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North Carolina boy dies after accidental BB gun shooting

A North Carolina sheriff's office says an 8-year-old child has died after being accidentally shot in the chest with a BB gun or pellet gun while playing with another child.

Man pleads to 1980 rape, killing of North Carolina girl

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges connected to the 1980 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.

Police: Suspect grabs sleeping girl’s arm through window at NC home

Winston-Salem police need help to identify a man accused of reaching through an open bedroom window and grabbing a girl’s arm.

Police: 18-year-olds charged with assaulting couple at mall

Police say two 18-year-olds have been charged with attacking a man and woman at a North Carolina mall.

North Carolina mall changes policy for teens after attack

A North Carolina mall is extending a policy that requires teenagers under 18 to be accompanied by someone over 21 years old after a weekend attack involving a man, a woman, and her daughter.

North Carolina man gets prison time for false bomb threats made to schools

A hacker who made dozens of phony bombing and shooting threats to schools in the United States and the United Kingdom has been sentenced to nearly eight years in federal prison.

Black firefighters allege racism amid larger reckoning

The group wants Fire Chief William “Trey” Mayo to be fired for not disciplining the white firefighters.

Judge orders evaluation of 87-year-old charged with murder

Prosecutors said in court papers that Aycoth admitted shooting Essick “over some paperwork that she had helped him with the day before.”

North Carolina police look into officer encounter with teen

A North Carolina police chief says her department is looking into a confrontation captured on video which shows an officer tackling a girl in a local neighborhood.

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Missing 20-year-old man found dead

The Wilmington Police Department reported a man missing earlier this week, has been found dead.

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

Price was known for such hits as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and “Stagger Lee.”

Plans for George Floyd Memorial Center in downtown Raleigh formally unveiled

George Floyd's family wants to associate his name with a path to progress for local young people, through a proposed memorial center in his name.

Rocky Point woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Today, One Pender County woman celebrated a milestone, her 100th birthday.