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Ford releasing new Bronco on OJ Simpson’s birthday

Ford is planning to reveal its new Bronco on July 9. That date — raising a lot of eyebrows.

Atlanta police officer shoots a man dead at a fast-food drive-thru, authorities say

Authorities in Georgia say a suspect who resisted being taken into custody by Atlanta police has been shot and killed.

Raleigh teen launches ‘Flowers for Floyd’ to spread positivity

A Raleigh teen is finding a creative way to share light and love in the midst of such darkness.

Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered that active duty troops who were moved to the Washington DC area should return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.

The Latest: Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester to the sidewalk.

SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Americans

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.

A CNN crew has been arrested while covering Minneapolis protests

A crew was arrested by police Friday morning while giving a live television report in Minneapolis, where the crew was covering ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.

SC restaurant seats blow-up dolls to maintain social distancing

A South Carolina resturant used blow-up dolls to make the dining room look full, despite social distancing regulations due to COVID-19, as diners returned in person.

NASA works with Tom Cruise to film movie in space

Tom Cruise wants to fly into outer space in the name of filmmaking, and NASA says it’s happening.

Member of NC rescue squad dies while searching for man who fell from waterfall

Officials report a member of the Glenville-Cashiers Rescue Squad has died while taking part in the search for a man who fell from Whitewater Falls.

Lysol maker: Please don’t drink our cleaning products

The company that makes Lysol is urging customers not to consume its cleaning products after President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of injecting disinfectants to protect people from coronavirus.

North Carolina Families Try to Balance Changing Summer Camp Plans for Kids

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Piedmont families to constantly juggle their schedules. Even summer planning has been thrown for a loop.  

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

The New Hanover County school board held a special meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to allow elementary schools to move to full-time in-person learning.

Flooding continues to be a problem along Canal Drive in Carolina Beach

Flooding is always a major concern along the coast during hurricane season. In Carolina Beach, occasional flooding has been happening over the past several years when there isn't a cloud in the sky.

Snake lands on Mississippi woman as she opens her front door

A woman in Mississippi received a slithering surprise when she got home from work last week: a snake that had been lodged on top of her front door landed on her head.

Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.