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  • Candelaria Aguilar-Marroquin

    Silver Alert issued for teen reported missing out of Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Silver Alert has been issued for a teen reported missing out of Winston-Salem, according to police. Candelaria “Candy” Aguilar-Marroquin, 15, walked away from 607 Hillhaven Drive on Jan. 10 and was last seen walking near the Hardee’s on Clemmonsville Road. Aguilar-Marroquin has been described as standing 5 feet 5 inches and weighing about 115 pounds. She has black medium-length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black Converse tennis […]

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    Obama’s final letter to the nation: ‘You made me a better man’

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama wrote a final thank-you letter to the nation Thursday morning. “It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place,” he wrote. “It’s a letter meant to share what we know, what we’ve learned, and what small wisdom may help our successor bear the great responsibility that comes with the highest office in our land and […]

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    Hilarious viral video shows man sledding with his cat

    CHEHALIS, Wash. — A hilarious Youtube video of a man sledding with his cat on his shoulder is going viral. The 30-second video shows Jesse Smith and his cat Weston speeding to the bottom of a slope, KCPQ reports. Smith and his wife Ashley got Weston and another kitten named Ellinore six months ago. Already, Smith says the kittens have a taste for adventure. Whether they’re hiking trails or sliding down slopes, the kittens find their way into the couple’s various adventures. “There’s typically […]

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    NC fishermen catch 95-inch bluefin tuna at Carolina Beach

    CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. — Four North Carolina fishermen caught a massive 95-inch bluefin tuna at Carolina Beach on Tuesday. The men were fishing in their 22-foot boat when they caught the fish, WECT reports. “Far from the usual sport fisher for this type of game,” Valade said. “Didn’t expect a catch of a lifetime.” There is no official measurement, but the fishermen believe it could weigh about 500 pounds. This is at least the second large bluefin tuna caught in North Carolina […]

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    McDonald’s introduces 2 new Big Mac sizes

    Big Mac lovers rejoice — McDonald’s announced they will soon begin selling two new sizes of the classic creation. The fast food giant posted about a “surprise” reveal on Jan. 26. The surprise is expected to be the Mac Jr. and Grand Mac. From way up here, those numbers kinda look like… an awesome surprise that’ll be unveiled soon. 😝 Who’s got a guess? 🙋 pic.twitter.com/WYwNE3PoWH — McDonald's (@McDonalds) January 17, 2017 The Grand Mac will have two beef patties […]

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    George H.W. Bush sends Trump apology note for missing inauguration: ‘We will be with you and the country in spirit’

    HOUSTON — One day before Donald Trump gets sworn in as the nation’s 45th president, an apology letter from former President George H.W. Bush emerged online, stating the outdoor conditions would likely put him “six feet under.” “Dear Donald, Barbara and I are so sorry we can’t be there for your Inauguration on January 20th. My doctor says if I sit outside in January, it likely will put me six feet under. Same for Barbara. So I guess we’re stuck in Texas,” […]

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    ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ director responds to ‘disturbing’ leaked video of German Shepherd

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — One day after TMZ published video taken on the set of “A Dog’s Purpose,” director Lasse Hallstrom is speaking out about the “disturbing” footage. Hallstrom took to Twitter to voice his anger and frustration with the video. “I am very disturbed by the video released today from the set of my film A dog’s purpose,” one tweet read. “I did not witness these actions,” he said. “We were all committed to providing a loving and safe environment […]

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    3 suspects rob Greensboro cellular store at gunpoint

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after three suspects robbed a Greensboro cellular store at gunpoint Wednesday evening. Officers responded to the Verizon Retailer at 4002 Elton Way around 8:23 p.m. in reference to a robbery, according to a release. Upon arrival, they learned that three suspects entered the store and took an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise. The suspects then fled and were last seen heading north on South Elm-Eugene Street. No injuries were reported and the investigation is […]

  • Greensboro police on the scene at 1700 Fairview St. where a body was located on Jan. 16, 2017. (WGHP)

    Body found at abandoned Greensboro factory identified; death deemed homicide

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The body found at the site of an abandoned Greensboro factory has been identified and the death has been ruled a homicide, according to a news release from Greensboro police. Preliminary autopsy results identified the remains of a man found behind a building at the abandoned Proximity Print Works factory, at 1700 Fairview St., as 24-year-old Bangaly Fofana, of East Orange, New Jersey. Officers responded to the site on Monday at about 3:45 p.m. after a report came […]

  • Ricky James Inscore

    Yadkin County man charged with statutory rape

    YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — A Yadkin County man is facing a rape charge, according to a news release from the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office. Ricky James Inscore, 35, of Hamptonville, is charged with felony statutory rape of a child under 15 years of age. On Aug. 14, 2016, the sheriff’s office was dispatched to Hamptonville regarding a sexual assault on a child, the release said. Following an investigation, Inscore was arrested and charged. Inscore was given a $250,000 secured bond.

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    Cat dies after dog turns on stove, starts house fire in NC

    ROLESVILLE, N.C. — A family’s cat was killed Tuesday morning after their dog turned on the stove which ignited a box of dog treats and sent flames throughout the kitchen. Officials say the incident occurred when the dog was trying to get ahold of treats left near the stove. “It seems in this case, a box of dog treats were left near the stove, a dog jumped up and knocked the box over,” fire officials told WNCN. “At the same […]

  • Leigh Ann Snipes, 28; Justin Earl Faw, 30.

    Police identify adults who overdosed in High Point crash with 2 children in vehicle

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police have identified the two adults who overdosed on heroin Tuesday afternoon and crashed their Jeep into a tractor-trailer with two children in the backseat. Officers responded to the crash around 4:38 p.m. at Surrett Drive and West Fairfield Road, according to a press release. When they got to the scene, they found 28-year-old Leigh Ann Snipes and 30-year-old Justin Earl Faw unresponsive inside the vehicle. Both were treated for heroin overdose. In addition, the […]