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FBI: Team Has Rescued NC Kidnap Victim In Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — An elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team has safely rescued a North Carolina kidnap victim from an apartment complex in Atlanta, days after the man was reported missing from his home, the FBI […]


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Mecklenburg County 911 Dispatcher Facing Child Porn Charges

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A former Mecklenburg County 911 dispatcher is accused by authorities in Gaston County of possessing and distributing child pornography. Police say 44-year-old Christopher Mauldin of Dallas is charged with multiple counts […]


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NC Woman Accused In Father’s Stabbing Death

LINDEN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Linden woman stabbed her father to death during a fight at their home. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says someone called 911 at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday to […]


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NC Sides With Duke In Appeal Of Coal Ash Ruling

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge’s ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company’s coal ash dumps. The state Environmental Management Commission filed […]


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Charlotte Has New Mayor After Bribery Scandal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte’s city council on Monday selected a lawyer and state legislator as mayor of North Carolina’s largest city to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. […]


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Body Found In NC Home After Deputies Hear Shot

GARNER, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a body was found Monday in a Garner home that officers had surrounded for several hours. On Monday morning, authorities say a Wake County deputy met a realtor to […]


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ACLU Questions NC Sheriffs About Prison Rape Law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sheriffs in 23 out of 100 North Carolina counties haven’t showed the ACLU that they are following a federal law to prevent rapes in prison, the civil rights group said. But […]


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Teen’s Body Found In NC River

SHALLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 17-year-old man has been found in the Shallotte River in Brunswick County. Investigators said a helicopter spotted the teen’s body around 2 p.m. Sunday. Deputies […]


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Charlotte City Council To Select New Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. The council will vote Monday evening on a new […]


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Burglar Breaks Into Gastonia House By Digging Through Floor

The Gastonia Police Department is investigating a bizarre burglary that took place on Thursday.