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October 09, 2019 - 12:47 pm
FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A family visiting South Carolina fished a big package from the ocean, took it to their rental home and opened it up, finding about 44 pounds (20 kilograms) of cocaine. Beaufort County Sheriff's Maj. Bob Bromage told news outlets Monday that the family was walking along...
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October 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor says the federal government has denied individual assistance for residents in four counties hit by Hurricane Dorian. Gov. Roy Cooper had sought the federal help for households in Carteret, Dare, Hyde, and New Hanover counties. He said the assistance...
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October 09, 2019 - 7:08 am
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia have charged a man accused of fatally shooting a teenager he mistook as a deer while they were illegally hunting. The Brunswick News reports 32-year-old Hector Romero-Hernandez and 17-year-old Bobby Lee Lane were hunting out of season last month when...
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October 09, 2019 - 6:55 am
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Army criminal investigators have arrested a deployed soldier accused of raping an Alabama college student last year. Auburn, Alabama, police Capt. Lorenza Dorsey said in a news release Tuesday that 27-year-old Ryan Charles Petro of North Carolina has been charged with five...
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October 09, 2019 - 4:39 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced $44.4 million for 54 projects affecting coal-impacted communities in Appalachian states. The commission said Tuesday that the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative aims to create or...
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October 09, 2019 - 2:07 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal animal cruelty trial is underway for a South Carolina man accused of raising pit bulls for a dog fighting ring. The State reports the trial of 31-year-old Santerrio "Terrio" Smith opened Monday and will continue Thursday. Smith, of Columbia, and over a dozen other...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows writer-director Clint Eastwood, left, and actor Paul Walter Hauser during the filming of "Richard Jewell." The film will have its world premiere at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles in November. Hauser portrays the title character who went from hero to suspect after the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing that killed one woman. (Clair Folger/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
October 08, 2019 - 7:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clint Eastwood's film "Richard Jewell" is having its world premiere at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles in November. The American Film Institute announced Tuesday that the film had been added to a lineup for its annual film festival. Eastwood directed the film, written by Billy Ray,...
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October 08, 2019 - 6:06 pm
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina has been found guilty of charges stemming from a car crash on an interstate while his two daughters were in the vehicle. News sources report Patrick Conway was found guilty of driving while impaired and misdemeanor child...
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October 08, 2019 - 2:34 pm
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man says a house fire would have ended his life if it weren't for his four-legged friend. News outlets report that Curly the dog saved Brian Rand on Monday morning by waking him during a house fire. Rand says Curly nudged and pushed him until he woke up. He...
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October 08, 2019 - 1:12 pm
DUDLEY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office is reviewing an incident captured on video that showed a deputy punching a woman he was trying to remove from the county fair. News sources say a video they received showed two people being led out of the Wayne County Regional Agricultural Fair...
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