North Carolina

Spartanburg County Detention Center per The State
April 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
(KNX 1070) -- North Carolina native Brandon Lecroy, 26, has pleaded guilty after attempting to hire a Ku Klux Klan hitman to murder his African American neighbor. Lecroy's offense qualifies as a hate crime, and his sentence is 10 years in federal prison. “It’s one thing to think these thoughts, but...
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February 21, 2019 - 9:10 am
Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night. Nike said in a statement that it was "concerned" and wished Williamson a speedy recovery...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 6:48 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken critic of the war, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. The congressman's office confirmed his death in a statement, saying Jones...
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AP
December 04, 2018 - 4:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Allegations of flagrant absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina district have thrown the Election Day results of one of the nation's last unresolved midterm congressional races into question. Unofficial ballot totals showed Republican Mark Harris ahead of Democrat Dan...
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Susan Westwood seen in a video shot by one of the sisters. CHELE GARRIS
October 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm
(CBS News) -- A white woman in North Carolina was fired from her telecommunications job and could face criminal charges after a viral video showed her harassing two black women in a parking lot. Videos shared on Facebook last week show Susan Westwood, 51, confronting sisters Leisa and Mary Garris,...
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CBS News
October 04, 2018 - 2:31 pm
(CBS News) - A small Maltese named Soshe did not make it out of Burgaw, North Carolina, before Hurricane Florence made landfall Sept. 14. The dog became trapped in its house for about a week, completely alone. As flood waters started to rise, so did the furniture. Soshe was stuck on a couch as it...
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AP
September 19, 2018 - 12:51 pm
HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting an update on how South Carolina is recovering from Hurricane Florence. Trump was participating in a briefing Wednesday with South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott and other officials. Television...
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CBS News
September 17, 2018 - 9:01 am
(CBS News) - Authorities have recovered the body of a 1-year-old who was swept away by Florence's floodwaters in Union County, North Carolina. The county sheriff's office said a woman and her child were on their way to visit relatives when she drove past barricades on highway 218 in northern Union...
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August 22, 2018 - 3:51 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Investigators compared online family tree data with crime-scene DNA evidence to identify and track down a suspect in a series of North Carolina rapes from a decade ago, police said Wednesday. One of the lead detectives called the approach, similar to what was used in the "...
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