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  • NC toddler healing after suffering severe burns to hands; babysitter charged

    NC toddler healing after suffering severe burns to hands; babysitter charged

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A little girl from Chapel Hill is still healing nearly a year after suffering third-degree burns to both of her hands, according to WTVD. Jaymie Ortiz’s parents say the girl’s babysitter at the time is to blame for their daughter’s pain and suffering and the medical bills that are now piling up. At two years old, Jaymie is capable of lighting up a room. Her two bright eyes and rambunctious spirit overshadow her scarred hands that […]

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A reporter for a TV station in North Carolina had a close call after nearly being hit in the head with a baseball. Fox 46's Zach Groth was covering a Charlotte Knights baseball game recently when it happened. Check it out in the post above.

    Reporter at North Carolina TV station nearly hit in the head while covering baseball game

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A reporter for a TV station in North Carolina had a close call after nearly being hit in the head with a baseball. Fox 46’s Zach Groth was covering a Charlotte Knights baseball game recently when it happened. Check it out in the post above.

  • A Portuguese man-of-war (Wikipedia)

    Venomous man-of-wars wash up on North Carolina beach

    WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. — A number of Portuguese man o’ war have washed up on a North Carolina beach, according to WECT. The TV station did not specifically say how many have recently washed up on Wrightsville Beach. Late last year, between 20 and 30 washed up in Corolla and several others were spotted on beaches south into Nags Head. Officials previously said the rare presence of the man-of-wars may be due to strong easterly winds blowing onshore for more than […]

  • Tornado Watch, Flash Flood Warning issued for several counties in the area

    A Tornado Watch has been issued for the following counties: Chatham, Davidson, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph and Stanly. The National Weather Service has issued the watch until 11 p.m. Sunday. A Flash Flood Warning has also been issued for Forsyth, Guilford and Davidson counties until 10:45 p.m. Sunday. Track storms on FOX8’s Interactive Radar. The National Weather Service issued the following statement: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 82 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE […]

  • Keelan Harvick

    Kevin Harvick’s 2-year-old ‘crew member’ son works on dad’s car

    BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Say hello to Kevin Harvick’s newest pit crew member.

  • Angela Youngblood Vasquez and 11-month-old Jaime Florentino Vasquez Jr.

    Mother, 11-month-old child reported missing in Winston-Salem both found

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A mother and her 11-month-old son reported missing in Winston-Salem have been found and are both safe, according to police. Angela Youngblood Vasquez and her 11-month-old son Jaime Florentino Vasquez Jr. were found uninjured in Oklahoma City, Okla., according to police. Police said they responded to the missing persons report Sunday at 2917 Waughtown St.

  • Beanie Babies

    Couple pays $15 for Beanie Baby at flea market, believes it’s worth tens of thousands

    Correction: This article has been corrected to clarify that the listing price on Princess Diana bears has little connection with actual value. It also has been edited to reflect a warning issued by the website tycollector.com.  BUDE, Cornwall – A couple in the UK bought a “Beanie Baby” stuffed doll for what would be about $15 in U.S. currency. But they think it could be worth tens of thousands. The Daily Mail reported that 20-year-old Leah Rogers and 22-year-old Ryan Flanaghan […]

  • Greensboro Grasshoppers

    Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday game postponed due to weather

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Greensboro Grasshoppers have postponed Sunday’s game due to inclement weather.

  • 25-year-old Daniel Joseph Steele is charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of 25-year-old Kimberly Dianne Richardson. (WTVD)

    NC man accused of shooting, killing pregnant girlfriend; baby survives

    Kimberly Dianne Richardson was six months pregnant. She was 25.

  • Johnson C. Smith University

    Student shot at small, private university in NC; suspect sought

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A student at a small private university in Charlotte was shot and injured early Sunday morning on campus, according to school officials. The shooting happened at Johnson C. Smith University at about 2:15 a.m. as a student sitting in his car was struck by a round, according to the school. The school said in a statement posted online that the student was not targeted and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Multiple news agencies […]

  • Is this ‘Carolina Panthers Lamborghini’ real?

    Is this ‘Carolina Panthers Lamborghini’ real?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Imagine cruising around in this. Panthers safety Roman Harper recently tweeted a picture of the “Carolina Panthers Lamborghini” and rumors started popping up that he bought it. But CBSSports.com is reporting that the car isn’t real. It’s actually from an apparent video game and was done to pay tribute to the movie “Tron.” Looks cool though! Matte black lambo with Carolina blue details is wet pic.twitter.com/vNyZIsxhDA — Roman Harper (@Harp41) April 14, 2015

  • Freddie James

    Man from South Carolina accused of having sex with a dog

    VANCE, S.C. — A South Carolina man is accused of having sex with a dog. WACH reported that 79-year-old Freddie James has admitted to doing “the same thing to a little girl years ago and nobody did anything to him.” The suspect has been charged with cruelty to animals and was jailed under a $1,000 bond. Deputies in Orangeburg County, S.C. responded to a report of the incident last week. An acquaintance of the suspect reportedly said she was told […]

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