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    Cold Case: NC man finds closure in sister’s death 42 years later

    MONDROE, N.C. — A Monroe man who has been searching for his missing sister for the past 42 years now has some answers, according to WSOC. Tim Young said his sister Janice Marie Young ran away from their adoptive home in Virginia to escape abuse back in 1973.  He never saw her again. “We get to school and we got off the bus and she said, ‘I love you and see you later,’” Tim Young said. “And I never did.” He […]

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    Wreck involving cement truck, car in Mebane

    MEBANE, N.C. — Crews responded to a wreck in Mebane involving a cement truck and a car on Thursday. The wreck happened just before noon on Old Hillsborough Road near Longleaf Pine Place. There is no word on injuries.

  • Panthers’ Thomas Davis gets pointers from Dale Jr. ahead of Coke 600 pace car drive

    CONCORD, N.C. — It’s one of the biggest weekends of the year for NASCAR! We already know who will be leading the field on Sunday. Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will be driving the pace car for the Coca-Cola 600. Earlier this week he got some pointers from Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

  • Police from the Carolinas deliver SUV full of groceries to struggling family

    Police from the Carolinas deliver SUV full of groceries to struggling family

    SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (WHNS) — Most news stories about police conducting a welfare check at a child’s residence do not have happy endings. This one does. A struggling single-mom and her two young children have a full pantry thanks to the generosity of Simpsonville police officers and a local grocery store. Chief Keith Grounsell said officers responded to the call for a welfare check at a home and found the children safe and sound, along with a mom who was trying […]

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    1 arrested, 1 sought in Burlington homicide

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police have a suspect in custody and are searching for another in connection to a shooting Wednesday that left one man dead. Talisha Ann Harrison, 24, of Graham, was arrested on Thursday. She is charged with accessory after the fact of first-degree murder. Police have charged Decarlos Barnes, 21, of Graham, with first-degree murder. His whereabouts are unknown. Burlington police responded at 3:24 a.m. Wednesday to a shooting at the CV Mart located at 1846 N. Church St. […]

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    Man robs downtown Greensboro bank

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are seeking public assistance identifying a man who robbed a downtown Greensboro bank this afternoon. Dispatchers received a call about 1:40 p.m. about a man who walked into NewBridge Bank, located at 201 N. Elm St., and handed a teller a note demanding money. The man left the store with an unknown amount of money. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

  • NC woman claims restaurant punished her for pumping breast milk during shift

    NC woman claims restaurant punished her for pumping breast milk during shift

    CONCORD, N.C. — A North Carolina restaurant is under fire after one of their servers claims she was punished for pumping breast milk during her shift. WBTV reported that Brennan Atwell asked Union Street Bistro in Concord for a place to pump at the end of her shift. Atwell said the restaurant first offered her a “dingy bathroom in the basement.” She said she refused and they sent her to an office without a door, where male co-workers could oversee […]

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    Davidson County woman accused of being married to two men at same time

    DENTON, N.C. — A Davidson County woman is accused of marrying a man while being married to another one. The Lexington Dispatch reported that Cricket E. Hughes, 33, of Denton, has been charged with felony bigamy after an investigation by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. A detective started to investigate after getting a report from the suspect’s husband that she may be married to someone else, according to the paper. Detectives believe the suspect married a man last year while […]

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    Bear crawls through window, enters North Carolina home

    A bear crawled through an open window and into a North Carolina home earlier this week.

  • Grammy-winning celebrity to sing at NC couple's wedding

    Grammy-winning celebrity to sing at NC couple’s wedding

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Grammy-winning celebrity John Legend will be singing at a North Carolina couple’s wedding this fall. WNCT reported that Cindy Glass and Allen White became engaged over Christmas and are tying the knot after 11 years. The couple won the opportunity to have Legend sing after entering a raffle to win a private performance by the singer. “The fact that he will be singing at our wedding is still kind of unbelievable,” Glass said. Legend will be singing […]

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    Man strips naked at NC airport

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man caught the attention of passengers and police when he stripped down to his birthday suit at  Charlotte Douglas. Passenger Sherry Ketchie told WCNC that the man just started stripping down in front of everyone, including children. Ketchie said he stood there for nearly 40 minutes before being escorted out of the airport by police. The man started shedding clothes when he found out a flight to Jamaica was overbooked, according to Ketchie. “It’s embarrassing,” traveler, Mike Osborne […]

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    1 dead, child injured in Rowan County shooting

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — One man died and a 4-year-old was hospitalized after a shooting in East Spencer Thursday morning. Kejuan Dishad Lamont Sweat, 22, was at an apartment complex located at 800 South Long Street at 12:30 a.m. when the shooting happened. Three children were in the vehicle with Sweat when it was hit by multiple gunshots. One child suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound. The other two children were not injured. Officer found Sweat’s vehicle at the intersection of West Henderson […]

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