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    Gun found hidden in inmate’s weave at NC jail

    RALEIGH — A woman arrested during a raid at a Raleigh nightclub faces additional charges after authorities at the Wake County Detention Center found a gun in her hair weave after her arrest. Tiffanie Lizette Bass, 32, of 408 S. Broad St., was charged with resisting an officer, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a stolen firearm. According to WTVD, Bass was being processed at the jail when it was discovered she had a .38-caliber handgun. Sheriff Donnie Harrison, who oversees […]

  • Pros and cons of wholesale real estate

    Need to sell your house? There’s the traditional route. Call a Realtor and pay 6 percent for those services. But there are other people who want to buy your house just as it is. What’s the catch? FOX8 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Melissa Painter explains the pros and cons of wholesale real estate.

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    Yadkinville man charged with sexual offenses on a juvenile

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A man is in custody accused of sexual offenses with a male juvenile. William Odell Sapp, of Yadkinville, is charged with indecent liberties with a child and second-degree sexual offense. The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation on Aug. 5 in reference to a sexual assault. Upon investigation into this incident it was discovered that Sapp sexually assaulted a male juvenile. After the initial incident a second juvenile male came forward and also said that […]

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    Doctors Without Borders physician tests positive for Ebola in NYC

    NEW YORK — A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa is at a New York hospital for isolation and has tested positive for Ebola, according to the New York Times. It is New York City’s first Ebola case. The 33-year-old physician, employed at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. On Thursday morning he was taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan […]

  • Project Search: Students working for the future

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — More than 14 percent of adults with disabilities can’t find work. But a program at a hospital here in the Piedmont is working with some schools to change that. As Cindy Farmer tells us it’s a win-win partnership that’s a great example of what’s right with our schools.

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    Gender reveal party takes an unexpected turn

    CANONSBURG, Pa. — Family and friends of a Pennsylvania couple cheered following the big moment during a gender reveal party earlier this month. But minutes after the couple announced they were having a girl, everyone realized something was wrong. Natalie and Ben received two sealed envelopes from their doctor that revealed the baby’s sex. One envelope was given to a bakery and the couple kept the second envelope. The couple asked the bakery for a cake with pink icing if the […]

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    Two toddlers found abandoned on side of NC road

    HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two toddlers were found abandoned on the side of the road in Henderson County Thursday. A witness told WLOS that a truck, with possible wooden sides, dropped the children off on Crab Creek Road near the Henderson County-Transylvania County line. The suspect was last seen heading towards Transylvania County. Both children are in good condition. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-697-STOP. Source: WLOS

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    Woman sets roommate on fire because he threw away her meatballs

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Police have arrested a woman they say drenched her roommate with nail polish remover and set him on fire — all because he’d tossed out her spaghetti and meatballs. At about 2:30 a.m., according to Bay News 9, Melissa Dawn Sellers, 33, began arguing with Carlos Ortiz Jr., 42. The two had been drinking, and Sellers poured nail polish remover over his upper body and ignited with him a lighter or cigarette, police said. According to a friend who […]

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    Greensboro police offer 2-day weapon ‘Safe Surrender’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — On Nov. 7 and 8, the Greensboro Police Department is offering gun owners another means of removing unwanted firearms from their home. Police employees will be accepting handguns, rifles, shotguns and ammunition at five Greensboro churches Friday Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participating churches are: Bessemer United Methodist Church at 3015 E. Bessemer Ave. Christ Wesleyan Church at 2400 S. Holden Road New Light […]

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    ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls pulled from stores in North Carolina

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — “Breaking Bad” figurine dolls have been causing a controversy across the country — and now they are being pulled from store shelves, including in North Carolina. Both Walmart and Toys R’ Us have stopped selling figurines modeled after characters in the popular ‘Breaking Bad’ television series. Toys R’ Us announced it would pull the dolls of store shelves Wednesday, while Walmart told WLOS that it had taken the toys of its website late Tuesday. Walmart never sold the […]

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    Cat in Trinity area tests positive for rabies

    TRINITY, N.C. — Randolph County Health Officials confirmed Wednesday that a cat found in the Trinity area tested positive for rabies. The cat was found on Monday, in the Robbins Farm Road area of Trinity, near the intersection with Kennedy Road. The cat began acting aggressive and was sent to the State Laboratory for rabies testing. The Laboratory confirmed that the cat was rabid on Wednesday. Animal control officers are spreading the word in the area where the cat was found by distributing flyers […]

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    Thomas Built Buses chooses High Point for expansion, will create 236 jobs

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has chosen to expand in High Point, which will create 236 jobs.  The company announced Thursday that it will be adding 236 full-time jobs at its 713 W. Fairfield Road facility. The company, which is a division of Daimler Trucks North America, is headquartered in High Point and has several facilities across the city. The West Fairfield Road building sits on the border — partly in High Point and Guilford County and partly in Archdale and Randolph County. Each […]


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