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Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Report: Drones Have Wide Government Uses In North Carolina

State and local governments in North Carolina could use unmanned aircraft for law enforcement, hurricane recovery and monitoring wildlife, a new state report suggests.

03/08/2014

File photo of handcuffs.(Credit: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

SC Sergeant Arrested On NC Sex Charges

A sergeant based in South Carolina has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting adult and child victims in Carolina.

03/07/2014

State environmental agencies considering changes that would require Duke Energy move its coal ash to a protected landfill. (Getty Images)

4,700 Gallons Of Sewage Overflows In Wilmington

A crack in a sewage pipe in Wilmington has resulted in about 1,000 gallons of wastewater reaching a ditch leading into a nearby creek.

03/07/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils drives to the basket against Kennedy Meeks #3 and James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels. (credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

UNC-Duke Tickets Easily The Most Expensive Game Of Rivalry Week

Conference tournament seeding as well as seeding for the big dance is most certainly on the line when the two schools do battle on the hardwood this Saturday as part of college basketball rivalry week.

03/06/2014

File photo of fire truck.(Photo by Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

Woman, Blind Father Die In Fire At Home

A woman and her blind father have died in a fire at a home in Edgecombe County.

03/06/2014

File photo of unemployment line. (Photo by CESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images)

North Carolina Unemployment Claims Stay Backed Up

It’s unclear whether North Carolina’s unemployment insurance office will meet its goal on clearing a backlog of initial claims that grew as office workers became more deliberative about whether someone qualifies for benefits.

03/05/2014

File photo of Youtube. (Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for YouTube)

Parents Complaining About YouTube Video Involving Handgun, Drug References

Some parents and others in Bessemer City are complaining about a YouTube video that shows young people rapping while flashing cash and a handgun in a public park.

03/05/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Middle School Employee Facing Sex-Related Charges Involving Children

An Iredell County middle-school employee is facing sex-related charges involving children, but authorities say the alleged crimes did not involve youths at the school where he works.

03/04/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

School Board To Consider Book Ban

A North Carolina school board is considering a ban on a book assigned to high school students.

02/27/2014

(File photo of the Facebook log-in page./ credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Students Nude Photos Investigation Expands To Six More Counties

Six more counties are now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media.

02/26/2014

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