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    Florida fisherman videos shark attacking another shark

    HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla. — Two Florida fishermen experienced a shark viciously attacking another shark. Peter Hinck, who was on a paddleboard, captured the attack on his camera. Hinck’s friend caught a 4-foot-long blacktip shark and intended to release it, but as he was reeling in his catch, a large bull shark attacked and bit the blacktip shark in half.

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    California vet mistakenly euthanizes dog

    MARTINEZ, Calif. — Contra Costa County Animal Services is investigating a local animal shelter after two dogs were euthanized. According to KNTV, there were initial plans for the two to be put down, but one of the dogs, a 4-year-old pit bull named Barbie was supposed to be taken off the euthanization list and never was. There were two animal rescue organizations interested in Barbie, but the shelter manager had the dog killed. Karen Conover, the founder of Beau’s Bridge Club, […]

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    Charges dropped against Arkansas grandmother who disciplined girl with switch

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — The Arkansas grandmother who was arrested Monday for disciplining her granddaughter with a switch will not face charges. According to KLRT, Norma Toussaint, 70, was initially charged with domestic battery after her 12-year-old granddaughter told officers that her grandmother became angry when she didn’t throw her food away. “I’m from the old school. And I don’t think a child should talk back to their grandparents or their mother,” Toussaint said. “It hurt my feelings but you, […]

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    Matthew McConaughey to teach course on filmmaking

    AUSTIN, Texas — Film students at the University of Texas are about to receive movie pointers from an Academy Award Winner. UT graduate Matthew McConaughey, who has starred in dozens of movies throughout his career, including “Mud,” “Bernie,” “Dallas Buyers Club,””Intersteller” and “Dazed and Confused,” has signed on to teach one filmmaking course at the university. The school released a social media announcement on Thursday but did not immediately provide further details on the matter. The release did say that McConaughey would be […]

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    Guilford County Schools asking for community input on renaming Aycock Middle

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Guilford County Board of Education is asking for the community’s input on the possibility of renaming Aycock Middle School, according to a news release from the school system. At its meeting Thursday night, the board approved a process to reconsider the school name. First, a survey will be made available the Aycock Middle community online and at the school on July 15 and will remain open until July 22. Once the survey is complete, a community […]

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    Location announced for President Obama, Hillary Clinton campaign event in Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama and presumptive democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will campaign in Charlotte on Tuesday. It will be their first campaign event together. On Thursday night, the Clinton campaign said in an email the event will start at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center, located at 501 S. College St. The Clinton campaign had previously estimated that the event would start at 12:30 p.m. “In Charlotte, President Obama and Hillary Clinton will discuss building on the progress […]

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    Man dies after falling off banana boat in North Myrtle Beach

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A man died after an accident in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday afternoon, according to WMBF. The accident happened at Aloha Watersports at 2:15 p.m. North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling told WMBF a man fell off a banana boat and wound up face-down in the water. The man was brought to shore and lifeguards performed CPR and used a defibrillator. The man was taken to the hospital, where he passed away. Dowling told WMBF […]

  • Charles Wayne Grogan and James Daniel Lawson

    2 men sought for break-ins in Rockingham County

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of two men in connection with recent break-ins, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Charles Wayne Grogan, 36, of Mayodan, is wanted in connection with a break-in and theft at a storage building in Stoneville on June 21. James Daniel Lawson, 26, of Reidsville, is wanted in connection with a break-in and theft at a home near Reidsville on June 27. Anyone with information on the whereabouts […]

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    Hanes Mall Boulevard in Winston-Salem reopens after gas leak

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Authorities shut down Hanes Mall Boulevard between Silas Creek Parkway and Interstate 40 East because of a natural gas leak Thursday afternoon. The gas leak was reported to Winston-Salem police by Piedmont Natural Gas at 3:25 p.m. The scene is now clear. Winston-Salem police and fire responded to the scene for traffic control.

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    13-foot shark caught at North Carolina coast

    NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. — A large shark, estimated to be about 13 feet long, was caught off North Topsail Beach on Wednesday. Laura Harrell, of North Topsail Beach, shared video of the catch with WCTI. She said the shark was caught at about 8 p.m. Bystanders told WCTI the shark was released back into the ocean.

  • Gator

    Alligator caught on camera jumping fence

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida man visiting a country club filmed an eight-foot long alligator as it climbed over a chain link fence. In the video, you see the alligator climbing over the barbwire before leaving the area. “Wiggled some of the poles up a little bit,” Jeff Wilson, the country club manager told WBBH. “In fact, he went over barbwire too, which is pretty amazing, but of course, alligator skin is pretty tough.”

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    Child Protective Services worker in Texas accidentally locks toddler in hot car

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Child Protective Services worker in Texas accidentally locked a child inside a hot vehicle Monday morning. According to KZTV, the incident occurred at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services office, where the temperature was measured at 95 degrees. The employee put the child into the car and dropped her car keys inside the then-locked vehicle, but immediately ran inside to ask a police officer for help. Noticing the boy was drenched in sweat, […]


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