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October 13, 2019 - 1:24 pm
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled this week to honor a soldier who died after suffering a medical emergency at Fort Jackson. Fort Jackson's commander, Brig. Gen. Milford H. Beagle Jr. says 18-year-old Pvt. Andrew McLean died Sept. 10 and his "absence is still felt throughout...
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October 12, 2019 - 7:09 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A mother and son have been arrested in North Carolina after authorities seized 57 dogs and puppies from two properties. WRAL-TV reports Chapel Hill residents 65-year-old Cynthia Riggan and 35-year-old Taylor Doar have been charged with animal cruelty. The station reports...
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October 12, 2019 - 4:01 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and staff members have rejected interview requests from investigators being used by a legislative oversight committee to examine a 2018 agreement between Cooper and utilities building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Friday's refusal through Cooper...
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October 11, 2019 - 2:35 pm
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury in North Carolina has indicted a man in connection with a drug overdose death in 2017. Craven County District Attorney Scott Thomas and Sheriff Chip Hughes tell news sources that 42-year-old James Bradley of Asheville was indicted for second-degree murder caused...
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FILE- In this May 16, 2011 artist rendering, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, 76, right, and one of his sons, 24-year-old Izhar Khan, left, are shown in federal court in Miami. The ailing elder Khan, who was convicted of providing financial support to the Pakistani Taliban, will be released early from prison on humanitarian grounds. Miami U.S. District Judge Robert Scola ordered Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, that 84-year-old Hafiz Khan be released from a North Carolina prison to a hospice care facility (AP Photo/Shirley Henderson, File)
October 11, 2019 - 2:04 pm
MIAMI (AP) — An ailing Florida Muslim cleric convicted of providing financial support to the Pakistani Taliban will be released early from prison on humanitarian grounds. Miami U.S. District Judge Robert Scola ordered Friday that 84-year-old Hafiz Khan be freed from a North Carolina prison to a...
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October 11, 2019 - 7:26 am
HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) — A suspect accused of intentionally starting a blaze that destroyed three South Carolina buildings has been caught in New Jersey. The Times & Democrat reported Wednesday that Marvin Leroy Capers-Smith is set to appear in Columbia for a bond hearing next week. He's charged...
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October 11, 2019 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education says it plans to continue funding a Middle East studies program at the University of North Carolina and Duke University that it had accused of advancing "ideological priorities." The Washington Post reports the Thursday announcement comes weeks...
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October 10, 2019 - 6:37 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Department of Natural Resources has a message for anglers: If you catch a northern snakehead, kill it immediately. Northern snakeheads are invasive fish that can breathe air and survive for days on land. An angler recently reported catching one in a private pond...
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October 10, 2019 - 6:55 am
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia mall heavily featured in the latest season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" is going up for sale. News outlets report Moonbeam Capital Partners is ready to sell its portion of the long-struggling Gwinnett Place Mall, which has been so empty that a body went unnoticed...
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October 10, 2019 - 3:47 am
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a State Patrol trooper accused of providing agents with false statements or writings. A news release from GBI Public Affairs Director Nelly Miles says that on Wednesday agents arrested and booked Timothy Williams into Whitfield...
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