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September 20, 2019 - 4:50 am
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A jury has found a North Carolina woman guilty in the 2017 shooting death of her husband. News outlets report jurors took 61 minutes on Thursday to return their verdict in the trial of Sharon Whitford. Whitford said she shot her husband in self-defense in Craven County in...
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Police officers secure a baby, right, that the SWAT team rescued from an apartment, during a standoff following a domestic dispute, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in Tucker Ga., near Atlanta. SWAT officers safely removed the baby just before 9 a.m. Thursday, and the infant has since been returned to its mother. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 4:10 pm
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — A special police unit rescued a baby from an apartment outside Atlanta after a dispute between a man and a woman. Gwinnett County police said they dispatched the agency's Special Weapons And Tactics team to the residence in Norcross Thursday morning after the woman left and...
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September 19, 2019 - 4:15 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is visiting North Carolina campuses as part of a two-state college campaign tour, where he'll promote a platform that includes free tuition. The Vermont senator is slated to speak at rallies at the University of North...
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September 18, 2019 - 2:57 pm
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers for the family of a man who died in a Georgia jail have released video clips they say show he suffered inhumane treatment in his final hours. Shali Tilson was arrested in March 2018 on a misdemeanor charges of obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct and booked into...
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September 18, 2019 - 2:05 pm
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two North Carolina sheriff's deputies had to be treated for narcotic exposure after a traffic stop in which the motorist they pulled over was arrested. The Craven County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that two of its deputies stopped 49-year-old...
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September 18, 2019 - 12:48 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican framework for Medicaid expansion in North Carolina is advancing again with bipartisan support in the state House. But it's unclear whether that will change feelings about the concept in the GOP-controlled Senate. The House Health Committee voted on Wednesday for an...
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September 18, 2019 - 11:24 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The National Hurricane Center is warning Bermuda to hurry up and complete any efforts to protect life and property as Hurricane Humberto approaches the island. Dangerous winds are expected to hammer Bermuda from late...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:11 am
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teen accused of fatally shooting a man was caught by authorities in Alabama after fleeing the scene. News outlets report the 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday. The teen is being charged with murder and possession of a weapon in the death of 19-year-old...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp addresses the media at a news conference at his Atlanta headquarters. Kemp will soon get to appoint a replacement for three-term U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who announced that he’s stepping down in December 2019 due to health issues. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
September 17, 2019 - 7:07 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Who wants to be a senator? Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is asking Georgians who think they have what it takes to apply online. Kemp will soon get to appoint a replacement for three-term U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who announced that he's stepping down in December due to health issues. And...
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Dr. Greg Murphy speaks to supporters with his wife Wendy as he is announced the projected winner of North Carolina's Third Congressional District at the Hilton in Greenville, N.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (Molly Mathis/The Daily Reflector via AP)
September 17, 2019 - 7:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new House members from North Carolina (all times local): 6:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sworn in two Republicans who won special elections in North Carolina last week. One is conservative Dan Bishop. As a state legislator, he wrote North Carolina's 2016 law...
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