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    North Carolina falls to Wisconsin, 79-72; eliminated from NCAA tournament

    LOS ANGELES — North Carolina fell to No. 1-seed Wisconsin, 79-72, and were eliminated from the NCAA tournament Thursday evening. Wisconsin will play the winner of the Xavier/Arizona game on Saturday, March 28.

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    Monkey attacks maintenance worker in North Carolina hospital lot; captured

    Update 8:30 p.m. — The monkey has been captured, according to WSOC. {JUST IN} Carter the Capuchin monkey (pictured) was captured today. http://t.co/yMthxrckOE pic.twitter.com/pCeNZAnHI0 — WSOCTV (@wsoctv) March 27, 2015 Earlier CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are looking for a monkey accused of attacking a maintenance worker in a North Carolina hospital parking lot. WSOC reported that animal control officers were called to Carolinas Medical Center-University Wednesday about the report of a monkey on the loose in the parking lot. The hospital […]

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    Dramatic video captures chaos in moments after building explosion in NYC

    NEW YORK — Dramatic video shows the moments after an explosion rocked a New York building Thursday afternoon. WPIX reported that a massive explosion apparently connected to gas and plumbing work at an East Village building sparked a vast seven-alarm fire that has spread to four buildings, leaving at least 12 people injured and three seriously. Read more: WPIX

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    Three suspects rob victims at apartment in Winston-Salem at gunpoint

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for three suspects accused of robbing two men at gunpoint at a Winston-Salem apartment. Police said it happened at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday at a residence at Sugar Creek Apartments at 3954 Sugarcreek Drive. The victims said they were at their home when someone knocked on the door. They looked through the peephole and saw it was covered, according to police. Police said the victims thought it was their friends and opened the door. […]

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    Late UNC coach Dean Smith leaves $200 in his will for each former player

    Coach Smith willed his trust to send a $200 check to each his former players following his passing. #DeanSmith pic.twitter.com/NyiBhU9taQ — Jim Dempsey (@ChestPassDemps) March 26, 2015 Each player who lettered under late North Carolina head men’s basketball coach Dean Smith is receiving a surprise gift from the coach himself: $200. Smith, who died last month, willed the money to each former player in his trust. Tim Breedlove, who wrote the letters to the players, confirmed the gift to SI.com on […]

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    Ed Sheeran crashes wedding of much deserving couple

    SYDNEY — A couple in Sydney, Australia got the wedding they had always dreamed of and a little something extra. Matt and Kya Debono had postponed their wedding indefinitely after Kya’s mother died and Matt lost his job. Money was tight, but Matt wanted to surprise Kya with a wedding, so he wrote an email to the local radio station. The radio station surprised them with a wedding worth nearly $80,000 and a special surprise at the reception. The couple had […]

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    Body found along shoreline of Falls Lake

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body along the shoreline of Falls Lake in the Blue Jay Point County Park on Pleasant Union Church Road off Six Forks Road. A worker looking for trash along the shoreline made the discovery at the park that is popular with families and children. Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison told WTVD that the preliminary investigation appears to show the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but […]

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    NC transgender teen who was named high school homecoming king commits suicide at 18

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A transgender teenager who was named homecoming king at a North Carolina high school died of an apparent suicide earlier this week, according to The Charlotte Observer.

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    Woman charged with impersonating a police officer in SC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman accused of impersonating a police officer near Charlotte is out of jail. Police say Tia Taylor went to two different homes in Chester, S.C. and pretended to be a detective investigating a sex crime. One of her alleged victims, John Westly, wasn’t fooled. Westly is a retired New York City police officer. When Westly questioned Taylor, she ran off. Read more: WTVD

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    Habitual flasher arrested for indecent exposure in NC

    GASTONIA, N.C. — A man who has been arrested at least a dozen times in the past three years now faces new charges Thursday morning. Police told WSOC Dea Williams — who is a sex offender — exposed himself to a woman at a retail shopping center on Myrtle School Road in Gastonia and was arrested Wednesday. Williams is charged with indecent exposure, and it’s not the first time.Click here for details on his other arrests.

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    North Carolina homeowner shoots burglar trying to break into home

    CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina homeowner shot an alleged burglar who was trying to break in, according to WCTI. The shooting happened Wednesday night in Craven County after the homeowner and the alleged burglar got into a scuffle, according to the TV station. The condition of the suspect has not been released. Deputies are reportedly checking hospitals to see if anyone with a gunshot wound has showed up.

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    Watch: Tornado forms on live TV during Oklahoma station’s storm coverage

    MOORE, Okla. — How scary would this be? KFOR Chief Meteorologist Mike Morgan and helicopter pilot Jon Welsh were on air as a tornado formed and touched down in Moore, Okla., on Wednesday. Morgan was pointing out what he called a “gustnado” of debris,  when rotating winds started to cause electrical explosions and other destruction on screen. The tornado destroyed homes, flipped semis on their sides and tore the roof off an elementary school. One person was killed when Wednesday’s storms hit Oklahoma and […]


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