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‘I did what I had to do’: Woman shoots would-be burglar during break-in, sheriff says

DUNN, N.C. — A woman is credited with shooting a would-be burglar who was breaking into her home early Tuesday morning. The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said it was called to a burglary at the home of a 29-year-old woman who told them she was woken up and confronted by a man who was in the process of stealing her belongings, including attempting to take her pet dog, WNCN reported.
HARNETT COUNTY, NC
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Man jailed after chase from Nash County into Wake County

A local man is behind bars after having led law enforcement on a high-speed chase on U.S. 64 from Nash County into Wake County in the early morning hours of Thursday after having accelerated from a traffic stop and after having struck a vehicle being driven by a state trooper who had joined the pursuit. Additionally, the man, Joe Ashley Jr., 30, is being held without bond because there are fugitive warrants against him from Virginia and Maryland, Maj. Eddie Moore of the Nash County...
NASH COUNTY, NC
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Potential Tropical Cyclone #13 Forms in Caribbean

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently upgraded “Potential Tropical Cyclone #13” in the southern Caribbean. While this system is still disorganized, forecasters believe conditions will improve over the next 12-24 hours, and this system will likely be upgraded into Tropical Storm Julia.
RALEIGH, NC
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39 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Oct. 6–12

Hit up DTR on an empty stomach for a taste of our city’s thriving food scene. Bon appetit! downtownraleigh.org. If you’re against hunger… please stand up. Rise Against Hunger is hosting its second annual Starts With a Meal Chef Showdown on social media this week, with seven chefs and TV personalities from across the country and around the world creating recipes inspired by the regions where Rise Against Hunger works to alleviate hunger. Vote by liking, commenting or sharing your fave videos! riseagainsthunger.org.
RALEIGH, NC
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Wake County fire academy begins paying cadets

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Wake County is paying its fire academy cadets for the first time. Wake County Fire Services and Emergency Management Direct Darrell Alford hopes the approximately $29,000 for 38 weeks in the academy will help ease turnover. He said 25 percent of firefighters leave in the first five years.
WAKE COUNTY, NC
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