SC elementary student made “killing list” of students

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, S.C. — A student is no longer attending class after he was found making a list of students he wanted to kill, WTLX reported. An incident report from the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office said that last Tuesday an elementary student at Fairfield Magnet School had written the names of seven other students on his […]

  • Redevelopment raises concerns in Mount Airy

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A city redevelopment plan, which once included only city property, may now include 20 properties owned by residents. The Mount Airy Redevelopment Commission was formed with the idea of refurbishing the old Spencer’s plant, which is located just outside the city’s downtown area. However, the city has now named 20 other […]

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    NASCAR driver Tony Stewart speaks publicly about deadly crash, says he never considered quitting

    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — NASCAR’s Tony Stewart said Monday he never thought about giving up driving race cars in the past seven weeks after a car he was driving struck and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt track race in New York. Stewart spoke publicly Monday for the first time since a grand jury chose […]

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    5 family members die mysteriously inside home

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah — There were no signs of trauma, no clues of any violence or foul play. So investigators are trying to determine how five family members died in a Utah home over the weekend, reported KSTU. Officials identified the deceased relatives as father Benjamin Strack, 37; mother Kristi Strack, 36; son Benson Strack,14; daughter […]

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    NC teenager killed in shooting outside of party

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Authorities said a 16-year-old boy is dead after a shooting Saturday night in Fayetteville. WTVD-TV reported that it happened around 10:30 p.m. on Randleman Street near the Derrydowne Court intersection. The victim has been identified as Joseph Braxton III, a student at Seventy-First High School in Fayetteville. Fayetteville police said the victim […]

  • Man charged after van crosses double yellow lane, kills motorcyclist in NC

    Man charged after van crosses double yellow lane, kills motorcyclist in NC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person died after his motorcycle was hit on in Charlotte early Saturday morning, according to WSOC-TV. Jessie Garza was driving a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle when a white Dodge Caravan crossed over the double yellow lane divider into Garza’s lane, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The Dodge hit the motorcycle head-on. As […]

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    Chaos breaks out as Ferguson police chief marches with protesters

    FERGUSON, Mo. — Police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, engaged in an uneasy standoff in front of the city’s police department overnight after authorities arrested several individuals. The developments came hours after Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized for his department’s actions following Michael Brown’s shooting, but pledged not to resign. The arrests took place after […]

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    Is the ‘CrackBerry’ making a comeback?

    NEW YORK — BlackBerry’s sales plunged more than 40 percent in its most recent quarter. And the company reported another loss. But investors ignored that bad news and focused on more hopeful signs instead. The Canadian smartphone maker said Friday its cash level rose slightly from its last quarter to $3.1 billion. That’s very encouraging news considering […]

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    Remains of 2 more boys identified at closed Florida boys school

    MARIANNA, Fla. — A research team has identified two more sets of remains from unmarked graves at a former reformatory in Marianna, Florida, reported the University of South Florida. Thomas Varnadoe and Earl Wilson were the second and third students at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys identified through a DNA match, USF said […]

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    Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown’s parents

    FERUSON, Mo. — Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson apologized Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, as well as to any peaceful protesters who feel he didn’t do “enough to protect their constitutional right to protest.” Specifically, he apologized that it took investigating officers four hours to remove Brown’s body from the street after Officer […]

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    Police obtain arrest warrant charging Jesse Matthew with abduction in missing UVa. student case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told reporters Tuesday. Police have said they believe Matthew was the last person to see Graham before her […]

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    Hiker mauled by black bear, body found in woods with animal nearby

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. — A Rutgers University student hiking in the woods of northern New Jersey was mauled to death Sunday by a 300-pound black bear in what authorities said was a highly unusual attack. Darsh Patel, 22, a senior majoring in information technology and informatics, was killed in a heavily wooded area known as the […]