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Raleigh man arrested after leaving mother, 98, in truck for 5 hours

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A Raleigh man was arrested in Maryland after police say he left his 98-year-old mother in a hot truck for hours while he visited a casino. More>>

Orange Co. votes not to add voting on Sunday, will expand hours

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The Orange County Board of Elections voted against Sunday voting at a packed meeting Tuesday, but did vote to expand hours during the week.
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Cary teen competes for chance to appear on 'America's Got Talent'

Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect. Cary's Nathan Heck, 13, is one of four domino artists from different states who comprise Domino Effect.
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A Cary teen and a tumbling group from Wilmington are among three groups competing Wednesday on NBC's Today Show for a chance to go straight to the "America's Got Talent" live shows. More>>

Mother of infant found buried at home charged

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Food trucks feed the hungry at Durham Rescue Mission

Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there. Four different food trucks gathered at the Durham Rescue Mission Tuesday to give free lunches to the men staying there.
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Food truck owners in Durham are giving back through what they're calling a "Pay It Forward" lunch. More>>

Report says suspect pointed gun at Durham officer prior to shooting

Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham. Police investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 1500 block of Mathison Street in Durham.
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A preliminary investigation report says that a Durham police officer who shot a suspect in the head last week shot the man after he pointed a rifle at the officer. More>>

Fort Bragg blood center in urgent need of blood

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The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is in need of blood donors, particularly donors with Type O blood. More>>

Texas school district continues to poach NC teachers

In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh. In May, the Houston Independent placed an ad in the News & Observer about a job fair on May 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Raleigh.
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The Houston Independent School District in Texas is once again poaching teachers from North Carolina. More>>

The Clueless Chick: National Hot Dog Day Video included

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Wednesday is National Hot Dog Day, which means it's the perfect excuse to fire up the grill for a little mid-week cookout. And what would National Hot Dog Day be without hot dog inspired party ideas from our party planning expert Jennifer Durbin. More>>

Community rallies to stop move of Franklin Co. principal Video included

Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school.
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Parents, students and teachers protested a decision to move the Terrell Lane Middle School principal to another school. More>>

Mother, daughter injured in Fayetteville crash

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A mother and her 6-year-old daughter were injured Monday in a single-car crash in Fayetteville. More>>

AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

Durham worker says he was let go after receiving back pay Video included

Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work. Michael David said Dayeco Construction owed him a paycheck for more than six weeks of work.
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A Durham man said he was let go by his employer after finally getting a paycheck that he'd waited six weeks to receive. More>>

Parts of Durham once again flood as business owner looks for relief Video included

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Several inches of rain created flooding in parts of Durham on Monday. More>>

Garner baseball team needs donations to make 'once in a lifetime' trip Video included

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A youth baseball team in Garner needs financial help to make a historic trip. More>>

Spring Lake homicide marks return to full authority for police Video included

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The shooting death of Cary McLean in Spring Lake on Saturday is the first homicide in seven years that the town's police force has had the authority to investigate on its own. More>>

Program looks to help children of fallen service members Video included

The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program. The children of fallen service members learn survival skills through the Gold Star Teen Adventures program.
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A summer program aims to help teens who have lost a parent in the line of duty. More>>

1 dead, 1 injured in New Hope Rd. crash

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A truck ran off New Hope Road in Raleigh early Monday leaving the driver dead and the passenger injured, according to authorities.
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Designer Zankhna on how to dress smart this summer Video included

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Do you ever look in your closet and say, "I have nothing to wear"? You might be amazed how easy it can be to mix and match existing items from your closet to spruce up and make summer outfits even more exciting and colorful. More>>

Investigators identify 2 men found dead inside Fuquay-Varina house Video included

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Two bodies were found inside a Fuquay-Varina home Saturday, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Duke intervention program aims to help obese women Video included

A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women. A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women.
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A study conducted at the Duke Global Health Institute shows a weight management program reduced depression in African-American women.
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Suspect sought in connection with Spring Lake murder Video included

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Police have issued an warrant for the arrest of Fayetteville man wanted in connection with a murder early Saturday morning in Spring Lake. More>>

Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton Video included

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Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
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AIDS researcher killed on Malaysian flight remembered by Duke colleague Video included

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Joep Lange, a former president of the International AIDS Society, visited Duke last month. He died in Ukraine Thursday. More>>

1 shot in front of Fayetteville residence

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Fayetteville police are investigating an early morning shooting in front of a residence on Bedrock Drive. More>>

Deployment delayed for Fort Bragg troops Video included

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Nearly 70 Fort Bragg troopers captured memories and hugs with their families as they prepared for deployment to Afghanistan Saturday morning until they learned their deployment was delayed.


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Man's body found near Fayetteville Street in Raleigh Video included

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Raleigh police said a body was found Friday near the intersection of Fayetteville and Bragg streets. More>>

Spring Lake experiences first homicide in 3 years Video included

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Spring Lake police said a 30-year-old man was shot in killed early Saturday in the first homicide in the town three years. More>>

Raleigh police make arrest in 1971 murder

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Raleigh police arrested a man in connection with an October 1971 murder on E. Bragg Street. More>>

Motorists to travel on new portion of I-440

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The project to rebuild portions of Interstate 40 and Interstate 440 in Raleigh is taking a step forward. More>>

Ft. Bragg identifies airman killed during training

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Fort Bragg said Senior Airman Timothy J. Wright was killed July 17 during a training exercise on post. More>>

Durham construction workers receive paychecks, questions remain Video included

Dayeco check Dayeco check
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After more than a month of waiting, some construction workers in Durham have their paychecks, as WNCN uncovers new information about the company's owner. More>>

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  • Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton

    Man stabbed to death in downtown Clayton

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:07:00 GMT
    Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
    Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing Saturday night in Clayton.
  • Thieves steal $2,000 worth of jewelry from Clayton pawn shop

    Thieves steal $2,000 worth of jewelry from Clayton pawn shop

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:51:55 GMT
    The Clayton Police Department needs help locating two suspects wanted in connection with stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry from a local pawn shop.
    The Clayton Police Department needs help locating two suspects wanted in connection with stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry from a local pawn shop.
  • Clayton woman, 86, dies after car runs light, hits ditch

    Clayton woman, 86, dies after car runs light, hits ditch

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:30:04 GMT
    Ruby Lee Walters of 303 Dairy Road was a passenger in a car driven by 67-year-old Sandra Lee Culhane, also of 303 Dairy Road.
    Ruby Lee Walters of 303 Dairy Road was a passenger in a car driven by 67-year-old Sandra Lee Culhane, also of 303 Dairy Road.
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