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Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect
One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at Kuala Lumpur airport, police say they have raided a condominium and were awaiting lab results on what they found.
Fire destroys vacant Salisbury house
Fire destroyed a vacant house in the 500 block of E. Liberty Street on Saturday afternoon. The fire was noticed by neighbors just after 5:30 pm. A huge plume of black smoke could be seen for miles and the house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Firefighters from several departments responded, as well as the Rowan Rescue Squad. The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing. The 1228 square foot house was built in 1965, according to property records....
Democrats elect Perez national chairman
Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by electing a new chairman in Atlanta.
Trump skipping annual correspondents' dinner
Trump's announcement comes one day after the New York Times and CNN, along with other outlets, were blocked from attending a closed briefing with press secretary Sean Spicer.
Indian Trail councilwoman, daughter charged with assault
An Indian Trail councilwoman has been arrested and charged with assault after deputies say she got into a fight with her daughter.
UNC mascot Jason Ray died 10 years ago, but his parents assure his spirit liv...
Their son Jason Ray – a charismatic senior at the University of North Carolina who had played Rameses, the Tar Heels mascot, for three years at UNC sporting events – had been struck by a car in New Jersey.
?Made my eyeballs sweat,? Dale Earnhardt Jr. says of NASCAR video of him and ...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted on Saturday that tears welled as he watched a video of him and his dad that NASCAR had just tweeted to its 3.15 million followers.
Police: Gas leak at Maiden Middle after car crash
A gas leak is being repaired at Maiden Middle School after a car crashed into the school's gas line Saturday afternoon.
Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political
A neighborhood bar in suburban Kansas City where one man was killed and two others were injured is scheduled to reopen Saturday even as the community tries to recover from an attack that witnesses said was racially motivated.
ACC Commissioner: 'Encouraged' to see bipartisan effort behind push to repeal...
The head of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has issued a statement calling new legislation that seeks to repeal the state's controversial House Bill 2 "encouraging."
Remembering Erica Parsons: Community gathers at service, burial Saturday afte...
One day after what would have been her 19th birthday, Erica Parsons will be laid to rest today in Rowan County.
Addicts using pets to score drugs, veterinarians warn
Twenty years ago, vets were told to closely examine pets, looking for recurring wounds and grilling their owners. Now, vets are told to take a close look at owners as well.