Silver Alert issued for endangered 80-year-old Statesville man

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety issued a Silver Alert for 80-year-old Leroy NMN Turner, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

  Family fears parents dead after 3-year-old found sleeping in box on N.Y. porch

The 3-year-old reportedly kept talking about a burning car, and a burned-out vehicle was found about a half mile away. Police have not determined if the incidents are connected.
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Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

She joined ABC News in 1988 and was co-anchor with Sam Donaldson of the Sunday political show “This Week” from 1996 to 2002.

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  Driver of ATV involved in train crash faces charges

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  Good Samaritans to the rescue in I-40 breakdown and fire

Mecklenburg tax collector to go after delinquent Medic bills. Your wages may be seized

Lockdown lifted at Cleveland Community College after threat made to student on campus

According to a post on the school’s Facebook page, officials received word around 1:49 p.m. of a threat made by someone against one of the students who is currently on campus.
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  She’s been missing since 2003; police may have found her remains in a storage unit

Pennsylvania State Police believe they've cracked a 16-year-old cold case. They say a tip led them to the discovery of a body and they think it's a woman missing since 2003.

  No air conditioning at YMCA-run after school facility in Clover, parents say

Panthers QB Cam Newton has reinjured foot; status unknown for Sunday’s game in Arizona

Gas prices are spiking in Charlotte. Here’s how long the increases could last

Former firefighter accused of secretly recording teen girl in bathroom in Rowan County

N.C. sheriff indicted, accused of helping in murder plot of former deputy

  Suspect in Lancaster teen’s shooting death caught in Alabama

Odor forces evacuation at elementary school in Mint Hill

  Train hits ATV in Charlotte, seriously injures one person

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  Gay man says someone punched him as church tried to pray away his sexuality

An Oklahoma man said he was held down and punched inside a church, all in an attempt to pray the gay away. Now the church is under investigation.

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Panthers QB Cam Newton has reinjured foot; status unknown for Sunday’s game in Arizona

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has re-aggravated his left foot sprain, raising questions about his availability for the weekend game at Arizona and threatening to derail his team’s entire season.

Clemson football fans can be part of Disney movie about former player who adopted brother

The university announced Friday that production of the Walt Disney Pictures movie “Safety” will continue through Sept. 23.

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Flour recalled for potential presence of E. coli

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  Parent says daughter is living in college dorm covered in ‘black mold’, making her sick

A parent says her daughter enjoys going to school at Livingstone College, but she says what her daughter is dealing with when she gets back to her dorm room on campus is making her sick.
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‘Night owl’ teens gain more weight than their ‘early bird’ counterparts, study says

A new Harvard Medical School study published in the JAMA Pediatrics shows a connection between when teens go to bed and the weight they gain.

  Father accused of killing 2-month-old son appears before a judge in Morganton

  N.C. mom says Scarowinds is ‘unsafe’ after fight breaks out in park

  2 groups arrested for dozens of Steele Creek armed robberies, possibly targeting Latino community

  Man and woman shot in middle of the street in west Charlotte