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  • ‘Ghost’ attacks news photojournalist in Pennsylvania home

    ‘Ghost’ attacks news photojournalist in ‘haunted’ Pennsylvania home

    HANOVER, Penn. — A homeowner says she’s living in the middle of a violent haunting with ghosts, demons and a “shadow man” in her home. WPMT went inside the home in western Pennsylvania. Just a few minutes into the interview, a news photojournalist was “attacked by a ghost.” He said he was scratched by what felt like a “piece of hot metal.” “It was really strange, I’ve never felt anything like it before,” he said. Homeowner DeAnna Simpson says she has photos of people with scratches […]

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    Today is National Ice Cream Day! Find deals in the Piedmont

    July is National Ice Cream month and Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. Thirty years ago in 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July National Ice Cream month. Reagan also designated the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. About nine percent of all the milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream, according to International Dairy Foods Association. Here are some deals and specials in the area for those who love ice cream: […]

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    Meteor over North Carolina? Video shows bright flash in the sky

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Did you see Thursday night’s meteor over North Carolina? WRAL-TV reported that Dan Perjar, a software developer at North Carolina State University, captured the apparent fireball on his car’s dashcam. The 5-second video captures a quick flash of light shooting across the sky at around 10:17 p.m. Thursday above Interstate 440 in Raleigh. The fireball was also seen in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, according to the American Meteor Society. “Sizable meteor […]

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    North Carolina named one of the scariest states in America

    North Carolina is one of the scariest states in the country, according to recent research. The real estate search site Estately ranked North Carolina as the sixth scariest state in America. The website analyzed 15 common fears and figured out how many of each are in each state. The fears included things like clowns, dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs. “Humanity’s worst fears are everywhere in North Carolina, except for dentists, which is odd,” according to the website. […]

  • Dead body on stretcher falls out of coroner's van and into traffic

    Dead body on stretcher flies out of coroner’s van and into traffic

    BUCKS COUNTY, Penn. — A dead body on a stretcher flew out of a coroner’s van and into traffic after a “malfunction” in the van’s door. The Bucks County Courier Times reported the incident happened Friday near a shopping center in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. Jerry Bradley posted a photo on Facebook that showed the stretcher in the middle of the road. The coroner’s office said the driver of the van returned to get the corpse “in a manner of seconds.” “Care was taken […]

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    Driver with kids in car crashes during high-speed chase in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man is accused of leading troopers on a high-speed chase and crashing the car with his children inside. Dexter Lavoy Pittman, 23, has been charged with felony speeding to elude arrest, child endangerment and driving with a revoked license. The suspect was allegedly driving a 2014 grey Dodge Charger at 81 mph in a 35 mph zone Sunday afternoon on East Market Street in Greensboro. Troopers said they began to pursue the suspect, who allegedly […]

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    NC man accused of sexually molesting dog

    WILMINGTON, N.C. – Police have arrested a North Carolina man accused of sexually molesting a dog he found in a parking lot. StarNewsOnline.com reported that Jose Vasquez, 46, of Wilmington, has been charged with crimes against nature. He was held on a $250,000 bail. Authorities said it happened in the early morning hours of July 5 in the parking lot of a Wilmington hotel. The suspect allegedly found the dog in the parking lot, took the dog into his car and […]

  • Puppy comforts older dog during nightmare

    Puppy comforts older dog during nightmare

    A young puppy comforts an older golden retriever having a bad dream in this viral YouTube video. Ariel Goodman posted this video in March, but its just now going viral, with nearly two million views. “One night I caught my new puppy comforting my older dog during a bad dream. They are quickly becoming new friends,” the video’s description said.  

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    Minor injuries after driver crashes into police car in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Minor injuries were reported after authorities said a woman crashed into a police car early Saturday morning in Winston-Salem. Police said it happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Liberty and 6th streets. Two officers were on-duty headed south on Liberty Street in a marked patrol car, according to officials. A 62-year-old woman was driving a 2014 Mercedes west on 6th Street and failed to yield to the right of way and hit the police […]

  • Scotty McCreery's new music video filmed in NC, showcases state's beauty

    Scotty McCreery’s new music video filmed in NC, showcases state’s beauty

    “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery’s new music video was filmed in North Carolina and showcases the Outer Banks. WRAL-TV reported that  the video for “Feelin’ It” was released on Friday and was filmed a few weeks ago in Nags Head. The video features the Garner native and his friends cruising down N.C. Highway 12 and romping through locations including the Bodie Island Lighthouse, Dune Burger and Jeanette’s Pier. Read more: WRAL-TV

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    Winston-Salem police release photo of wanted murder suspect

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have released a photo of a man accused of shooting and killing another man following an argument in Winston-Salem on Friday. Police are looking for Pablo Mojica Fuentes in connection to the death of 39-year-old Roberto Bustos of Winston-Salem. An arrest warrant for Fuentes has been issued for first degree murder. Winston-Salem police said the victim was found unresponsive and lying in front of 3011 Apartment B, Broadbay Drive around 9 p.m. He was pronounced dead at […]

  • Small dog breaks up small dog fight; scolds fighting dogs

    This small dog breaking up a dog fight will make you smile

    This is the cutest thing you’ll see all day. A small dog breaks up a fight between two other small dogs and then scolds them for fighting. This video was uploaded by mosse choi and has been being shared online recently.