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To illustrate to drivers what it's like and what the consequences are when they drink and drive or text, the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University brought a simulator to campus. To illustrate to drivers what it's like and what the consequences are when they drink and drive or text, the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University brought a simulator to campus.

Duke fraternity raises awareness about distracted driving

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The Highway Patrol says the state's texting while driving ban is helping raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. More>>

Durham man wrongfully arrested in LA wants legal changes

Charles Belk was arrested on August 22 in Beverly Hills, California. Charles Belk was arrested on August 22 in Beverly Hills, California.
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A Durham native, who gained national attention in August over a wrongful arrest, is now on a campaign to make it easier for innocent people to have their records expunged.
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Deputies cautious of retaliatory violence in death of 71st High School student Video included

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Deputies patrolled 71st High School Tuesday, watching for any signs of retaliatory violence in connection with the shooting of Joseph Braxton III. More>>

Kids shriek, parents rush to help as Apex boy hit at bus stop Video included

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A child was hit by a vehicle in Wake County Tuesday morning, Highway Patrol said. More>>

Troxler plans to keep NC State Fair ban on guns in place Video included

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North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will meet with the media Tuesday at 3 p.m. to discuss the weapons policy at the N.C. State Fair.The State Fair has prohibited weapons for many years, and Troxler will explain why he believes the policy should remain in place.Grass Roots North Carolina, a gun advocacy group, said it met with Troxler Monday to discuss whether concealed weapons would be allowed at the State Fair.GRNC has stated that under House Bill 937, which was signed by G... More>>

Bill Clinton headlines Hagan fundraiser in Chapel Hill

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Former President Bill Clinton is coming to North Carolina to help raise money for U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election campaign. More>>

Duke's lemurs may hold key to deep space travel Video included

The fat-tailed dwarf lemur is the closest genetic cousin to humans that can hibernate The fat-tailed dwarf lemur is the closest genetic cousin to humans that can hibernate
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The key to space travel and complicated surgical procedures could be found in lemurs at Duke University. More>>

Wrong-way driver crashes into Chapel Hill school bus

Troopers said a car back in to a Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools bus. Troopers said a car back in to a Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools bus.
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An Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools bus was involved in a crash Tuesday near Chapel Hill, authorities said.
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Health officials say NC infant mortality rate down

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State health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate in 2013 matches the rate three years ago as the lowest ever. More>>

Clemson student from NC dies on cruise ship

The Miami Dade Police Department says Kendall Wernet was killed Monday morning. (Photo courtesty LinkedIn) The Miami Dade Police Department says Kendall Wernet was killed Monday morning. (Photo courtesty LinkedIn)
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A 20-year-old Clemson University student from North Carolina died Monday after falling from the mast of a cruise ship. More>>

McCrory legal bills mount in Voter ID case

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The legal bills keep mounting for outside attorneys to defend election law changes that critics call the strictest in the country. More>>

Owner of historic Hillsborough inn appeals decision

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The owner of the historic Colonial Inn in Hillsborough is appealing a decision by the Historic District Commission to raze the 175-year-old inn.The owner of the inn, Francis Henry, applied in June to have the structure demolished. The application called for volunteer workers to remove the structure and keep the pieces. The owner plans to turn it into a grass lot after demolition is complete.Henry, in a letter dated Aug. 30, appealed the decision.“I believe in the American rights of both home ... More>>

Christian group wants NC marriage limit preserved

Christian conservatives who helped pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in North Carolina are gathering again in Raleigh to try to keep the prohibition defended in court. More>>

3rd suspect surrenders in violent home invasion

Deonta Marcus Underwood, Tirreil Mario Maynor and Meghan Clark Salazar Deonta Marcus Underwood, Tirreil Mario Maynor and Meghan Clark Salazar
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Deonta Underwood surrendered on charges of discharging a firearm into occupied property, felony conspiracy and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
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Gas leak reported at GSK's Research Triangle location

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The Durham Police Department says officers are responding to a gas leak at GlaxoSmithKline. More>>

Wos: System for investigating deaths 'underfunded'

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State Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos says North Carolina's system for investigating suspicious deaths has been "chronically understaffed and underfunded." More>>

New App State map predicts fall colors in mountains

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The leaves in the North Carolina mountains are about to be changing, and a map done by Appalachian State shows when and where the colors will be at their peak.Every October, tourists pack the North Carolina mountains to see the spectacular reds and yellows as the trees shed their leaves.A new “Fall Color Map” done by the Department of Biology at ASU predicts when the colors will be at their peak.In some higher elevations, the colors will be at their peak on Wednesday, Oct. 1. But the colors w... More>>

1 shot, 1 in custody in school shooting in Albemarle

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Police in Albemarle report one student has been hurt and another person is in custody after a shooting at Albemarle High School. More>>

St. Augustine's football player dies in car crash

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Matthew Mangram, a member of the Falcons' football team, died in a car accident Monday morning. More>>

New program aimed at curbing distracted driving among teens Video included

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Teen drivers will get a first-hand look at a new unique program aimed at curbing distracted driving in North Carolina. More>>

Deputies seize 11 illegal video poker machines in Moore Co.

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The Moore County Sheriff's Office seizes nearly a dozen video poker machines at local businesses in an effort to crackdown on illegal gambling operations in Moore County. More>>

Family hoping for quick arrest, justice in shooting death of 71st HS student Video included

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The mother of a Fayetteville high school student who was shot and killed Saturday said she is hoping for a quick arrest and justice in her son's death.
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Tillis draws foreign policy focus in NC Senate ad

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Thom Tillis began running a statewide TV ad on Monday designed to shift emphasis in his race against incumbent Kay Hagan to foreign policy. More>>

Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving

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About $1.1 million was distributed last Friday to 109 private schools that accepted students under the Opportunity Scholarships program. More>>

Outdated databases leave trail of dismissed DWI cases cold Video included

Driver arrested for drunk driving in Apex on Aug. 29, 2013. Driver arrested for drunk driving in Apex on Aug. 29, 2013.
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Nearly half of all DWI cases in Vance, Granville, Lee and Harnett counties are being dismissed.

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Fayetteville VA to host several flu shot clinics

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The City of Fayetteville is offering a way for veterans to combat the upcoming flu season. More>>

Amid tragedy, teens turn to social media to grieve Video included

A prayer circle for Rolesville High School student Isaiah Langston, courtesy of @madison_paiget on Twitter A prayer circle for Rolesville High School student Isaiah Langston, courtesy of @madison_paiget on Twitter
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Teenagers dealing with back-to-back tragedies in our area are turning to social media to cope. More>>

Durham schools break ties with Teach for America Video included

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Durham Public Schools is cutting its agreement with Teach For America, an organization that provides teachers for urban and rural schools. School board members recently voted six to one to end the agreement with Teach For America.Tea More>>

Drop in Cumberland Co. students may be sign of military reductions Video included

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The Cumberland County Schools district has seen an unexpected drop in the student population this year. More>>

Heritage High sophomore killed, 4 injured in Capital Blvd. crash Video included

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A Heritage High School student was killed in three-vehicle crash on Capital Boulevard in Wake Forest Monday morning.  More>>

Rolesville HS football player dies after collapsing Friday Video included

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The Rolesville High School football player who collapsed during a pregame warmup before a football game Friday against Southeast Raleigh died Monday morning. More>>

Suspect sought in violent robbery, 2 in custody

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Two suspects are in custody and deputies are searching for a third in connection with a violent home invasion Friday night in Fayetteville. More>>

Mother says conservative group sent political mailer to dead daughter Video included

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The state Board of Elections says thousands have complained about inaccurate voter registration mailers sent by a conservative group. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in Richard St. murder

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Police arrested a second suspect Monday in connection with a fatal shooting last week in Fayetteville. More>>

Ranking puts NC at bottom for teachers

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WalletHub.com ranked states as the best and worst for teachers and put North Carolina at the bottom. More>>

Mother accused of killing 4-year-old daughter denied bond

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Jessica Warren was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder.  More>>

Siler City man charged with pinning man between 2 trucks

Dakota Logan Cordaro, 21, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and injury to personal property. Dakota Logan Cordaro, 21, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and injury to personal property.
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Deputies have charged a man after they say he pinned another man between two pick-up truck, causing "serious bodily injuries." More>>

Raleigh ice rink evacuated due to carbon monoxide levels Video included

The business opened Friday with permission from firefighters and after they tested the air levels and found no signs of elevated carbon monoxide levels. The business opened Friday with permission from firefighters and after they tested the air levels and found no signs of elevated carbon monoxide levels.
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Detection of a potentially deadly gas causes the evacuation of a Raleigh ice rink.
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Garner man takes home $1.6 million in NC lottery

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Garner's Jimmy Kennovin is a big winner in the North Carolina Lottery.


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Woman charged in Raleigh sports bar stabbing

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Raleigh Police have charged a woman in connection with a stabbing at a Raleigh Sports bar early Monday morning. More>>

Man critically injured in hit-and-run in Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill police are investigating after a man was injured in a hit-and-run early Monday morning in Chapel Hill. More>>

13-year-old hit at school bus stop laid to rest Video included

A funeral service is held at Riley Hill Baptist Church for 13-year-old Keith Jones. A funeral service is held at Riley Hill Baptist Church for 13-year-old Keith Jones.
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A funeral service took place Sunday for a 13-year-old boy who was hit by a car last week while standing at his school bus stop.
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  • Duke fraternity raises awareness about distracted driving

    Duke fraternity raises awareness about distracted driving

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-09-30 23:44:30 GMT
    To illustrate to drivers what it's like and what the consequences are when they drink and drive or text, the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University brought a simulator to campus.To illustrate to drivers what it's like and what the consequences are when they drink and drive or text, the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Duke University brought a simulator to campus.
    The Highway Patrol says the state's texting while driving ban is helping raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.
    The Highway Patrol says the state's texting while driving ban is helping raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.
  • Durham man wrongfully arrested in LA wants legal changes

    Durham man wrongfully arrested in LA wants legal changes

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-30 22:56:49 GMT
    Charles Belk was arrested on August 22 in Beverly Hills, California.Charles Belk was arrested on August 22 in Beverly Hills, California.
    A Durham native, who gained national attention in August over a wrongful arrest, is now on a campaign to make it easier for innocent people to have their records expunged.
    A Durham native, who gained national attention in August over a wrongful arrest, is now on a campaign to make it easier for innocent people to have their records expunged.
  • Deputies cautious of retaliatory violence in death of 71st High School student

    Deputies cautious of retaliatory violence in death of 71st High School student

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-09-30 22:39:34 GMT
    Deputies patrolled 71st High School Tuesday, watching for any signs of retaliatory violence in connection with the shooting of Joseph Braxton III.
    Deputies patrolled 71st High School Tuesday, watching for any signs of retaliatory violence in connection with the shooting of Joseph Braxton III.
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  • Report: Juvenile accused in school shooting involved in stabbing last year

    Report: Juvenile accused in school shooting involved in stabbing last year

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-09-30 22:00:15 GMT
    Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton says a juvenile is in custody after allegedly shooting 16-year-old Bernard Miller Tuesday morning at Albemarle High School.
    Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton says a juvenile is in custody after allegedly shooting 16-year-old Bernard Miller Tuesday morning at Albemarle High School.
  • Health officials say NC infant mortality rate down

    Health officials say NC infant mortality rate down

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-09-30 19:42:11 GMT
    State health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate in 2013 matches the rate three years ago as the lowest ever.
    State health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate in 2013 matches the rate three years ago as the lowest ever.
  • Clemson student from NC dies on cruise ship

    Clemson student from NC dies on cruise ship

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-09-30 19:38:26 GMT
    The Miami Dade Police Department says Kendall Wernet was killed Monday morning. (Photo courtesty LinkedIn)The Miami Dade Police Department says Kendall Wernet was killed Monday morning. (Photo courtesty LinkedIn)
    A 20-year-old Clemson University student from North Carolina died Monday after falling from the mast of a cruise ship.
    A 20-year-old Clemson University student from North Carolina died Monday after falling from the mast of a cruise ship.
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  • What's PayPal's first solo move?

    What's PayPal's first solo move?

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-09-30 23:53:38 GMT
    PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.
    PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay....
  • Forensic link at center of missing student case

    Forensic link at center of missing student case

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-09-30 23:33:43 GMT
    They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.
    Virginia police aren't saying much at all about their evidence against a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but they seem to be working systematically to link his DNA to an expanding...
  • Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-09-30 23:03:31 GMT
    Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.
    By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool.
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  • CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the U.S.

    CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the U.S.

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-09-30 21:31:56 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first patient to accidentally carry Ebola to the United States has been diagnosed at a hospital in Dallas.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first patient to accidentally carry Ebola to the United States has been diagnosed at a hospital in Dallas.
  • Kids shriek, parents rush to help as Apex boy hit at bus stop

    Kids shriek, parents rush to help as Apex boy hit at bus stop

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-09-30 22:24:06 GMT
    A child was hit by a vehicle in Wake County Tuesday morning, Highway Patrol said.
    A child was hit by a vehicle in Wake County Tuesday morning, Highway Patrol said.
  • TRAFFIC: Portion of I-516 Shut Down Due to Fatal Crash

    TRAFFIC: Portion of I-516 Shut Down Due to Fatal Crash

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-09-30 19:35:32 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have shut down a portion of I-516 headed towards Garden City at the Highway 17 exit due to a multi-car crash.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have shut down a portion of I-516 headed towards Garden City at the Highway 17 exit due to a multi-car crash.
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