Archive - Apr 24, 2013
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Mother, aunt saw girl hit, killed by log truck
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 10:56pm.

video The aunt of Alyiah McKenzie Morgan, 7, says she and the girl's mother were waiting for the first grader to get off the bus yesterday in front of their home on US 421 as they did every day. The aunt tells WWAY they saw Aliyah get off the bus. They also heard a log truck coming down the road and tried to yell to Aliyah not to cross the road, but it was too late.

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'Iron Man 3' stars hit red carpet for Hollywood premier
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 10:14pm.

videoHundreds of people lined the streets of Hollywood to get a glimpse of the cast of "Iron Man 3."

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3 Perdue backers plead guilty to misdemeanors
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:16pm.

Three of former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue's supporters are paying fines after pleading guilty in a case growing from an investigation of the Democrat's 2008 campaign finances.

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Lawyers discuss blood analysis in Peterson case
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:15pm.

The attorney for a Durham novelist who's been granted a new trial in the 2001 death of his wife says a State Bureau of Investigation agent gave false and misleading testimony, meaning the trial was flawed.

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PA player tells of shooting in NC murder trial
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:13pm.

A football player from Pennsylvania says he was texting and talking with his girlfriend moments before a shooting in a Durham parking lot in which a teammate was killed and he was wounded.

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Gov. McCrory signs bill to combat sex trafficking in North Carolina
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:50pm.

videoGovernor Pat McCrory signed Bill 122, into law Wednesday, which requires sex traffickers to register as sex offenders after they serve their prison sentence.

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Girl, 9, conscious and talking after being struck by SUV
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:45pm.

A 9-year-old girl hit by a sport utility vehicle about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrews Drive and 17th Street was conscious and talking after she was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, and doesn’t appear to have life-threatening injuries, a Wilmington Police Department sergeant said.

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Building History: Hart Cottage
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:14pm.

video Good things come in small packages. This little gem is part of a larger building collection, but it has its own history. We're featuring Hart Cottage in this week’s Building History

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