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Dad killed when car crashes into downtown Raleigh house; teen charged

Dad killed when car crashes into downtown Raleigh house; teen charged (Source: Lauren Haviland/Raleigh-Wake CCBI) RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A father is dead and a teen is facing charges after a car slammed into a house in downtown Raleigh early on Friday, according to Raleigh police. The crash happened

WECT - 2017-11-24 15:29:54

North Carolina man arrested after wife found dead in chair

PINNACLE, N.C. (AP) - A man has been arrested after his wife was found dead in a chair in their North Carolina home. The Stokes County Sheriff's Office told local media the woman was found around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after friends to by to visit her husband at their home in Pinnacle. The friends call

WECT - 2017-11-24 14:03:44

Fitness center owner accused of sexual contact with minor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the owner of a sports training and performance center in North Carolina is accused of putting his hand down the pants of a girl. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that an arrest warrant filed Wednesday at the Wake County Clerk of Courts Office says 45-year-o

WECT - 2017-11-24 12:19:39

Militants assault worshippers in Sinai, killing at least 200

Associated Press EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) - Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 200 people in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists. The attack ta

WECT - 2017-11-24 12:03:02

First Alert Forecast: cool, dry finish to holiday weekend

A cool and crisp high pressure system will govern the weather in the Cape Fear Region for the rest of Thanksgiving weekend. Enjoy near or slightly below-average temperatures and low rain chances in your forecast for... FRIDAY: Expect sunny or variably cloudy skies, minimal rain chances, light northe

WECT - 2017-11-24 11:10:20

Britain' s May seeks to broaden Brexit talks amid deadlock

Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped up her lobbying efforts Friday to broaden Brexit negotiations with the European Union to include future relations and trade, as the talks remained bogged down on the divorce bill and other preliminary issues. Arriving for a

WECT - 2017-11-24 09:53:13

Zimbabweans preparing to greet country's new leader

Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabweans converged on a stadium ahead of the presidential inauguration Friday of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country's second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980. Mnangagwa, fired earlier this month as vice president, is

WECT - 2017-11-24 07:12:55

Wilmington volunteers to deliver one ton of Thanksgiving Day food to those in need

In total, about one ton of food went into the meals: 83 turkeys, 19.5 gallons of gravy, 322 pounds corn, 232 pounds of cranberry sauce, 366 pounds of green beans, 319 pounds of yams, 282 pounds of corn, and 1000 yeast rolls. (SOURCE: WECT) WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - About 200 volunteers gathered at th

WECT - 2017-11-23 16:54:17

Panama City Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

PANAMA CITY, FL - We have an update this morning on an incident at the Oasis Lounge on 15th street. News 13 has confirmed thru the Panama City Police Department that a shooting took place around 4. a.m. Thursday morning. Police confirm that one person, a male, was shot and taken to the hospital and

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2017-11-23 14:25:17

Woman's home damaged after Thanksgiving Day shooting

"I don't have insurance," she said. "Couldn't afford it. I'm on a very low income and I just don't have it. All I hear now is, money money money." ERYN DION News Herald Reporter @PCNHErynDion PANAMA CITY - Barbara Jones was born in the small, red brick home at 817 Hamilton Avenue and lived there, i

NEWS HERALD - 2017-11-23 23:53:09

Police: Searching for Oasis Liquors shooting suspect

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Thursday morning around 4, Panama City police responded to a call about a shooting at Oasis Liquors on 15th Street that injured a man. Police say, Jake Cotterman, 29, of Panama City, was taken to a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Police tell

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 17:11:00

Bay County Sheriff's Office deputy hit by car

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Bay County Sheriff's deputy is in serious condition after he got hit by a car in Southport early Thursday Morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Connie McDill, 69, was driving North on Highway 77 in the outside lane while a marked Bay County Sheriff patr

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 14:06:00

Caryville man shot twice in Vernon

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened in Vernon early Friday Morning. Officials say a Caryville man was shot and taken by life flight from the Vernon Fire Department. Just after 3 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff's

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 14:52:00

Florida's highest point is right in our own backyard

PAXTON, Fla. (WJHG) - Florida's highest point sits on Britton Hill off County Road 285 in Paxton. At 345 feet above sea level, it's lowest high point of any state in the country. "In Paxton?" asks Freeport resident Tori Chiasson. "I didn't know that." Chiasson is not alone, several locals we asked a

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 07:39:00

Shoppers stand in long lines for holiday shopping deals

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - While some were at home filling their bellies with a Thanksgiving meal, others were filling their shopping carts with holiday deals. Thursday, hundreds lined up outside of Best Buy in Panama City to get first dibs on the deals and steals inside. "Saving 300 dollars

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 07:37:00

Panama City Rescue Mission helps those in need on Thanksgiving

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Those in need on this Thanksgiving holiday were grateful for the help and meal of one local organization this morning. The Panama City Rescue Mission opened the doors of its Hope Cafe to give a hot meal to the homeless and the less fortunate. Hundreds of volunteers

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 01:36:00

Remembering that "slow" big-game opener ... or was it?

A distant shot echoed through the woods last Saturday morning - a starting gun signifying opening day of the Southern Zone big game regular season. The forecast called for massive amounts of rain with wind and we hoped the weather predictions were wrong. It was in the 30s temperature-wise and we won

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:03:28

Osceola will see no tax increase in 2018

OSCEOLA - Osceola Township Supervisor agreed to advertise the proposed budget for 2018 with no tax increase during the Nov. 9 meeting. The proposed budget will be available for inspection by the public for a specified number of day after the advertisement runs. Supervisors announced that paving proj

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 22:00:00

Borough needs to purchase nutrient credits

Correspondent ELKLAND - Elkland Borough Council met Nov. 8 where they learned that the necessary nitrogen credits was underway. Because the borough nitrogen discharges exceeded of the limits allowed the borough must buy credits to avoid the violation. The borough will need to secure 2,201 pounds wor

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

Can't afford Thanksgiving groceries? Turning Point has help

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - If you can't afford the groceries to make a Thanksgiving meal for your family this year, Turning Point in Bath has you covered. Tuesday was the last day for registered families to pick up groceries, but leftovers will be available Wednesday for those who did not register. Vis