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    Man uses mop to save young girl dangling from window

    WEIFANG, China — A man in China rescued a toddler, who was dangling from the side of a building, by using a mop. The little girl had been left home alone and tried to crawl out of the fourth story window. That’s when her head got stuck in the bars on the window. A neighbor heard her cries while walking down the street, looked up and saw the tragedy that was about to unfold. He immediately rushed up to the apartment next […]

  • The family had just returned from vacation to their home on Sumter Street in northwest Atlanta around 7:30 p.m. Sunday when someone knocked on their door.

    Atlanta police make another arrest in violent home invasion, shooting

    ATLANTA — WSBTV reported that Atlanta police have four teenagers in custody they think are responsible for a home invasion that injured a young father trying to protect his family. A 14-count indictment came Tuesday against four suspects wanted in the home invasion that happened last month. Two suspects were already in custody. The teens face a number of charges that include home invasion, armed robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and cruelty to children. Late Tuesday afternoon WSBTV learned that […]

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    Video shows man’s new, futuristic fishing technique

    A farmer in Kansas is using a new, futuristic approach to catching fish. Derek Klingenberg shot a video of himself using a drone to catch a fish. In the video, you can see the fish being pulled out of the pond and dangling in mid-air. It looks pretty fun, but it couldn’t be as relaxing and sitting in a boat waiting for the fish to bite.

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    4 families displaced in Rural Hall apartment building fire

    RURAL HALL, N.C. — Four families are looking for a new place to live Wednesday morning after a fire forced them out of their apartments in Rural Hall late Tuesday night. The fire started at an apartment building, located at 318 W. Wall St. in Rural Hall, around 11:30 p.m. A large section of the apartment building is now missing its roof. Officials are still trying to figure out how the fire started. No one is allowed inside the building because it […]

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    7-year-old cancer patient sings ‘Fight Song’ with Rachel Platten

    LOS ANGELES — A 7-year-old cancer patient in Los Angeles got to sing “Fight Song” with singer Rachel Platten. Jeremiah Succar told TMZ that the song has gotten him through tough times in the hospital. “He used to sing it when he got a lot of headaches, but now he sings it in the morning, before bed and during shots he has to get,” Jeremiah’s dad told TMZ. Jeremiah suffers from stage-four atypical rhabdoid teratoid, which is a fast-growing brain and […]

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    Vigil held for 10-year-old NC football player who died from rare heart defect

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Family and friends gathered Tuesday night to remember a 10-year-old Charlotte boy who collapsed and died during his football practice last week. Players from several football teams were at last night’s candle light vigil for O’Maury Chambers at Marshall Park. Witnesses said Chambers fell to the ground during Pee Wee football practice in northwest Charlotte last week. Chambers was rushed to an area hospital where he later died. Read more: WSOC

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    NC doctor charged with health care fraud

    HICKORY, N.C. — A Hickory family practice doctor duped Medicaid and Medicare out of at least $210,000, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Prosecutors charged Wayne Vincent Wilson of Wayne Wilson MD Family Practice with submitting claims to Medicaid and Medicare for services he didn’t provide. Investigators claim Wilson “added and padded” his reimbursement with false claims because he believed that Medicaid did not pay him enough for his services. Read more: WSOC

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    Bus. 85 traffic slowed between High Point, Thomasville due to garbage truck fire

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A garbage truck fire slowed traffic on a portion of Business 85 between High Point and Thomasville on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened near the Old Thomasville Road exit. The incident was reported at 4:32 p.m. According to Randolph County 911, the garbage truck was carrying cardboard, which caught fire. Earlier in the afternoon, all lanes of Business 85 were closed at the location of the incident. It is unclear how the fire started. No injuries […]

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    United Way ‘Canpaign’ kickoff

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Food pantry shelves are running low and the United Way of Greater High Point is trying to change that. The United Way is hosting a “Canpaign” to gather more canned foods to food pantries in the area. Open Door Ministries are particularly in need of canned meats, cereal and breakfast items. Along with canned food, the organization is also accepting much-needed toiletry items to deliver to families in need. The items raised during the Canpaign will […]

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    Suspect in rape, fatal shooting in NC on the run

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh police are searching for a 21-year-old man in connection with two shootings – one fatal – and a sexual assault that happened in Raleigh Monday. Detectives have obtained arrest warrants charging Kendrick Keyanti Gregory in connection with the three incidents. The first one happened around 9 a.m. at the Knights Inn hotel in the 3800 block of New Bern Avenue. Police said Lenin Alvaringa, 27, was shot in the back during a robbery. Gregory has been […]

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    Lexington man arrested on multiple charges after police chase

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Lexington man was arrested on more than a dozen charges after leading authorities on a chase Monday. Michael Eugene Harper, 35, was wanted for an outstanding warrant out of South Carolina for a narcotics violation. When Harper failed to stop for blue lights and a siren on Old Salisbury Road, deputies continued following him at a high rate of speed. Harper continued onto N.C. 150, then onto Wilcox Way all the way into Rowan County, where he […]

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    Child struck, killed by car near SC elementary school

    PAGELAND, S.C. — A child died after being struck by a car near a South Carolina elementary school early Tuesday morning. Officials at Pageland Elementary School told WSOC that a family came to the school to enroll their children in classes just after 9:30 a.m. One of the children went back to the family’s car to retrieve documents and was hit while crossing the street. According to WSOC, the child was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center-Union but died less than an hour after arrival. […]

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