NC Headlines
FIRST ON 3: Court of Appeals rules NC can't ban internet sweepstakes games
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 11:15am.

A divided state appeals court has struck down North Carolina's ban on video sweepstakes machines, saying it is overbroad and infringes on free speech.

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Special Forces soldier dies trying to save kids
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 9:26am.

A Special Forces soldier who recently returned from Afghanistan and his two young daughters are dead after he tried to rescue them from their burning home near a North Carolina military post.

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Arrest sought for Adam Baker, who's out of US
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 9:25pm.

Authorities in Caldwell County have issued an order for the arrest of Adam Baker to face pending charges, although he returned to Australia more than a month ago.

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Young found guilty of killing pregnant wife
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:50pm.

A Wake County jury has found a Raleigh man guilty of beating his pregnant wife to death in 2006 and then establishing an elaborate alibi to cover his tracks.

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North Carolina Inmate charged in prisoner death
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 2:58pm.

A North Carolina inmate has been charged with killing another prisoner. An autopsy report released Monday says 51-year-old Jimmy Griffin suffered trauma to his head during an assault, resulting in fatal bleeding and swelling in his brain.

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Cherokee County assesses tornado damage
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 1:46pm.

Cherokee County officials continue to assess the damage from a tornado that destroyed businesses and homes but injured no one.

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Former Perdue staffer pleads not guilty to charges
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 1:44pm.

A former aide to Gov. Bev Perdue has pleaded not guilty to charges over secret salary payments received while working on the Democrat's campaign.

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