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United States: Tropical cyclone Fred downgraded, 35 missing after severe flooding in North Carolina

Tropical depression Fred was downgraded after it caused plenty of misery in parts of North Carolina. After causing heavy flooding in Haywood County, North Carolina, where authorities say 35 people are unaccounted for — the system sent rains towards New York and New England on Thursday. The National Hurricane Center warned of up to 5 […]

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Unruly passenger duct-taped to her seat for trying to open door mid-air, biting flight attendant

An unruly woman passenger who allegedly tried opening the door of the aircraft mid-air was duct-taped to her seat. The crew initially tried to calm her down, they were ultimately forced to use a strict way to deal with nuisance. Dramatic footage of the incident that has now gone viral shows this woman being tied […]

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Andrew Brown Jr: Prosecutor ‘justifies’ shooting of Black man, rules out charges against police officers

The fatal shooting of a Black man by law enforcement officers in the US state of North Carolina was “justified” and no one will face charges, prosecutor in charge of the case said on Tuesday. The death of Andrew Brown “while tragic, was justified” because his actions led the sheriff’s deputies “to reasonably believe it […]

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Five dead following 13-hour gunfire standoff in North Carolina

Five people died, including two North Carolina sheriff’s deputies, after a check on a person who did not show up for work ended in gunfire and a 13-hour standoff on Wednesday, authorities said. Watauga County Sheriff K-9 Deputy Logan Fox died at the scene in the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Boone, and Sgt. Chris […]

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United States: 3 dead, 4 injured in shooting at house party in Wilmington

A shooting at a house party on Saturday left three people dead and four others injured in Wilmington, North Carolina, police said. Gunfire erupted inside the home during a party, striking the seven people, according to police, who said they were called there shortly after midnight. Police described the shooting as a gunfight in a […]

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North Carolina cops find real gun disguised as Nerf toy in drug raid

Police in North Carolina found a real gun disguised as a Nerf toy while conducting a drug raid in Catawba County, north of Charlotte on Wednesday this week. The Glock 19 pistol, along with a 50-round drum magazine, had been painted blue and orange and labelled with the Nerf logo to look like a toy, […]

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North Carolina man charged for making threats to kill President Joe Biden

A North Carolina man was charged for making threats to kill President Joe Biden, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed in court Thursday. David Kyle Reeves, 27, of Gastonia, North Carolina, was arrested on February 5 for knowingly and wilfully making threats to take the life of and inflict bodily harm upon the President, […]

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North Carolina man wins $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer

A North Carolina man won a $2 million lottery prize hours after his car hit two deer. Anthony Dowe, of Leland, had an accident on his way to work, the North Carolina Education Lottery said in a statement Tuesday. It ruined his day, so he went back home, got into bed and went to sleep. […]

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12-year-old dies after grenade bought at antique mall exploded

A 12-year-old Virginia boy was killed in a grenade explosion, investigators believe was bought from an antique mall in North Carolina. After the incident authorities warned others may have been sold and could also be live. The grenades were thought to be chemically inactive Mk 2 grenades, a style used during World War II, according […]

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FOUL play suspected in the deaths of soldiers at world’s largest military complexes in North Carolina

Authorities are investigating the possible angle of foul play in the death of a soldier and a veteran at a US army base. The lifeless bodies of Master Sergeant William J. Lavigne II and Timothy Duma were discovered at Fort Bragg army base in North Carolina on Wednesday. Officials said their deaths were not related […]

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Man finds a 222-year-old copper penny on a metal-detecting trip

A man with a metal detector found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine. Shane Houston, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was on a metal-detecting trip with a friend from New Hampshire when he found the coin earlier this month. As Houston dug it up from under a few […]

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Dog trapped in 30-foot sinkhole lured to safety with beef jerky

A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail rescued a dog trapped in a 30 feet deep sinkhole by tempting him with some beef jerky. The group was riding the Sinkhole Trail at Pisgah National Forest, about 50 miles south of Asheville, last weekend when they encountered the dog, who had apparently been […]