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    Tennessee teacher suspended for showing high school class ‘Human Centipede 2’

    JACKSON, Tenn. — Several parents are upset after high school students in Tennessee were shown a “torture porn” movie that has been banned in some countries. The Jackson Sun reported that students at Jackson Cetral-Merry High School in Jackson, Tenn. were recently shown “Human Centipede 2” The school has not said why the students were shown the movie, but said the teacher who showed it to them has been suspended. “The matter has been addressed,” said Superintendent Verna Ruffin, according […]

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    Crowds turn out for walk to defeat ALS, Carolina Brewsfest

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Despite the wet and muggy weather, hundreds of people came out to support the walk to defeat ALS. It was a two mile walk starting at Center City Park in Greensboro on Saturday and FOX8’s Bob Buckley was there to show his support. ALS is often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” and robs people of the ability to walk, talk and eventually breathe. More research could make a big difference. This year, 185 walks will […]

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    Fake news story falsely claims that NC no longer accepts $20 bills

    A fake news story that has been shared across the internet falsely claims that North Carolina is no longer accepting $20 bills. The satirical news site National Report published the story about a week ago, claiming that the governor is about the sign the bill into law. “The North Carolina State Legislature has just passed a law that will ban the $20 bill from status as legal tender for any public or private debt. Governor Pat McCrory will allegedly sign […]

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    Stephen Colbert makes his own ‘bathroom laws’ in response to NC’s House Bill 2

    Stephen Colbert joked about North Carolina’s House Bill 2 during a recent monologue on his show, making fun of the lawmakers who passed it. The “Late Show” host gave his own take on the controversial law, which has been in the national news for weeks. “I don’t care if you’re male or female, what sex or gender identity someone is,” Colbert said. “I—and I mean this sincerely—don’t want to share a bathroom with anyone.” The comedian also suggested some of […]

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    Police investigate homicide in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Authorities are investigating a homicide in Winston-Salem which involved a man who police believe was shot in the roadway. The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Joshua Bernard Brown of Winston-Salem. Police were called to 838 N. Cameron Avenue at about 8:11 a.m. Saturday in reference to calls that someone had been shot. Emergency responders took the victim to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he was pronounced dead later in the day. Investigators believe the incident […]

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    I-73/74 reopens north of Asheboro after fatal accident

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — All lanes have reopened at Interstate 73/74 southbound near the Pineview Road exit in Randolph County after a fatal wreck on Saturday. The crash happened at about 11 a.m. Saturday near exit 79. The identity of the victim and details surrounding the crash has not been released. Multiple agencies responded to the scene.

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    Man accused of using cell phone to look up woman’s skirt at NC Wal-Mart

    FAYETEVILLE, N.C. – Police are looking for a man accused of using his cell phone to look up a woman’s skirt at a North Carolina Walmart. WNCN reported that it happened at about 11 a.m. April 20 at a Walmart store in Fayetteville. The suspect is accused of kneeling down and using his cell phone to look up a 52-year-old woman’s skirt. WNCN has obtained a photo of the suspect and his apparent vehicle which police hope lead to an […]

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    Tractor-trailer hauling 42k pounds of ham catches fire in NC

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A tractor-trailer hauling 42,000 pounds of ham caught fire early Saturday morning in Cumberland County, according to WRAL. It reportedly happened as the driver was headed north on N.C. Hwy 87 in Gray’s Creek. Nobody was hurt. Authorities said the cause of the fire was a mechanical malfunction.

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    Fight, stabbing reported at Greensboro Cook Out

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after somebody was stabbed and injured during a fight at a Cook Out restaurant in Greensboro early Saturday morning. Greensboro police said officers were called to the Cook Out at 1041 Summit Avenue at about 2:50 a.m. in reference to a fight involving several people. Arriving officers found a stabbing victim suffering a non-life threatening injuries who was taken to a hospital by emergency responders. Police have not released the victim’s name or any […]

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    15-year-old girl hit by car, injured in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A 15-year-old girl was hit by a car and injured Friday night in Winston-Salem, according to police. Police said it happened as a 32-year-old man was driving a 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton at about 9:47 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Creekway Court. The driver said he struck a pedestrian who was with a group of people in the roadway. He said he tried to avoid hitting the victim. The victim was taken to the hospital by […]

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    Winston-Salem Transit Authority bus window shatters

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police are investigating a malicious injury to property report involving a Winston-Salem Transit Authority bus. Police said the driver of the bus heard a loud noise resulting in the driver’s side vent window shattering. It was reported at about 11 p.m. Friday as the bus was headed south in the 2600 block of Peters Creek Parkway. The driver, nor any passengers, was able to provide a possible suspect description. No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing […]

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    Several Davidson County elementary school students treated by EMS after field trip

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – Emergency responders were called to a Davidson County elementary school after several children suffered from medical problems upon returning from a field trip to Carowinds. Multiple EMS units were dispatched to Churchland Elementary School shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, according to Davidson County 911. Paramedics treated the affected children and some of the children were taken to a hospital. Tammie Owens, the mother of one of the children, claims that there was no air conditioning on […]

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