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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.


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Heroin Use In North Carolina

Heroin use on the rise in NC.


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Mecklenburg County Has One Of The Highest Rates Of Teen Car Accidents

The numbers of teen driving deaths and injuries have fallen in North Carolina but moving violations are up since the General Assembly imposed new requirements on young drivers and their parents before teens can drive fully on their own, the Division of Motor Vehicles said.


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4 More Deaths From Flu Reported In North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health officials say four more people have died from flu-related illness. The numbers released Thursday come one week after the previous report showed no one died in the state. […]


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2 Arrested In North Charlotte Shooting Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police says two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting. Detectives say they arrested 20-year-old Tyree Lavarchio Sifford Thursday. They said 22-year-old Jamarick Yamon Horton was arrested […]


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North Carolina School Bus Overturns

NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a school bus has overturned in Nash County. The wreck was reported around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. The patrol says eight students were on the bus […]


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NC: We’ve Reasonably Met Food Stamp Deadline

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s health secretary says she believes the state has “reasonably achieved” the goal of meeting a federal deadline to resolve a backlog of food stamp applications although some cases are […]