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  • Letter found with body of App State student, police say

    Letter found with body of App State student, police say

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:16:12 GMT
    The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
  • 'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

    'Party mansion' owner convicted of tax and healthcare fraud

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:38:35 GMT
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    A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
    A former Raleigh resident, known for the wild parties held at his “party mansion” in North Raleigh, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for tax fraud, healthcare fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a United States Department of Justice release.
  • 3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash

    3 Panther Creek students injured in Cary crash

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:23:24 GMT
    Highway 55 at McCrimmon Pkwy. in Cary is closed due to an accident involving a dump truck and an SUV.
    Highway 55 at McCrimmon Pkwy. in Cary is closed due to an accident involving a dump truck and an SUV.
  • Melanie Sanders

    Melanie Sanders

    Melanie's  "What's Next" series features an engaging approach to storytelling and highlights the leaders in innovation who are shaping our future. Check it out HERE!
    Melanie's "What's Next" series features an engaging approach to storytelling and highlights the leaders in innovation who are shaping our future. Check it out HERE!
  • Urban Outfitters faces backlash for controversial sweatshirt

    Urban Outfitters faces backlash for controversial sweatshirt

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:43:43 GMT
    The website of clothing outlet Urban Outfitters featured a controversial, one-of-a-kind shirt briefly Monday morning before it sold, but not before causing a stir on the Internet.
    The website of clothing outlet Urban Outfitters featured a controversial, one-of-a-kind shirt briefly Monday morning before it sold, but not before causing a stir on the Internet.
  • Duke study: Water contamination tied to wells, not fracking

    Duke study: Water contamination tied to wells, not fracking

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:02:46 GMT
    A new study by scientist from multiple schools, including Duke University, says problems with the wells and not hydraulic fracturing itself, was the primary cause of drinking water contamination issues in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas.
    A new study by scientist from multiple schools, including Duke University, says problems with the wells and not hydraulic fracturing itself, was the primary cause of drinking water contamination issues in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas.
  • Sharon Tazewell

    Sharon Tazewell

    Sharon's background has helped mold her into an outstanding journalist and a perfect fit for our community. Sharon's also a trained pianist and a member of NABJ.
    Sharon's background has helped mold her into an outstanding journalist and a perfect fit for our community. Sharon's also a trained pianist and a member of NABJ.
  • Wes Hohenstein

    Wes Hohenstein

    Chief Meteorologist Wes Hohenstein delivers your weekday forecasts at 6, 7 & 11 p.m.… and that's a fact. His "Weather Facts" promos have earned some laughs. But, his passion for predicting the weather is no joke!
    Chief Meteorologist Wes Hohenstein delivers your weekday forecasts at 6, 7 and 11 p.m.…and that's a fact. His Emmy Award-winning "Weather Facts" promos have earned some laughs, but his passion for predicting the weather is no joke!
  • WNCN Blitz visits Cardinal Gibbons

    WNCN Blitz visits Cardinal Gibbons

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:33:43 GMT
    Students were energized during Friday morning's WNCNBlitz pep rally.Students were energized during Friday morning's WNCNBlitz pep rally.
    The WNCN Blitz team moved to Cardinal Gibbons Friday morning as the Crusaders get ready for their showdown with Broughton High School.
    The WNCN Blitz team moved to Cardinal Gibbons Friday morning as the Crusaders get ready for their showdown with Broughton High School.
  • Activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL

    Activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:40:50 GMT
    CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye — a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye — a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.
    CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye — a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.
    CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye — a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.
  • SC high school students forced to remove US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

    SC high school students forced to remove US flags on Sept. 11 anniversary

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-09-13 00:21:28 GMT
    Flags were displayed in pick-up truck beds... This flag is on the back of the pick up and is from a July 4th event unrelated to Woodruff High...Photo from Wayne Kinton on Twitter ?@WayneKinton Flags were displayed in pick-up truck beds... This flag is on the back of the pick up and is from a July 4th event unrelated to Woodruff High...Photo from Wayne Kinton on Twitter ?@WayneKinton
    Several upset parents say Woodruff High School students were made to remove American flags from their vehicles on September 11.Spartanburg District 4 Superintendent Rallie Liston said four students arrived at the school Thursday morning with U.S. flags prop
    Several upset parents say Woodruff High School students were made to remove American flags from their vehicles on September 11.Spartanburg District 4 Superintendent Rallie Liston said four students arrived at the school Thursday morning with U.S. flags prop
  • Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

    Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:38:29 GMT
    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says.
  • Update: Son of NC Representative arrested, charged for sex offense with relatives

    Update: Son of NC Representative arrested, charged for sex offense with relatives

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:02:39 GMT
    The son of a North Carolina Representative is arrested and charged for sex crimes with family members.
    The son of a North Carolina Representative is arrested and charged for sex crimes with family members.
  • Wake Co. school officials to discuss overcrowding Tuesday

    Wake Co. school officials to discuss overcrowding Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:45:30 GMT
    The Wake County Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to make some key decisions on a plan to deal with classroom overcrowding.
    The Wake County Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to make some key decisions on a plan to deal with classroom overcrowding.
  • Alyssa Corfont

    Alyssa Corfont

    Meteorologist Alyssa Corfont delivers your weekday morning weather forecasts and contributes to other special projects.  She brings valuable forecasting experience from across the country.
    Meteorologist Alyssa Corfont delivers your weekday morning weather forecasts and contributes to other special projects.  She brings valuable forecasting experience from across the country.
  • Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

    Woman charged with murder after stabbing man in neck

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:09:33 GMT
    Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.Jakeya Karynne Davis, 34, of Durham, is charged with murder in the death of Marcus Anthony Keith.
    Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument.
    Police say a Durham man was stabbed to death Saturday during what appears to have been an argument.
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  • August Mugshots

    August Mugshots

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:41:44 GMT
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
    August arrests in Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina.
  • Letter found with body of App State student, police say

    Letter found with body of App State student, police say

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:16:12 GMT
    The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide.
  • Mom says bullying led to son's suicide at Seminole Co. school

    Mom says bullying led to son's suicide at Seminole Co. school

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:24:28 GMT
    The mother of a 14-year-old Seminole County boy believes he took his life because of the tormenting he endured by bullies.
    The mother of a 14-year-old Seminole County boy believes he took his life because of the tormenting he endured by bullies.
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