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DNA clears North Carolina woman in sister's cold case murder--after she told Dr. Phil she didn't do it

DNA clears North Carolina woman in sister's cold case murder--after she told Dr. Phil she didn't do it

North Carolina police announced Tuesday that DNA evidence has cleared a woman of involvement in her sister’s 1984 cold case murder--a year after the woman went on "Dr. Phil" to take a polygraph and proclaim her innocence. Read full article: DNA clears North Carolina woman in siste...→

DNA clears North Carolina woman in sister's cold case murder--after she told Dr. Phil she didn't do it

DNA clears North Carolina woman in sister's cold case murder--after she told Dr. Phil she didn't do it

North Carolina police announced Tuesday that DNA evidence has cleared a woman of involvement in her sister’s 1984 cold case murder--a year after the woman went on "Dr. Phil" to take a polygraph and proclaim her innocence. Read full article: DNA clears North Carolina woman in siste...→

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

Her grieving parents say she went from complaining about body aches to falling unconscious within 72 hours. Read full article: North Carolina cheerleader dies of septi...→

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

A South Carolina woman who admitted to fatally poisoning her husband with eye drops was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. Read full article: South Carolina woman pleads guilty to po...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

An eight-hour standoff between a man in a camper and law enforcement officials ended with the death of the suspect in the early morning hours Thursday, Ashe County (N.C.) Sheriff Phil Howell confirmed. Read full article: North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hou...→

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

Students at an elementary school in North Carolina were forced to run for their lives after severe storms moving through the area on Monday spawned a microburst that caused the roof to collapse, injuring three people. Read full article: North Carolina students flee as mircobur...→

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police say they’ve determined a likely serial killer, Bruce Lindahl, raped and strangled 16-year-old Pamela Maurer. They hope this development will lead to solving other murders by Lindahl. Read full article: Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — ...→

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A 26-year-old surfer has suffered a foot injury "possibly from a shark" off the coast of North Carolina, local authorities have reported. Read full article: A surfer has been bitten in a possible s...→

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Year after year, every Clemson team that played at North Carolina left the court in the same fashion: by throwing another loss onto what had grown into a bizarrely long streak. … Read full article: Clemson shocks North Carolina for first ...→

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

A man being sought in North Carolina by the FBI has been dubbed the “Bad Wig Bandit” after hitting three banks near Charlotte in the past month disguised as a woman. Read full article: North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig ...→

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Julie Braswell Seay was last seen on December 23, 1988, as she was leaving her Ormond Beach, Florida office. Her 1988 Chevrolet Sprint was later found in a parking lot behind a gym on Magnolia Avenue. The Daytona Beach Police are investigating. Read full article: Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 19...→

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

An attorney for El Hefe said that a woman "became overly intoxicated" and "failed to take adequate and proper steps necessary to protect her own safety." Read full article: River North bar says woman was mostly re...→

North Carolina father arrested after allegedly tackling son’s HS wrestling opponent: report

A father in North Carolina was arrested Saturday after police say he tackled a high school wrestler who has just slammed his son to the ground during a tournament. Read full article: North Carolina father arrested after all...→

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

SANTA CRUZ — When they’re planning to rob a liquor store, most criminals think to wear gloves and cover their faces. But few of them commit to shaving their heads to avoid leaving behind even a sin… Read full article: Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ l...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

CANTON, N.C. — The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk.” Gypsy, a white shepherd owned by Haywood County resident Shana Stamey, delivered eight puppies... Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

While stabbing Tangie Lynn Sims, her killer cut himself and left his own blood in an Aurora alley in the fall of 1996. Ultimately, the blood helped police and other forensic experts solve the case … Read full article: Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case o...→

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Tiffany Reed’s family was getting ready to celebrate her wedding next month. Now however, they’ll have to plan her funeral after a hit-and-run driver left her to die in North Philadelphia over the weekend. “They said, ‘Mom, she’s gone,’” Reed’s mother, Terdell Wees, told NBC10. “And I said, ‘No. No. God, no. Why?’” Reed, 29, was walking along Broad Street… Read full article: Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struc...→

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

Storms moving through North Carolina damaged the roof of an elementary school gym, while students were in the building. Read full article: VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong ...→

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

A man police suspect was a serial killer has been linked to the Illinois cold case murder of a 16-year-old girl 44 years ago through DNA and genetic genealogy. Read full article: Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder li...→

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

The 27-year-old woman said Alexander Wayne Gillett informed her Friday morning of his plan and told her that he saw on Facebook that there were valuable items inside the Orange County home. Read full article: North Carolina man sought for allegedly ...→

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina Read full article: FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit...→

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

Baptist church congregants in North Carolina reportedly tackled a man who attempted to force his way inside during services last Sunday.  Read full article: North Carolina church members tackle man...→

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators are still trying to solve the mystery of an unknown woman's death five years after her body was discovered in Gravesend. Read full article: Investigators attempt to solve 5-year co...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons of coal ash at six facilities Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

A North Carolina couple cooking a frozen pizza Monday inadvertently charred a snake that somehow found its way inside the oven, a report said. Amber Helm and her husband, Robert Helm, found the “cr… Read full article: North Carolina Couple cooking pizza acci...→

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting death of a woman on New Year's Eve in the Willard-Hay neighborhood. Read full article: Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minne...→

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

Andrews, North Carolina has nixed its tradition of dropping a live possum at the stroke of midnight — the odd celebration born as a “redneck response” to the Big Apple’s cla… Read full article: North Carolina town abandons New Year’s ...→

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

A North Carolina mother and her one-month-old son -- who police say were kidnapped from their home during an overnight home invasion -- have been located Monday as officials ask the public for help in the ongoing search for their alleged abductor. Read full article: North Carolina mom, infant son found aft...→

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Tiffany Leavell, a 34-year-old woman who was last seen April 1, 2019, in the 1100 block of North Orleans Street, has been located safely, Chicago police said.... Police canceled her missing person alert Friday. Read full article: Missing woman last seen on Near North Si...→

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A lime green puppy born Friday, January 10, stunned a North Carolina family, who called it an "incredible" experience. Read full article: A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a ...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named 'œHulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video footage captured the wild moment a storm ripped through a North Carolina school gym, tearing off the roof and sending children who had been playing running for their lives. Seconds before the… Read full article: Video shows moment a storm rips the roof...→

Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suffers shark bite

A North Carolina man taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather was bitten by a shark while surfing off the coast Monday afternoon Read full article: Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suff...→

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Using a new type of DNA analysis — the same used to identify the Golden State Killer — investigators determined that Bruce Lindahl abducted the teenager as she left a friend’s house alone to buy a soda in Woodridge. Read full article: Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case ...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

Damon Fields is suing Gaston County for what he claims are civil rights violations, but in a curious legal move, 17 of his cats are listed as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Read full article: North Carolina man and his 17 cats file ...→

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

An area of Mooresville has seen a higher-than-expected rate of thyroid cancer. Susan Wind, whose daughter was diagnosed in 2017, believes there's a connection. Read full article: One teen's cancer uncovers a widening my...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons (72.5 million metric tons) of coal ash at six facilities. Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

The 39-year-old mother of four was reported missing on Nov. 24, her last text message to her parents was sent on the 23rd. Read full article: 'Somebody knows and they're not saying:'...→

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

Her grieving parents say she went from complaining about body aches to falling unconscious within 72 hours. Read full article: North Carolina cheerleader dies of septi...→

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

A North Carolina mother and her one-month-old son -- who police say were kidnapped from their home during an overnight home invasion -- have been located Monday as officials ask the public for help in the ongoing search for their alleged abductor. Read full article: North Carolina mom, infant son found aft...→

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

SANTA CRUZ — When they’re planning to rob a liquor store, most criminals think to wear gloves and cover their faces. But few of them commit to shaving their heads to avoid leaving behind even a sin… Read full article: Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ l...→

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

A South Carolina woman who admitted to fatally poisoning her husband with eye drops was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. Read full article: South Carolina woman pleads guilty to po...→

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A lime green puppy born Friday, January 10, stunned a North Carolina family, who called it an "incredible" experience. Read full article: A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a ...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

CANTON, N.C. — The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk.” Gypsy, a white shepherd owned by Haywood County resident Shana Stamey, delivered eight puppies... Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

An eight-hour standoff between a man in a camper and law enforcement officials ended with the death of the suspect in the early morning hours Thursday, Ashe County (N.C.) Sheriff Phil Howell confirmed. Read full article: North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hou...→

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video footage captured the wild moment a storm ripped through a North Carolina school gym, tearing off the roof and sending children who had been playing running for their lives. Seconds before the… Read full article: Video shows moment a storm rips the roof...→

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Tiffany Reed’s family was getting ready to celebrate her wedding next month. Now however, they’ll have to plan her funeral after a hit-and-run driver left her to die in North Philadelphia over the weekend. “They said, ‘Mom, she’s gone,’” Reed’s mother, Terdell Wees, told NBC10. “And I said, ‘No. No. God, no. Why?’” Reed, 29, was walking along Broad Street… Read full article: Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struc...→

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police say they’ve determined a likely serial killer, Bruce Lindahl, raped and strangled 16-year-old Pamela Maurer. They hope this development will lead to solving other murders by Lindahl. Read full article: Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — ...→

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

A man police suspect was a serial killer has been linked to the Illinois cold case murder of a 16-year-old girl 44 years ago through DNA and genetic genealogy. Read full article: Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder li...→

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A 26-year-old surfer has suffered a foot injury "possibly from a shark" off the coast of North Carolina, local authorities have reported. Read full article: A surfer has been bitten in a possible s...→

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Using a new type of DNA analysis — the same used to identify the Golden State Killer — investigators determined that Bruce Lindahl abducted the teenager as she left a friend’s house alone to buy a soda in Woodridge. Read full article: Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case ...→

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina Read full article: FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit...→

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

A man being sought in North Carolina by the FBI has been dubbed the “Bad Wig Bandit” after hitting three banks near Charlotte in the past month disguised as a woman. Read full article: North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig ...→

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

Damon Fields is suing Gaston County for what he claims are civil rights violations, but in a curious legal move, 17 of his cats are listed as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Read full article: North Carolina man and his 17 cats file ...→

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators are still trying to solve the mystery of an unknown woman's death five years after her body was discovered in Gravesend. Read full article: Investigators attempt to solve 5-year co...→

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Julie Braswell Seay was last seen on December 23, 1988, as she was leaving her Ormond Beach, Florida office. Her 1988 Chevrolet Sprint was later found in a parking lot behind a gym on Magnolia Avenue. The Daytona Beach Police are investigating. Read full article: Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 19...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons of coal ash at six facilities Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting death of a woman on New Year's Eve in the Willard-Hay neighborhood. Read full article: Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minne...→

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

An attorney for El Hefe said that a woman "became overly intoxicated" and "failed to take adequate and proper steps necessary to protect her own safety." Read full article: River North bar says woman was mostly re...→

North Carolina father arrested after allegedly tackling son’s HS wrestling opponent: report

A father in North Carolina was arrested Saturday after police say he tackled a high school wrestler who has just slammed his son to the ground during a tournament. Read full article: North Carolina father arrested after all...→

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Tiffany Leavell, a 34-year-old woman who was last seen April 1, 2019, in the 1100 block of North Orleans Street, has been located safely, Chicago police said.... Police canceled her missing person alert Friday. Read full article: Missing woman last seen on Near North Si...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named 'œHulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

While stabbing Tangie Lynn Sims, her killer cut himself and left his own blood in an Aurora alley in the fall of 1996. Ultimately, the blood helped police and other forensic experts solve the case … Read full article: Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case o...→

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

Students at an elementary school in North Carolina were forced to run for their lives after severe storms moving through the area on Monday spawned a microburst that caused the roof to collapse, injuring three people. Read full article: North Carolina students flee as mircobur...→

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

Storms moving through North Carolina damaged the roof of an elementary school gym, while students were in the building. Read full article: VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong ...→

Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suffers shark bite

A North Carolina man taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather was bitten by a shark while surfing off the coast Monday afternoon Read full article: Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suff...→

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

The 27-year-old woman said Alexander Wayne Gillett informed her Friday morning of his plan and told her that he saw on Facebook that there were valuable items inside the Orange County home. Read full article: North Carolina man sought for allegedly ...→

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Year after year, every Clemson team that played at North Carolina left the court in the same fashion: by throwing another loss onto what had grown into a bizarrely long streak. … Read full article: Clemson shocks North Carolina for first ...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

Baptist church congregants in North Carolina reportedly tackled a man who attempted to force his way inside during services last Sunday.  Read full article: North Carolina church members tackle man...→

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

An area of Mooresville has seen a higher-than-expected rate of thyroid cancer. Susan Wind, whose daughter was diagnosed in 2017, believes there's a connection. Read full article: One teen's cancer uncovers a widening my...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons (72.5 million metric tons) of coal ash at six facilities. Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

A North Carolina couple cooking a frozen pizza Monday inadvertently charred a snake that somehow found its way inside the oven, a report said. Amber Helm and her husband, Robert Helm, found the “cr… Read full article: North Carolina Couple cooking pizza acci...→

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

The 39-year-old mother of four was reported missing on Nov. 24, her last text message to her parents was sent on the 23rd. Read full article: 'Somebody knows and they're not saying:'...→

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

Andrews, North Carolina has nixed its tradition of dropping a live possum at the stroke of midnight — the odd celebration born as a “redneck response” to the Big Apple’s cla… Read full article: North Carolina town abandons New Year’s ...→

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

North Carolina cheerleader dies of septic shock after contracting flu

Her grieving parents say she went from complaining about body aches to falling unconscious within 72 hours. Read full article: North Carolina cheerleader dies of septi...→

North Carolina father arrested after allegedly tackling son’s HS wrestling opponent: report

A father in North Carolina was arrested Saturday after police say he tackled a high school wrestler who has just slammed his son to the ground during a tournament. Read full article: North Carolina father arrested after all...→

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

North Carolina mom, infant son found after kidnapped at gunpoint, search on for alleged abductor: police

A North Carolina mother and her one-month-old son -- who police say were kidnapped from their home during an overnight home invasion -- have been located Monday as officials ask the public for help in the ongoing search for their alleged abductor. Read full article: North Carolina mom, infant son found aft...→

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

SANTA CRUZ — When they’re planning to rob a liquor store, most criminals think to wear gloves and cover their faces. But few of them commit to shaving their heads to avoid leaving behind even a sin… Read full article: Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ l...→

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Missing woman last seen on Near North Side found safe

Tiffany Leavell, a 34-year-old woman who was last seen April 1, 2019, in the 1100 block of North Orleans Street, has been located safely, Chicago police said.... Police canceled her missing person alert Friday. Read full article: Missing woman last seen on Near North Si...→

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

South Carolina woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

A South Carolina woman who admitted to fatally poisoning her husband with eye drops was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison. Read full article: South Carolina woman pleads guilty to po...→

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a lime green puppy

A lime green puppy born Friday, January 10, stunned a North Carolina family, who called it an "incredible" experience. Read full article: A dog in North Carolina gave birth to a ...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

CANTON, N.C. — The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named “Hulk.” Gypsy, a white shepherd owned by Haywood County resident Shana Stamey, delivered eight puppies... Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a bright green puppy named 'œHulk Read full article: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog...→

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hours with suspect's death, police say

An eight-hour standoff between a man in a camper and law enforcement officials ended with the death of the suspect in the early morning hours Thursday, Ashe County (N.C.) Sheriff Phil Howell confirmed. Read full article: North Carolina standoff ends after 8 hou...→

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case of woman stabbed in alley

While stabbing Tangie Lynn Sims, her killer cut himself and left his own blood in an Aurora alley in the fall of 1996. Ultimately, the blood helped police and other forensic experts solve the case … Read full article: Aurora detectives solve 1996 cold case o...→

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video shows moment a storm rips the roof off North Carolina school gym

Video footage captured the wild moment a storm ripped through a North Carolina school gym, tearing off the roof and sending children who had been playing running for their lives. Seconds before the… Read full article: Video shows moment a storm rips the roof...→

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

North Carolina students flee as mircoburst rips school's roof off, injuring 3

Students at an elementary school in North Carolina were forced to run for their lives after severe storms moving through the area on Monday spawned a microburst that caused the roof to collapse, injuring three people. Read full article: North Carolina students flee as mircobur...→

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run in North Philadelphia

Tiffany Reed’s family was getting ready to celebrate her wedding next month. Now however, they’ll have to plan her funeral after a hit-and-run driver left her to die in North Philadelphia over the weekend. “They said, ‘Mom, she’s gone,’” Reed’s mother, Terdell Wees, told NBC10. “And I said, ‘No. No. God, no. Why?’” Reed, 29, was walking along Broad Street… Read full article: Woman Set to Be Married Next Month Struc...→

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — and now the public can help crack more cold cases

Police say they’ve determined a likely serial killer, Bruce Lindahl, raped and strangled 16-year-old Pamela Maurer. They hope this development will lead to solving other murders by Lindahl. Read full article: Police use DNA to solve a 1976 murder — ...→

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong wind blows roof off school gym in North Carolina; 3 injured

Storms moving through North Carolina damaged the roof of an elementary school gym, while students were in the building. Read full article: VIDEO: Students run to safety as strong ...→

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder linked to suspected serial killer through DNA, genetic genealogy

A man police suspect was a serial killer has been linked to the Illinois cold case murder of a 16-year-old girl 44 years ago through DNA and genetic genealogy. Read full article: Illinois girl's 1976 cold case murder li...→

Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suffers shark bite

A North Carolina man taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather was bitten by a shark while surfing off the coast Monday afternoon Read full article: Beach ranger: North Carolina surfer suff...→

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A surfer has been bitten in a possible shark attack in North Carolina

A 26-year-old surfer has suffered a foot injury "possibly from a shark" off the coast of North Carolina, local authorities have reported. Read full article: A surfer has been bitten in a possible s...→

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him

The 27-year-old woman said Alexander Wayne Gillett informed her Friday morning of his plan and told her that he saw on Facebook that there were valuable items inside the Orange County home. Read full article: North Carolina man sought for allegedly ...→

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case involving 16-year-old girl strangled in Lisle

Using a new type of DNA analysis — the same used to identify the Golden State Killer — investigators determined that Bruce Lindahl abducted the teenager as she left a friend’s house alone to buy a soda in Woodridge. Read full article: Family DNA used to solve 1976 cold case ...→

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

Clemson shocks North Carolina for first win ever in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Year after year, every Clemson team that played at North Carolina left the court in the same fashion: by throwing another loss onto what had grown into a bizarrely long streak. … Read full article: Clemson shocks North Carolina for first ...→

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit' in North Carolina

The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina Read full article: FBI is trying to catch a 'bad wig bandit...→

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 20-year sentence

Georgia law says that testimony given by an incentivized witness — such as the attacker who received a lesser sentence for testifying against Robinson — is insufficient for conviction i… Read full article: DNA clears Georgia man 17 years into a 2...→

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig Bandit', sought for 3 bank heists

A man being sought in North Carolina by the FBI has been dubbed the “Bad Wig Bandit” after hitting three banks near Charlotte in the past month disguised as a woman. Read full article: North Carolina man, dubbed the 'Bad Wig ...→

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

North Carolina church members tackle man trying to force his way inside

Baptist church congregants in North Carolina reportedly tackled a man who attempted to force his way inside during services last Sunday.  Read full article: North Carolina church members tackle man...→

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

North Carolina man and his 17 cats file civil rights lawsuit after county seizes animals

Damon Fields is suing Gaston County for what he claims are civil rights violations, but in a curious legal move, 17 of his cats are listed as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Read full article: North Carolina man and his 17 cats file ...→

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators attempt to solve 5-year cold case death of woman in Gravesend

Investigators are still trying to solve the mystery of an unknown woman's death five years after her body was discovered in Gravesend. Read full article: Investigators attempt to solve 5-year co...→

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

One teen's cancer uncovers a widening mystery in North Carolina town

An area of Mooresville has seen a higher-than-expected rate of thyroid cancer. Susan Wind, whose daughter was diagnosed in 2017, believes there's a connection. Read full article: One teen's cancer uncovers a widening my...→

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 1988 disappearance of sister-in-law Julie Braswell Seay

Julie Braswell Seay was last seen on December 23, 1988, as she was leaving her Ormond Beach, Florida office. Her 1988 Chevrolet Sprint was later found in a parking lot behind a gym on Magnolia Avenue. The Daytona Beach Police are investigating. Read full article: Woman pleads for answers in Christmas 19...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons of coal ash at six facilities Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina says it has secured an agreement with Duke Energy to excavate nearly 80 million tons (72.5 million metric tons) of coal ash at six facilities. Read full article: Duke Energy agrees to remove coal ash in...→

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

North Carolina Couple cooking pizza accidentally chars snake

A North Carolina couple cooking a frozen pizza Monday inadvertently charred a snake that somehow found its way inside the oven, a report said. Amber Helm and her husband, Robert Helm, found the “cr… Read full article: North Carolina Couple cooking pizza acci...→

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minneapolis Alley

Minneapolis police are investigating the shooting death of a woman on New Year's Eve in the Willard-Hay neighborhood. Read full article: Woman Found Shot To Death In North Minne...→

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

'Somebody knows and they're not saying:' North Carolina family continues desperate search for mother of 4

The 39-year-old mother of four was reported missing on Nov. 24, her last text message to her parents was sent on the 23rd. Read full article: 'Somebody knows and they're not saying:'...→

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

River North bar says woman was mostly responsible for sex assault

An attorney for El Hefe said that a woman "became overly intoxicated" and "failed to take adequate and proper steps necessary to protect her own safety." Read full article: River North bar says woman was mostly re...→

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

North Carolina town abandons New Year’s Eve possum drop after outcry

Andrews, North Carolina has nixed its tradition of dropping a live possum at the stroke of midnight — the odd celebration born as a “redneck response” to the Big Apple’s cla… Read full article: North Carolina town abandons New Year’s ...→