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    Duke Energy agrees to pay $6 million for Dan River spill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The state environmental department on Friday reached a settlement with Duke Energy that holds the utility accountable for environmental violations related to the February 2014 coal ash spill at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden. The fine addresses violations of the federal clean drinking water law that the company committed during and after the Dan River spill. “This is yet another example of the McCrory administration’s commitment to environmental protection,” said Secretary Donald van der […]

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    Greensboro woman accused of soliciting prostitution from intellectually disabled victim

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — A Greensboro woman has been arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution from an intellectually disabled person and exploitation of an intellectually disabled person. Jatina Walker Lloyd was arrested by Gibsonville police on Friday and is currently in the Guilford County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond. The suspect’s arrest is the culmination of an ongoing four-month investigation, according to Gibsonville police. Investigators believe Lloyd has been exploiting the intellectually disabled victim for at least the past nine […]

  • File photo: Donald Trump speaks after he accepted the nomination for president of the United States at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

    Ted Cruz announces that he will vote for Donald Trump

    Ted Cruz released the following statement on Friday, announcing his support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump: This election is unlike any other in our nation’s history. Like many other voters, I have struggled to determine the right course of action in this general election. In Cleveland, I urged voters, “please, don’t stay home in November. Stand, and speak, and vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket whom you trust to defend our freedom and to […]

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    Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Reidsville identified

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a train at about 11:35 a.m. Friday morning. Once officers arrived on the scene, they found Marshall Lee Walker, age 41, of Reidsville, deceased from injuries suffered from the impact. Officials say the incident occurred at the intersection of Carter Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The investigation is ongoing.  

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    Watch: Video footage shows fatal encounter between Charlotte cops, Keith Lamont Scott

    (Warning: Video contains graphic images) CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The wife of Keith Lamont Scott videotaped the encounter between her husband and police on Tuesday. The event took place in their apartment complex Tuesday afternoon. Scott’s family says he was waiting on one of his children to return home from school when police showed up to serve someone else a warrant and the incident occurred. The family’s lawyer says Rakeyia Scott came out of the apartment and saw the shooting, according to The […]

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    Davidson County Sheriff’s Department car crashes into tree

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a Davidson County Sheriff’s Department car. At about 11:08 a.m., the NCSHP responded to a traffic accident call at 1152 Johnsontown Road and discovered the vehicle hit a tree. The reason for the crash is unknown and the driver is expected to be OK. The investigation is ongoing.

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    ‘Run the Runway’ raises $100K for hunger charities in Piedmont Triad

    The co-chairs of the Piedmont Triad International Airports’ annual “Run on the Runway” event presented a $100,000 check to hunger charities in the Piedmont on Thursday. More than a thousand people came out for the run in June and the Airport Authority Committee exceeded its fundraising goal of $40,000.

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    Suspect arrested in Charlotte protester’s death

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man has been arrested in connection with the deadly shooting of protester Justin Carr in Charlotte, North Carolina, police said Friday. Rayquan Borum was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of murder in the death of Carr, a man who police said was shot near a hotel Wednesday night as people protested the police-involved shooting death of a Charlotte man earlier this week. Carr was shot at about 8:30 p.m. and chief Putney initially said he had died, but […]

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    6-year-old cancer patient uses lemonade stand to help other kids with cancer

    ROCKLIN, Calif. — A 6-year-old California girl is making the best out of a tough situation and putting others first; so her community decided to lend a hand. Dozens of volunteers flocked to little Taylor Hurst’s backyard Thursday morning, helping transform the area into a child’s paradise, according to KCRA. Hurst, who suffers from childhood leukemia, raised more than $700 for cancer research with a lemonade stand at the beginning of September – now her community is giving back. “The […]

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    SC officer saves suicidal man on bridge by talking mutual hatred of Dallas Cowboys

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Moving body camera footage shows South Carolina Officer Michael Blackmore talking a suicidal man out of jumping from a bridge by bonding with him over sports. Officers responded to the bridge early Saturday morning and found the man sobbing and sitting on the guardrail, saying he was ready to jump, according to The State. In the video, he told officers he no longer wanted to live, and that’s when officer Blackmore begins to talk football with him. […]

  • CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 21:  Police clash with protestors as residents and activists protest the death of Keith Scott September 21, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Scott, who was black, was shot and killed at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte by police officers, who say they warned Scott to drop a gun he was allegedly holding.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

    Charlotte mayor in favor of shooting videos’ release

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said Friday morning she believes it is only a matter of time before the police videos in Tuesday’s fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott will be released to the public. Roberts told CNN that she is in favor of the videos’ release and that officials are already having discussions about whether and when to release the videos. Her statement comes after she signed a curfew order Thursday night that began at midnight and ended at […]

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    Flu Shot: What about FluMist?

    During flu season, it is important to take steps to prevent catching the virus. The flu is a highly contagious illness that can occur in children or adults of any age. Every year in the United States, complications of the flu put more than 200,000 people in the hospital. The first line of defense against the flu is to get vaccinated. In the past, there have been two options for vaccination: the flu shot and a nasal spray called FluMist. […]