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    2 men arrested after man stabbed at KKK meeting at NC home

    CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. – Two men were arrested after a man was stabbed multiple times at a Caswell County home during a Ku Klux Klan meeting, according to deputies. William Ernest Hagen, 50, of Orange County, Calif., and Christopher Eugene Barker, 37, of Yanceyville, face charges in the incident. Caswell County deputies found the 47-year-old victim in the lobby of the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday. Deputies said he had been stabbed in the upper chest area. The victim […]

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    Teacher gets surprise marriage proposal at Graham Christmas Parade

    GRAHAM, N.C. – One Triad parade had a special moment for a lucky girl – her boyfriend proposed to her. Edward Wickline proposed to Jennifer Bailey at the Graham Christmas Parade on Saturday. Bailey is a teacher and a cheer coach at Rivermill Academy and her cheer squad was there for the proposal. Bailey’s father tipped FOX8 off about the surprise, which is one that she will never forget.

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    Sex offender wearing electronic monitor accused of raping woman in NC

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A registered sex offender wearing an electronic monitor was arrested Saturday for raping a woman in Fayetteville. Police told WTVD that around 2 a.m., officers were alerted that a rape happened in the Bonnie Doone subdivision. The victim said she was at the suspect’s residence where she was raped and sexually abused for hours. Police said the victim was able to escape and call 911. She was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center; she is listed […]

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    Alcohol permit pulled from NC club after employee shoots, kills patron

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The ABC Commission suspended alcohol permits to Club Lust in Charlotte after a deadly shooting early Monday morning, the commission said in a Friday news release. WSOC reported that an employee working security shot and killed club patron, Gregory Spearman, 34, at the North Tryon Street location. Club management initially denied the employee’s relationship with the establishment. This is the second suspension this year. In the past 12 months, there have been multiple incidents including assault and […]

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    2 Trader Joe’s hummus flavors recalled due to listeria risk

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two Trader Joe’s hummus flavors have been recalled due to a risk of listeria contamination. Bakkavor Foods USA Inc., which is based in Charlotte and supplies hummus to Trader Joe’s, announced the recall this week. The two flavors being recalled are Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107). Both are sold in 16-ounce plastic tubs, and with “use by” date codes up through and including Dec. 15, 2016, […]

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    Man found shot, stabbed on Yadkin River Bridge in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – A man is in critical condition after being found shot and stabbed on a bridge in Davidson County near the Yadkin River. The unidentified 19-year-old victim was found on the Davidson County side of the Yadkin River Bridge on US 49. Rowan County authorities were originally called to the incident at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday after callers reported seeing the injured victim. The victim was found stabbed in the face and had been shot multiple times, […]

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    Police arrest Greensboro man accused of robbing bank in Kernersville

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. – Police have arrested a Greensboro man accused of robbing a bank in Kernersville, according to authorities. Kevin Grady Simmons has been charged with common law robbery and was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond. Kernersville police responded to the incident at Capital Bank at 1207 South Main St. shortly before 1 p.m. Friday. The suspect allegedly entered the bank, demanded money and then left on foot with the cash. Police did […]

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    2-year old dies after dad accidentally backs vehicle over him in NC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 2-year-old boy was hit and killed by his father’s car near Wallace Road on Friday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. WSOC reported that the boy’s father was backing out of his driveway, and didn’t know the child was behind him. Police called this a tragic accident. The child was taken to the hospital and later died, according to WBTV. The identity of the victim has not been released.

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    Winter Storm Warning issued in… Hawaii?

    HONOLULU — A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for parts of… Hawaii? Yes, it does actually snow in the Aloha State. The National Weather Service posted a Winter Storm Warning for the Big Island summits through Saturday. Forecasters say an upper level low combined with a surge of deep moisture will result in bursts of heavy snow across the Big Island summits above 11,000 feet through Saturday afternoon. Heavy drifting snow, freezing fog and southerly winds 10-to-20 mph are […]

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    Donald Trump to rally in Fayetteville as part of ‘Thank America tour’

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – President-elect Donald Trump plans to rally in Fayetteville on Tuesday as part of his “thank you” tour. Trump plans to be at the Crown Coliseum at 1960 Coliseum Drive at 7 p.m., according to Trump’s official website. Doors open at 4. “Join President-Elect Donald J. Trump for the USA Thank You Tour 2016 at the Crown Coliseum,” the website stated. George Gigicos, the head of the Trump advance team, said last month that the tour would focus on “the […]

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    Ford recalls 680k cars due to seat belts that may not hold in crash

    Ford is recalling more than 680,000 cars — most of them in North America — over a seatbelt defect, according to CNN. The recall comes after at least two people were injured in two accidents related to the issue. The vehicles in question are certain Fusion, Lincoln MKZ and Mondeo models from 2013 to 2016. Ford says the problem could cause a seatbelt to snap during a crash. The company says it will notify the owners of the affected vehicles.

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    Bodies of missing NC mother, teenage daughter found in well

    WILLIAMSTON, N.C. — The bodies of a North Carolina mother and her teenage daughter were found in a well, several days after they were reported missing. The bodies of 40-year-old Dawn Ward and 14-year-old Taylor Carroll were discovered Thursday afternoon in a well in Williamston, North Carolina, WSOC reports. On Tuesday, deputies said they believed the pair was missing after evidence surfaced that caused safety and welfare concerns, according to WNCT. Ward’s mother was the last person to see the victims […]