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  • Carlos Gascon

    Man beats girlfriend who ‘cheated’ in his dreams

    MONROE COUNTY, Fla. — A man is accused of terrorizing his girlfriend after having a dream that she cheated on him, according to WFOR. Carlos Gascon, 27, of Miami-Dade County, allegedly held his girlfriend captive for an entire day at her home in the Florida Keys. The woman was able to call for help on Friday after Gascon passed out. Monroe County Sheriff’s spokesperson Becky Herrin said Gascon beat her, slashed her leg with a knife, poured hot coffee on her […]

  • Larry Jason Chambers

    Winston-Salem standoff suspect out of hospital; faces firearm, drug charges

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The suspect in Friday’s nearly 10-hour standoff in Winston-Salem has been released from the hospital and faces numerous charges. Larry Jason Chambers, 36, of North Wilkesboro, was hospitalized after stabbing himself in the chest at the end of a standoff with police at Ardsley Street and Lockland Avenue. Chambers is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, larceny and numerous drug charges involving methamphetamine and marijuana. Many of these charges are out of Wilkes and Yadkin counties. […]

  • Matthew Talmadge Caillouet

    UPDATE: Missing Eden man found safe

    EDEN, N.C. — A missing Eden man has been found, according to authorities. Authorities announced Tuesday that Matthew Talmadge Caillouet, 31, who was reported missing Friday, had been found safe.  

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    Sheriff: No evidence of criminal act after Tony Stewart hit, killed driver at dirt track

    ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. — The Ontario County Sheriff said Monday that an investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr. is ongoing but, as of now, there is no evidence of any criminal activity, according to WSTM. Sheriff Philip Povero spoke at a news conference Monday afternoon, saying investigators are seeking expert help in reviewing the videos of the crash. On Saturday night, Ward’s car hit the outside wall during lap 14 of a 25-lap race. A video of the incident shows two cars […]

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    Truck crashes into Greensboro townhouse

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A driver lost control of a vehicle and crashed into a Greensboro home Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., a driver traveling on Pisgah Church Road lost control of the truck they were driving and crashed into a townhouse at 1 Apple Tree Lane. The crash caused significant damage to the vacant rental property. City building inspectors are trying to determine if the unit can be occupied now. No injuries were reported. It is unclear if the […]

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    Burger King brings back chicken fries

    MIAMI — Burger King customers’ voices have been heard. The Miami-based chain will bring back chicken fries, the breaded and fried chicken strips served in a fry-style box, after taking them off the menu in 2012. When chicken fries were removed from the menu, customers took to Facebook and Twitter to complain, with some using the hashtag #BringBackChickenFries. “We underestimated the cult following that the product had,” Alex Macedo, president of North America for the company, told MSN Money. “There’s a […]

  • Janie Talley

    Police: NC mom helps son record setting himself on fire for Facebook

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a mom accused of helping her 16-year-old record a video for Facebook where he set himself on fire, WSOC reports. Videos of teens setting themselves on fire has become a viral challenge on Facebook. According to police, the video shows the 16-year-old pouring fingernail polish on his body and setting himself on fire. Janie Talley, the 41-year-old mother of the teen, was present and aware of what her son was doing, police say. […]

  • Burning of elephant ivory, rhino horns at NC Zoo postponed

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina Zoo has postponed the burning of elephant ivory and rhino horns that was planned for Tuesday. Legal issues concerning the destruction of state property are being examined. The zoo had planned to burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at nearly a million dollars at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The zoo said in a statement that while it does not put a value on the ivory and horns, the artifacts are state […]

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    Man in standoff with W-S police in custody after stabbing self in chest

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A nearly 10-hour standoff between Winston-Salem police and an armed man barricaded in a shed came to an end around 8 p.m. The suspect was identified as Larry Jason Chambers, 37. The standoff ended after Chambers stabbed himself in the chest. Paramedics responded to the scene and Chambers was taken into custody via ambulance to be transported to a local hospital. Chambers has outstanding warrants out of Yadkin and Wilkes counties. During the standoff, Chambers became “highly agitated and attempts […]

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    Couple sues child care website they blame for baby daughter’s death

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A couple is suing the popular child care website Care.com for the death of their baby girl, according to HLN. Prosecutors say 3-month-old Rylan Koopmeiners died of blunt force trauma on July 27, 2012, while under the care of Sarah Gumm, a nanny the girl’s parents found on Care.com. According to the suit, Gumm, 33, repeatedly left the 3-month-old unattended while she allegedly took a taxi to a local pharmacy and purchased wine. The lawsuit goes on to allege […]

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    Tiger Woods will not play Wyndham Championship

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiger Woods will not play in the Wyndham Championship taking place next week in Greensboro. According to the Wyndham Championship’s official Twitter page, they were informed on Friday evening Woods would not attend. The post read, “@wyndhamchamp just informed @tigerwoods not playing next week and will shut it down to get healthy. We wish him all the best.” . @wyndhamchamp just informed @tigerwoods not playing next week and will shut it down to get healthy. We wish […]

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    Court case for Hornets’ rookie Hairston moves to Sept. 12

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for September, according to WSOC. The former UNC standout was due to appear in court in Durham County on Friday on a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery following an altercation with a high school basketball player during a pickup game last month. Bill Thomas, one of Hairston’s lawyers, tells WSOC Hairston had a waiver to miss Friday’s appearance. He said his […]

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