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June 16, 2017 - 5:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are investigating a double-shooting that left one person dead. According to a statement from the Raleigh Police Department, it responded to a report of a shooting shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday in east Raleigh. One of the victims in the shooting died...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:37 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A former deputy clerk of Richmond County Magistrate Court has admitted stealing more than $1,100 from the office. The Augusta Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/2t79cXe ) reports that 47-year-old Estela Figueroa pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of theft. Richmond County Superior...
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June 16, 2017 - 1:39 am
KURE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is opening its first heritage dive site, a Civil War blockade runner located off the coast at Fort Fisher. The dive site in the Condor will open Friday and will provide the opportunity to explore what's described as one of the best-preserved shipwrecks on the...
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June 16, 2017 - 1:38 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A British politician instrumental in scheduling a referendum that led to his country's anticipated exit from the European Union is among the featured speakers at an annual conference assembled by a North Carolina conservative think tank. Former U.K. Independence Party leader...
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This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on Oct. 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose, showing prominent tattoos. (Elbert County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 10:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the manhunt for two Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of two prison guards (all times local): 10 p.m. Georgia's governor expressed thanks and praise for law enforcement after the capture of two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two prison guards...
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This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on Oct. 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose, showing prominent tattoos. (Elbert County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 8:35 pm
CHRISTIANA, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the manhunt for two Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of two prison guards (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Authorities say they have captured two escaped inmates wanted in the slayings of two Georgia prison guards. GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles says 43-year-...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a continuing legal case contesting the ability of legislative Republicans in North Carolina to cut the new Democratic governor's powers to administer elections (all times local): 5:45 p.m. North Carolina's new Democratic governor is appealing a judicial panel's...
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June 15, 2017 - 4:29 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House Republicans are floating a measure that its author believes could help the General Assembly reach a compromise over an effort to let government and legal notices be posted on county websites, instead of using paid ads in newspapers. The House Rules Committee voted...
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June 15, 2017 - 2:39 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for a man serving a life sentence for the murder of Michael Jordan's father say their client deserves a new trial because they say someone tampered with evidence. Attorneys for Daniel Green say the autopsy found no hole in James Jordan's shirt that corresponded with...
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June 15, 2017 - 2:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's entire Cabinet has now been confirmed by the Republican-controlled state Senate. Senators completed the process Thursday by voting separately to confirm Ron Penny as state revenue secretary and Eric Boyette to lead the Department of...
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