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    The FBI is warning college students about a message sent to school email accounts

    RICHMOND, Va. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Better Business Bureau have issued a warning to college students about a scam hitting school email accounts, WTVR reported. The emails are an off-shoot of the classic “work-from-home” scam, according to the BBB. The email students receive include a job offer that states the student […]

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    Girlfriend accepts cliffside proposal and then plummets to her death

    CALA TARIDA, Ibiza — A proposal was one of the last things a 29-year-old woman heard before falling to her death. Dimitrina Dimitrova had flown to visit her boyfriend, working as a waiter in Ibiza, according to reports from the Daily Mail. On Tuesday, her boyfriend took her to a scenic spot in the tiny resort of […]

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    Audit finds 20 shotguns missing from police department

    FLINT, Mich. — Police officers have many tools of the trade. The shotgun is one of their most deadly tools. But a recently completed inventory audit, the first the Flint Police Department has completed in 12 years, turned up some troubling results. Twenty shotguns are missing. “You ask yourself, how could that happen? It’s the […]

  • Concerned parents meet with Hanes and Lowrance school leaders over toxic waste

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Parents want Hanes and Lowrance Schools shut down immediately. According to state documents the schools sits on one of the worst toxic waste spills in the state. School leaders and school board members have known about the third of a mile plum of toxic waste since it was first discovered in 1991. […]

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    Man struck, killed by train in Burlington identified

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities responded to the area of North Fisher Street near West Webb Avenue in reference to a pedestrian who was struck by a train. Near the tracks officers located 25-year-old Franklin D. Gwynn, of Burlington, who suffered fatal injuries as result […]

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    Autopsy rules out homicide as cause of death for woman found dead in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Officials at The State Medical Examiner’s Office have ruled out homicide as the cause of death for Barbara Brown Clardy. Clardy, 66, was found dead in her home at 3410 Darden Road on Jan. 21. Investigators originally classified her death as suspicious because there wasn’t a clear cause of death. The results of a […]

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    Girl suspected of stealing diamond necklace worth $4.6 million

    HONG KONG — Police are on the hunt for a girl as young as 12 and three adults allegedly involved in a $4.6-million diamond heist that targeted a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong. The three adults distracted sales staff by pretending to browse for items in a branch of Emperor Watch and Jewelry, a […]

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    Lawsuit claims UNC and NCAA broke promises in ‘spectacular fashion’

    DURHAM, N.C. — Two former athletes who took so-called paper classes at the University of North Carolina have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, claiming they represent hundreds of thousands of college athletes across the nation who are promised an education but don’t get one. Devon Ramsay and Rashanda McCants filed the […]

  • Stokes County school officials warn parents about the ‘choking game’

    WALNUT COVE, N.C. — It’s a game that schools are saying has already claimed lives in North Carolina, and now a school system in the Piedmont-Triad is warning parents to be on the lookout. “If they take it too far, it’s lights out,” Rhonda Jackson, principal of Southeastern Stokes Middle School said. “They’re not going […]

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    Homicide eliminated as the manner of death for Greensboro woman

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Preliminary autopsy results from the State Medical Examiner’s Office have ruled out homicide as the manner of death for Terry Hampton Watson. Watson, 53, was found deceased in her home at 3220 S. Holden Rd. on Jan. 20. Detectives had initially classified the death as suspicious due to the absence of a […]

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    Autopsies expected today for women found dead in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Investigators expect medical examiners today to conduct autopsies on two women found dead in Greensboro, according to the News & Record. Police hope the results of the autopsies will show them how the women found dead in separate incidents died. On Tuesday, police found 53-year-old Terry Watson dead in her home. At […]

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    Study: Who’s smarter, Android users or iPhone users?

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Are you an iPhone user? Congratulations! You’re probably smarter than the Android owner sitting next to you. A new study conducted by online advertising network Chitika found that states with more college graduates tend to also have higher iPhone sales. Alaska (66%), Montana and Vermont have the largest percentage of iPhone users. […]