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  • Sen. Tillis on health care bill: ‘If it were up to me, we wouldn’t go on recess’

    WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday delayed a vote on the Senate health care bill until after the July 4 recess, giving his caucus more time to negotiate changes to the proposal but leaving the GOP campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare in limbo. “If it were up to me, we wouldn’t go on recess next week,” Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) told FOX8 Wednesday. “We’d continue to be working on this bill until we produce an […]

  • Suspect arrested in fatal Greensboro shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Multiple tips to Crime Stoppers helped detectives identify the suspect in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man on Phillips Avenue earlier this week, according to a news release from Greensboro police. Timotheus Yamari Grace, 19, of Greensboro, is charged with first-degree murder for the homicide of Dallas Lamont McClure on June 25. Grace surrendered himself to officers at the District 3 station at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday. On Jun 26, Crime Stoppers published a flyer with […]

  • Jamal Fox resigns from Greensboro City Council

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro City Councilman Jamal Fox won’t finish his term on the City Council. The city said in a press release Wednesday that Fox, who announced last week that he won’t seek re-election for his District 2 seat, has resigned. The council will appoint a replacement at its July 18 meeting. District 2 residents interested in filling the vacancy for the remainder of the term should submit a resume and Letter of Interest to City Clerk Betsey Richardson […]

  • 25-year-old woman charged with sexual battery after becoming pregnant with 11-year-old’s child

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after authorities say she was impregnated by a young boy in 2014. Marissa Mowry, 25, of Port Rickey, Florida, is charged with sexual battery. Mowry and the victim were at a home in Hillsborough County in January 2014 when they had sexual intercourse that resulted in a pregnancy, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office told WFTS. At the time, Mowry was 22 and the victim was 11. Mowry gave birth to […]

  • Mother accused of setting car on fire with 11-year-old son inside

    LASALLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Michigan woman is accused of binding her 11-year-old son’s wrists, locking him inside a car and setting it on fire. A 50-year-old man called the sheriff’s at 11:28 a.m. saying his wife may have harmed their son, according to a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office press release. Upon arrival, deputies found a vehicle at the Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle Township with smoke coming from the passenger side area. Deputies found the mother and son talking […]

  • Clippers agree to trade Chris Paul to the Rockets

    LOS ANGELES — Winston-Salem native Chris Paul has been traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Houston Rockets, according to Yahoo Sports. Paul, 32, has agreed to opt-in to the final year of his $24.2 million contract and allow the Clippers to trade him to the Rockets. The Rockets will send Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams to the Clippers in exchange for Paul. Paul is a nine-time All-Star, nine-time All-NBA player and nine-time All-Defensive team member. He […]

  • Attempted rapist: ‘I truly enjoy the hunt and cannot wait for my prize’

    BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge upheld the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to attempted rape in 2013. Frank Yager, 33, was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for the charge, according to Lehigh Valey Live. Yeager spent months compiling a list with more than 200 names, addresses, and personal information about potential targets. Court documents say he was fixated on raping real estate agents. On Nov. 25, 2012, Yager attempted to rape a real estate agent […]

  • Woman dies 2 years after being set on fire by ex-boyfriend

    Warning: Some images may be disturbing for some viewers COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio woman who was set on fire by her ex-boyfriend nearly two years ago has died. Judy Malinowski was doused in gasoline and set on fire by Michael Slager. He pleaded guilty to aggravated arson in December and received 11 years in prison. Malinowski died Tuesday morning, according to WBNS. She was a former beauty queen, daughter, sister, and mother. From her hospital bed last year, Malinowski advised […]

  • Neuro Week: Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis, commonly referred to as MS, affects an estimated 2.3 million people worldwide. MS is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system begins to attack healthy tissue in the central nervous system, made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Eventually, the disease can cause the nerves themselves to deteriorate or become permanently damaged. The cause of MS is still unknown, although it appears to be tied to a mixture of genetics and environmental factors. In […]

  • Lawmakers override Gov. Cooper’s budget veto

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina House of Representatives voted to override Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the state budget, WTVD reports. With the House vote the now becomes law because the GOP-controlled Senate already voted to override Cooper’s veto of the state budget on Tuesday. The governor rejected the $23 billion Republican-backed state budget for not spending enough on education and for tax cuts to the wealthy. In a statement, Cooper said: “These shortcomings can be fixed, and I […]

  • Good Samaritan who says he was helping lost toddler beat up by parent, Facebook shamed

    LAKELAND, Fla. — A Good Samaritan who was trying to help a little girl who got separated from her parents ended up getting attacked and called a child predator on social media, WFLA reported. The 2-year-old went missing at a baseball game. The Good Samaritan spotted the child and says he was trying to help her find her parents. But the dad tells WFLA all he saw was a strange man walking towards the parking lot with his daughter. “I […]

  • North Carolina rural roads among deadliest in United States

    RALEIGH, N.C. — They’re narrow, they curve, they slope and they kill. Crashes on North Carolina’s network of rural roads claim more lives than all but two states in the country, according to report by TRIP, a national transportation research group. The data from 2015 shows 855 traffic-related deaths on non-interstate rural roads, trailing only Texas and California. The 855 fatalities also accounts for 62 percent of all traffic deaths in the state, even as only 31% of the population lives […]