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    Suspected burglar gets stuck in chimney, dies after homeowner starts fire

    HURON, Calif. – An alleged burglar has died after he got stuck in a home’s chimney and the homeowner started a fire. KTXL reported that it happened Saturday in Fresno County, Calif., as the homeowner returned home to start a fire. The suspect allegedly crawled into the chimney overnight to rob the house. After starting the fire, the homeowner said he heard screams from inside the chimney. Fire crews were called and the chimney was dismantled. But the alleged burglar […]

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    All lanes reopen on Hwy 109 south of Thomasville after crash

    Update: All lanes have reopened near Hunting Ridge Road. DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – Both lanes of Hwy 109 south of Thomasville in Davidson County are closed as authorities are on the scene of an incident. All lanes of Hwy 109 near Hunting Ridge Road are closed after an incident reportedly shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. No other details have currently been released. Traffic is expected to clear up by about 9 p.m.

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    All lanes open after wreck closes lanes of Interstate 73

    Update: All lanes have reopened near Exit 102, Wendover Avenue. GREENSBORO, N.C. — A six-vehicle wreck closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 73 north of W. Gate City Boulevard at approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday, according to the Greensboro News & Record. A dispatcher with the N.C. Highway Patrol said five vehicles and a tractor trailer collided near mile marker 100. The crash originally came in as a disabled vehicle report shortly after 5 p.m., a 911 dispatcher said, but within 10 minutes […]

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    Where is the woman who posted a photo of an abused dog to Facebook? Nobody seems to know

    A woman has outraged people around the world after posting a photo to Facebook that apparently showed a dog with the mouth taped shut. Katie Brown posted the photo on Friday with a caption that read, “This is what happens when you dont shut up!!!” Since then, authorities in two states said they’ve been flooded with calls about her. But nobody seems to know where she is, according to NBC Connecticut. Who is Katie Brown and where is she? Her […]

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    North Carolina man arrested in New York after police find loaded handgun in pickup truck

    VERONA, N.Y. – A North Carolina man was arrested in New York after he was pulled over and police found a loaded handgun in his truck. reported that Bobby Campbell, 34, of Carrboro, was charged Saturday afternoon after being pulled over by a trooper for speeding. Campbell was pulled over in his pickup truck in Verona, N.Y. where he was visiting relatives, according to the report. The trooper who pulled him over reportedly found ammunition in the center console […]

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    Alamance County’s first mosque to start holding services early next year

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Alamance County’s first mosque will begin holding services sometime early next year, according to the Burlington Times-News. The paper reported that Burlington Masjid plans to begin worshipping in the building currently occupied by Life’s Journey United Church of Christ at 1908 S. Mebane St. More than 100 people attended the mosque’s first event on Saturday, which included a free meal and health clinic. The mosque reportedly serves about 150 families and plans to start holding services in […]

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    UNC football player charged with assault

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football player is charged with simple assault, according to WTVD. According to records, 21-year-old senior cornerback Tyreece Isia-Bernard Jiles was arrested at 400 N. West Street early in Raleigh Sunday morning. Details around the alleged incident weren’t immediately available. The arrest came hours after UNC defeated in-state rival North Carolina State to win its 11th consecutive game.

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    Suspected Planned Parenthood gunman lived a solitary life in NC mountains

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Calling the deadly shooting that occurred at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood center the day before “a tragedy that is beyond speech,” Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Saturday that the community “was immersed in sorrow.” Three people were shot and killed in a harrowing, six-hour siege Friday in the city of about 450,000 about 70 miles south of Denver. Among the victims was Garrett Swasey, a University of Colorado-Colorado Springs police officer who rushed 10 miles […]

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    Numerous North Carolina laws taking effect in December

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Numerous new laws in North Carolina will take effect in December including laws that crack down on “revenge porn” and graffiti. The Associated Press reported that parts or all of more than 30 laws passed by North Carolina lawmakers will take effect the first of December. Some of the laws deals with issues including “revenge porn”, electronic cigarettes, graffiti, group home resident protection and automatic license plate readers. The revenge porn law bans the distribution of nude […]

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    UNC football beats NC State; North Carolina has chance to be ACC champions

    #UNC uses fast start to beat #NCState 45-34 @TarHeelFootball @PackFootball #UNCvsNCSU— N&O Sports (@nandosports) November 29, 2015 RALEIGH, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is now 11-1 after a 45-34 victory against the North Carolina State Wolfpack. North Carolina beat N.C. State Saturday from Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh and will play Clemson next with the ACC title on the line. The Tar Heels have now won 11 straight games and have a chance to […]

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    Woman posts photo of dog with mouth taped shut, writes ‘this is what happens when you don’t shut up’

    SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. – Officials in Florida are investigating after a woman posted a photo to Facebook of a dog with duct tape around the mouth, according to NBC News. Katie Brown posted the photo Friday saying “This is what happens when you dont shut up!!!” The photo has since been shared nearly 290,000 times. Brown wrote a second message on Facebook saying, “Dont panic everyone it was only for a minute but hasnt barked since… POINT MADE!!!” Police said […]

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    Grab the eggnog and enjoy these 13 Christmas movies currently streaming on Netflix

    Looking for a good Christmas movie to watch? Grab the eggnog and enjoy a few of these titles, all of which are currently streaming on Netflix. Merry Christmas! “Christmas with the Kranks” (2004): A couple played by Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis ditch the Christmas traditions for a cruise in the Caribbean. But their Christmas-obsessed neighbors are not impressed. Will the Kranks become outcasts because of their lack of Christmas cheer? “A Christmas Carol” (1938): This black and white version of […]


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