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  • Teenage girl found dead behind NC home for sale; police investigating as homicide

    Mom of murdered NC teen: ‘Please help me bring these people to justice’

    DURHAM, N.C. — The mother of a murdered teenager is asking the public to help catch her daughter’s killer and to assist with a proper burial. Koteya Hall said her daughter Tierra Hall went to school last Friday at Jordan High School in Durham. It would be the last time she would see the 17-year-old alive. Hall said her daughter never made it home from school. The two had an argument earlier that day so she assumed the teen was still […]

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    Woman confronts peeping Tom at NC Hooters

    GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police are looking for a peeping Tom, who they say looked up at a woman in a restaurant restroom stall. The victim, who wanted to be identified only as Rebecca, said she was taking a break from watching games at a Gastonia Hooters Saturday night and headed to the restroom, where she came face to face with the man. “As I’m looking down — I’m not in the stall against the wall, I’m in the second […]

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    NC 8-year-old accidentally shoots 11-year-old in face during ‘cops and robbers’

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. — An 11-year-old was accidentally shot in the face by his 8-year-old friend in Mooresville. Sheriff’s deputies said injuries to the boy were minor and that the bullet went in and out of his right cheek with no major injuries. Deputies said after interviewing parents it was determined the boys were playing cops and robbers in the back yard when the 8-year-old boy had hid in an outbuilding and had found a rifle. When the 11-year-old opened the door, […]

  • This Day in History: First NC Lottery ticket sold 9 years ago today

    Nine years ago today, the North Carolina Lottery became official. Already, $3.5 billion has been raised for education because of the lottery. North Carolinians have added classrooms, funded pre-K programs and helped kids pay for college. In the lottery’s last fiscal year, more than $500 million contributed to the $11 billion fund of education in North Carolina.

  • Teenage girl found dead behind NC home for sale; police investigating as homicide

    Police identify teenage girl found dead behind NC home for sale

    DURHAM, N.C. — A 17-year-old girl was found dead behind a house in Durham on Saturday afternoon. The body of Tierra Hall was found in the 4100 block of Trotter Ridge Road around 4:45 p.m., authorities said. Hall’s body was discovered by neighbors checking out a house for sale, authorities said. She was a student at Charles E. Jordan High School. A source told WTVD that Hall – of the 4200 block of Garrett Road – appeared to have severe head injuries. […]

  • Source: WSOC

    SBI investigating after NC sheriff’s granddaughter shot, killed

    ANSON COUNTY, N.C. — Investigators are trying to piece together what led to the death of a teenager in Anson County. Both sheriff officials and the SBI told WSOC the victim is the 16-year-old granddaughter of the county’s sheriff, Landric Reid. Authorities said the shooting happened early Sunday on Jim Hanna Lane in Wadesboro. Investigators said Shaundasia Smith was at a sleep over at a girlfriends’ house Saturday night when sometime around 3 a.m. Sunday she was shot in the head […]

  • Source: WITI

    More than 300 chinchillas removed from home

    WAUKESHA, Wis. — More than 300 chinchillas were removed from a Wisconsin home Sunday. Police were called to the home, which they later described as “unlivable,” for a welfare check. The Waukesha Fire Department battalion chief told WITI the home was the worst he’d seen in 30 years. Officials said at least two dozen chinchillas were dead when they arrived. “Initially when we got in there,  there were elevated ammonia levels from all the urine inside the house from animals,” Mark Sweet […]

  • ‘Ace’ is a sweet beagle looking for a new home

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Meet 4-year-old “Ace.” This beagle loves to be rubbed and loved over. He’s great with cats and other dogs too. His adoption fee, which includes vaccinations and veterinary care, is $200. For more information about “Ace” call Ruff Love Foster Care and Dog Rescue at (336) 880-5431.

  • Dizziness, balance and vertigo: What’s normal, what’s not

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Almost everyone has experienced dizziness at some point in their lives; however, if feelings of dizziness or loss of balance occur quite frequently, falls become a concern and there may be an underlying condition causing those symptoms. A somewhat less serious cause of dizziness and balance issues is a condition called vertigo, which is one of the most common health problems in adults. Vertigo is a sensation of environmental spinning that affects the vestibular system, which […]

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    Shots fired at NC Comfort Inn, suspect arrested

    DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police said the man who allegedly opened fire on his girlfriend at a hotel Sunday night has been arrested. The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. at the Comfort Inn off of Highway 55, authorities said. Mike Dwayne Brown allegedly starting shooting at his girlfriend, hitting her three times. Authorities said several children were in the room at the time, but they were not injured. Paramedics rushed the 27-year-old woman to Duke Hospital with serious injuries. […]

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    One little lamb loves jumping on the bed more than all 5 monkeys

    This little lamb is leaps and bounds ahead of those monkeys that always fall off the bed. Winter the lamb is known for jumping around on solid ground, but this time he tried to get some more bounce out of the bed.

  • Credit: Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

    117 roosters, duck seized in cockfighting ring

    Editor’s note: Some images in this gallery may be considered disturbing.  INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. — A nonprofit organization is asking for the public’s help to care for 117 roosters and one duck seized in a cockfighting ring Saturday night in Wallace, South Carolina. Five seized roosters died overnight from their injuries. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue, which is based in Indian-Trail, participated in the raid led by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Sheriff’s Department of Marlboro County. The Humane Society […]

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