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Greensboro taking steps toward more transparency with police

City officials in the North Carolina city of Greensboro say they plan to spend more time studying police interactions with the public and to regularly release information on police officers’ job performance.

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Walker lost in North Carolina woods saved after 2-day search

A 31-year-old woman has been rescued after a search to find her in a patch of thick North Carolina woods spanned two days.

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North Carolina woman searches for her late father’s bike

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Deputies shot at man armed with machete after hit-and-run

Authorities say law-enforcement officers in North Carolina shot at a man who attacked sheriff’s deputies with a machete and drove his car at a police officer in separate encounters.

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Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at haunted house

Authorities say one person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina.

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North Carolina’s high court orders new trial in 2015 killing

The North Carolina Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a 24-year-old man who was sentenced to life in prison for a 2015 killing.

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North Carolina man charged with securities fraud

A North Carolina man has been charged with misusing confidential information to make $380,000 in fraudulent securities transactions related to Duke Energy’s proposed purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. The Charlotte Observer reports that 44-year-old Eric Hill’s insider trading indictment was unsealed Friday after he made his initial appearance in federal court.

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Nevada woman accused of bitcoin murder-for-hire plot

A federal grand jury in California has indicted a 36-year-old Nevada woman accused of trying to hire a hit man on the internet for $5,000 in bitcoin to kill her ex-husband.

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Motorcyclist charged with assaulting state park ranger

A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges he struck a park ranger with a motorcycle at a state park.

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North Carolina farm adjusts, offers events amid pandemic

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Suit challenges NC’s strict liability law on felons voting

A federal lawsuit says a North Carolina law making it a serious crime for convicted felons to vote before their right is restored is racially discriminatory and needs to be blocked for the November election.

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Police: Officer suspended for handling of a traffic stop

A police officer in North Carolina has been suspended for his handling of a traffic stop last year in which fellow officers drew their weapons, broke car windows and took actions that may have injured a man.

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NC elections board, Republicans spar over absentee changes

North Carolina’s elections board and state Republican heavyweights are sparring over the efficacy and legality of a brokered agreement that eases mail-in ballot rules.

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Virus pandemic continues to hammer universities’ finances

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to cause economic hardship for some of North Carolina’s universities.

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Initial unemployment claims slightly drop in North Carolina

North Carolina’s initial unemployment-insurance benefit claims showed a slight downward trend last week.

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North Carolina highway reopens after sand, water cleared

A highway linking barrier islands on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has reopened after water churned up by a tropical storm flooded the road and piled sand as high as 6 feet over the pavement.