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  • A North Carolina man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail
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  • Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
  • Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.
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  • A man is accused of sucking on a stranger's toes at Walmart has been found and arrested
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  • The mayor of a North Carolina town pleaded guilty to drunk driving charges this week after police dashcam video captured her joking and even dancing during a stop back in June.
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  • Dash cam video from North Carolina shows an officer throwing a K-9 through the window of a suspect's car.
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  • A worker dismantling a ride at the North Carolina State Fair has been hurt
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  • Authorities say a North Carolina State Fair worker has been charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon after the ride injured five people
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  • Five people were taken to a hospital in Raleigh after an accident involving a ride at the North Carolina State Fair
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  • More than 20 people are hospitalized in North Carolina after the second-story deck on condominium in Ocean Isle Beach collapsed onto a concrete patio below
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  • It was common knowledge around a rural North Carolina neighborhood that Jordan Arwood was digging a two-story-deep pit on his property. Some said it was for a bunker and warned their children to stay out of it.
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  • The North Carolina man, who posted about it on Facebook, says he did it for identification. Others call it cruel
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  • The student board at NC State University is catching some heat for using university activity fee money to fund sex toy giveaway
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  • Police say a NC man walked into a school, showed his ID and tried to take two children. When staff refused, he threatened them
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  • One patient was killed and three employees injured in a fire early Tuesday at a long-term care unit occupying leased space at a North Carolina hospital, authorities said
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  • In North Carolina, a mother was arrested for giving her 11-year-old a tattoo.
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  • First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband, saying he's a "man we can trust" to revive the nation's weak economy
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  • A 76-year-old diabetic woman passed out inside a Wal-Mart and investigators say man took the woman's purse.
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  • The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor's death earlier this week was caused by a heart attack.
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  • From homeless to Harvard -- a student in North Carolina defies all odds
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  • The jury at the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards is set to deliberate his fate for a third day
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  • The jury deciding the fate of John Edwards is set to resume deliberations in North Carolina following a weekend break
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  • Leaking oil forced an American Airlines passenger plane to make an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport
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  • A jury deliberating whether John Edwards broke campaign finance laws made a request for evidence and office supplies Friday, suggesting they are settling in for detailed talks about the money from wealthy donors that was used to hide the candidate's pregnant mistress during his 2008 White House bid
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  • A prosecutor says the presidential candidate violated laws meant to protect "the two Americas" to cover up a lurid sex scandal
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  • John Edwards' defense team has rested their case without the former presidential candidate or his mistress taking the witness stand
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  • The eldest daughter John Edwards is set to take the stand in her father's defense.
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  • Lawyers for John Edwards will begin presenting his defense today at the former presidential contender's campaign-finance trial.
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  • A federal judge refused to throw out campaign corruption charges against John Edwards on Friday, meaning the former presidential hopeful will have to present his case to a jury.
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  • Prosecutors expect to rest their case against John Edwards without calling the former presidential candidate's mistress to the witness stand.
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  • A onetime donor to John Edwards has testified that he warned the campaign of President Barack Obama in 2008 to look closely at rumors about the former North Carolina senator's infidelity
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  • A close friend of one of John Edwards' key donors says the wealthy heiress was deeply angered by a request to provide $40 to $50 million to endow a poverty foundation after Edwards' presidential hopes were dashed
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  • Another former close aide to John Edwards testified Thursday about bungled efforts to keep the former presidential candidate's affair hidden from staff members, including an awkward encounter when she showed up at a hotel months after her work filming Edwards had ended
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  • An aide who traveled with John Edwards testified Wednesday about the former presidential candidate's first meeting with a key donor whose money was eventually used to hide his mistress, describing how the donor soon became fond of Edwards
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  • The wife of an ex-aide to John Edwards is expected to retake the witness stand today after she broke down when recounting how the former presidential candidate asked her husband to falsely claim paternity of the baby carried by the politician's pregnant mistress.
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  • The wife of an ex-aide who falsely claimed paternity of John Edwards' baby is expected to retake the witness stand when the two-time presidential candidate's trial resumes in North Carolina.
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  • An ex-aide to presidential candidate John Edwards is expected to retake the witness stand once again to face tough questions about secret donor money funneled to pay personal expenses.
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  • Former John Edwards aide Andrew Young will retake the witness stand for a fourth straight day at the criminal trial of his former boss.
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  • The Federal Election Commission is upholding a ruling that requires the campaign of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards to repay the U.S. Treasury more than $2.1 million in public matching funds
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  • A N. Carolina grandmother claims a state agent took her granddaughter's homemade lunch, claimed it wasn't nutritious enough
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  • Authorities say gunfire erupted at a North Carolina mall as holiday shoppers gathered, though there are no reports of any injuries. No evacuation was ordered, but several shoppers left the mall and some smaller stores closed
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  • A North Carolina couple is suing for $100,000 after they say roaches on a plane made them sick
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  • An unemployed North Carolina woman puts her resume in balloons hoping they'll lead to a better opportunity
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  • About 100 people in North Carolina got their heads shaved to fight childhood cancer
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  • A North Carolina health club incorporates napping into its workouts
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  • Dental records have been used to confirm the remains found in Fort Bend County do belong to a missing mother from N. Carolina
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  • Two suspects were arrested after a woman's dismembered body was found in TX, and the search for more body parts continues
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  • A body found in Fort Bend County on Sunday may be a North Carolina woman who went missing more than a week ago
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  • Authorities say a man robbed a bank in North Carolina to get health services in jail
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  • John Edwards
  • John Edwards' defense team is slated to be in a federal court in North Carolina to talk with prosecutors about evidence and motions in preparation for trial on charges of campaign finance law violations
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  • Craig Wheeler
  • Investigators say a private Christian school administrator in North Carolina had a relationship with a 14-year-old girl
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