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Five dead in Sampson Co. house fire

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At least five people are dead as a result of a house fire in Sampson County early Saturday morning, investigators said.The fire at 552 Gibbs Road in Garland was reported to authorities just after 1 a.m. More>>

Former Marine closes in on goal to keep coffee shop open Video included

Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life. Matt Victoriano's military background influenced every aspect of his Durham coffee house and bar, Intrepid Life.
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A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>

Infant drowns after wandering into grandmother's pool Video included

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An 18-month-old child died Friday after being found unresponsive in his grandmother's pool at her Fayetteville home. More>>

Mother concerned for safety of man missing for 2 weeks Video included

James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014. James Chambers was last seen after work on Aug. 15, 2014.
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A Fayetteville family is looking for answers after a 28-year-old man disappeared more than 2 weeks ago. More>>

Details unclear surrounding death of Fort Bragg paratrooper

Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg. Pvt. 1st Class Lance D. Cuffee, of Norfolk, Virginia, died on or about Aug. 27 on post at Fort Bragg.
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The military is investigating the death of a Fort Bragg paratrooper earlier this week on base.
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Wrongfully arrested man speaks to NCCU ethics class Video included

Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype. Charles Belk, who was wrongfully arrested in Beverly Hills, speaks to an ethics class via Skype.
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A Durham man who was arrested for a crime he did not commit spoke to students at N.C. Central University about his experience. More>>

2 dead in crash involving train in Morrisville Video included

Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville. Police say two people were inside a car hit by a train in Morrisville.
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Police say two people are dead after a freight train collided with a car in Morrisville Friday night.
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SC woman pleads guilty in Wake Forest kidnapping plot Video included

Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5. Frank Janssen was kidnapped from his Wake Forest home on April 5.

A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>

Rep. Larry Womble settles in lawsuit involving wreck

Former state Rep. Larry Womble Former state Rep. Larry Womble
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The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>

UNC player's mother awaits investigation into alleged hazing

UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer UNC redshirt freshman Jackson Boyer
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The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at UNC said the family is "worried about justice" for her son. More>>

Durham police seek man on robbery charges

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Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>

Drake Landing neighbors 'disappointed' shooting will continue Video included

Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range. Neighbors of Drake Landing have long complained about noise from the shooting range.
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Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>

No charges to be filed in Carrboro pedestrian-involved crash

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Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
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Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

Road where child killed has 'appropriate' speed limit, DOT says Video included

Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>

Fuquay-Varina bond rating improved to AAA

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Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>

Performance Fiber in Chatham County closing

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?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

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Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

Family seeks help locating missing Fayetteville man

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A Fayetteville family is asking for the public's help in locating their missing relative. More>>

New VA secretary recruits doctors, nurses at Duke Video included

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, in a discussion Friday morning at Duke, addressed the problems in the VA that have raised concerns among many American veterans. More>>

Durham's Hillside High kicks off WNCN Blitz pep rallies Video included

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For the upcoming high school football season, WNCN Blitz is kicking off its Friday morning pep rallies at Hillside High School in Durham. More>>

Jury awards $500K in NC man's stun gun death

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A jury has awarded half a million dollars to the family of a man who died after Charlotte police used a stun gun on him. More>>

UNC changes sexual violence policy after student complaints Video included

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UNC has announced new policies for dealing with sexual violence. More>>

Mayor McFarlane: Updated offer soon on Dix property

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The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park. More>>

Man claiming to be Spring Lake sexual assault suspect offers alibi Video included

Nathan L. Cooley Nathan L. Cooley
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The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>

Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

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A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights. More>>

Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

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House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan. More>>

Raleigh 10-year-old earns scholarship at World Pokemon Championships

10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. 10-year-old London Swan from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C.
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A 10-year-old from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. More>>

Spring Lake police still seeking man in sex assault case Video included

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Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. More>>

Durham Ice Bucket Challenge aims to help father Video included

The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati. The money donated with this Ice Bucket Challenge goes to the father of a student at Immaculata Catholic School, Chris Rosati.
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It's an Ice Bucket Challenge in Durham with a twist. More>>

Woman in ICU after being hit by car in Fayetteville

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A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car late Wednesday night in Fayetteville. More>>

Harnett Co. health system loses $24M in two years Video included

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A hospital system in Harnett County has lost millions over the last two years, concerning citizens and hospital administrators. More>>

Durham road where child killed concerns neighbors Video included

Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive. Jeri Dee Quick, 4, ran into the road and into the path of an oncoming car in the 3500 block of Dearborn Drive.
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The DOT reports eight pedestrians have been hit in seven different crashes on Dearborn Drive in Durham since the start of 2009. More>>

Fayetteville man leads deputies to meth behind home

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A Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday after he led Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies to materials used to manufacture methamphetamine behind his residence. More>>

Spring Lake murder suspect arrested, 2nd sought

Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Shaquan Parker was arrested at Victory Chapel Church located at 409 N. Bragg Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>

Man claiming to be wanted Spring Lake sex offender claims innocence Video included

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A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>

Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

Fort Bragg paratrooper found dead on base

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An 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper died Saturday on post at Fort Bragg of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound. More>>

Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

Family of Durham man, wrongfully arrested in LA, allege racial profiling Video included

Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook.  It has now been shared tens of thousands of times. Charles Belk posted this picture of his arrest on Facebook. It has now been shared tens of thousands of times.
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A Durham man, who was arrested in Los Angeles for a crime he did not commit, is speaking out about an incident he believes was a case of racial profiling. More>>

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban Video included

Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)

Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>

Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

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The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach. More>>

Teen arrested in Henderson fatal shooting

Kyshaun Leondree Norrell Kyshaun Leondree Norrell
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The Vance County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with an Aug. 23 fatal shooting. More>>

Historic Raleigh cemetery near Cameron Village needs sprucing up Video included

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The Oberlin cemetery is located near Cameron Village in downtown Raleigh. More>>

4 UNC players suspended over 'violations of team policy' Video included

Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill. Yahoo Sports reported that a redshirt freshman sustained a concussion during a physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the Aloft hotel in Chapel Hill.
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Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place. More>>

EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner

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Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

    Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
    A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
    A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
  • Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

    Tillis to highlight NC teacher raises in TV ad

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:43 GMT
    House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
    House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
  • Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

    Radio ads praise NC lawmakers for fracking votes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:44:36 GMT
    The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
    The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach.
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  • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

    A look back at Hurricane Katrina, 50 photos

    For some, it may be hard to believe that nine years have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall and left major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi. Most people will never forget where they
    Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, causing major devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:52:20 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:32:09 GMT
    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
    Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
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