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    Senate panel to review bill that reshapes Greensboro City Council

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Senate Redistricting Committee in Raleigh is set to hear a bill Thursday that could significantly restructure the Greensboro City Council. Senate Bill 36 has been controversial locally because it was filed without consulting local officials or voters, according to city council members. The bill that was filed by Sen. Trudy Wade would redraw the districts within the City of Greensboro. If the bill is passed the City of Greensboro would have seven districts instead of its […]

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    Pet emu on the loose in NC

    GREENE COUNTY, N.C. — Last week llamas ran wild in Arizona, this week an emu is on the loose in North Carolina. A pet emu got loose in Greene County on Wednesday. Several neighbors told WITN they woke up and saw what they thought was an ostrich peering into their windows. The emu’s owner said he didn’t know what time the bird escaped, but WITN captured some video of a man on a four-wheeler trying to catch the pet. Melvin Smith, who takes […]

  • Source: WTVD

    Dog attacks elderly woman in NC

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — An elderly Fayetteville woman is recovering in the hospital from a dog attack that happened Wednesday afternoon. Relatives say Linda Buie lost part of her finger and received some nasty bite wounds to her hand, face, and head. The dog, named Hercules, was chained to a front porch ramp, a few feet from the street. Animal control officials say when Buie walked close to the dog, the animal attacked her and a neighbor who tried to help. […]

  • Source: WTVD

    NC State on alert after dorm burglary

    RALEIGH, N.C.  — North Carolina State University is on alert after student reported to campus police that they awoke to a man in their dorm room early Thursday morning. According to a Wolf Alert, around 3:15 a.m. a resident at North Hall dormitory on Hillsborough Street told University Police that they were awoken by man who had entered their room and was going through a dresser drawer. The suspect fled after being confronted by the victim. He was described as […]

  • Source: KTLA

    Nail polish triggers brawl between manicurist and customer at salon

    LOS ANGELES — Police in California are investigating after nail polish triggered a brawl between a manicurist and a customer at a salon. The brawl that happened Feb. 26 started after a mother brought her 1-year-old daughter into the salon for a manicure. When the manicurist refused to paint the young child’s nails, the mother allegedly grabbed two bottles of nail polish and began painting the child’s nails, which is against store policy. The manicurist told police that the fight […]

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    Take a ride on Carowinds’ Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here is video of the first ever test run of Fury 325 at Carowinds from a riders point of view. See previous stories on Fury 325. The coaster was tested Wednesday afternoon. Debuting this spring, Fury 325 will be the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster. The thrill ride stands 325 feet tall with an 81-degree initial drop and reaches speeds of 95 mph. Fury 325 is part of a planned $50 million multi-year expansion at the park.

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    Powerful video with kissing, dancing skeletons remind us ‘love has no labels’

    A touching new video released by the Ad Council on Tuesday is sending the message: “Love has no labels.” The video has received over a million views in just one day. It shows a crowd of people gathered in front of a giant X-ray screen. As the crowd looks on, skeletons embrace in a kiss and others dance. The couples that walk out from behind the screen come as a big surprise to the onlookers. “The Love Has No Labels […]

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    Man pleads guilty in 2011 rape, murder of Hope Melton

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — A man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the rape and murder of Hope Melton. Nickolas Miller was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Melton, 30, was found beaten to death in Kershaw County Dec. 26, 2011. Detectives said Miller didn’t know Melton when he followed her out of a convenience store in Chesterfield County, ran her off the road and then abducted, raped and beat her to death using a baseball bat. Source: WSOC

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    Detectives suspect inside job in $4.8 million NC gold heist; sketches released

    WILSON, N.C. — Search warrants obtained by WTVD show that detectives suspected an inside job in the robbery of $4.8 million worth of gold from a truck along I-95 Sunday. It was originally reported that guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami said they pulled off to the side of the interstate about 6:30 p.m. after their vehicle began having mechanical problems. But the warrants made public Wednesday show a passenger in the truck said he was feeling sick and requested […]

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    Police still looking for Winston-Salem teen missing since October

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are still searching for a teen who was last seen in October of 2014. Kirsten Lee Grasso, 16, was last seen at her apartment complex located at 5800 Cobble Oak Court in Winston-Salem. When Grasso went missing on Oct. 25, 2014, she was wearing a dark sweatshirt, black leggings and black sneakers. She is 5-foot-3 and weighs about 150 pounds. Anyone with information about Grasso’s whereabouts is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700.

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    North Carolina school resource officer pleads guilty to sex offense with student

    HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — A former Henderson County school resource officer has pleaded guilty to a sex offense with a student. Multiple media outlets reported that a judge in Hendersonville on Tuesday sentenced 28-year-old Daniel Lindsey to at least 30 months in prison for having sex with a 16-year-old student at Balfour School. Prosecutors said none of the acts that occurred in 2013 appeared to have happened on school property. They said the relationship seemed consensual. Lindsey’s attorney said his client […]

  • Source: WSOC

    Woman on bike towing child buggy hit by car in NC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  A woman on a bike pulling a kid buggy was struck by a vehicle in southeast Charlotte Wednesday morning. Officers said two mothers were riding bikes, pulling their children behind them in buggies when one of the women was struck by a vehicle on Wendover Road near the Home Depot. She was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries. The child was not hurt, according to police, and was left in the custody of the other mother. […]

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