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  • NC high school football player accused of stealing from elementary school

    NC high school football star accused of stealing from elementary school

    HAVELOCK, N.C. — A highly-recruited North Carolina high school football star is accused of stealing electronics from an elementary school. WCTI12.com reported that Michael James Bowman, 18, was arrested Friday after he allegedly stole 16 iPads and iPods from Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School. Police said the crimes happened between June 9 and July 16 in Havelock. The suspect was reportedly employed by a private company contracted to clean the school. Bowman is a star wide receiver for the Havelock Rams […]

  • One dead, one injured after shooting at Burlington hotel

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — One person is dead and another injured after a shooting early Sunday morning at a Quality Inn hotel in Burlington, according to police. The victims were identified as Raphael Devante Currie and David Israel Williams, both 24 and of Burlington. Williams died at Alamance Regional Medical Center and Currie was flown to a local hospital with life threatening injuries, where he remains, according to police. Police said they were called to the hotel at 2444 Maple Avenue […]

  • See how dogs react when they get pranked by a puppet dog

    Watch dogs get pranked by a puppet

    The pranksters at Just For Laughs Gags set up a puppet dog at the park to prank real dogs. Watch how the dogs react to the puppet in this comical viral video. Poor dogs!

  • Boy born without a brain peacefully dies at 12

    Boy born without a brain peacefully dies at 12

    SHREVEPORT, La. — A boy who was born without a brain and defied all odds has peacefully died in his sleep at the age of 12, according to KSLA. Trevor Judge Waltrip was born on Christmas Eve 2001, with just a brain stem and hydranencephaly, according to the TV station. He died in his sleep on Monday. He had a rare condition in which his brain’s cerebral hemispheres were gone and replaced with cerebro-spinal fluid. There is no cure or treatment. Waltrip […]

  • Nathan Lynn Cooley, 28, of Spring Lake

    Police searching for NC man accused of sexually abusing young girl

    SPRING LAKE, N.C. — Police are searching for a North Carolina man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. WTVD-TV reported that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley allegedly told the girl in Spring Lake that he was a police officer and needed help finding his dog. Police said the girl got into his car and the suspect drove her to a wooded area and sexually assaulted her. He then dropped her off at a park near her home, according to police. […]

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    NC ranks high among states with the best beer, according to website

    North Carolina ranks high among states with the best beer, according to a new list by Thrillist.com. The Tar Heel state was ranked at number 15 in a recent breakdown of the best beer states in America. “North Carolina, raise up, do not spin your beer around like a helicopter ‘cause then it’ll explode everywhere, and that’d suck, since many of them are quite delicious,” according to the website. Thrillist published the list on Sunday and looked at both quantity and quality in […]

  • Authorities said a van carrying seven special-needs children crashed into a home Sunday morning in Davidson County. (Peter Lipomi/WGHP-TV)

    Van with eight people crashes into home in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities said a van carrying seven special-needs children crashed into a home Sunday morning in Davidson County. Officials said it happened at around 11 a.m. at a house at 7138 Ridge Road in Midway. The driver apparently turned onto Clodfelter Road from Ridge Road and was going too fast. Officials said the driver went off the road and into the home. Eight people were on the bus, including the driver. One of the passengers had a […]

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    Enrollment options to NC charter and public schools creates confusion

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Parents have options on what kind of school to send their children to, according to school officials. WSOC-TV reported that they can apply to charter and magnet schools while their child is enrolled in public schools but that could cause confusion. Schools told Eyewitness News they are struggling with enrollment issues because of last-minute decisions. There is no rule to stop parents from applying to multiple schools for their students to attend, according to the North Carolina […]

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    What does North Carolina buy the most on eBay?

    What Does Your State Buy the Most on eBay?: Nobody loves a Roomba quite like the people of Delaware From 2013 … on.mash.to/1npJ0MQ— Rami Murad (@Murad72R) August 24, 2014 What does North Carolina buy the most of on eBay? The website Mashable.com has released a map showing the top products bought on the auction-style website for each state in the country. The Tar Heel state buys the most baby products, according to the website. Despite that fact, North Carolina does […]

  • Daniel Scott Remington

    Cary murder suspect arrested in Fayetteville

    CARY, N.C. — Fayetteville police have arrested a man wanted in connection to a Friday night murder in Cary, according to WTVD-TV. Police found 36-year-old Daniel Scott Remington in the area of Owen Drive and Hunter Circle in Fayetteville. Officials said the suspect was turned over to the Cary Police Department early Sunday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest late Saturday. Cary police say Remington’s victim was 58-year-old Wendy Jean Johnson, from Sanford. They responded to a […]

  • Cat photo

    Photo of NC man adopting cat goes viral

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A photo of a North Carolina man meeting his rescue cat for the first time has gone viral online. The Asheville Humane Society posted a photo of a man identified as “Kyle” adopting a cat to its Facebook page. The photo was posted to Reddit.com, where it made the front page. It had 1,723,154 views as of Sunday morning, according to the photo sharing website Imgur.

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    How Ferguson could be America’s future

    FERGUSON, Missouri — The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have been described as a mirror into contemporary America, but they are also something else: A crystal ball. Look past the headlines — the debates over race and police militarization that have surfaced after the killing of an unarmed black youth by a white police officer — and one can glimpse America’s future, some historians and political scientists say. No one is talking about an impending race war or a police state, […]

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