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Hundreds of teens have died playing this old, but popular game Video included

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It's troubling and alarming an old trend is resurfacing, teens across the country are passing out to get high, and the consequences could be deadly. More>>

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Jamie Parsons on parents' arrest: 'Momma knew they were coming' Video included

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Federal agents picked up the couple around 6 a.m. and drove them to a federal courthouse in Winston-Salem where they will face fraud charges.
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Kohl's asked to stop selling 'knock-off' Jack Daniel's shirt to teens

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Could the big-box retailer Kohl's be selling a shirt inspired by Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey to teen girls?  More>>

Crowd cheers as Orlando Bloom takes swing at Justin Bieber

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A crowd cheered early Wednesday as actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at singer Justin Bieber during a heated exchange outside a popular nightclub in Spain. More>>

Obama dines at Arthur Bryant's ahead of address on economy

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President Barack Obama dined at Arthur Bryant's ahead of his address on Wednesday about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession.
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Phoenix doctor arrested with gun at Sky Harbor on administrative leave Video included

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A top neuroscientist pointed an AR-15 assault rifle in the direction of a mother and her teenage daughter inside one of the busiest terminals at Sky Harbor International Airport on Friday, police said. More>>

From polio to pitching: one man's journey Video included

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Mike Jones suffered with the debilitating illness for several years. But with persistence and help from his family, he's spent the majority of his life healthy and active. More>>

Woman loses part of finger during lion attack

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A woman ended up at the hospital after being bit by a lion right here in Mid-Michigan. More>>

RCSD fires deputy who ran red light and caused collision Video included

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The Richland County Sheriff's Department has fired a deputy who ran a red light and caused an accident Friday night. More>>

TriMet throws birthday party for 102-year-old regular

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A woman celebrating her 102nd birthday got a big surprise Tuesday when she got on the bus: a birthday party. More>>

Firefighters help deliver baby in Mesa parking lot Video included

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Mesa firefighters and paramedics helped the baby's 25-year-old mother give birth in her van in a business parking lot near County Club and Fifth avenues early Wednesday morning. More>>

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Passenger dies on flight from Hawaii to Phoenix

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The woman, who was in her 50s, was unconscious and had no pulse when the plane landed in Phoenix on Wednesday morning. More>>

Scientists: Fukushima radiation poses no danger to OR coast

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A group that tested water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan for radiation said there is no evidence yet of any contamination in Oregon. More>>

Diabetic girl reunited with service dog who was essentially stolen Video included

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An 11-year old diabetic girl and her service dog Major are back together again after Major was essentially stolen. More>>

Bunny Ranch owner in Phoenix for prostitution symposium

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The organizers invited Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof and Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne to the event, but Horne has since backed out. More>>

Son sentenced for killing mom, living with corpse Video included

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A Barberton man convicted of murdering his mother, then living with her corpse for about six months will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
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Sex in Columbia park causing calls for child safety zones Video included

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A surveillance camera in the middle of Roy Lynch Park caught something on Monday morning that may shock some but not attorney Wayne Ridgeway.His law office borders the park and Ridgeway has seen a lot More>>

UAB students help fight hackers in new 'Facebook suite'

UAB students and advisers pitch ideas in their new Facebook suite. (Source: WBRC) UAB students and advisers pitch ideas in their new Facebook suite. (Source: WBRC)
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A team of students working down at The University of Alabama in Birmingham could protect you from the next big computer hack. More>>

Man uses son as shield in stabbing attack

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Police said a Clarksville man used his son to block himself during a brutal stabbing. More>>

Eclectic woman charged with running over husband "several times" Video included

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An Eclectic woman is facing domestic violence charges after investigators say she hit her husband several times with a vehicle Saturday night. More>>

Police: Wellford kids found living with in home with roaches, pigs Video included

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Wellford police said they have taken six siblings into emergency protective custody after they were found living in deplorable conditions. More>>

"Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chances Video included

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It's not a disease and it's not contagious, but "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" is a sad, real condition affecting animal shelters.
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Man paroled after serving 24 years for crime not committed Video included

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Douglas Clayton O'Neal's fate was seemingly decided on June 12, 1991. More>>

DeKalb County police officer resigns after shooting dog

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A DeKalb County police officer has resigned after shooting a dog when he responded to a burglary alarm. More>>

Study: Nevada leads nation in debt delinquency Video included

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A new study from the Urban Institute shows Americans are increasingly bracing for calls from collection agencies. The study show one in three Americans with a credit history have accounts in collection. More>>

Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC Video included

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Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. More>>

Debate over seismic testing off NC coast on the horizon Video included

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A plan by the federal government could change the landscape of the North Carolina coast. While millions of people flock to our beaches each year, the Obama administration has approved the use of seismic testing to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, including here in North Carolina.From
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UPDATE: High school student receives 17 stitches for shark bite wound

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A high school senior from Raleigh is recovering after being bitten on the foot while on vacation at Sunset Beach in Brunswick County.
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Sons of Confederate Veterans demand apology from Washington & Lee Video included

These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove. These are the items the 15-year-old says he wore to Lee Chapel and was asked to remove.
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Lexington (WSLS) - The Stonewall Brigade, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1296 is calling upon Washington Lee University President, Kenneth P. Ruscio, to apologize for what it calls the school's mistreatment of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend. More>>

Friends say Charlotte woman infected with Ebola 'very weak and tired'

David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org) David and Nancy Writebol (Photo: SIM.org)
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A Charlotte woman who volunteered to save the lives of Ebola patient in Liberia is now fighting the disease herself.
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Capped enrollment at Wake schools affecting where families choose to live Video included

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Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, but that population boom is causing some unexpected problems for the real estate market. More>>

Stolen dinosaur replica returned to Raleigh museum Video included

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A model of a baby dinosaur that was stolen from the Museum of Natural Sciences has been returned to the museum, officials said at a news conference Monday. More>>

NC Senate to vote on Medicaid plan Monday Video included

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North Carolina Senators are expected to take a final vote on a bill that would overhaul Medicaid in the state. More>>

48-year-old man meets his biological mother for the first time Video included

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Michael Adams reunited with his biological family in Biloxi on Saturday after 48 years apart. Their reunion initially began with a phone call back in January. Adams said he called and asked for Ms. Anna McClure. More>>

Officers regret not being able to save suspect lost in river Video included

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The body of 21-year-old James King was recovered from the Tchoutacabouffa River on Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, King jumped into the river while fleeing from police Saturday after a routine traffic stop. More>>

4 children injured when car drives into their yard Video included

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Hall County officials are investigating a car accident that sent four children to the hospital.
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Wilson community holds vigil for slain 7-year-old boy Video included

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Hundreds stood outside the Wilson County Courthouse on Sunday night to help a family grieve four days after 7-year-old Kamari Jones was shot and killed in his own home. More>>

2 charged with first-degree murder in beating death of UNC professor, cancer researcher Video included

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A UNC research professor was robbed and beaten to death Wednesday afternoon on University Drive in Chapel Hill, police said.
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Durham mom hopes 2 job offers help her get kids back Video included

Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help. Moshimalee Johnson said Social Services took her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist looking for help.
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A Durham mother who lost custody of her five children after she posted an ad on Craigslist received good news Wednesday that may help her get her kids back.
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No swimming at some NC beaches due to high bacteria levels

A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria. A map of the swimming areas along the NC coast that are affected by the recent high levels of bacteria.
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Six advisories and three alerts were issued against swimming Tuesday at nine ocean-side sites along the coast of North Carolina. More>>

Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist Video included

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A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed. More>>

Teen mom charged after baby found buried at Louisburg home

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Ashley Reed, 16, of Louisburg is charged with concealing a death after her infant was found buried beside her house.
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Raleigh man arrested after leaving mother, 98, in truck for 5 hours Video included

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A Raleigh man was arrested in Maryland after police say he left his 98-year-old mother in a hot truck for hours while he visited a casino. More>>

Hybrid boat developed in Apex relies on natural gas for fuel Video included

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Local engineers created a new boat that is environmentally friendly and less costly to drive than a standard gas-powered boat. More>>

AK-47 sales surge, some NC gun dealers report Video included

Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days. Fuquay Gun is one of several firearms dealers reporting increased AK-47 sales in the last few days.
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Firearms dealers say sales of semi-automatic AK-47 rifles are surging amid concerns of a possible shortage of Russian-made versions. More>>

Raleigh man captures dashcam video of fireball falling over NC

Dashcam video shows a fireball falling over Raleigh on July 17, 2014 (Dan Perjar, Contributed) Dashcam video shows a fireball falling over Raleigh on July 17, 2014 (Dan Perjar, Contributed)
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A Raleigh man captured video Thursday of what appeared to be a fireball falling from the sky over the Triangle. More>>

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