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May 28, 2017 - 6:38 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a burglary suspect shot to death by police officers in North Carolina (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A woman who couldn't sleep told a 911 operator she saw a man sneak through the garage door of a North Carolina home. Minutes later, he was shot and killed by police...
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May 28, 2017 - 3:36 pm
OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters found four bodies inside a home in North Carolina after putting out a fire. The Oxford Fire Department told media outlets they went to the home around 3 a.m. Sunday. Authorities have not said how the people died or released their names or ages. Their bodies have...
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May 28, 2017 - 11:27 am
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set two fires in the breezeway of an occupied apartment building. Gwinnett County fire officials said the reward is being offered by Georgia Arson Control Inc. after the...
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May 28, 2017 - 11:25 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The mother of a guard who authorities say was killed by an inmate in a North Carolina prison says she hopes her daughter's death shows the need for more guards and better training. Investigators say Meggan Callahan was beaten to death by an inmate with the fire extinguisher...
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May 28, 2017 - 9:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina students with disabilities will be able to graduate with an "employability credential" that showcases their abilities under a new law designed to personalize students' path to success beyond high school. Advocates have long pushed for an alternative diploma that...
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May 28, 2017 - 9:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 100 patients have registered to use medical marijuana in Georgia this month under the state's expanded law. Georgia began permitting people with certain medical conditions to possess cannabis oil with a low amount of THC in 2015. Lawmakers this year added six conditions to...
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May 28, 2017 - 8:59 am
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home. Cary spokeswoman Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder around 2:30 a.m...
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May 28, 2017 - 5:30 am
AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (AP) — One North Carolina town that has known its share of tragedy from the weather is sending a firetruck to another North Carolina town shaken by Mother Nature. Princeville sent a fire engine to Autryville after the Sampson County town lost three firetrucks in a tornado Tuesday...
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May 27, 2017 - 10:22 pm
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis has urged graduates at New York's Bard College to use their education to "redeem the soul of our nation." The Georgia Democrat told the graduates on Saturday to keep their "eyes on the prize" and not become bitter. He...
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May 27, 2017 - 1:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. military officials say a soldier from Georgia has been killed in a vehicle crash in Syria. The Department of Defense on Saturday said 22-year-old Spc. Etienne J. Murphy died of injuries sustained in a "vehicle rollover related incident" in Al-Hasakah, Syria, on Friday. No...
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