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Clay Aiken was holding a slim lead over Keith Cisco before the 71-year-old businessman was found dead in his home, apparently from a fall.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Clay Aiken’s Opponent Found Dead

71-year-old Congressional candidate Keith Crisco died from a fall at his home Monday afternoon.

05/12/2014

File photo of crime scene tape. (Photo by: John Li/Getty Images)

NC Couple Charged In Accidentally Shooting Of 3-Year-Old

An Asheboro couple is facing charges stemming from the accidental shooting of a 3-year-old girl.

11/28/2013

Kibibi ('little lady' in Swahili) embraces her mother Mandara at the Great Ape House at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC. (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gorilla Euthanized At North Carolina Zoo After Illness

Officials at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro have euthanized a 21-year-old male gorilla after he had been treated for an illness for more than a week.

09/04/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Police: 2-Year-Old Shoots Self In The Mouth After Finding Dad’s Handgun

A 2-year-old boy is recovering after Randolph County deputies say he found a handgun inside his home, put it in his mouth, and the weapon fired.

05/20/2013

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