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    Rape suspect wanted in Burlington arrested

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man who was wanted in connection with a sexual assault in Burlington has been arrested, officials say. Ricky Lee Myers, 49, was taken into custody Sunday and charged with second-degree forcible rape, second-degree sexual offense, sexual battery, crimes against nature and assault on a female. Officers were contacted by personnel with Alamance Regional Medical Center on Friday in reference to a possible sexual assault. The victim stated that she and the suspect were at a party and […]

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    Students at NC high school mourn death of third classmate within 2 weeks

    CATABWA COUNTY, N.C. — Bunker Hill High School in Catabwa County is mourning the loss of a third classmate within the last two weeks. Austin Hedrick, 16, was in the cab of a pickup truck with his father and friend when a high-caliber rifle went off, killing Austin. Investigators are still looking into how it happened, but believe it was accidental. On Monday, the message “Pray for our school and community” was posted outside the school. Just two weeks ago, two Bunker […]

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    Crews filming new Kate Beckinsale movie in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Are you seeing NYC taxi cabs in downtown Greensboro today? It’s all part of a new movie, “The Disappointments Room” starring Kate Beckinsale, being filmed on South Elm Street this week. Crews have transformed the facade of two buildings to look like Brooklyn, N.Y. One of the buildings was the old Porter Drug Store. Elm Street between West Washington and Market streets and February 1 Place between Greene and Davie will be closed from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officers […]

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    3 more bodies found in Indiana neighborhood for a total of 7 victims

    GARY, Ind. — Police are investigating a possible serial killer after three more bodies were found in an Indiana neighborhood for a total of seven victims found since Friday. According to WGN, the Lake County coroner’s office confirms three more bodies have been located in abandoned homes in Gary. That brings the total to seven female victims found since Saturday afternoon. Sunday night, investigators found a woman’s body at 4330 Massachusetts Street and two more bodies were found at 413 […]

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    Police searching for escaped NC inmate

    SHELBY, N.C. — State and local investigators spent much of Saturday searching for an escaped inmate named Hoyle Mincey. Shelby police said they pulled Mincey over around 3 a.m. Saturday.  They believe he ran into a wooded area near Dellinger and Charles roads. At one point, reported WSOC, 45 officers searched by air and on ground with K-9s. They said Mincey is a convict who escaped from Wateree Correctional Institution last weekend. He was serving a sentence for burglary. Eyewitness […]

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    Daylight saving time: When does the time change?

    Get ready for the end of daylight saving time. We will “fall back” on Nov. 2 at 2 a.m. Daylight saving time begins again on March 8, 2015. As of 2007, daylight time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. Not all states are forced to participate in daylight saving time. Hawaii and most of Arizona opt out of the time shift. Two Utah lawmakers recently proposed the state eliminate daylight saving time after […]

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    4 bodies found in possible serial killing

    GARY, Ind. — Police in Northwest Indiana today are investigating a possible serial killer, sources told WGN. Law enforcement sources said a man in his 40s was arrested for the murder of a woman at the Motel 6 in Hammond on Friday. The man, arrested at his home in nearby Gary, then began to confess to multiple murders and told police where to find the bodies of another three women dumped inside three abandoned homes in Gary. One by one, throughout Saturday […]

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    Man who finds human remains while searching for Hannah Graham describes what he saw

    ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. — The remains were behind a vacant home, in a dried-up creek bed — a skull and bones, along with a pair of tight, dark-colored pants. The man who found the remains while searching for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is Chesterfield Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Dale Terry. He says he believed God wanted his team to find what they found. Terry said his five-person team had finished their search mission near Walnut Creek Park around noon Saturday when something […]

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    Raleigh teenager found, Silver Alert canceled

    RALEIGH — A missing Sanderson High School student has been found and the Silver Alert has been canceled, according to WTVD. Gretchyn Dawnmarie Hickey,16, was found Sunday. She had been missing since school let out early on Wednesday because of a power outage. No further details have been released at this time. Source: WTVD

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    NC homeowners’ insurance rates could increase

    RALEIGH — A public hearing is being held in Raleigh Monday on the possibility of raising homeowners’ insurance rates, according to WTVD. Insurance companies have requested an overall statewide average increase by an average of more than 25 percent in January. North Carolina homeowners saw an average 7 percent increase a year ago, but companies said they need more after last winter’s ice storm where thousands of homes were damaged across the state. The hearing is open to the public, but there […]

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    Students gather to remember A&T freshman shot, killed over weekend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The opening night of North Carolina A&T’s homecoming was supposed to be a night of celebration, but instead students gathered to mourn and remember one of their own. A&T freshman Dorian Edwards, 19, was shot and killed early Sunday morning at an off-campus party on Perkins Street. Students gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday evening to remember their fellow Aggie. Friends released balloons and shared their favorite memories of Edwards. Students say that the start of their homecoming […]

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    UPDATE: NC A&T students to hold memorial for slain student

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A student at North Carolina A&T is dead following an early-morning shooting in Greensboro . Dorian Tawan Edwards, 19, of Atlanta, Ga., died after being taken to the hospital. Counseling services will be open at the college from 3 to 6 p.m. for students impacted by his death. A&T students will hold a memorial at 8:30 p.m. at the reflection pool on campus. The incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Greensboro police responded to the 1400 block of Perkins […]

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