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Trip to children's museum may have saved Alamance County man's life

GRAHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Boyd Hudson never thought a "boys' day" with his grandson would lead to a trip to the doctor, but it did. On Jan. 14, Hudson and his grandson Andrew were enjoying an outing to the Children's Museum of Alamance County.


Search underway for woman believed to have been kidnapped after shooting, house fire in North Carolina

HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said they are searching for a 22-year-old woman they believe was kidnapped following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon. Officials told WSOC that the suspect Derek Moser was last seen in the area of Pinebark Court in Newton. Authorities identified t


North Carolina judge overturns mandatory voter ID amendment

A federal judge on Friday afternoon ruled to remove the North Carolina constitutional amendment requiring voter ID, citing rampant gerrymandering in the state's general assembly, reports The Hill.


Graham drive-in theater developers add RV park to plans

GRAHAM — The much-anticipated drive-in theater proposed on 35 acres on the northeast corner of Jimmie Kerr Road and Interstate 40-85 could get a campground as a partner business.


Woman robs Wells Fargo bank in Mebane, police say

MEBANE, N.C. (WNCN) -- A woman robbed a bank in Mebane on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The incident was reported just before 3:20 p.m. at the Wells Fargo at 820 S. Fifth Street, according to a news release from Mebane police.


Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


Help with heating bills available in Alamance County

Alamance County households can apply for help covering the cost of heating their homes through Friday, March 29. The federally funded Low-Income Energy Assistance Program provides one-time payments to heating vendors to offset heating costs during cold weather. Depending on households’ primary heati


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect

POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.


Graham robbery suspect admits break-in, deputies say

A Graham robbery suspect also faces break-in and drug charges. James Jason Stone, 18, of 1208 E. Main St. is charged with robbery with a firearm, felony breaking and entering, and simple possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $40,000.


Durham shooting suspect may be in Mebane, sheriff says

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Durham County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in a shooting Monday night that left a man injured. On Tuesday, the sheriff's office said they are looking for 27-year-old Alarius Montreal Liles in connection with the shooting of Brian Swaringen, 41, in the 800 bloc


Suspect wanted in Mebane bank robbery

Mebane police are looking for a suspect connected to a Wells Fargo bank robbery Tuesday, Feb. 19. Mebane police responded to the Wells Fargo at 820 Fifth Street in reference to a robbery at 3:19 p.m. According to witnesses, an unknown female entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding mo


Florida State vs. North Carolina: Time, TV channel, how to live stream

The No. 16 Florida State Seminoles (21-5) head to Chapel Hill to take on the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels (21-5) in an ACC showdown. This will be the first and final meeting of the regular season between the two teams, and with the the ACC tournament and March Madness quickly approaching, every ga


Rockslide closes I-40 in western North Carolina

A Friday evening rockslide on Interstate 40 in North Carolina has closed the roadway in both directions. The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced the closure on its Twitter page on Friday night.


Voter fraud means new election in North Carolina

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North Carolina Man Sentenced To 40 Years For 2014 killing Of Roommate In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced Friday.


North Carolina town removes Confederate highway marker

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Citing public safety concerns, a North Carolina town has removed its Jefferson Davis Highway memorial marker ahead of planned weekend protests. News outlets report the Town of Chapel Hill removed the marker Friday, after receiving clarification from the state attorney genera


Hillsborough family claims town's public works department is harassing elderly woman

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Hillsborough family is asking for help. They claim they are being harassed by the town's public works department over trash and leaf collection. Phyllis Drew said she was thinking about getting a lawyer to sue the town because she believes they are picking on her elderl


'Smokey Joe's Cafe' closes

The final performances of Paramount Acting Company's "Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Music of Leiber and Stoller" will be at 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors; $12 for groups of 10 or more; and $11


Chapel Hill woman missing since Thursday is found, police say

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) -- Chapel Hill police say they have found a woman who vanished earlier this week. Town officials said in a news release Friday that Tonya Sueann Tucker, 40, of Chapel Hill, was missing.