North Carolina

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Activists In 6 States Plan To Spread Protests

Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations.


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Teacher Charged With Assault Of Autistic Boys

A Cumberland County teacher faces charges that she assaulted two autistic students.


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Gay Marriage Advocates Want Quicker Ruling

Gay marriage advocates want a federal judge to quickly overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex unions after an appeals court ruling to overturn a similar prohibition in Virginia.


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Man Arrested After Dragging Stolen Safe From Drug Store

A Swansboro man has been arrested and accused of stealing a safe from a drug store.


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Man Assaulted By Suspects Trying To Vandalize Store

Asheville police have arrested eight men who they say assaulted a man trying to stop them from vandalizing a downtown store.


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Judge Opens Civil Rights Case Where Officers Were Told To Take Hispanic Motorists To Jail

Two retired supervising deputies say a North Carolina sheriff told officers to take Hispanic motorists to jail whenever they were stopped for traffic violations.


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Police Arrest Man Who Wins Doughnut-Eating Contest In Connection With Break-Ins

A North Carolina man celebrated out-eating some police officers, only to find out that he couldn’t outrun them.


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Man Jailed On $2 million Bond On Sex Charges

Authorities in Davidson County say a Thomasville man is jailed under a $2 million bond after he was charged with seven counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.


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Fayetteville Shooting Suspect Had 2 Wives

A man who authorities say killed two members of his family by spraying his father-in-law’s Fayetteville home with bullets was married to two different women.


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2 Killed In Crash Caused By Man Fleeing Police

Authorities say a man speeding from police in Durham crashed head-on into another vehicle, killing both drivers.





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