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    63-year-old woman robbed at gunpoint in Burlington home invasion, police say

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A 63-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint during a home invasion in Burlington on Tuesday evening, according to a news release from the Burlington Police Department. At 5:51 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 900 block of North Park Road in reference to a robbery. The victim told officers that three men forced their way into her home at gunpoint. The victim was held in the home while the suspects searched for various items, the […]

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    1 injured in shooting in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 9 p.m. in the 400 block of Smith Street. Officers at the scene said two people shot at each other and one of them was hit by the gunfire. The victim was taken to an area hospital and there is no word on their condition. The investigation is in its early stages so officers are not saying what set off the gunfire.

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    2 sought in connection with Amber Alert for Guilford County baby

    Update: Joseph Richardson Pearson has been located. Read more on that here: Missing Guilford County baby located; Amber Alert canceled. GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing child. Joseph Richardson Pearson is a 2-month-old white male, approximately 20 inches tall, weighing 7 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. The victim is believed to be with Jimmy Ray Pearson and Allissa Corrinne Fink, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. […]

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    Missing Guilford County baby located; Amber Alert canceled

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A missing baby from Guilford County has been located in Randolph County, according to Capt. Robert Hamilton with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday afternoon, an Amber Alert was issued for 2-month-old Joseph Richardson Pearson. The child was said to be with his parents, 28-year-old Jimmy Ray Pearson and 24-year-old Allissa Corrinne Fink. Randolph County sheriff’s deputies located the child, Hamilton said. The child is “OK” but Hamilton could not elaborate on the child’s condition. The child was […]

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    Woman dies from injuries after crash in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Kernersville woman passed away Friday from injuries sustained in an accident in Greensboro earlier this month, according to a news release from Greensboro police. Callielee Morris Wood, 93, died Friday at Moses Cone Hospital. According to Greensboro police, Wood was traveling westbound on East Gate City Boulevard on Oct. 12 when she made a left turn towards the on-ramp to Interstate 40 West. Wood failed to yield the right of way to another driver traveling eastbound […]

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    Woman killed in Randolph County crash identified

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed in a one-car accident south of Asheboro Friday night. The accident happened at about 8:30 p.m. The victim was identified as Wilma Criscoe Dunlap, 57, of Asheboro. According to Trooper R.G. Terry, Dunlap was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Old U.S. 220 near Old N.C. 13 when she lost control of her car, went off the road and struck a […]

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    Venue for Clinton, Obama appearance in Winston-Salem changed

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama will campaign jointly at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The event was previously scheduled to be held at Wake Forest University’s Hearn Plaza but was rescheduled due to the possibility of inclement weather. “Clinton and Mrs. Obama will lay out what is at stake in November and urge North Carolinians to early vote to support the Clinton-Kaine ticket,” a Clinton press […]

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    NC commerce secretary says no significant economic impact from HB2

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina Commerce Secretary John Skvarla told the Charlotte Observer Monday that negative economic effects from House Bill 2 have been more talk than actual impact. “It hasn’t moved the needle one iota,” Skvarla said, adding that the state is in the “best position” it’s ever been in financially. HB 2, which was signed by Gov. Pat McCrory in March, nullified local government ordinances establishing anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. But it gained widespread attention […]

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    Meet Dimples, our precious Pet of the Week

    Meet Dimples, our loving pet of the week. Dimples is a boxer, beagle and bulldog mix. She gets along with most dogs. Dimples has been in a foster home and is great with kids. For more information, contact Burlington Pet Adoption Center at (336) 578-0343.  

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    Asheboro police arrest mother, her boyfriend after ‘serious assault’ on a 4-year-old child

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Asheboro police arrested a woman in connection with the Oct. 5 assault of her 4-year-old son, according to a press release. On Oct. 6, officers arrested 31-year-old Keayone Lamont Murphy and charged him in connection with the incident. On Monday, Cheryl Dawn Flynn was arrested and charged with child abuse inflicting serious injury. Officers initially responded to what they called a “serious assault on a child” at about 5 a.m. on Tabor Court. Investigators were on the scene for much of the […]

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    Business 85 southbound in Greensboro reopens after overturned tractor-trailer closes lanes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All southbound lanes of Business 85 near South Holden Road have reopened after a tractor-trailer overturned, closing the road, Tuesday morning. It is not known if any injuries occurred during the wreck. The investigation is ongoing.

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    North Carolina State Fair records second-highest attendance ever

    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State Fair officials confirmed that this year’s attendance was the second highest in its history. In a Twitter post, the fair said it totaled 1,028,364 people. That number is second to only 2010, which drew 1,091,887 visitors. WRAL reports this year was only the fourth time in its history that the fair topped 1 million people. 150,747 people showed up on Saturday and the festivities concluded with 116,041 people on Sunday. We had a blast […]