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Lance Cpl. Szymanski, from Midland, Michigan, died following a “vehicular mishap,” officials said. Lance Cpl. Szymanski, from Midland, Michigan, died following a “vehicular mishap,” officials said.

Marine killed during training exercise on Ft. Bragg Video included

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A Marine was killed in an accident on Fort Bragg Tuesday, officials said. More>>

Gov. Rick Perry campaigns for Tillis in Johnston Co. Video included

Tillis got help from Texas Gov. Rick Perry Friday in Johnston County. Tillis got help from Texas Gov. Rick Perry Friday in Johnston County.
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With time running out before Election Day, candidates vying for North Carolina's U.S. Senate seat are ramping up efforts on the campaign trail. More>>

Wainstein Report could cost UNC $1.3 million Video included

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University of North Carolina System President Tom Ross said Friday the investigation into the academic scandal at UNC answered questions that lingered for years. More>>

Man dead after confrontation with deputies at Fayetteville fast food restaurant Video included

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A man died Friday in Fayetteville after a confrontation with sheriff's deputies that included one of the deputies shooting the man. More>>

Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

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A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space. More>>

2 dead, including gunman, in high school shooting in Wash. state Video included

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Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle. More>>

Student brings unloaded handgun to Orange High Video included

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An Orange High School student brought an unloaded handgun to the school Friday in Hillsborough.Students at the school alerted administrators of the weapon on campus, Orange County Schools said in a release. More>>

NC State police trying to ID person in surveillance images

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North Carolina State University police need help identifying a person wanted for questioning after a series of unoccupied residences were broken into on campus. More>>

Republicans campaigning to keep power on Wake Co. commission

Republicans hold four of the seven seats on the Wake County Commission, and all four are up for re-election Nov. 4. Republicans hold four of the seven seats on the Wake County Commission, and all four are up for re-election Nov. 4.
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Wake County Republicans are in danger of losing power on the county commission as all four seats held by the GOP are up for re-election Nov. 4. More>>

3 UNC system schools to allow for lower SATs

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Three University of North Carolina system schools will give some leeway for SAT scores. More>>

Wainstein 'surprised' UNC problems lasted 19 years Video included

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Investigator Kenneth Wainstein announced the results of his UNC investigation on Wednesday. More>>

NC National Guard promotes woman to Major General Video included

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The North Carolina National Guard promoted Willow Spring resident and career Army officer Elizabeth D. Austin to the rank of Major General Friday. More>>

9 arrested after drug sting at Knightdale restaurants Video included

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Nine people have been arrested on drug-related charges after a three months investigation of the Rudinos Pizza and the Sports Page. More>>

4 injured in State Fair ride still recovering Video included

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The family that was badly injured on the Vortex ride at the North Carolina State Fair on Oct. 24, 2013, is still recovering, a spokeswoman said Friday. More>>

Arrest made in weekend shooting in Wilmington

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Police in Wilmington have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed at a public housing project last weekend. More>>

Dallas nurse infected with Ebola now virus free

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A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. More>>

Police make arrest in Goldsboro double shooting

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A man wanted in connection with a double shooting earlier this month was arrested by police Thursday. More>>

Students protest tuition costs at UNC board meeting Video included

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About a dozen protesters showed up Friday morning for a UNC Board of Governors meeting in reaction to cuts to higher education in North Carolina from the General Assembly. More>>

WNCN Blitz heads to Wake Forest High Video included

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The WNCN Blitz team was at Wake Forest High School Friday morning in advance of the Cougars big game with Leesville. More>>

Blackbeard expert to speak in Washington, NC

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The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the black men on the pirate's ship when he gives the keynote address at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Maritime History Council. More>>

Shaw University celebrates 150th anniversary Video included

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Shaw University, the first historically black university in the South, is marking its 150th anniversary with a series of events. More>>

Perry, McCrory, Tillis headline NC Republican BBQ

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is coming to eastern North Carolina for a big barbecue to rally Republicans in the campaign's final days to support U.S. Senate nominee Thom Tillis and down-ballot candidates. More>>

Woman learns of sexual assault on social media Video included

Juan Hernandez Sanders and Travis Devon Graham were charged in connection to the assault. Juan Hernandez Sanders and Travis Devon Graham were charged in connection to the assault.
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A woman learned she was assaulted following a party in Smithfield after viewing the crime on a social media website, Smithfield Police said Thursday. More>>

Fort Bragg father makes surprise return as daughter cries with joy Video included

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Video of an emotional reunion between a Ft. Bragg soldier and his daughter has gone viral on the internet.   
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NY doctor just back from Africa has Ebola Video included

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A doctor just back from West Africa has been isolated and has tested positive for Ebola virus at New York's Bellevue Hospital. More>>

Fayetteville minister says openly gay judicial candidate is 'biased'

Pastor Johnny Hunter (second from right) says judicial candidate John Arrowood is "already biased" because Arrowood is homosexual. Pastor Johnny Hunter (second from right) says judicial candidate John Arrowood is "already biased" because Arrowood is homosexual.
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A Fayetteville minister called on an openly gay attorney to drop his candidacy for the North Carolina Court of Appeals, a move that the candidate called "outrageous." More>>

Mother, daughter killed in Creedmoor house fire Video included

Authorities said that Eileen Carmack, 87, and her daughter Cindy Carmack,49, were inside the home in the 2500 block of U.S. 15 South when it caught fire just before 2 p.m. Authorities said that Eileen Carmack, 87, and her daughter Cindy Carmack,49, were inside the home in the 2500 block of U.S. 15 South when it caught fire just before 2 p.m.
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A woman and her daughter are dead after a fire ripped through their Creedmoor home Wednesday. More>>

Republican Wake Co. commissioners fighting to keep power Video included

Republicans hold four of the seven seats on the Wake County Commission, and all four are up for re-election Nov. 4. Republicans hold four of the seven seats on the Wake County Commission, and all four are up for re-election Nov. 4.
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Republicans hold four of the seven seats on the Wake County Commission, and all four are up for re-election Nov. 4. More>>

Fayetteville police discover body after standoff

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Authorities in Fayetteville negotiated for several hours with a cognitively-impaired person Thursday until they were allowed inside a residence where they found a body. More>>

Early in-person voting beginning in North Carolina

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Early in-person voting has started in North Carolina.If you haven't been called or visited by someone wanting you to vote, don't worry - you'll probably be contacted soon. More>>

Attorney: Crowder won't comment on UNC report Video included

Wainstein presents his report on academic irregularities at UNC Chapel Hill. Wainstein presents his report on academic irregularities at UNC Chapel Hill.
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Deborah Crowder is at the heart of the UNC scandal. More>>

Burlington police say shots fired into homes

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Police in Burlington say they have four reports of shots being fired into a home in the last week. More>>

4 charged in murder of Fayetteville man

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Three people are charged with murder and armed robbery, and a fourth person has been charged with being an accessory after the fact in the Aug. 30 death of a Fayetteville man. More>>

Raleigh woman who crashed on Creedmoor Road still in hospital

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The woman who was driving when her SUV flipped on Creedmoor Road Oct. 13, killing her 12-year-old son, remains at WakeMed in fair condition, a hospital official said Thursday. More>>

NC State Fair attendance up only slightly compared to last year

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One week into the 11-day long North Carolina State Fair, and despite fantastic weather, the attendance up to this point is up only slightly compared to the first seven days of the 2013 fair. More>>

Pedestrian killed in Fayetteville on Raeford Road identified

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A pedestrian killed Wednesday in Fayetteville was identified Thursday as Steve David Love, 44, of Kentucky. More>>

17-year-old girl missing in Coats

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The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Starry Sky McCallister. More>>

Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him in NC

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Mitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. More>>

Police make arrest in August Goldsboro shooting

Braddock Gross, III, is charged with attempted murder in an Aug. 24 shooting. Braddock Gross, III, is charged with attempted murder in an Aug. 24 shooting.
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Goldsboro Police made an arrest Wednesday in connection with an August shooting that left one person injured. More>>

Goldsboro police searching for man wanted in double shooting

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Goldsboro police have issued warrants for a man wanted on two counts of attempted first-degree murder in connection with a double shooting. More>>

3 charged in August slaying in Fayetteville

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Three Fayetteville residents men have been charged in the August shooting death of a man at a home in the city. More>>

3 children found at Fayetteville meth lab

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Three people were arrested Tuesday for manufacturing methamphetamine at a home where three elementary school age children were also living. More>>

New charges unlikely following Wainstein investigation, lawyer says Video included

Federal prosecutor presents his report on academic irregularities at UNC Chapel Hill. Federal prosecutor presents his report on academic irregularities at UNC Chapel Hill.
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A legal expert said the nine staffers at the University of North Carolina that were disciplined or terminated as a result of Kenneth Wainstein's investigation acted unethically but not necessarily illegally. More>>

Domestic violence unit opens at Wake County court

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A new unit is opening at the Wake County Courthouse that advocates say will improve the process of getting a domestic violence protective order. More>>

Man dies after being found unresponsive in Durham

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Durham police said a man died Wednesday after he was found unresponsive inside a vehicle on East Weaver Street. More>>

Fayetteville jewelry robbery suspects caught in South Carolina

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Three robbery suspects were apprehended in South Carolina after police said they used sledgehammers to aid in robbing a Fayetteville jewelry store. More>>

UNC adminstrators face tough questions from students, staff Video included

UNC Chapel Hill administrators field questions from students and faculty in regard to a report on academic irregularities. UNC Chapel Hill administrators field questions from students and faculty in regard to a report on academic irregularities.
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UNC students, faculty and staff had the opportunity Wednesday to ask questions to the university's administration about a report on academic fraud. More>>

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates Video included

North Carolina's largest health insurer is describing what it will charge people who buy health insurance on their own. More>>

Early voting begins Thursday in NC Video included

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Early voting gets underway Thursday at hundreds of sites across North Carolina, but it's too late to register to vote now. More>>

Wainstein: UNC's Roy Williams did not know of 'paper classes' Video included

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Investigator Kenneth Wainstein said University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams was not aware that some basketball players were taking paper classes in the African and Afro-American Studies department.

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Car plows into Durham chiropractor's office Video included

Police said a Mitsubishi sedan went completely into the business located next to the Kroger in the 3800 block of South Roxboro Street. Police said a Mitsubishi sedan went completely into the business located next to the Kroger in the 3800 block of South Roxboro Street.
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Two people were injured after a car plowed into a Durham chiropractor's office Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Tillis invokes Reagan, 1970s to rally students

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North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis presented an image of the 1970s and the memory of President Ronald Reagan in rallying a group of college students in the final two weeks of the campaign. More>>

Durham Co. plane crash killed Chapel Hill flight instructor

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Michael John Ratty of Chapel Hill was killed Tuesday when a small plane crashed in a wooded area in northern Durham County. More>>

Former Cumberland Co. teacher facing drug charges

Rademacher Kolmodin, a former Glendale Acres Elementary School teacher, is facing several drug charges after being arrested for a second time in Cumberland County. Rademacher Kolmodin, a former Glendale Acres Elementary School teacher, is facing several drug charges after being arrested for a second time in Cumberland County.
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A former Glendale Acres Elementary School teacher is facing several drug charges after being arrested for a second time in Cumberland County. More>>

Report: Michael Brown autopsy indicated close-range struggle

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Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him. More>>

Pedestrian struck by van, killed in Fayetteville Video included

A pedestrian was killed while trying to cross Raeford Road near Strickland Bridge Road in Fayetteville Wednesday morning. A pedestrian was killed while trying to cross Raeford Road near Strickland Bridge Road in Fayetteville Wednesday morning.
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A pedestrian was killed while trying to cross Raeford Road near Strickland Bridge Road in Fayetteville Wednesday morning. More>>

Orange Co. couple held at gunpoint, robbed

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An Orange County couple was held at a gunpoint and robbed at their home outside of Hillsborough Tuesday morning, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. More>>

Ryan, Tillis to rally NC Republicans at Wingate

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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is coming to a North Carolina university to campaign for GOP Senate nominee Thom Tillis. More>>

UNC investigator to reveal academic scandal report Video included

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Investigator Kenneth Wainstein will deliver the results of his investigation into the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academic scandal at 1 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Tillis lone NC Senate candidate on live TV program

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North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis says the issue of abortion should be left to states and downplays the human contribution to global climate change. More>>

NC State Fair changes contracts for permanent fair employees Video included

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North Carolina State Fair organizers said employee contracts have been tightened and security beefed in compared to previous years. More>>

Feds to review Fayetteville Police Video included

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Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock requested the review by the U.S. Department of Justice. More>>

Wake Co. bus driver shortage causing delays Video included

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A bus driver shortage in Wake County is forcing some students to stay behind at school well past the final bell. More>>

1 dead, 1 injured in Durham Co. plane crash Video included

Officials respond to a small plane crash in Bahama, N.C. Officials respond to a small plane crash in Bahama, N.C.
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Officials say the wreckage of a small plane was found Tuesday in a wooded area in northern Durham county.
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3D printing helps UNC student meet critical wheelchair needs Video included

Jeffrey Olander uses a 3D printer at UNC to create a modified seat belt for his wheelchair. Jeffrey Olander uses a 3D printer at UNC to create a modified seat belt for his wheelchair.
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UNC has had 3D printers for a couple of years, but only recently has the university opened their use to all students. More>>

NC officials weigh cameras on buses, how to pay for them Video included

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Many of the state's leaders acknowledge the problem of drivers passing stopped school buses. But the question is, how to stop it? More>>

'Lynching' flier sends mixed political message in Fayetteville Video included

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Neither Republicans nor Democrats say they know anything about fliers on the windshields of cars at a Fayetteville church that included a background photo of a lynching. More>>

Phil Berger: NC officials can refuse to marry gays

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A top North Carolina Republican says he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples. More>>

Murder charge dropped in Princeton stabbing

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Authorities in Johnston County dropped a second-degree murder charge against a 27-year-old woman after they said evidence supported her self-defense claim. More>>

UNCG chancellor announces plans to retire in 2015

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UNC Greensboro Chancellor Linda Brady says she plans to retire next summer, but said her decision has nothing to do with three former employees who face prison time for allegedly working a second job on university time. More>>

Tillis to be solo in 4th debate as Hagan declines invitation

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A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan says that she will not attend a fourth debate with Republican candidate Thom Tillis. More>>

Walker hopes to keep NC Congress seat for GOP

Greensboro Baptist pastor Mark Walker upset high-profile candidate Phil Berger Jr. in a bitter Republican runoff. Greensboro Baptist pastor Mark Walker upset high-profile candidate Phil Berger Jr. in a bitter Republican runoff.
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Mark Walker upset high-profile candidate Phil Berger Jr. in a bitter Republican runoff, even though Rep. Howard Coble endorsed Berger.
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Bluegrass festival brings more than $10.8M to Raleigh, Wake Co.

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The city says the 5-day World of Bluegrass festival in downtown Raleigh generated more than $10.8 million in direct visitor spending. More>>

Woman who crashed SUV in Raleigh, killing son, remains in hospital

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Laura Smith, 49, was driving on Creedmoor Road with a blood-alcohol level of .32, police said. More>>

Packaging error prompts recall of naproxen pills

A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions. More>>

AG Cooper calls for cameras on all NC school buses Video included

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is calling on North Carolina to put cameras in all school buses that would photograph the license plates of any drivers who pass stopped school buses. More>>

Duke Energy announces fund for low-income customers

The $20 milllion fund was a part of staggered rate increases that were approved last year. The $20 milllion fund was a part of staggered rate increases that were approved last year.
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Millions of dollars in home improvement upgrades are coming to some low income households in North Carolina. More>>

Cary's SAS to hire for new cloud analytics unit Video included

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The grand opening of a new building at SAS in Cary will bring hundreds of new jobs to the Triangle. More>>

Fayetteville apartment fire ruled accidental

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The cause of an apartment fire Monday night at the Barrington Place Apartments in Fayetteville has been ruled accidental. More>>

Knightdale PD make arrest in Sept. robbery

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Knightdale Police have made an arrest in connection with a robbery at the Smoker Friendly place on Sept. 30. More>>

NC unemployment rate at 6.7 percent in Sept.

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A snapshot of North Carolina's unemployment rate is due to be released as a new glimpse into job prospects after the key indicator has gotten worse each of the previous two months. More>>

Helping Hand Mission needs sanitation, protective gear donations for Africa Video included

The Raleigh Helping Hand Mission needs sanitation and protective gear supplies to send to Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak. The Raleigh Helping Hand Mission needs sanitation and protective gear supplies to send to Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak.
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The Raleigh Helping Hand Mission is known for helping those in need in the Triangle, but now they are expending efforts to help those battling Ebola overseas. More>>

NC Highway Patrol kicks off bus safety program Video included

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Fayetteville area health system tests Ebola response Video included

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This week Cape Fear Valley Health is giving dozens of workers extra training on handling a possible case of Ebola. More>>

2 dogs rescued from Fayetteville apartment fire, 5 people displaced

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Five people are without a home tonight after a fire broke out Monday at Barrington Place Apartments in Fayetteville. More>>

Spending continues in record-breaking Hagan, Tillis race Video included

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Outside groups are pouring plenty of cash into the North Carolina Senate race as incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis. More>>

Employee accused of stealing, reselling State Fair ride tickets Video included

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Jorge Augusto Perez-Martinez, 20, was arrested on charges of larceny by employee and obtaining property by false pretense.
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US 1 South on Beltline back open after incident

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A major accident has closed I-40 Eastbound in Wake County near Cary, slowing traffic on I-40 east on the southern loop around Raleigh. More>>

Wake, Durham homeowners premiums would jump under proposal Video included

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State regulators are evaluating whether to allow insurance companies to raise rates on homeowners' premiums by an average of 25 percent. More>>

NC NAACP seeks legislative session on Medicaid Video included

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Rev. William Barber is calling on McCrory to bring legislators back to Raleigh for a one-day session to discuss Medicaid expansion. More>>

Safety regulators say 4.7 million airbags must be replaced

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of 4.7 million vehicles to get their airbags fixed immediately. More>>

Police identify man who drove burning truck into Eastern NC law firm

Police say Alan Boyd Lanier drove his pickup into the front doors of The Twiford Law Firm in Moyock. (WAVY-TV) Police say Alan Boyd Lanier drove his pickup into the front doors of The Twiford Law Firm in Moyock. (WAVY-TV)
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Investigators in Currituck County have identified a man who they say drove his burning pickup into a Moyock law firm. More>>

NAACP to discuss NC's lack of Medicaid expansion

The state NAACP is holding a funeral procession to represent people that it says have suffered because of North Carolina's refusal to expand Medicaid. More>>

Sec. of State Marshall's campaign appealing $10,000 fine

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The campaign of North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is appealing a $10,000 penalty from the state elections board issued because officials say they don't have a complete campaign filing. More>>

Orange Co. authorities ask for help identifying larceny suspect

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office has released security footage they hope will lead to identifying a breaking, entering and larceny suspect. More>>

Decision coming soon on proposed insurance rate hike Video included

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State regulators could decide as early as Monday whether to allow insurance companies to raise rates on homeowners' premiums by an average of 25 percent. More>>

Carrboro police trained to administer life-saving overdose drug Video included

Carrboro police officers were trained to use Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose. Carrboro police officers were trained to use Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose.
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The Carrboro Police Department recently received Naloxone kits, which attack the effects of an opiate drug overdose.
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Vegfest encourages healthy living through better eating Video included

The Triangle Vegfest encourages people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods. The Triangle Vegfest encourages people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods.
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A new festival that kicked off Sunday in Raleigh is encouraging people to live a healthy lifestyle by eating organically grown and locally sourced foods. More>>

Dr. Campbell: The latest on Ebola Video included

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The World Health Organization is now estimating that there will likely be more cases of Ebola—estimates suggest that we may see more than 10,000 new cases per month with a total of 1.4 million cases before the outbreak is over. More>>

Police search for suspect in Wilson shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon in the 5000 block of Ward Avenue in Wilson. More>>

Homebrew festival raises money for hunger relief Video included

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Residents in Carrboro were able to raise money for charity while enjoying some locally made beer at the same time. More>>

Missing 16-year-old returns home in new clothes, mother says Video included

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The mother of a teen who had been missing since Wednesday said her daughter showed up at her house Sunday. More>>

3 charged in double shooting at Wilson market

Jarmon Alston, 16, Keedron J. Kearney, 16, and Nathan Poole, 19 (left to right) Jarmon Alston, 16, Keedron J. Kearney, 16, and Nathan Poole, 19 (left to right)
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?Three people have been charged in connection with a double shooting Friday night in Wilson. More>>

Aberdeen Fear Factory serves up scares in NC's biggest haunt Video included

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The Aberdeen Fear Factory claims to be the largest haunted house in North Carolina, and organizers promise that it's also the scariest. More>>

Section of Cary Parkway shut down after water main break reopened

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The area around Cary Parkway and Westhigh Street reopened to traffic just before 2 p.m. Sunday. The road had been closed since 9 a.m. as crews worked to fix a water main break, Cary police said.
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Catawba teen shot in head by rifle in pickup

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Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been killed after a rifle went off in a pickup truck where he was a passenger. More>>

2 injured, 1 critically, in Clinton wreck

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Two people were injured, one critically, in a wreck in Clinton Sunday morning, authorities said. More>>

19-year-old NC A&T student killed at party

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Authorities say a 19-year-old student at North Carolina A&T State University has been killed after a fight at a party. More>>

NC Sen. Hagan keeps moderate, anti-Tillis messages

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Hagan believes Tillis' General Assembly ties and its rightward turn will be a key winning theme in what is the nation's most expensive Senate race. More>>

Ebola just one of many serious risks nurses face daily Video included

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Ebola is getting all the attention right now, but there are a lot of other highly contagious and potentially deadly diseases nurses deal with every day. More>>

Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by truck in Durham

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A man is in critical condition at Duke University Hospital after colliding with a truck Saturday evening, Durham police said. More>>

First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

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Family and friends gathered Saturday at a Southern Baptist church with a primarily Liberian flock in Salisbury, near where Duncan's mother lives. More>>

Hillary Rodham Clinton to campaign for Hagan

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will campaign for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan at an early vote event in Charlotte. More>>

Man stabbed to death in Princeton early Sunday morning

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One man died in Princeton early Sunday morning after being stabbed in the neck during an argument, Princeton police said. More>>

Teen remembered 1 year after officer-involved shooting Video included

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Shaqur McNair was shot and killed by a Fayetteville police officer while police were responding to a domestic violence call. More>>

Remains believed to be those of UVa student Hannah Graham, police say Video included

Hannah Graham went missing Sept. 13, 2014. Hannah Graham went missing Sept. 13, 2014.
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Human remains recovered Saturday are believed to be those of Hannah Graham, who has been missing for more than a month. More>>

Safety a top priority in State Fair's first weekend Video included

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Accidents at the fair like the one last Oct. 24 are rare, and fair officials want to make it clear to everyone attending that safety is their priority. More>>

NC Supreme Court takes Hofmann Forest sale appeal

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The Supreme Court has taken up the appeal over the sale of N.C. State University's Hofmann Forest, a working forest in Onslow and Jones counties. More>>

Raleigh police looking for missing 16-year-old

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Raleigh police are looking for an endangered 16-year-old girl missing since Wednesday morning. More>>

Woman assaulted and robbed outside Durham restaurant

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A woman was punched in the head and her purse was stolen late Friday night outside a restaurant in Durham. More>>

Moped collides head-on with car, 1 dead

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A head-on collision between a moped and a car left one dead in Clayton late Friday night, North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials said. More>>

Film advocates dubious about new NC incentives

Film industry advocates say even though one television series has agreed to return to North Carolina, not many other movies or TV shows are likely to follow. More>>

Tips for saving a little dough at the NC State Fair Video included

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There are a number of cost-saving options if you plan on going to the State Fair this year, including a day offering free admission in exchange for canned food.
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Hagan calls for travel restrictions to stem Ebola

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Sen. Kay Hagan is joining the call on the Obama administration to establish a temporary travel ban on travel from nations affected by Ebola. More>>

Emails shed light on NC poet laureate appointment

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The botched selection of the state's poet laureate could have been avoided if McCrory's staff had paid attention to the criteria that was provided to them two days before her appointment, newly released emails show. More>>

Cary man charged in fatal pedestrian crash

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A Cary man has been charged in the death of a Chinese national after police said he hit him with his truck Wednesday night. More>>

Residents call for change after crossing guard hit by car Video included

A Volkswagen station wagon hit a crossing guard after being rear-ended by a van, police said. A Volkswagen station wagon hit a crossing guard after being rear-ended by a van, police said.
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Residents say they are concerned about the safety of students after a car hit a Wake County crossing guard Thursday in Garner.
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Police hope to 'piece together' night of 71st High School student's murder Video included

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Steve Beam has been the RHA's executive director since 1996. More>>

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The body of Kelli Bordeaux was recovered “markedly decomposed,” according to an autopsy released by the North Carolina Medical Examiner Friday. More>>

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