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Man barricaded at NC senior living facility fired shots at officers, police say

Police said a man who is barricaded at a senior living facility in Cramerton fired shots at officers when they arrived to the scene. 

17 hospitalized in North Carolina multi-passenger van crash

First responders in North Carolina say 17 people have been brought to the hospital with injuries ranging from critical to nonurgent after a multi-passenger van rolled over and crashed.

Child dies after fall from Lowell trampoline park’s rock climbing wall, police say

A 12-year-old boy has died after falling at a trampoline park in Gaston County, police told our affiliate WSOC Friday morning. The incident happened Wednesday night as the boy was climbing the rock wall at the Altitude Trampoline Park in Lowell.

‘Help me:’ Woman whispers plea to deputies, who promptly arrest rape suspect

A man is behind bars accused of breaking into a home before kidnapping, strangling, and raping a woman who had a restraining order against him.

Flooding washes piles of trash and debris into area rivers

Utility officials in Gaston County blame heavy rain for a sewage spill that released 165,000 gallons, some of it into the Catawba River.

Two killed after car crashes into Gaston County restaurant

When officers arrived they identified several customers in the restaurant that were injured after they were struck by the vehicle.

North Carolina government plans drone workshops for 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning workshops in the new year on the use of drones. The workshops will...

Teacher avoids jail after sex with North Carolina student

A former teacher at a North Carolina high school has avoided jail time for having sex with a student.

Body of missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl found

Gaston County police say they have found the remains thought to be those of a missing 3-year-old girl, and that the boyfriend of the girl's mother is charged in her death.

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Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting.

Carolina Beach requests permit to bring back wheelchair-friendly mats

The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.

Pender County’s Judicial Annex reopens after COVID-19 cases force shutdown

The Frances Dawson Basden Judicial Annex in Pender County has reopened after being closed for four days following positive coronavirus cases in staff members.

Zac Efron starring in ‘Firestarter’ reboot

Zac Efron is set to star in a new adaptation of Stephen King's Novel "Firestarter," about a girl with pyrokinetic powers.