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BODYCAM VIDEO: Officers rescue newborn baby tied up in plastic bag along Georgia road
Bodycam video shows the moment officers ripped open a plastic bag to find a baby girl who had been abandoned on the side of the road.
Nash County deputy saves girl struggling in NC surf ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Nash County Sheriff’s Office deputy rushed into the ocean this past weekend and saved a girl who was struggling in the water, officials say. The incident happened Sunday at Pine Knolls Shores near Atlantic Beach, according to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office “Captain Allen Wilson was in the vicinity […]
A Bible, shotgun and an American flag: Alabama car dealer offers July 4th special “God, guns and freedom!” To celebrate the Fourth of July, an Alabama car dealership is offering a little something extra with the purchase of a car. From now until the … Click to Continue »
How Cleveland football plans to rebuild its offense, which was one of the best in 2018 Cleveland’s offense in 2018 could flat out score. The Rams averaged 40.7 points in 15 games last season, putting up video game numbers while winning 12 games and advancing to … Click to Continue »
Death of 85-year-old Korean War veteran in Raleigh ruled homicide
Benjamin Franklin Merritt, 85, was found dead on June 13 at his home on Evers Drive.
Durham going more eco-friendly by placing LED bulbs in 20,000 streetlights
Crews began installing high efficiency LED lights in Durham streetlights Tuesday.
Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency's … Click to Continue »
Suspect wanted in Goldsboro murder investigation
David Dekarlo SampsonA man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal Sunday morning shooting in Goldsboro, authorities said.
Body of missing YouTube star Etika recovered in East River
Police say Desmond Amofah's body was recovered from the water Monday night off Pier 16 in Lower Manhattan.
84-year-old Raleigh man found dead described as dedicated to serving others RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh police are investigating the death of an 84-year-old man found him dead inside his home on Evers Drive during a welfare check earlier this month. CBS 17 has learned Benjamin Merritt was a teacher in Zebulon and also spent much of his career mentoring at-risk youth. And even after he […]
NCFC, NC Courage Owner Unveils New Plans for Downtown Stadium and Entertainment Center For two years now, plans have been in the works to move North Carolina FC from their current location at WakeMed Soccer Park to a new major stadium in Downtown Raleigh. Now, there is a new downtown plan, combining the stadium with a large mixed-use area, all contingent upon hospitality tax funding.
Raleigh soccer stadium: $1.9B investment to bring soccer stadium, hotels, shopping to downtown
We are getting a first look at a game-changer in downtown Raleigh. It's called "Downtown South," an entertainment district on 55 acres at downtown Raleigh's southern edge, at S. Saunders Street and Interstate 40: https://abc11.com/5362713/

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