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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.


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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.