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    Authorities identify woman killed in Davie County crash

    MOCKSVILLE, N.C. – One woman is dead and two other people were injured after a crash in Davie County on Sunday morning. Tamika Oglesby, 36, died after authorities said she crossed the centerline and crashed into another vehicle head-on. Authorities said it happened at about 9:20 a.m. Sunday in the 3500 block of U.S. 601 in Mocksville near Pine Ridge Road. There were two people in the vehicle that were hit that were injured. Officials have not released their names. […]

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    Man accused of injuring parents in Davidson County shootout arrested

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – A man accused of injuring his parents during a shootout at a Davidson County home has been arrested and jailed under a $5 million bond. Tracy Strickland faces two counts of attempted murder after exchanging gunshots with his parents, according to Davidson County Sheriff David Grice. Authorities responded to a shooting call at 3377 Summerville Church Road in Denton shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, according to Davidson County EMS. A man and his parents were arguing […]

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    More details released about Kernersville man reported missing in Boone

    To Martin – “If you see this, please come home or contact us. We love you”. – Mom and Dad

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    ‘Purple Rain’ movie to return to Greensboro theater, other NC locations

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The movie “Purple Rain,” which lifted Prince to international stardom in the 1980s, is returning to theaters around the country this weekend. Variety.com reported that the 1984 romantic musical drama is coming to 87 AMC locations and 80 Carmike Theaters locations. Carmike 18 at 4822 Koger Blvd. in Greensboro will show the movie at 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, the theater will play the movie at 1, 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m. It also will be […]

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    North Carolina hunters find naked, headless body in the woods

    BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. – A group of North Carolina hunters have found a headless, naked body in a wooded area. WAVY reported that authorities are still investigating and have not released the identity of the victim. A hunting club reportedly found the naked, headless body in a wooded area of Bertie County on Thursday night. The sheriff said the body has been there for about a week. Authorities hope tattoos on the victim’s body can help identity the victim. “We […]

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    Greensboro Coliseum estimates $100k net revenue loss after Springsteen cancels show over HB2

    GREENBORO, N.C. – Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in Greensboro on Sunday because of North Carolina’s controversial new LGBT bill. The legendary musician released the following statement on Friday: As you, my fans, know I’m scheduled to play in Greensboro, North Carolina this Sunday. As we also know, North Carolina has just passed HB2, which the media are referring to as the “bathroom” law. HB2 — known officially as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act — dictates which […]

  • DENVER, COLORADO - MARCH 31:  Musicians Max Weinberg, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Van Zandt perform at Pepsi Center on March 31, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Allison Farden/Getty Images)

    Bruce Springsteen cancels Greensboro concert on Sunday because of House Bill 2

    GREENBORO, N.C. – Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in Greensboro on Sunday because of North Carolina’s controversial new LGBT bill. The legendary musician released the following statement on Friday: As you, my fans, know I’m scheduled to play in Greensboro, North Carolina this Sunday. As we also know, North Carolina has just passed HB2, which the media are referring to as the “bathroom” law. HB2 — known officially as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act — dictates which […]

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    This 3-legged NC puppy running up stairs to ‘Rocky’ music will inspire you

    WILMINGTON, N.C. — This three-legged North Carolina puppy running up stairs to the “Rocky” theme song will inspire you. The Adopt-An-Angel animal shelter in Wilmington posted the YouTube video to its Facebook page on Saturday. Jill Jones produced the video. The video’s description on YouTube reads: Holly, a five week old puppy was rescued from an animal control facility with a crushed leg. Here you see Holly several weeks after her leg was amputated. She is THRIVING and her spirit and […]

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    North Carolina beats Syracuse, advances to NCAA national championship game

    HOUSTON — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will face Villanova in the NCAA basketball final after the Tar Heels defeated Syracuse. The North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Syracuse Orange in a 83-66 victory Saturday night in Houston. North Carolina has already defeated Syracuse twice this season, winning 84-73 at Syracuse on January 9 and 75-70 at home on February 29. The Tar Heels had been favored to win the game Saturday night as the lone No. […]

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    High Point man accused of stealing car killed in wreck

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A man is dead after police said he stole a car in Thomasville and crashed it in High Point. Ricky Ellis Boone, 34 of High Point, was pronounced dead at the scene after the wreck was discovered early Friday afternoon on Baker Road near US 29/70-Business 85. High Point police said Boone stole the car around midnight last night and ran it off the side of a roadway and down an embankment. Police said it appears […]

  • Jeanie Kassandra Ditty, who is charged in her daighter's death, had photographer Sunny Jo Photoshop her daughter into photos for the suspect.

    NC mother accused of murdering toddler created GoFundMe page to pay for funeral

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina mother accused of murdering her 2-year-old child created a GoFundMe account to pay for the toddler’s funeral. The Fayetteville Observer reported that Jeanie Kassandra Ditty, 23, raised more than $6,000 from the website before it was removed. Ditty and Zachary Earl Keefer, 32, both of Spring Lake, face charges in the death of 2-year-old Macy Grace. The baby was taken to a hospital on December 2 and died two days later. The child reportedly […]

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    UNC mascot’s ‘wife’ gives birth shortly before the Final Four

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s mascot Rameses the ram has two new babies. The school posted a YouTube video on Thursday that announced that Rameses and his “wife” Stella are now proud parents of two lambs, Mavin and Ollie. The baby lambs were born in late March and arrived just in time to cheer on the Tar Heels in the 2016 NCAA Final Four, according to the school. The Tar Heels play Syracuse […]

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