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Gavin Long suffered from PTSD, source tells CNN

Gavin Long, the man who shot six law enforcement officers Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- killing three -- suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, a source involved in the investigation told CNN's Chris Cuomo.

NC Veteran 2,200 miles for veteran suicide awareness

Michael Boncek set out on a 2,200 mile journey to raise awareness to the 22-a-day suicide rate among the veteran community.

U.S. Navy paying for research for autism, PTSD app

The Navy is paying for research into an app to screen for autism in the hopes that it could eventually be tweaked to look for signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Palin suggests arrested son suffers from PTSD

Speaking at a rally today for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin suggested that her son Track, who was arrested this week for a domestic violence incident, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.

‘Stand at Attention’ event to support veterans with PTSD

At Independence Mall in Wilmington, a special competition was held to help raise money for and spread awareness about veterans with PTSD.

Fayetteville Vet Center moving to new location

Fayetteville Vet Center moving to new location. New location will be open January 26.


video Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect anyone. In the military, the Department of Veterans Affairs reports upwards of 20% of Veterans suffer from it. A local band wrote a song about a soldier who lives that life. In part two of a special Extraordinary Person of the Week, the Song of a Soldier and how that music is helping those in need.

Comfort in a cup of tea

videoAfter losing her newborn twins in 2008, Rachel Crawford created a brand of teas that create emotional well-being...and can even help troops suffering with PTSD.

Mama J’s offers a helping hand to those in need

Mama J's Helping Hand provides food, clothes, household goods, and other necessities to people in the area who need it most.video

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.