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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Authorities are trying to determine what motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed sheriff's deputy and firing multiple shots in what they believe was a targeted killing.


Tropics continue to be active as Tropical Storm Fred forms

What's left of Erika will begin to soak Florida today and the focus shifts to Tropical Storm Fred.



Wake Forest police investigating shooting death

Wake Forest police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man found outside a home.

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Prosecutors determine Catawba County man was killed in self-defense

A 33-year-old Hickory man will face no charges for fatally stabbing his stepfather while defending himself and his mother.


Local gardening club donates plants to Habitat for Humanity home

A Newport Habitat for Humanity home received a free landscaping makeover courtesy of Brandywine Gardening Club.


Swansboro contractor offering free deck inspections to locals

In light of two recent deck collapses this summer, one local contractor is making his community safer one deck at a time.


Confrontation Friday night leads to early morning shooting

Shots are fired from inside a car towards a mobile home park early Saturday morning.


Greenville Taco Bell robbed; police searching for suspects

According to Greenville Police,  the Taco Bell near the intersection of Statonsburg Road and Memorial Drive was the site of an armed robbery early Saturday morning.


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Students displaced after water leak near ECU

A water leak at a private apartment building near the campus of East Carolina University caused nearly 30 students to be temporarily displaced, according to a press release.

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NewsChannel 12's Jessica Albert refutes claim that Alison Parker was a racist

NewsChannel 12's Jessica Albert was a classmate and good friend of Alison Parker, who was the Jacksonville bureau reporter before Albert. WDBJ interviewed Albert, who knocked downs claims of racism against her friend.

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  • Fan falls to death at Turner Field

    Fan dies from fall at Braves-Yankees game

    A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.

    Gregory Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia, tumbled out of the stands during the seventh inning of the game Saturday night as...


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