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Police: Fort Bragg soldier wearing military gear opened fire into home

Authorities in North Carolina say an active-duty soldier wearing military-issued ballistic gear opened fire into a home and was then wounded by return gunfire and injured in a car accident.

NC House to restart hurricane recovery committee

The state House is reconstituting an oversight committee that will keep monitoring challenges state government has had in distributing federal long-term housing grants to hurricane victims in eastern North Carolina.

Sheriff: 5-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire

A 5-year-old child was shot Wednesday night in the Red Springs community of Robeson County, according to Red Springs Police Chief Ronnie Patterson.

Man pleads guilty to shooting, killing uncle in Duplin County

A Duplin County man will spend up to 28 years in prison for shooting and killing his uncle in 2015.

NC priest explains why he cancelled speech by black lesbian

A Catholic priest has defended his decision to cancel a Black History Month speech by a high school's black lesbian alumna as well as his decision to cancel classes that day.

NC Rate Bureau wants to raise auto insurance rates

The North Carolina Rate Bureau submitted its annual auto insurance filing with the NC Department of Insurance and is requesting an overall statewide average increase of 7.6 percent, according to Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey.  

Habitat for Humanity holds CEO Build

Friday they held their CEO build, which will become an annual tradition. CEOs and other corporate team members joined the construction workers out in the field.

United Way teams up with Nourish NC to feed federal workers

Friday morning, several organizations joined forces at Wilmington International Airport to take help some government workers.

Ex-Governor McCrory waiting on political future

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he's not quite ready to declare whether his future includes another bid for office.

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Tennessee won’t incentivize COVID shots but pays to vax cows

The governor of Tennessee does not support offering a financial incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid 19 but he does support reimbursing farmers for vaccinating their cows against several types of diseases.

Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beam

Heavily favored to win several Olympic medals, Simone Biles will bring home the bronze for her scaled-back routine on the balance beam.

Pet Pals: 1-Year-old Tabby Cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 1-year-old Tabby Cat.