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{FD} Helicopter hits NC home, crashes; 2 hospitalized

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Two people have been transported to the hospital after they lost control of the helicopter they were operating, hit a house, and then crashed in a back yard near Newton, N.C. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina man accused of leaving child in car alone again, police say

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A man charged last month after leaving his child in his truck for more than an hour has been accused of committing the same crime, this time at a different location, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Death toll rises to 2 as storms move across the Deep South

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Storms moving through the Deep South have left damage in southeastern Alabama on the anniversary of a deadly tornado outbreak. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina prison guard dies after inmate attack

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Authorities in North Carolina say a prison guard has died after she was attacked by an inmate. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina DA says police justified in 2016 shooting

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A North Carolina district attorney says two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man last August acted in self-defense. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Woman accused of spraying teacher with lighter fluid

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A North Carolina woman has been arrested and accused by police of spraying a teacher with lighter fluid and threatening to burn her. Continue reading

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{FD} Adviser gets 5 years in prison for defrauding NFL players

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A North Carolina financial adviser has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for stealing about $3 million from his clients, including at least two pro football players. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina flooding: Body found in swollen river, road closures reported

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Residents in North Carolina are keeping an eye on rising rivers Tuesday after a storm system socked the state with its worst rainfall since Hurricane Matthew last year. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Workers body near bridge after heavy rains

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The Latest on heavy rains that have prompted flooding worries in North Carolina (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Authorities: Veteran tied dog to tree and shot it 5 times

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A veteran in North Carolina has been charged with tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times while a soldier filmed it. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses

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{FD} Storms soak North Carolina and threaten river flooding

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People in North Carolina were paying attention to rising rivers on Tuesday after storms dumped several inches of rain across much of the state — the worst drenching since a damaging hurricane late last year. Continue reading

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{FD} Fracking isn’t contaminating groundwater, study finds

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A major anti-fracking argument by environmentalists may not have the facts to back it up, according to a new study conducted by Duke University. Continue reading

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{FD} Man accused of trafficking minors for sex to help make bail

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Federal prosecutors say a man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina civil rights center faces conservative ire

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A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives seeking to leave their mark on the state’s higher education system. Continue reading

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{FD} Charlotte officer who shot, killed Keith Lamont Scott won’t face charges

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott will not face any internal disciplinary action from the department. Continue reading

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{FD} Assault charge dropped in punch outside Trump campaign rally

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Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor assault charge against a 73-year-old man who police say hit a woman outside of a Donald Trump campaign rally in North Carolina last September. Continue reading

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{FD} Seeking support: Bra company sues, claiming patent breach

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A North Carolina bra maker says it needs some support, suing a woman’s intimate apparel company for patent infringement on its sports bras. Continue reading

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{FD} N. Carolina sheriff: Abused baby had broken legs, ribs

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Authorities say two people have been charged with child abuse after a 7-week-old baby suffered broken legs and five broken ribs. Continue reading

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{FD} No charges against North Carolina bondsmen in shooting

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A district attorney says nine North Carolina bondsmen who shot and killed a man last year will not face charges. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina honors student facing deportation can stay

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A North Carolina college student bracing for a deportation hearing has learned she can stay in the U.S. after all. Continue reading

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{FD} Appeals court won’t revive lawsuit over UNC sham classes

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A state appeals court won’t revive a lawsuit by two former athletes who say they were harmed by sham classes at the University of North Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} Warrant: Mother of boy found dead on porch had used drugs

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Authorities in North Carolina say search warrants indicate the mother whose 3-year-old son was found dead on the porch of their Morganton home had used marijuana and methamphetamine prior to his death. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina teen rescues infant cousin from burning home

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A North Carolina teen is being hailed a hero after he rescued his infant cousin from a burning building. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Mentally ill terror suspect deemed fit for trial

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The Latest on criminal proceedings against a mentally ill North Carolina man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria after 10 months of forced medication (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Crematory suspended after worker took home 93 sets of ashes

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The license of a crematory has been suspended after the ashes of 93 unclaimed bodies were found at the home of an employee in North Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} US judge to check on man forcibly medicated in terror case

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A federal judge is checking whether a mentally ill North Carolina man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria has improved after nearly a year of forced medication. Continue reading

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{FD} APNewsBreak: Wrongfully imprisoned brothers reach settlement

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Two brothers wrongfully imprisoned for three decades in the killing of an 11-year-old girl have reached a settlement with investigators who helped put them behind bars. Continue reading

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{FD} Graffiti on rise on Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina

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Rangers along the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina say there’s been an increase in graffiti along the scenic mountain highway. Continue reading

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{FD} Hotel: Housekeepers’ assault claims in suit were addressed

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An attorney for the management of a North Carolina hotel named in a lawsuit says it took appropriate steps when allegations of sexual assault against a supervisor were brought to its attention. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Virginia town manager shoots himself after standoff

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The recently-hired manager of a small town in Virginia shot himself in the head Tuesday, authorities said, weeks after a woman went to court accusing him of harassment. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother charged in case of boy, 3, found dead on a porch

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Authorities in North Carolina say the mother of a 3-year-old boy found dead on a porch is facing charges in his death. Continue reading

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{FD} 6 hotel housekeepers say boss sexually assaulted them

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Six housekeepers are suing a North Carolina hotel, saying their supervisor put them through a decade of sexual assaults and threatened to have them deported if they complained. Continue reading

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{FD} Court hearing scheduled in arson at immigrant-owned store

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A first court appearance is scheduled this week for a North Carolina man charged in what police have described as a racially tinged arson attack on an immigrant-owned store. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina church cuts ties with Boy Scouts over transgender policy

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A congregation in North Carolina has announced that they’re ending their relationship with the Boy Scouts of America over the scouting group’s recently implemented transgender policy that allows girls who identify as boys to join. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina police investigate store attack as hate crime

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Police in North Carolina say someone attempted to set fire to a Nepali Indian grocery store and left a note signed “White America” that threatened to torture the owners if they didn’t leave town. Continue reading

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{FD} Owner sues to finish 24-bedroom home listed as single-family

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The owner of a 24-bedroom home along North Carolina’s Outer Banks has gone to court, arguing the house with enough beds to sleep 50 people is a single-family home. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman dies after strong winds topple tree onto her home

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A 66-year-old woman was killed in South Carolina after strong winds toppled a tree, causing it to fall onto her home amid severe weather that moved across the South this week. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: NWS confirms 2 tornadoes in Virginia

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The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local): 9 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Elderly man admits killing son-in-law 24 years ago in North Carolina

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A North Carolina man found dead in 1993 was murdered by his father-in-law who confessed on the 24th anniversary of the crime, authorities said. Continue reading

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{FD} Man admits killing son-in-law 24 years ago in North Carolina

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A 74-year-old man has confessed to killing his son-in-law in North Carolina on the 24th anniversary of the crime. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: 2nd line of storms rolling through Carolinas

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The Latest on severe weather moving across the Southeast (all times local): 5 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Carolinas bracing for next round of severe weather

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Forecasters at the National Weather Service warned residents of the Carolinas to keep weather radios and cell phones handy as a second round of severe weather threatened to interrupt their sleep in the early hours Thursday. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Woman in car with kidnap victim accused in killings

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Police in North Carolina say the woman found in a car with an 11-year-old girl who was believed to have been kidnapped after her grandparents were killed is now charged in their deaths. Continue reading

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{FD} North Carolina church ousts Scouts over transgender decision

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North Carolina church leaders have told a Boy Scout troop and Cub Scout pack they’re no longer welcome to use their facilities as a home base after the Boy Scouts of America decided in January to allow transgender boys. Continue reading

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{FD} NC secretary of state faces impeachment filing over notary concerns

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A North Carolina state lawmaker who called on the secretary of state to resign — after records showed her office allowed more than 320 nonpermanent residents to become public notaries over the past nine years — said Wednesday he’s filed for her impea… Continue reading

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{FD} Jeweler apologizes for ad that some said promoted violence

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A North Carolina jewelry store has apologized for and replaced a billboard that some said promoted violence against women. Continue reading

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{FD} 14-year-old girl dies after being found shot at park

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Authorities in North Carolina have identified a 14-year-old girl who died after being found shot at a park. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: 911 call led DC officers to kidnapped girl

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A 911 call led officers in Washington, D.C., to an 11-year-old girl who authorities believe was kidnapped Sunday after her grandparents were slain in North Carolina, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Suspect in parents’ deaths to appear in DC court

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The Latest on the slaying of a North Carolina couple and the arrest of their son discovered with his missing 11-year-old niece in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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