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Wednesday 05/06/2015
UPDATE: Asheboro police investigating bank robbery
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 4:08 pm

A call came in at 10:10 a.m. about an armed robbery at 175 N. Fayetteville St., according to a Randolph County dispatcher. The address is for a Bank of North Carolina branch.

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Autopsies: 2 of 3 Muslim students shot with gun held to head
Posted: May 06, 2015

Autopsies indicate that a man charged with killing three Muslim college students held his gun to the heads of two victims when he pulled the trigger after shooting the first in the doorway.

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Update: 6 sweepstakes companies agree to quit North Carolina
Posted: May 06, 2015

The companies named in Wednesday's agreement provide software to more than 600 Internet cafes.

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Escaped N.C. inmate last seen in High Point found in Oregon
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 10:30 am

U.S. Marshals captured an escaped North Carolina inmate in Salem, Ore.

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Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Fayetteville police shooting
Posted: May 06, 2015

District Attorney Billy West cleared officer Denton Little of any criminal wrongdoing in the death of Lawrence Graham III.

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N.C. man sentenced to at least 50 years for sex crimes
Posted: May 06, 2015

Linzie Swink was found guilty Monday of two counts of rape of a child and indecent liberties with a child in Vale.

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Elon football player suspended after arrest
Posted: May 06, 2015

ELON — Defensive back Cordell Forrest has been suspended from the Elon football team after being charged with burglary Monday.

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Autopsy confirms cause of death for a victim of Chapel Hill triple homicide
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 7:13 am

Autopsy results of one of the victims of a triple homicide in Chapel Hill earlier this year confirmed what authorities had already suggested — she was shot at close range in the back of the head.

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Retrial starts in Alamance County, witness says he saw shooting
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 7:00 am

During the first day of testimony in the retrial of a defendant in a 2007 slaying, a witness testified he watched Lawrence Donnell Flood Sr. shoot and kill 16-year-old Gregory Jerrod Watlington inside a Graham apartment.

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Tuesday 05/05/2015
Man robbed while passing out fliers
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 6:48 am

According to a news release from Greensboro police, the man was handing out flyers for Big City Pizza around 6 p.m. at 2106 Utah Place.

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Man charged in connection with cattle rustling case in Alamance County
Posted: May 05, 2015

James Earl Holliday of Snow Camp is charged with embezzlement. 

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Greensboro police looking for man wanted in connection with auto theft
Posted: May 05, 2015

According to a news release, a vehicle was stolen from a Sheetz at 5421 Hornaday Road on March 15. 

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New police training to focus on interactions with public
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 2:01 pm

The recent case in which charges were dropped against two brothers who recorded their August 2014 arrest on video, gives a clue to how the Greensboro Police Department plans to train recruits to interact with people in the future.

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Rockingham County residents warned of phone scam
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 11:15 am

Rockingham County officials warn residents of a recent scam involving claims that a government agency requires them to pay money.

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Denton man charged with manufacturing methamphetamine
Posted: May 05, 2015

A Denton man faces charges connected with the manufacture of methamphetamine.

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Autopsy results pending for woman found in Fayetteville
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 7:49 am

A Jacksonville woman’s disappearance and death remain unexplained.

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Southeastern N.C. courts to grant amnesty to veterans on some charges
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 7:46 am

Courts from five Southeastern North Carolina counties will forgive veterans and their spouses for failures to appear and orders for arrest via an amnesty program that will be the first of its kind in North Carolina, officials announced Monday.

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Three child care workers cited after allegedly leaving 1-year-old alone
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 7:31 am

Police cited three women with non-physical child abuse after they allegedly left a 1-year-old child alone inside a child care center after it closed on Monday, according to a Winston-Salem police news release.

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Winston-Salem man robbed after giving another man a ride
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 7:15 am

A Winston-Salem man was assaulted and robbed after he gave another man a ride Monday afternoon, according to a news release.

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Monday 05/04/2015
Official identifies gunman in Muhammad cartoon event attack (VIDEO)
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 3:34 pm

One of two gunmen who opened fire with assault rifles at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has been identified by a law enforcement official as a man who was on the FBI's radar four years ago during a terrorism investigation.

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Davidson County man charged with sexually assaulting fellow inmate
Posted: May 04, 2015

LEXINGTON — A Davidson County Detention Center inmate was charged with sexually assaulting another inmate.

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Burlington man arrested on drug charges
Posted: May 04, 2015

BURLINGTON — A Burlington man was arrested Friday on drug charges.

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Inmate attacks, seriously injures correctional officer
Posted: May 04, 2015

WINDSOR — A North Carolina corrections officer has been seriously injured in an attack by an inmate.

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Winston-Salem man shot, robbed in his apartment
Posted: May 04, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM — A man was robbed and shot at his apartment early this morning.

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Sunday 05/03/2015
Troopers identify victims of Lexington motorcycle wreck
Posted: May 03, 2015

LEXINGTON -- Two people died Saturday after a driver lost control of his motorcycle. 

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Man faces attempted murder charge in Alamance chase, shooting
Updated: May 03, 2015 - 2:03 pm

The Alamance County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a fleeing truck shot at a deputy who was pursuing him.

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Deputies: Man tried to pay child to get into car at N.C. park
Posted: May 03, 2015

Authorities say they have arrested a man who offered a child money to leave a baseball field in Wilmington with him.

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16-year-old facing charges in N.C. officer's shooting (Video)
Updated: May 03, 2015 - 9:45 am

Lt. James Quattlebaum was shot in the stomach and another officer returned fire and appeared to have struck the teen at least once, police said.

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Saturday 05/02/2015
N.C. police officer shot in the stomach Saturday morning
Posted: May 02, 2015

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Authorities say a police officer in Cornelius has been shot in the stomach while on a domestic disturbance call.

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Firefighter says he shot, killed man who followed him in self-defense
Posted: May 02, 2015

David Pittarelli was shot after arguing with Kannapolis firefighter Ryan Cochran, investigators said.

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Royal Inn closed after Winston-Salem files nuisance complaint
Posted: May 02, 2015

The motel near the BB&T ballpark has been the subject of complaints from nearby residents about illegal activity.

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Burglar decapitates blind, deaf dog in backyard of N.C. home
Posted: May 02, 2015

The dog's family says they owned her for six years and she was a rescue dog.

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Report: N.C. officer shot while responding to domestic call
Updated: May 02, 2015 - 2:55 pm

The officer was shot in the stomach and a suspect is in custody, WSOC reported.

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Winston-Salem robbery victim shot at after attempting to follow suspect
Posted: May 02, 2015

A woman was robbed by an armed man while sitting in her car early today, police said.

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Greensboro police investigating attempted robbery Friday evening
Posted: May 02, 2015

GREENSBORO — Greensboro police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred around 6 p.m. Friday in the area of East Bessemer and Summit Avenues.

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Friday 05/01/2015
Autopsy: Greensboro man stabbed, suffered blows to head before he died
Posted: May 01, 2015

GREENSBORO — A 63-year-old man suffered several painful injuries before he finally died on Dec. 12, according to autopsy results released by the N.C. Medical Examiner's Office this week.

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Former Beazer Homes executive gets 10 years in scheme
Posted: May 01, 2015

Michael Rand was accused of manipulating earnings reports to mislead investors and regulators. 

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Winston-Salem man held on $750,000 bail in child sex offense case
Updated: May 01, 2015 - 9:49 am

A Winston-Salem man faces multiple sex assault charges for alleged offenses against a child.

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Greensboro man charged in March shooting
Updated: May 01, 2015 - 9:35 am

A Greensboro man faces an assault charge in connection with a fight and shooting that happened March 30.

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Report: Justice Department plans to pay $20 million for police body cameras
Updated: May 01, 2015 - 8:11 am

CNN reports that the U.S. Department of justice is launching a pilot program aimed at funding body cameras for police officers.

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String of Durham robberies lands half dozen in hot water
Updated: May 01, 2015 - 7:06 am

A half-dozen young men — most of them teenagers — were arrested Wednesday after police said they committed two robberies and linked some of them to as many as 10 other robberies.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
Updated: Winston-Salem police car involved in accident during pursuit
Posted: April 30, 2015

Updated 11:34 p.m.

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Two Randolph County men charged in money laundering case
Posted: April 30, 2015

The men plead not guilty to accusations of trying to avoid import duties.

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Winston-Salem police car involved in accident during pursuit
Posted: April 30, 2015

According to a news release, police responding to a 911 call about a woman being held against her will tried pulling over a vehicle shortly before 5 p.m. 

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Two Randolph County men indicted on money laundering allegations
Posted: April 30, 2015

Chad Franklin Branson and Larry Wayne McKenzie are accused of filing false entry documents to import clothing, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. 

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Greensboro picks 3 officers as recruiters for police department
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm

The Greensboro Police Department announced Wednesday that it has chosen three younger officers to act as recruiters.

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Lexington teenager dies in SUV, motorcycle collision
Posted: April 30, 2015

A 16-year-old riding a motorcycle died in a traffic accident Thursday, troopers said.

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Reward offered for Alamance County cattle rustler
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 7:33 am

Nearly 200 beef cows have been stolen from an Alamance County farm, and state investigators are seeking leads from people who may have information on the suspect behind the large-scale cattle rustling.

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Police probe string of possibly connected Durham break-ins
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 7:28 am

Five break-ins were reported in a 48-hour time span in a northern Durham neighborhood.

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New lawsuit filed against Durham alleges race-based policing
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 7:21 am

A lawsuit filed against the City of Durham and multiple police officers purports that the Durham Police Department continues to use unconstitutional and racially-motivated practices.

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