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    Gun owner speaks out after 2-year-old shoots grandmother

    ROCK HILL, S.C. — The woman who owned the gun that a toddler found and accidentally shot his grandmother with is speaking out about her decision to store the weapon inside her vehicle. “This mistake could’ve happened to anyone. It looks crazy on the outside,” the gun owner told WCNC. The woman said she, her sister and her sister’s grandson had only been in the car for about five minutes when the 2-year-old shot his grandmother, who was sitting in […]

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    Mosquitos in North Carolina county test positive for West Nile

    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Officials in Brunswick County are urging residents to take extra precautions to avoid mosquito bites after one of the insects tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to WECT. A sample collected on Sept. 22 tested positive for the virus. County officials said the recent rains led to an increase in the mosquito population so they are spraying daily to reduce the number of adult mosquitos. David Stanley, the county’s Health and Human Services executive […]

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    Police investigating armed robbery in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened overnight in Greensboro. Officers responded to 5 Summertree Loop just after 12 a.m. The victim told police that two armed men kicked in the front door and took various items before fleeing on foot. A police K-9 unit was able to recover some of the stolen property but did not find the suspects. The investigation is ongoing.

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    Attorney General Roy Cooper officially says he will run for North Carolina governor

    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper made it official Monday – saying he will run for governor. The long-awaited formal declaration came in his native Nash County. Cooper has been saying for two years he was preparing for a bid for governor. He’s been outspoken in criticizing policies of the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, who is seeking re-election. During the same period, his office has represented the state defending many of the laws […]

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    ABC suspends business involved in triple-fatal crash allegedly caused by Asheboro man

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The ABC Commission has temporarily suspended Chapel Hill business LaResidence for 50 days for its connection to a fatal Orange County crash that claimed the lives of three people in July. Twenty-year-old Chandler Kania, from Asheboro, reportedly purchased and consumed alcohol at La Residence and He’s Not Here in Chapel Hill before the crash. Kania, has since been charged with three second-degree murder charges, three counts of felony death by a motor vehicle and one count […]

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    Lexington woman claims $159,113 Cash 5 jackpot

    RALEIGH – A Lexington woman is the most recent player to claim a Carolina Cash 5 jackpot. Beverly Bull, of Lexington, bought the lucky ticket at the Three Brothers By-Lo on Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem. It matched all five numbers in the Sept. 10 drawing, winning $159,113. Carolina Cash 5 drawings are held nightly at 11:22 p.m. Tickets cost $1 each and jackpots start at $50,000. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 575,757. Ticket sales made it possible […]

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    Homicide investigation underway after delivery driver killed in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Authorities are investigating a homicide that happened late Sunday night in Greensboro. Dispatch received a report of a shooting at 4224 Farlow Drive around 10:30 p.m. First responders found Bakri Khidir Mohamed Khidir, 30, suffering from a gunshot wound at the home. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial investigation revealed that the suspects placed an order at a local restaurant and Khidir was the delivery driver. At this time, there is no indication that the suspects […]

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    Walnut Cove driver license office closed Tuesday due to water line break

    WALNUT COVE, N.C. — The Walnut Cove driver license office, located at 111 W. Sixth St. in Sokes County, will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 13 due to a water line break. Customers can visit the following area driver license offices for services: North Winston-Salem: 3637 N. Patterson Ave., (336) 761-2259 South Winston-Salem: 2001 Silas Creek Parkway, (336) 761-2258 Kernersville: 810A N. Main St., (336) 993-5651 Reidsville: 111 Wilson-Way Road, (336) 634-5608.

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    Video shows den of rattlesnakes striking GoPro

    A Montana man captured incredible footage of a den of rattlesnakes. Michael J. Delaney was using his GoPro to get up close and personal with the snakes. Unfortunately for him, the snakes weren’t feeling it and began striking his camera. When Delaney tried to pry the GoPro away, one of the snakes snatched it and pulled it into the pit. Eventually, he was able to fish it out with a hockey stick. According to his Facebook post, he had to […]

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    Meet 6-year-old ‘Dixie’

    Meet 6-year-old “Dixie.” She is a sweet and friendly cattle dog-boxer-mix. “Dixie” is crate trained and knows how to use a doggie door. For more information about “Dixie” call the Biscuit Foundation at (336) 266-6000.

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    3 South Carolina college students killed in crash identified

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Three out of the four University of South Carolina Upstate students killed in a wreck on Sunday have been identified. James Campbell, of Greenville; Sarah Vande Berg, of Zephyrhills, Fla.; and Joshua Lee, of Glendale, were all killed in the crash. There is still no word on the identity of the fourth victim, according to WSPA. The wreck happened at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday just north of Interstate 85, about a mile from campus. Five USCU students were in the […]

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    Flu shots: Preparing for cold and flu season

    During cold and flu season, it is important to take steps to prevent catching the viruses. The flu is a highly contagious illness that can occur in children or adults of any age. Every year in the U.S., complications of the flu put more than 200,000 people in the hospital. With this in mind, the first line of defense against the flu is to get vaccinated. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone except those under the age of six […]


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