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Suspect identified in Greensboro child’s abduction

The Greensboro Police Department has identified the woman wanted in the abduction of 3-year-old Ahlora Lindiment.

NC Democratic leader revives budget override vote complaints

The Democratic leader in the North Carolina House says it's plainly clear Republican counterparts have misled him and the public on how an unexpected override vote on Gov. Roy Cooper's budget bill veto came about.

NC deputies: Truck hauling stolen watermelons gets stuck

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina say they responded to a call of a possible crop theft to find a suspect stuck in the middle of a field trying to haul off a truckload of stolen watermelons.

Local lawmaker joins petition to send gun legislation to House Floor

Rep. Deb Butler (D) joined everal lawmakers sending a discharge petition to House leadership to essentially revive the Gun Violence Prevention Act, HB 86. 

Erica Parsons’ adoptive mother pleads guilty to murder, child abuse

Casey Parsons, the adoptive mother of slain Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, pleaded guilty Friday morning to murder and child abuse in the girl's death.

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in NC

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.

31 people made $12M off multi-state cigarette trafficking, money laundering, Cumberland County officials say

On Monday, the United States Attorney's Office announced the arrest of 31 people and one business entity involved in a cigarette trafficking and money laundering operation which made more than $12 million.

Bayer moving 500 jobs from North Carolina to St. Louis

Bayer is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area.

Frantic email over lost toy leads to sweet ‘reunion’ at Asheville Regional Airport

After losing her prized stuffed animal on a flight, a little girl was reunited with it, thanks to airline workers who made sure this story had a happy ending.

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AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

McDonald’s announces when its new loyalty program will launch

McDonald's will launch its first-ever nationwide loyalty program July 8. It's aimed at expanding McDonald's customer base and enticing existing patrons to be more loyal in the highly competitive world of fast food.

Background checks blocked a record high 300,000 gun sales

Records show the number of people stopped from buying guns through the U.S. background check system hit an all-time high of more than 300,000 last year amid a surge of firearm sales.