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    A North Carolina police chief says one person was killed and two were injured in an apparent stabbing at a high school.  Jacksonville Police Chief Mike Yaniero said Thursday that two minors were taken to the hospital with injuries and that one later died after the attack at Northside High School in Jacksonville. He said that the attack appeared to be a stabbing but that the investigation was ongoing. He said that a teacher was also injured but not stabbed. He said that a student suspect was arrested shortly after the attack that occurred around 7 a.m. He declined to release names.

    The Wake County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deputy shot in the line of duty Thursday night as Ned Byrd, according to a press conference. Byrd, a 13-year veteran of the department, was shot multiple times late Thursday night in eastern Wake County, the Sheriff’s Office reported. The shooting occurred near a gas station on Auburn Knightdale Road and Battle Bridge Road, reported ABC11, ...

    Soccer star Hope Solo pleaded guilty Monday to driving while impaired in an incident in late March where Winston-Salem police found her passed out in the parking lot of a Walmart with her two children asleep in the backseat, the Forsyth County District Attorney's Office said. 

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    A Mount Airy man has been charged with murder — twice — in connection with overdose deaths last year, the Surry County Sheriff's Office said.

    A man trying to escape arrest in North Carolina ended up begging police to come get him after he jumped in a lake and began to drown, according to the Wilmington Police Department. It happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9, in Wilmington’s 100-acre Greenfield Lake, which is unsafe for swimming due to an “increasing numbers of alligators.” Wilmington is 120 miles southeast of Raleigh. ...

    A 22-year-old crew member on the set of the Netflix series, “Outer Banks,” was killed in a hit-and-run crash in South Carolina, according to the casting company. Alexander “AJ” Jennings was a photo double and stand-in for John B, the show’s main protagonist played by Chase Stokes, Kimmie Stewart Casting wrote in a statement on Facebook. “AJ was a beautiful, kind soul (and) a bright light every ...

    The driver of a Durham school bus swerved off the road to avoid the bus — and the students on board — getting hit in the crossfire, police said Monday. No students were reported injured, Durham Police said, “due to the quick action of the bus driver.” Police said a shooting call was reported after 4:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of East Club Boulevard, at the intersection of Dearborn Drive, in the ...

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