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Parents repeatedly waterboarded a tied-up 9-year-old girl as punishment, Utah cops say A 9-year-old girl’s father and stepmother tied her hands behind her back, held her down in the bathtub with a towel across her face and poured water over her repeatedly, … Click to Continue »
1 hurt after driver falls asleep, Alamance County EMS truck crashes
A Burlington street was closed after an EMS truck driver fell asleep and crashed into a concrete retaining wall Saturday morning.
A former Santa is caught on video sexually assaulting 3-year-old at YMCA, Wis. cops say A 75-year-old YMCA employee who had portrayed Santa “for years” is in custody after he was caught kissing and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl, Wisconsin police said, according to the … Click to Continue »
Feisty Mrazek sets tone for Hurricanes, claims shutout A team that got a day off Saturday after two difficult losses needed some kind of a spark to get things going Sunday. For the Carolina Hurricanes in these desperate … Click to Continue »
Tarboro routs East Surry to win 1AA state championship Tarboro finished off a perfect season by routing East Surry, 50-10, for the Class 1AA state championship Saturday night.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg tests for lead at its oldest schools
EducationTests show water fixtures at 41 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg 89 oldest schools had unsafe levels of lead, and officials say those fixtures have been removed, blocked off or filtered as soon as the high levels were detected.
NC State students work to preserve state's history
NC State students work to preserve state's historyStudents at N.C. State's Department of History are dedicated to sharing and preserving stories. Melody Hunter-Pillion, a Ph.D student and teaching assistant, explains how some are keeping it local.
Cary Town Council: Electric Scooters, Veterinary Hospital and More Cary Town Council: Electric Scooters, Veterinary Hospital and More

While the latest Cary Town Council meeting did not have a long agenda, Town Council and public speakers had a long discussion about stormwater and light pollution at a new planned parking lot, while also voting on a new town grant and rules regarding electric scooters that have grown in popularity.

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