in Durham Video included

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Durham police said three people were arrested after shots were fired Thursday in the parking lot of Northgate Mall. More>>

Durham group provides affordable rental housing Video included

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Finding an affordable place to live in Durham is becoming a struggle for many. More>>

Demand for food in Durham on the rise Video included

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The need for food in Durham is growing. More>>

Johnston Co. heart doctor found dead in home

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Clayton police said a 60-year-old doctor was found unresponsive in his home Thursday morning. More>>

Soldier who lost leg given keys to home in Fuquay-Varina Video included

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Staff Sgt. Ollie Hughes and his family are given a home in Fuquay-Varina on Thursday.
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Attorney of Vortex victims sending a message with lawsuit Video included

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Four people who were injured in the Vortex accident at the North Carolina State Fair have filed a lawsuit seeking $150 million in punitive damages against the owners and company of the ride. More>>

Kidnappers threatened to torture, kill Wake Forest father Video included

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A 63-year-old man who disappeared from his Wake Forest home April 5 was rescued Wednesday in Atlanta by the FBI, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. More>>

Wake schools cancels 2 makeup dates

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The Wake County Public School System announced Thursday it canceled two makeup days scheduled for June. More>>

Students hold prayer vigil for Danielle Locklear Video included

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Hundreds of friends and fellow classmates of Danielle Locklear gathered Thursday morning at South View High School to remember the murdered 15-year-old from Hope Mills. More>>

Danielle Locklear's boyfriend admits to her murder Video included

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The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and Hope Mills Police Department announced Tuesday that the body recovered from the South River last week was that of missing teen Danielle Locklear. More>>

Fox tests positive for rabies in Cumberland County

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A fourth case of rabies has been confirmed in Cumberland County. More>>

Cary PD need help finding 3 women accused of credit card fraud

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Cary police need help to identify three woman believed to be responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins and credit card fraud. More>>

Fuquay-Varina Elementary bus involved in wreck Thursday morning

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A school bus en route to Fuquay-Varina Elementary school was involved in a wreck Thursday morning in Willow Spring, a Wake County Schools official said. More>>

Smarter Living: Free exercise classes in Raleigh Video included

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The weather has been ideal for exercising outside so far this spring. This month, fun fitness classes are being offered outside at City Plaza in Raleigh. It's called "Shape Up Downtown." More>>

High school mourns the loss of Danielle Locklear Video included

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Sadness, confusion and anger were the moods at South View High School Wednesday after news broke Tuesday about the death of 15-year-old freshman Danielle Locklear. More>>

DHHS fines, suspends admissions at Clayton group home

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The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services fined a company that owns a group home in Clayton $10,000 and has suspended its admissions after a 12-year-old resident was hit and killed by a car near the home in March. More>>

Haw River, which feeds Jordan Lake, ranked among 'most endangered' in U.S. Video included

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A new report ranks the Haw River as one of the 10 most endangered in the United States.
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NC State Fair Vortex victims seek $150 million in lawsuit Video included

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Four people who were injured in the Vortex accident at the North Carolina State Fair have hired Willie Gary as their attorney and plan to file a $150 million lawsuit against the owners of the ride. More>>

NC rejects Raleigh bid for Dix property, asks for higher price Video included

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The state of North Carolina has rejected a bid by Raleigh to buy the Dorothea Dix property and countered with a higher price. More>>

Durham school bus rear ended with 30 students onboard

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Chip Sudderth, director of public information for Durham Public Schools.Around 30 students were on a Durham Public Schools bus Wednesday afternoon when it was rear ended. More>>

2 seriously injured in Raleigh head-on collision

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Raleigh police said two people sustained serious injuries from a head-on collision on Sunnybrook Road Wednesday morning. More>>

Raleigh family pushes for reauthorization of newborn screenings act Video included

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The newborn screening test looks for more than 30 disorders and conditions and every newborn in North Carolina has access to it.
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Carrboro police looking for people illegally hunting squirrels

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Carrboro police are asking for help in located people who are reportedly hunting squirrels from within their car in town limits. More>>

Details on the 800 new Red Hat jobs Video included

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Red Hat is now in the process of hiring 800 new associates for the fiscal year of 2015. More>>

Hoke Co. Sheriff's Office investigating after juvenile sexually assaulted

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The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sexual assault of a minor at a mobile home park in Raeford. More>>

Chimerix announces new CEO after Moch resigns

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Chimerix, the company that provided a lifesaving anti-viral drug to a sick boy in Virginia, has a new president and chief executive officer, the company announced Wednesday. More>>

Phil Sanchez meets Durham Academy's famous rapping principals Video included

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In TV news, sometimes, the story you set out to cover is not the story you end up with. That's what happened in our latest "Phil Fills In." More>>

Wake Co. school board approves incentives for new teachers Video included

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Wake County Board approved extra incentives to attract teachers to the district during a work session Tuesday. More>>

Goldsboro police captain charged with sex offenses with minor Video included

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An 18-year Goldsboro police veteran has been charged with 12 felony sex offenses and subsequently fired from the police department.
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Fayetteville moving forward with plans to reinstall red light cameras Video included

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Fayetteville city council is now taking another approach to put red light cameras back at intersections. More>>

Magic Johnson promotes educational program in Durham Video included

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Former NBA star Magic Johnson is working with Durham Public Schools by offering a program that helps at-risk youth to earn their high school diploma. More>>

Fayetteville police identify suspect in March shooting

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Fayetteville police are searching for 21-year-old Datorius Lane McLymore in connection with the March 24 shooting of Andre Tramaine Womack. More>>

Cumberland Co. authorities searching Cape Fear River for missing man

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The Cumberland County Sheriff Office said detectives are searching an area of the Cape Fear River after finding the vehicle of a man missing since April 6. More>>

FBI helping Wake Forest police in man's disappearance Video included

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The Federal and State Bureaus of Investigation are assisting the Wake Forest Police Department in the disappearance of a 63-year-old man. More>>

6 injured in Wake Co. school bus crash Video included

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As many as six people have been transported with injuries after a pick-up truck rear-ended a school bus from Wake Early College.
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Thieves target chrome rims in Halifax Co.

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Some Halifax County residents have woken up to find their vehicles on cinder blocks after the sheriff’s office said thieves stole their chrome rims. More>>

Judge: prosecution can seek death penalty in Durham boy's death

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A judge in Durham ruled Tuesday that prosecutors can seek the death penalty against a Durham man accused of fatally shooting a 9-year-old boy earlier this year. More>>

2 former St. Aug's leaders reinstated after Suber's firing Video included

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Two university leaders ousted by former St. Aug's President Dianne Boardley Suber have been reinstated just hours after Suber's firing.
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Tips for pampering your administrative assistant Video included

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Administrative Assistant’s Day is April 23 and anyone who has an assistant or receptionist knows how well deserved that day is.
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Man accused of threatening Raleigh mayor indicted on federal charge

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A man accused of threatening Raleigh's mayor through her website has been indicted on a federal charge. More>>

Oak City Bard Brawl to feature storytelling

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Contestants will tell stories based on the theme "Metamorphosis" at the third annual Oak City Bard Brawl in Raleigh. More>>

Raleigh stay-at-home mom picks Final Four teams Video included

Courtney Breeding NCAA Tournament bracket is one of the best in the country. Courtney Breeding NCAA Tournament bracket is one of the best in the country.
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One Raleigh stay-at-home mom is in the Top 10 among millions of Yahoo Sports' Tourney Pick'em entrants after she picked the Final Four teams and even the two teams battling for the National Championship. More>>

Man arrested in Baltimore in connection with Halifax Co. murder

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The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has taken into custody a Weldon man charged in connection with a March 24 murder. More>>

Athlete advocacy group files complaint against UNC

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A student-athlete advocacy group is claiming discrimination against male athletes and particularly black male athletes at UNC.
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Harnett Co. shooting range appeals judge's order in agritourism dispute Video included

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A Harnett County business has filed an appeal regarding the decision by a superior court judge that it can not operate a shooting range on its farm property. More>>

NC Central employee improperly paid for rentals

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An N.C. Central athletics employee received money improperly for rentals of school facilities.
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1 dead, 2 injured in Raleigh wreck Sunday night

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One person is dead and two others were transported to the hospital after a wreck on I-40 eastbound in Raleigh Sunday night, authorities said. More>>

Garner officials believe shot being fired was a suicide Video included

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Police rushed to a Garner home after a deputy heard a shot being fired inside the residence in what police are saying was a suicide.
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Linden woman accused of stabbing father to death Video included

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A Linden woman is facing second-degree murder charges after being accused of fatally stabbing her 63-year-old father. More>>

Silver alert issued for Fayetteville man

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Jeffrey Elliott, 49, is missing, authorities say.
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St. Augustine's football player dies unexpectedly Video included

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A football player at Saint Augustine’s University died Sunday after becoming ill on campus, the university said in a statement. More>>

Baltimore woman charged in Fayetteville stabbing death

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A Baltimore woman has been charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man found inside a Fayetteville home in February. More>>

Fire at U.S. Post Office in Raleigh may delay mail delivery

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A small fire at the U.S. Post Office processing center in Raleigh could have an impact on delivery Monday. More>>

Former UNC journalism professor Chuck Stone dies Video included

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Former UNC journalism professor Chuck Stone has died, his sister said. More>>

Durham leaders honor victims, families of violent crimes Video included

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National Crime Victim's Rights Week is an effort to talk about what progress has been made and what future goals need to be set to combat crime. More>>

Cary residents shave heads for cancer research Video included

A volunteer has his head shaved in honor of Ian William Peterson, who passed from leukemia in 2013. A volunteer has his head shaved in honor of Ian William Peterson, who passed from leukemia in 2013.
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Shaving for a cure -- that was the mission for some folks in Cary Sunday afternoon. More>>

Irises display brings attention to mental health awareness Video included

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The display is a re-creation of Van Gogh's painting, "The Irises," a masterpiece he made when he was institutionalized with a mental illness. More>>

Body found on Fort Bragg

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A body of a man was found along Plank Road on Fort Bragg, officials said Sunday.
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St. Aug's to announce leadership changes Monday Video included

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St. Aug's Board of Trustees will announce a leadership change at the university "as well as share the vision of the Board of Trustees for the future of the institution." More>>

Fayetteville walk raises money, awareness for MS

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Hundreds turned out for the Walk MS event in Fayetteville on Sunday. More>>

Raleigh, Charlotte police have new tool for domestic violence

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Raleigh police officers are using a question-and-answer protocol to determine the danger level of domestic-violence victims and get them help more quickly. More>>

New report analyzes Wake schools suspension rates Video included

Activists protest what is known as a school-to-prison pipeline. Activists protest what is known as a school-to-prison pipeline.
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A new report challenges assertions that suspension rates are too high within Wake schools and that minorities are being targeted. More>>

Police searching for escaped prisoner in Raleigh Video included

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The Raleigh Police Department said it is looking for a prisoner who escaped from custody Saturday near 3000 New Bern Avenue. More>>

Body found in Cape Fear River in Cumberland Co. Video included

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A dead body was found Saturday afternoon on a boat ramp on the Cape Fear River in Fayetteville. More>>

2 stabbed following argument in Durham

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Police said two women were stabbed following an argument Friday night in Durham. More>>

Wake Forest hosts inaugural 'Dirt Day' event Video included

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Get up, get out and get dirty. That was the motto behind the first ever "Dirt Day" event in Wake Forest Saturday morning.
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Triangle residents celebrate National Donate Life Month Video included

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April is National Donate Life month. Saturday afternoon, two Triangle organizations are really trying to drive that message home. More>>

Wake Co. authorities respond after man claims to have radioactive material Video included

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Emergency crews are on the scene of a hazmat situation in the 11000 block of Holmes Hollow Road north of Raleigh. More>>

Pinebluff man arrested for 2013 Southern Pines murder Video included

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Police in Southern Pines charged a 22-year-old man Friday in connection with an October 2013 murder on Turner Street More>>

Missing 1-year-old boy found safe in Durham Video included

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Durham police said a missing 1-year-old boy was found safe in Durham Friday. More>>

Search warrant reveals alleged assault on missing Hope Mills teen Video included

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A search warrant filed at the Cumberland County courthouse shows someone reported an assault on missing 15-year-old Danielle Locklear that allegedly happened days before she was last seen. More>>

Pedestrian killed in Fayetteville traffic collision

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A pedestrian was hit and killed late Friday on Eastern Boulevard in Fayetteville, police said.
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300 airmen due back to NC from Middle East duty

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Nearly 300 service men and women are returning to their Air Force base in North Carolina after deployment to the Middle East.
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St. Augustine's University president retiring in May Video included

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Saint Augustine University’s President Dianne Boardley Suber announced she would retire at the end of May. More>>

Investigator meets with Crowder in UNC probe

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The investigator looking into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with a retired administrator from the department tied to the case. More>>

Students rally after rap concert canceled at NC State Video included

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A canceled concert is causing controversy on the campus of NC State. Friday's Pan Afrikan concert was canceled after school leaders discovered one of the headliners was involved in a out of state shooting.
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A heavy dose of pollen hitting the Triangle Video included

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Just a month ago, the Triangle had high temperatures in the upper 30s and the trees were bare. More>>

49 animals rescued during Sampson Co. hoarding investigation Video included

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Nearly 50 animals were rescued during a hoarding investigation in Sampson County Wednesday. More>>

Wake Forest PD needs help identifying person of interest

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The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in connection with an incident at The Factory on Main Street. More>>

Jury recommends death penalty for Richardson in murder of Teghan Skiba Video included

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Jonathan Richardson was sentenced to for the murder of a 4-year-old girl in 2010.
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Report: EPA fails to disclose risks in human tests Video included

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An internal investigation found the EPA failed to disclose long-term cancer risks and a small chance of death to 81 human test subjects who consented to breathe in diesel exhaust and other pollutants during experiments. More>>

Franklin St. in Chapel Hill back open following downed power lines

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Franklin Street in Chapel Hill was closed Wednesday morning due to a downed power pole and power lines. More>>

Carrboro may ban all new drive-thrus Video included

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Carrboro could soon ban drive-thrus throughout the town.
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Chapel Hill man puts green thumb to work for UNC Children's Hospital Video included

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Every penny earned from donations or flower sales benefits the therapy dog program at UNC Children's Hospital. More>>

Some Orange Co. residents waiting for debris cleanup Video included

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Streets in Orange County are lined with reminders of the long winter. Trees, limbs and sticks are piled up, waiting to be picked up.
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Escaped Orange Co. inmate turns himself in

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An inmate from the Orange Correctional Center who escaped Monday afternoon turned himself in to authorities.
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Obama signs emergency declaration for central NC

Utility workers repair damaged power lines in Chapel Hill. Utility workers repair damaged power lines in Chapel Hill.
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Obama signed a disaster declaration paving the way for federal aid to help nine counties recoup some of the costs associated with recovering from winter storms. More>>

Police use Taser on UNC student who was nude, 'acting erratically' in dorm

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A UNC student was arrested after he reportedly sexually assaulted a woman in a dorm and proceeded to "act erratically" in the dorm's hall while still nude. More>>

5 transported to hospital following collision in Clayton

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A total of five people were transported to the hospital after a van and a SUV collided on Little Creek Church Road Saturday morning, authorities said.
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UNC faculty looks to move on from academic scandal Video included

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The academic scandal that has rocked UNC-Chapel Hill is still on the minds of school leaders.
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NC regulators missed crack in Duke coal ash dam

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Photos taken earlier this month show North Carolina regulators apparently failed to notice a large crack opening in an earthen dam holding back millions of tons of Duke Energy's coal ash near the Cape Fear River. More>>

DENR: Chatham Co. dam repaired by Duke Energy Video included

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The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources said a crack in a Chatham County dam has been repaired by Duke Energy crews.
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DENR: Duke coal ash pond pumping could be illegal Video included

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Duke Energy is facing new questions and possible legal trouble after photographs showed the utility pumping wastewater into a canal feeding the Cape Fear River. More>>

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