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  • This marriage proposal at a NC basketball game will make you smile

    This marriage proposal at a NC basketball game will make you smile

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — A man found a creative and cute way to propose to his girlfriend during the halftime of a basketball game in North Carolina. WECT reported that it recently happened during the halftime of a game at a Laney, West Brunswick high school basketball game. Laney tennis coach Beau Summersill had a special surprise for Kimmy, his girlfriend. And it involved music and a mascot. Check it out in the video above.

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    Store employee accidentally shoots, injures self in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – A man accidentally shot himself with his gun at a sporting goods store in Burlington on Sunday afternoon, according to police. Police said an employee at Dunham’s Sports at 309 Huffman Mill Road accidentally shot himself with his handgun at about 2:30 p.m. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper left leg and was taken to Alamance Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to Duke, according to police. Burlington police, fire and Alamance County emergency […]

  • Bigfoot

    Man claims to have video of ‘Bigfoot’ walking through park in New York City

    NEW YORK — A video recently posted to YouTube claims to show “Bigfoot” walking through a park in New York City. WPIX reported that Russell Strark claims the “unbelievable” time lapse video was recorded Tuesday after Monday’s snow storm. The city’s parks were closed at the time by order of the mayor. Strark wrote the following on YouTube: This is Unbelievable footage that I captured in Brooklyns Prospect Park. I recently started a live streaming / time lapse channel called Brooklyn […]

  • Watch Randleman road rage victim share story on national TV

    Sherri Norman shared her story with Fox News on Sunday. She even mentions a local TV station you may be familiar with…

  • William Hewett and Curtis Hewett (left to right)

    Brother helps brother escape NC jail; jailer fired

    BOLIVIA, N.C. — A jailer has been fired after deputies said a man helped his brother escape from a North Carolina jail. WECT reported that Corporal Ashley Nicole Harrell is no longer employed at the Brunswick County jail after 22-year-old William Earl Hewett escaped on Thursday afternoon. The suspect’s brother, Curtis Hewett, faces charges in connection to the escape. Authorities said Williams Hewett escaped by posing as his brother and bonding out of jail. The brothers reportedly switched armbands while being […]

  • Woman claims she was violently attacked by ghost, has video footage

    Woman claims she was violently attacked by ghost, has video footage

    SANTIAGO, Chile — A woman claims she was violently attacked by a ghost – and she has the video footage to prove it. Various news outlets reported that 34-year-old Cecilia Carrasco claims it happened as she was walking past the reception desk at her lawyer’s office. Surveillance video footage of the alleged incident shows Carrasco quickly falling backwards. She said she felt hands shove her before the recent fall in Santiago, Chile. The video has since gone viral after being on the local […]

  • William Dean Honbarrier, 27, and Wesley James Morton, 25, both of Granite Quarry.

    NC elementary school placed on lockdown during nearby meth lab bust

    GRANITE QUARRY, N.C. — Two people were arrested and an elementary school was placed on lockdown in connection to a North Carolina meth lab bust. William Dean Honbarrier, 27, and Wesley James Morton, 25, both of Granite Quarry, were arrested Friday after an ongoing investigation into the meth lab. The suspects have been charged with various meth-related offenses, including manufacturing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, according to officials. Authorities said the meth lab was at a […]

  • Mom finds ‘sea creature’ in can of tuna

    Mother finds ‘sea creature’ in can of tuna

    Imagine opening up a can of tuna and finding a “sea creature” inside. The Nottingham Post reported that it happened to Zoe Butler, 28, from the U.K., as she was about to serve the tuna to her children. “I opened the top of the lid and saw a purply thing, a gut sack or intestine — then I turned it round and pushed it with a fork and saw it looking back at me… It’s got like a spiny tail along […]

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    Pedestrian fatally hit by truck in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck Friday night in Winston-Salem, according to police. Donald Keith Jarrett, 53, of Winston-Salem, died after being hit in the 1500 block of New Walkertown Road shortly after 9 p.m., according to police. Police said Jarrett was standing in the left travel lane of west bound New Walkertown Road at the time of the crash. He died at the scene due to injuries sustained from the collision, according […]

  • Boy's funny note

    Read boy’s mature, funny response to girl’s love note

    A fifth-grade girl apparently sent a love note to a boy at her school – and got a mature and hilarious response. Reddit user Lindsrae recently uploaded to post online. The 11-year-old apparently wrote “Do you like me?” with check-boxes for yes and no. Instead of a simple yes or no the boy wrote back: I don’t know. I don’t know myself yet. Plus I’m under a lot of stress at home so I can’t tell. P.S. You don’t know […]

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    Police investigate death of Appalachian State University student

    BOONE, N.C. — An Appalachian State University student died after being found in distress Friday night at a home in Boone, according to police. Boone police have identified the victim as 23-year-old Michael C. Schmitt. A cause of death has not been released. Police said they were called to a home in the 300 block of Yosef Drive in Boone at about 9:15 p.m. Fire and emergency workers also responded. The victim died after being taken to an area hospital, […]

  • Cellphone video shows a frightening road rage incident in Randleman.

    Randleman road rage story going national; to be on Nancy Grace

    Warning: Video contains profanity. RANDLEMAN, N.C. — A story involving cell phone video of a road rage incident in Randleman is gaining national media attention, attracting “Nancy Grace” and “Inside Edition.” The Asheboro Courier-Tribune reported that Randolph County Det. Sgt. Bernie Maness will be interviewed via telephone on Monday for a segment on Nancy Grace. The interview was originally scheduled for Thursday, but had to be postponed, according to the paper. Maness was also interviewed for “Inside Edition” on Thursday, […]

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