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Three NC cities awarded grants to assist in sexual assault cases

Three North Carolina cites have been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars that will go toward testing and tracking sexual assault kits.

Astronaut, NC State grad Christina Koch named to Time 100 Most Influential List

Astronaut Christina Koch, who graduated from North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham and NC State, was named to the Time 100 Most Influential People list.

North Carolina city leaders call for federal reparations

Officials in the North Carolina city of Durham have called for a federal program that would give reparations to the descendants of people who were enslaved.

Durham Breonna Taylor protest hijacked by white rioters, mayor says

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel on Thursday condemned the vandalism that took place downtown the night before while voicing full support behind the spirit Breonna Taylor protests nationwide.

Eight hurt in rash of shootings on violent night in Durham

Durham police are investigating a rash of shootings that left eight people injured, including two teens.

Hundreds ride in honor of Cannon Hinnant’s family

The sustained roar made by hundreds of motorcycles filled the air bear Raging Bull Harley Davidson in Durham.

Durham police apologize for guns drawn mistakenly at teen

A police chief in North Carolina has apologized for an incident where officers wrongly detained a 15-year-old boy.

Man charged with murder, accused of dumping body in Cape Fear River

A North Carolina man has been charged with first degree murder. He reportedly dumped a body into the Cape Fear River following a fight last week in Bladen County.

Fayetteville man is Duke Health’s 1,000th patient to recover from COVID-19

After 32 days at Duke Hospital in Durham, Maury Turner just recovered from COVID-19. He was able to walk out with his wife, Stephanie, and his daughter, carrying his new grandchild.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.