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Home catches fire while family cooks Thanksgiving meal
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:37:51 GMT
Greensboro firefighters say a family was cooking a Thanksgiving meal with a home caught fire Wednesday night.
2 NC social workers plead guilty in $5M Medicaid fraud case
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:47:03 GMT
Two Charlotte women face prison time after pleading guilty to conspiring to defraud the federal government's health insurance program for the poor of more than $5 million.
NC mom charged after daughter falls in tub, later dies
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:51:48 GMT
Police in Gastonia have arrested and charged a woman in the death of her daughter after a fall in a bathtub.
Ferguson protesters briefly block NC freeway
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:48:44 GMT
Those protesting the decision against indicting a white police officer in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of a black teen briefly blocked a road in Durham.
UNC names one of employees fired in academic scandal
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:41:38 GMT
North Carolina's flagship public university is for the first time identifying one of the employees disciplined after an investigation into a long-running scheme involving fake classes and inflated grades that helped athletes stay eligible to compete.
Barber, NC NAACP headed to Ferguson protest
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:15:31 GMT
North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said he and a delegation from his group are headed to Missouri to join protests against the decision not to file criminal charges against a police officer in the shooting death on an unarmed teenager.
Winston-Salem lawyer concedes in NC Supreme Court race
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:16:39 GMT
North Carolina Supreme Court candidate Mike Robinson says he has called to congratulate Associate Justice Cheri Beasley on her re-election victory.
Deputies: Man, 3-year-old dead in apparent NC murder-suicide
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:44:36 GMT
Anson County sheriff's investigators think a man killed a 3-year-old girl and himself in a murder-suicide.
Attorney General: Scammers threaten to turn off power
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:09:21 GMT
A telephone payment scam targeting Duke Energy customers and customers of other utilities could heat up as the weather cools, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday.
NC sheriff-elect dies before being sworn in
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:04:36 GMT
A man who would have become the newest sheriff of a North Carolina county in just a few more days has died.
NC likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:03:55 GMT
North Carolina has become a prime market for the smartphone-based car services Uber and Lyft - and is likely to join a push around the country to regulate the fast-growing businesses.
NC State trustees recommend tuition increases
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:01:52 GMT
N.C. State University's trustees are recommending a 3 percent tuition hike for in-state students in each of the next two years.
2 prison escapees captured in McDowell Co.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:42:52 GMT
Two young men who escaped from a North Carolina prison are back in custody after nearly a week on the loose.
Kings Mountain lawmaker tapped to replace Tillis
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:00:49 GMT
North Carolina Republican lawmakers have picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Kings Mountain to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives
Volunteer firefighter dies in NC house fire
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:07:16 GMT
A North Carolina volunteer firefighter died in a fire at his own house early Friday.
UNC billed $3M for probe finding fake classes
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:53:29 GMT
North Carolina's flagship public university is being billed more than $3 million for the probe by outside attorneys that detailed a nearly two-decade-long scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible.
2nd NC child dies from flu complications
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:52:09 GMT
State health officials say a second child in North Carolina has died of complications from the flu.
Former NC fire chief charged with embezzlement
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:59:08 GMT
State officials accuse a former Robeson County chief of embezzling more than $100,000 from a local fire department.
NC House Republicans to choose among 6 for speaker
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:50:59 GMT
Republican candidates to succeed Thom Tillis as North Carolina House speaker are walking the fine line between praising his four years leading the chamber and critiquing his tenure to promote their independence.
Group wants gun policy changed at Harris Teeter
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:16:59 GMT
Grocery store chain Kroger is getting a push from a group of mothers to ban guns from its stores, including Harris Teeter locations.
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