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    Dog surprised by 100 balls will make you smile

    Maymo the dog loves balls. So for his birthday, his owners surprised him with exactly 100 of them. Maymo goes crazy and is one happy birthday dog. Maymo just uploaded the video to YouTube a few days ago and it already has more than 200,000 views.

  • Rapper Rick Ross

    Rapper Rick Ross arrested in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Rapper Rick Ross was arrested Friday night after his performance at the SuperJam concert in Greensboro. Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, 38, faces a charge of failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor marijuana charge. Ross’ arrest is in connection to a previous marijuana arrest in Greensboro. Authorities said he was escorted to the Greensboro Detention Center by police where he posted a $1,000 bond.

  • Susie

    Susie, abused dog that inspired NC law, nominated for award

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The abused Greensboro dog that inspired “Susie’s Law” in North Carolina has been nominated for a national award. Susie has been nominated in the 2014 Therapy Dog category of the American Humane Association Hero Dog award. Voting is submitted online and ends Monday. Click here to cast a vote. Susie’s Law made animal cruelty a low-level felony and allows judges to sentence offenders to jail in certain cases. It went into effect in 2010. The law […]

  • Jackie Ray Stroud, 51, of Lexington

    Lexington man accused of sex acts with child

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — A 51-year-old Lexington man is accused of committing sexual offenses with a girl less than 13 years old. Jackie Ray Stroud has been charged with two counts of first degree sex offense with a child and one count of indecent liberties with a child. The crimes allegedly occurred between Oct. 31 and Dec. 25 of last year on Riverview Road Extension, according to the Lexington Dispatch. Deputies started investigating in April after receiving a report of sexual […]

  • One dead in deputy-involved shooting in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A Guilford County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at officers during a standoff, according to Sheriff B.J. Barnes. Authorities said that deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife at 536 Cynthia Road shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday. The caller said her husband, 45-year-old Ray Junior Barber, had a gun and at least one shot had already been fired. Officials said the suspect barricaded himself […]

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    Body of second missing fisherman found at Belews Lake

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    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Lightning struck a North Carolina church in the middle of a church service, zapping the piano player. WECT reported that it happened around noon Sunday at the Zion Hill Baptist Church in Bolivia. Lightning struck the roof of the church, causing shockwaves through the electrical wiring in the building, according to Chief John Eeten with the Sunset Harbor and Zion Hill Fire Department. The pianist did not have to be hospitalized and was treated on scene […]

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    Video shot in NC claims to capture moment lightning strikes boat

    MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — A YouTube video posted on Friday claims to capture the moment lightning strikes a boat in North Carolina. WCTI reported that the video was shot Tuesday during the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City. The video 4:45 minute video was uploaded by Carole Yoder. Lightning can be seen and thunder heard throughout the video. Shortly after the three minute mark, crew members can be heard shouting to make sure everyone is alright. No injuries […]

  • Bucket list

    Couple creates sweet bucket list for beloved beagle with cancer

    TOWSON, Maryland — A couple from Maryland has created a sweet bucket list for their beloved beagle that was diagnosed with cancer. Essam and Kathryn Shomali created the list after “Little Joe,” or “L.J.” was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma. Joe’s bucket list has 15 things on it. He’s already gone on a blind date with another pooch, eaten an ice cream cone and been featured on the news. Joe still needs to: eat a Big Mac, ride a fire truck and […]

  • Lowell Thomas Manring, II, 28 of Winston-Salem; Leah Anne West, 23, of Winston-Salem; Maranda Elizabeth Bowles, 18, of Walkertown and Tiffany Ranae Hicks, 19, of Winston-Salem.

    Suspects accused of entering Forsyth Co. home, threatening and stealing from resident

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Four people are accused of entering a Forsyth County home, threatening the resident at gunpoint and stealing from her. Lowell Thomas Manring, II, 28 of Winston-Salem; Leah Anne West, 23, of Winston-Salem; Tiffany Ranae Hicks, 19, of Winston-Salem and Maranda Elizabeth Bowles, 18, of Walkertown, all face charges. The suspects are accused of entering a home in the 6000 block of Brussels Court in Walkertown around 3 a.m. Friday. Deputies said they entered by deceiving the […]