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More NC Senate candidates release money totals

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Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

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Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

Police offer reward in Holly Springs fatal shooting

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Holly Springs police is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the March 23 shooting death of an Apex man in Holly Springs. More>>

Man accused in Jewish Center shootings has NC ties Video included

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Frasier Glenn Cross, 73 is a former KKK leader who now faces murder charges and once agitated in the Triangle. More>>

LGBT couples speak out against NC tax code Video included

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Same-sex couples in North Carolina are speaking out against a tax code they say unfairly penalizes gay and lesbian couples. More>>

Delta flight lands safely after being diverted to RDU

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A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff. More>>

UNC investigator meets with Willingham

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The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>

Durham city council has questions about proposed high rise Video included

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Durham city leaders have questions regarding the site of a planned high rise in downtown. More>>

McCrory says tax overhaul will create jobs, attract business to NC Video included

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Tax day is becoming increasingly political in North Carolina, and conservatives on Tuesday used the day to praise their major tax overhaul while critics said it will burden the middle and lower classes. More>>

Feds: NC has made 'significant strides' in food stamps backlog Video included

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A federal administrator said North Carolina has “made significant strides” in providing services to families in need of food stamps, according to a letter dated April 15. More>>

RST Fiber installs gigabit connection in Wake Forest Video included

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Crews with RST Fiber broke ground Tuesday morning on the Triangles first high speed fiber network.

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4 now charged in connection to body found on Ft. Bragg Video included

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Four people have been charged with kidnapping and assault after a man’s body was located along Plank Road on Fort Bragg. More>>

Controversial governor among those joining Raleigh Hall of Fame

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William W. Holden, the only N.C. governor to ever be impeached, is one of the new members of the Raleigh Hall of Fame.
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Bayer opens honey bee care center in RTP

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Bayer Crop Science opened its new North American Bee Care Center in RTP Tuesday aimed at studying and improving the health of honey bees. More>>

Carrboro family to press charges against student for bullying children Video included

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A Carrboro family says they are pressing charges against an elementary school student after their two kids have been bullied by another student for months. More>>

Raleigh's Hyler among Duke Energy directors targeted by shareholders Video included

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Two of Duke Energy’s large shareholders want four of its directors voted out following the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River in February, according to an April 14 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More>>

Durham officers not at fault in Sept. shooting at NCCU

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The Durham District Attorney says no charges will be filed in regards to a man being shot and killed at NCCU in September.
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Strong winds threaten mobile homes, rattle trees in Cumberland Co. Video included

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Homeowners huddled for safety when strong winds roared through the Wade area Tuesday morning around 7:30 a.m. More>>

Agents still seeking suspects in Wake Forest kidnapping case

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Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>

Off-duty officer killed in Edgecombe Co. crash

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One person was killed after a North Carolina Department of Transportation truck and another vehicle crashed on N.C. 111 Tuesday morning.

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McCrory Twitter account calls Masters jacket 'infamous'

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McCrory's Twitter account used a surprising word to describe the green jacket given to the Masters champion.
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5 things to know about tax day Video included

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The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears. More>>

Former Fort Bragg soldier pleads guilty to ID theft

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A Minnesota man accused of stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg has pleaded guilty to an identity theft charge. More>>

First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

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By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed. The Army in November officially began assigning female officers to lead the cannon platoons and plans to open other jobs. More>>

4 face charges in case of man found at Fort Bragg

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Four people face charges in the case of Tayvon Joseph McMillan, whose body was found at Fort Bragg April 6. More>>

SBI investigates fatal shooting of man by officer

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The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the fatal shooting of a Pender County man by a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper. More>>

Easter crafts for the uncrafty Video included

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Many of you will be celebrating Easter this weekend with family and friends so our expert party planner Jennifer Durbin, author of the Party Planning Tips for the Clueless Chick books, visited the WNCN Today set to give you a few ideas that will make even the uncrafty feel like Martha Stewart this weekend:Simply Adorable Easter CraftEaster Bunny Whiskers. These adorable and very easy to make Easter bunny whiskers will be a hit with kids of all ages at your Easter brunch. All you will need to ... More>>

NC LGBT group to hold rally over tax filing policy

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North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. More>>

Cary woman followed, assaulted Saturday morning Video included

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A young Cary woman was assaulted in her apartment Saturday after a man forced his way in after following her home. More>>

Suspect pleads guilty in 2012 Smithfield apartment shooting

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One of three men charged in connection with a September 2012 Smithfield shooting that injured a woman and paralyzed her 8-year-old son pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder. More>>

McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

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Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. More>>

One of runners who died in Raleigh Rock'n'Roll event identified Video included

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One of the men who died running in Raleigh’s Rock’n’Roll Marathon was Derrick Myers of Raleigh, WNCN has confirmed. More>>

Fayetteville installs first police surveillance cameras Video included

A technician installs the first police surveillance camera in Fayetteville on Monday A technician installs the first police surveillance camera in Fayetteville on Monday
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The first surveillance cameras that will be monitored by the Fayetteville Police Department went up on Monday. More>>

Two years after disappearance, family of Kelli Bordeaux maintains hope Video included

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It has been two years since Fort-Bragg-based Army medic Kelli Bordeaux was last seen.
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Durham Bulls honor NCCU basketball team Thursday

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The NCCU men's basketball team that won the MEAC title and reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for the first time will be honored by the Durham Bulls Thursday at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. More>>

NC legislators talk teacher pay as session nears Video included

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There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. More>>

Capital punishment back before NC Supreme Court Video included

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North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws. More>>

NC teacher salary report doesn't please all

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A North Carolina committee on teacher salaries doesn't go far enough, some say.
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New NCCU class to focus on hip hop Video included

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9th Wonder will teach a class on hip hop at N.C. Central University in the fall.
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Owner of Raleigh 'Party Mansion' guilty of tax evasion

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Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
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Raleigh residents: Here's why dumping grease is a bad idea

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More than 6,000 gallons of sewage spills out Monday after grease clogs a pipe in Raleigh.
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Burlington woman charged with woman's death

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A Burlington woman has been arrested after a woman's body was found following a fire in Alamance County. More>>

Man injured in Fayetteville crash Friday dies

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A man who was seriously injured in a crash on Raeford Road in Fayetteville Friday morning has died from his injuries, police said Monday. More>>

Police charge 1 in fatal Fayetteville shooting Sunday night

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One man died Sunday in Fayetteville after being shot, pulled from his car and left in the road, authorities said.


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Goldsboro McDonald's manager pistol whipped during armed robbery

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 One person was arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a McDonald's in Goldsboro. More>>

This Kid Rocks: Nia Faith Video included

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Many parents pass along their height or their eye color to their kids. Some parents pass along talents. Nia Faith got her mom's beautiful face and her dad's beautiful voice. More>>

2 die during Raleigh Rock 'n' Roll half-marathon Video included

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Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>

Man dies after vehicle backs into him at Fayetteville church

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A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>

RDU opens renovated Terminal 1 Video included

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After nearly two years and $68 million, a new and more modern Terminal 1 is now open at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>

Cops check for link between body in bin and Burlington fire

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Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. More>>

More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte

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Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease. More>>

NC Highway Patrol cracking down on speeders

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is warning drivers that troopers will be out in force over the next week looking for speeders and other dangerous drivers. More>>

Motorcyclist critically injured in accident in Durham

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A motorcyclist was critically injured Sunday morning in Durham after being involved in an accident with a pickup truck. More>>

Students hold SAVE summit to keep violence out of schools Video included

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Providing safer environments for our youth. That's the goal for a national organization called Students Against Violence Everywhere, also known as SAVE.
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Gov. Morehead School hosts differnet kind of egg hunt Video included

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A different kind of egg hunt happened at the Gov. Morehead School for the Blind Saturday morning. More>>

Woman plows into Raleigh McDonald's Video included

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Police say a medical situation may have caused a woman to plow into a Raleigh McDonald’s Saturday morning. More>>

Bierman elected chancellor of UNC arts school

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The top editor of Southern Living magazine has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. More>>

Timeline: How the FBI saved Wake Forest man from kidnappers Video included

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Wake Forest’s Frank Janssen, 63, was freed from kidnappers in a dramatic rescue Wednesday night in Atlanta. Here’s a timeline of the events that led to his release. More>>

New Hanover authorities say 3 bodies found in home

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Investigators in New Hanover County are looking into the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home inside a retirement community. More>>

Hillsborough offers tour of Confederate gravesites

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Visitors to Hillsborough can take part in "Ghosts of the Confederacy," an hour-long guided tour of the Confederate dead buried at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church cemetery. More>>

4 death cases going to state Supreme Court

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The cases of four defendants who had death sentences commuted to life under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act will be reviewed by the state Supreme Court. More>>

Nurse, ex-mayor, Canadian also run for NC Senate

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Heather Grant got in the U.S. Senate race following a brief military nursing career when she wasn't persuaded to support other early candidates. More>>

2 Democrats challenge favored Hagan in NC primary

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While many Republicans want to vote U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan out of office in November, other voters get the chance to affirm her as the Democratic Party's nominee with their votes in May. More>>

Partially decomposed body found in Alamance County

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Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham. More>>

Pregnant woman, 2 others injured in Selma shooting Video included

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A pregnant woman was shot in the leg and two others injured Friday when an argument turned violent in Selma. More>>

Experts refute claims by UNC counselor; she rips their report Video included

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Three experts hired by UNC refute claims that Tar Heel athletes had elementary-school level reading abilities.
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NC lawmakers want tuition grant program resumed

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North Carolina Republican legislative leaders say they plan to ask the state Supreme Court to stop a lower-court decision that prevents a new program using taxpayer money for tuition at K-12 private or religious schools this fall. More>>

Inmate behind Wake Forest kidnapping faces federal charge Video included

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The inmate behind the April 5 kidnapping of a Wake Forest man faces a federal charge of conspiracy. More>>

NC's first Catholic congregation has new Fayetteville home Video included

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The oldest Catholic congregation in North Carolina has a new church building that has been decades in the making. More>>

Police chief announces drop in Fayetteville crime rate Video included

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At the city’s "Safe Streets Symposium" Friday, Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock announced new crime figures.
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Domestic violence advocates say abuse victims have options Video included

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A Wake County woman is hospitalized after being shot by her estranged husband.
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Durham Academy teacher wins 'Let It Go' competition

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A teacher from Durham Academy won Ryan Seacrest's competition for the best rendition of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen. More>>

Officials: Charlotte pizza worker has hepatitis A

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Mecklenburg County health officials say recent customers of a Charlotte pizza restaurant should get a hepatitis A vaccine.
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Pender County jail officer facing multiple charges

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A Pender County jail officer has lost his job following his arrest in Wilmington on a number of charges. More>>

Nevada cattle grazing dispute escalates

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Tension between the federal government and a Nevada rancher has reached new highs after protesters and federal agents clashed. More>>

New book explores photos, writing of NCSU's Chris Hondros

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A new book explores the photography and writing of the late Chris Hondros, an accomplished photographer who graduated from N.C. State. More>>

Fort Bragg brigade commander suspended Video included

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The U.S. Army announced Thursday a Fort Bragg brigade commander was suspended pending an investigation. More>>

Rock'n'Roll Marathon exhibits open in Raleigh; expect road closures Sunday Video included

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Thousands flock to the Rock'n'Roll Marathon health expo on Friday in Raleigh.
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3 injured in Durham shooting early Friday morning

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Three males were injured in a shooting early Friday morning in Durham, authorities said. More>>

Today is deadline to register for May NC primary

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A new law means North Carolina residents are no longer allowed to register to vote during early voting. So they're just about out of time if they want to cast ballots for the May 6 primary. More>>

Boston bombing: Inside the 108-hour search for the killers

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How police tracked down the Boston Marathon bombers in a frantic 108-hour search.
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Authorities find body of missing NC kayaker

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Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was found in the Albemarle Sound. More>>

Crews rescue worker dangling from NC cell tower

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Charlotte firefighters have rescued a cellphone tower worker dangling from the structure after a medical emergency. More>>

HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius to resign after rocky healthcare rollout

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After a rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act in October, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post, according to the Associated Press. More>>

Victim in Wendell triple shooting had restraining order against shooter Video included

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Two people were killed and one person was injured in a shooting Wednesday night near Wendell, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>

3 arrested after shots fired at Northgate Mall in Durham Video included

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Durham police said three people were arrested after shots were fired Thursday in the parking lot of Northgate Mall. More>>

Durham group provides affordable rental housing Video included

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Finding an affordable place to live in Durham is becoming a struggle for many. More>>

Demand for food in Durham on the rise Video included

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The need for food in Durham is growing. More>>

Johnston Co. heart doctor found dead in home

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Clayton police said a 60-year-old doctor was found unresponsive in his home Thursday morning. More>>

Soldier who lost leg given keys to home in Fuquay-Varina Video included

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Staff Sgt. Ollie Hughes and his family are given a home in Fuquay-Varina on Thursday.
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Attorney of Vortex victims sending a message with lawsuit Video included

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Four people who were injured in the Vortex accident at the North Carolina State Fair have filed a lawsuit seeking $150 million in punitive damages against the owners and company of the ride. More>>

Kidnappers threatened to torture, kill Wake Forest father Video included

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A 63-year-old man who disappeared from his Wake Forest home April 5 was rescued Wednesday in Atlanta by the FBI, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. More>>

Colorado State releases its 2014 hurricane forecast

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Colorado State University released its forecast for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Thursday. More>>

NC man sentenced to jail for sucking woman's toes

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A North Carolina man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
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Duke Energy to stop using tree-stunting chemical

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Duke Energy says it has temporarily stopped using a chemical product that keeps limbs away from power lines by stunting tree growth. More>>

McCrory promotes NC community college job training

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Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday that he wants legislators to allow North Carolina's 58 community colleges to retain and repurpose money they have saved to train more students in high-demand fields so their region's employers can hire for hard-to-fill positions. More>>

Dad: Son overcome physical hurdles to join Marines

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The Marine shot this week at Camp Lejeune, N.C., had to overcome physical hurdles to join his twin brother and another sibling in the Marine Corps. More>>

Wake schools cancels 2 makeup dates

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The Wake County Public School System announced Thursday it canceled two makeup days scheduled for June. More>>

Students hold prayer vigil for Danielle Locklear Video included

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Hundreds of friends and fellow classmates of Danielle Locklear gathered Thursday morning at South View High School to remember the murdered 15-year-old from Hope Mills. More>>

NC judge sets 2 trials for lawsuit against Cooper

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A judge has decided a defamation lawsuit filed more than a decade ago against North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper by a former political rival should be handled with two civil trials. More>>

Danielle Locklear's boyfriend admits to her murder Video included

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The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and Hope Mills Police Department announced Tuesday that the body recovered from the South River last week was that of missing teen Danielle Locklear. More>>

Fox tests positive for rabies in Cumberland County

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A fourth case of rabies has been confirmed in Cumberland County. More>>

Cary PD need help finding 3 women accused of credit card fraud

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Cary police need help to identify three woman believed to be responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins and credit card fraud. More>>

Fuquay-Varina Elementary bus involved in wreck Thursday morning

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A school bus en route to Fuquay-Varina Elementary school was involved in a wreck Thursday morning in Willow Spring, a Wake County Schools official said. More>>

Smarter Living: Free exercise classes in Raleigh Video included

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The weather has been ideal for exercising outside so far this spring. This month, fun fitness classes are being offered outside at City Plaza in Raleigh. It's called "Shape Up Downtown." More>>

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

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Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items. More>>

Carteret County deputy resigns after DWI charge

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A Carteret County deputy has resigned after crashing his vehicle and being charged with driving while intoxicated. More>>

NCAE town hall hopes to get General Assembly's attention Video included

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The General Assembly will be facing down a lot of frustrated teachers when it gets back in session.  More>>

Race builds for super-fast broadband in NC cities

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A telecommunications giant says it could start offering broadband Internet service in North Carolina that's ten times faster than anything now available. More>>

Marine Corps releases name of Marine killed in shooting Video included

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A Pentagon spokesman says the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident. More>>

High school mourns the loss of Danielle Locklear Video included

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Sadness, confusion and anger were the moods at South View High School Wednesday after news broke Tuesday about the death of 15-year-old freshman Danielle Locklear. More>>

DHHS fines, suspends admissions at Clayton group home

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The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services fined a company that owns a group home in Clayton $10,000 and has suspended its admissions after a 12-year-old resident was hit and killed by a car near the home in March. More>>

NC prison ousts 7 employees over inmate death

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Seven employees at a Taylorsville prison have lost their jobs amid an ongoing investigation into the death of a mentally ill inmate who had been held in solitary confinement. More>>

Heartbleed bug puts personal data at risk online Video included

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The personal data of millions of Internet users has been at risk for several months due to a hole in the security of many web servers. More>>

Suit cites urgency to overturn NC gay marriage ban

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The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday launched a new legal assault on North Carolina's constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriage, urging a federal judge to quickly negate it to help children and gay couples suffering from urgent health problems. More>>

Haw River, which feeds Jordan Lake, ranked among 'most endangered' in U.S. Video included

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A new report ranks the Haw River as one of the 10 most endangered in the United States.
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NC State Fair Vortex victims seek $150 million in lawsuit Video included

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Four people who were injured in the Vortex accident at the North Carolina State Fair have hired Willie Gary as their attorney and plan to file a $150 million lawsuit against the owners of the ride. More>>

Some NC lawmakers want governor's order canceled

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Some North Carolina legislators say Gov. Pat McCrory went too far with an executive order last summer about how to enforce a new law on leaking trash trucks and want it canceled. More>>

NC rejects Raleigh bid for Dix property, asks for higher price Video included

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The state of North Carolina has rejected a bid by Raleigh to buy the Dorothea Dix property and countered with a higher price. More>>

Durham school bus rear ended with 30 students onboard

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Chip Sudderth, director of public information for Durham Public Schools.Around 30 students were on a Durham Public Schools bus Wednesday afternoon when it was rear ended. More>>

2 seriously injured in Raleigh head-on collision

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Raleigh police said two people sustained serious injuries from a head-on collision on Sunnybrook Road Wednesday morning. More>>

Toyota recalls 1.8M vehicles in the US Video included

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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for various safety problems, including air bags that may fail to deploy. More>>

Raleigh family pushes for reauthorization of newborn screenings act Video included

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The newborn screening test looks for more than 30 disorders and conditions and every newborn in North Carolina has access to it.
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Carrboro police looking for people illegally hunting squirrels

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Carrboro police are asking for help in located people who are reportedly hunting squirrels from within their car in town limits. More>>

Details on the 800 new Red Hat jobs Video included

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Red Hat is now in the process of hiring 800 new associates for the fiscal year of 2015. More>>

Hoke Co. Sheriff's Office investigating after juvenile sexually assaulted

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The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sexual assault of a minor at a mobile home park in Raeford. More>>

Chimerix announces new CEO after Moch resigns

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Chimerix, the company that provided a lifesaving anti-viral drug to a sick boy in Virginia, has a new president and chief executive officer, the company announced Wednesday. More>>

Dr. Campbell: The coast of childhood obesity

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Obesity and obesity-related illness accounts for an enormous healthcare expenditure in the United States today–approaching $150 billion annually.
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Phil Sanchez meets Durham Academy's famous rapping principals Video included

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In TV news, sometimes, the story you set out to cover is not the story you end up with. That's what happened in our latest "Phil Fills In." More>>

NC gets triple-A rating before selling bonds

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The nation's three prominent credit-rating agencies keep giving top marks to North Carolina in advance of the state selling another batch of bonds. More>>

Gas prices take 15-cent jump in North Carolina

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Motorists across North Carolina are hoping the oil industry will soon put the brakes on rising gasoline prices. More>>

Wake Co. school board approves incentives for new teachers Video included

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Wake County Board approved extra incentives to attract teachers to the district during a work session Tuesday. More>>

National Weather Service confirms NC tornado

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The National Weather Service says it was an EF-2 tornado that struck rural Beaufort County, destroying two homes and damaging at least six more. More>>

Goldsboro police captain charged with sex offenses with minor Video included

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An 18-year Goldsboro police veteran has been charged with 12 felony sex offenses and subsequently fired from the police department.
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Fayetteville moving forward with plans to reinstall red light cameras Video included

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Fayetteville city council is now taking another approach to put red light cameras back at intersections. More>>

Magic Johnson promotes educational program in Durham Video included

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Former NBA star Magic Johnson is working with Durham Public Schools by offering a program that helps at-risk youth to earn their high school diploma. More>>

Fayetteville police identify suspect in March shooting

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Fayetteville police are searching for 21-year-old Datorius Lane McLymore in connection with the March 24 shooting of Andre Tramaine Womack. More>>

Cumberland Co. authorities searching Cape Fear River for missing man

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The Cumberland County Sheriff Office said detectives are searching an area of the Cape Fear River after finding the vehicle of a man missing since April 6. More>>

FBI helping Wake Forest police in man's disappearance Video included

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The Federal and State Bureaus of Investigation are assisting the Wake Forest Police Department in the disappearance of a 63-year-old man. More>>

6 injured in Wake Co. school bus crash Video included

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As many as six people have been transported with injuries after a pick-up truck rear-ended a school bus from Wake Early College.
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Thieves target chrome rims in Halifax Co.

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Some Halifax County residents have woken up to find their vehicles on cinder blocks after the sheriff’s office said thieves stole their chrome rims. More>>

Judge: prosecution can seek death penalty in Durham boy's death

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A judge in Durham ruled Tuesday that prosecutors can seek the death penalty against a Durham man accused of fatally shooting a 9-year-old boy earlier this year. More>>

Lockdown lifted at Zebulon elementary school

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Wakelon Elementary School in Zebulon was under a lockdown for four hours Tuesday due to nearby law enforcement activity.
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Sheriff: Teen 'terrorized' Onslow Co. with more than 20 bomb threats

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An Onslow County teen was arrested Monday after deputies said he "terrorized" the county for the past month and a half.
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2 homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm Video included

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Three people, including a woman who is eight months pregnant, are still in the hospital following an apparent tornado in rural Beaufort County. More>>

Promising new technique helps people with paralysis Video included

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In a new study released Tuesday in the journal Brain, researchers demonstrate a promising new technique that will help people with paralysis.


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2 former St. Aug's leaders reinstated after Suber's firing Video included

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Two university leaders ousted by former St. Aug's President Dianne Boardley Suber have been reinstated just hours after Suber's firing.
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Tips for pampering your administrative assistant Video included

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Administrative Assistant’s Day is April 23 and anyone who has an assistant or receptionist knows how well deserved that day is.
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Man accused of threatening Raleigh mayor indicted on federal charge

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A man accused of threatening Raleigh's mayor through her website has been indicted on a federal charge. More>>

Oak City Bard Brawl to feature storytelling

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Contestants will tell stories based on the theme "Metamorphosis" at the third annual Oak City Bard Brawl in Raleigh. More>>

NC Republicans hold more top effectiveness spots

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North Carolina Republicans expanded their majorities at the General Assembly at 2012. A survey assembled every two years by a nonpartisan research group finds they are wielding more influence in the legislative process, too. More>>

NC poet laureate to hold readings throughout April

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North Carolina's poet laureate is traveling the state to support National Poetry Month. More>>

Charlotte has new mayor after bribery scandal Video included

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Charlotte City Council picked Dan Clodfelter to finish the two-year term Cannon only started in December. More>>

Raleigh stay-at-home mom picks Final Four teams Video included

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One Raleigh stay-at-home mom is in the Top 10 among millions of Yahoo Sports' Tourney Pick'em entrants after she picked the Final Four teams and even the two teams battling for the National Championship. More>>

Man arrested in Baltimore in connection with Halifax Co. murder

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The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has taken into custody a Weldon man charged in connection with a March 24 murder. More>>

NC Senate hopefuls announce 1st quarter totals

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Leading North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates are announcing their fundraising totals so far this year before they're required to tell election regulators next week.
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ACLU questions NC sheriffs about prison rape law

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Sheriffs in 23 out of 100 North Carolina counties haven't showed the ACLU that they are following a federal law to prevent rapes in prison. More>>

NC man sentenced for woman's kidnapping, death

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A North Carolina man is ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison after kidnapping and killing a woman with which he once had a relationship. More>>

292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic,... More>>

Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

A column of armored personnel carriers flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators on Wednesday. Some of the troops aboard said they were Ukrainian soldiers who had switched... More>>

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ruled Wednesday that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume again on May 5. More>>

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. More>>

Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks Video included

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Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's... More>>

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to... More>>

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising Video included

In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist... More>>

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who... More>>

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya

Masked gunmen abducted the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions in the North African nation still plagued by lawlessness more than two years after the... More>>

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies Video included

Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. More>>

Fires still besiege Chile port; 15 dead, 500 hurt

Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families... More>>

Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control Video included

The fuel is local, but the matches are Russian. That in a nutshell is how the insurgency threatening the survival of Ukraine as a unified state is increasingly unfolding. More>>

MH370: 'Time to go underwater,' Australian official says Video included

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The searchers have concluded that the batteries for the source of the pings have likely died, as no new pings have been detected since Tuesday. More>>

Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine's east

Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine's government announced Sunday it was sending in troops to try to quash an increasingly brazen pro-Russian insurgency, despite... More>>

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate... More>>

Prize-winning Chihuahua puppy stolen in Britain

British police are appealing for help finding five stolen dogs, including a Chihuahua puppy that recently won a major prize at the prestigious Crufts competition. More>>

4.9-magnitude earthquake rattles central Idaho

A 4.9-magnitude earthquake shook central Idaho, flinging items off walls and scaring residents but otherwise producing no reported damage or injuries in the sparsely populated mountain area. More>>

Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long. More>>

Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that is one of the flashpoints of a wave of pro-Russia protests, hours after armed men... More>>

Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right. More>>

Woman accused of tossing shoe at Clinton released

A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday. More>>

Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard Video included

With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones... More>>

Prosecutor challenges Pistorius' story of killing

What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home? More>>

No bail yet for man in deadly Fla. day care crash

A man who authorities say drove an SUV that crashed into another vehicle, sending it spinning into a daycare center where a girl was killed and 14 people were injured, was ordered Friday to stay in jail until a judge can... More>>

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Truck in deadly crash slammed into charter bus

A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median Thursday in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were killed in the fiery crash,... More>>

Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater... More>>

Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed "like a deer in the headlights" hours later and doesn't fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched out the... More>>

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air. More>>

Student victims in PA high school stabbing expected to survive, officials say Video included

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A 16 year old was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stabbing 22 at a Pennsylvania school.
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What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week. More>>

Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. More>>

Putin turns up economic heat before Ukraine talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin turned up the heat on Ukraine on Wednesday by threatening to demand advance payment for gas supplies, a move designed to exert economic pressure as Ukraine confronts possible bankruptcy, a... More>>

Top-paid Medicare doctors say they have reasons

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  • 2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

    2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

    A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.
    Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two...
  • Roanoke City Police investigates armed robbery

    Roanoke City Police investigates armed robbery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:43:33 GMT
    Roanoke City Police are investigating an armed robbery at Check Into Cash, which is located at Valley View Boulevard.
    Roanoke City Police are investigating an armed robbery at Check Into Cash, which is located at Valley View Boulevard.
  • Mountain View Terrace House Fire

    Mountain View Terrace House Fire

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:01:26 GMT
    Roanoke City Dispatch say fire crews are on scene, working to put out a house firein the 2100 Block of Mountain View Terrace.Dispatch says they received the call around 6:30 p.m.We will keep you updated as more information comes into our newsroom.
    Roanoke City Dispatch say fire crews are on scene, working to put out a house firein the 2100 Block of Mountain View Terrace.Dispatch says they received the call around 6:30 p.m.We will keep you updated as more information comes into our newsroom.
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