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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Cumberland County authorities say an 18-month-old child has died after being found in a pool. The sheriff's office says the child was found yesterday in a pool in the Cander Woods neighborhood. The sheriff's office said emergency personnel tried live-saving measures without success.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives have charged a captain with the Charlotte Fire Department in the theft of prescription narcotics while he was on duty. Police said 49-year-old Charlie David Morris Jr. is charged with misdemeanor larceny. He turned himself in yesterday. Officials said seven Dilaudid pills were taken from a home where emergency personnel had been called.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that attorneys for former state Rep. Larry Womble have filed a notice of voluntary dismissal with prejudice on a lawsuit filed in 2013.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father. Chason Renee Chase pleaded guilty Thursday.

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