Deputies told area media outlets that Roger Lee Rorie Jr. is charged with involuntary manslaughter, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and obstruction of justice. It was not clear if he had an attorney to comment on the charges. 11:53 AM
Wanda Sue Larson, a former county Social Services worker and the child's guardian, will spend between six and 17 months behind bars. Authorities say that's because she cooperated with their investigation.
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There is a big concert announcement for the Capital City—the Rolling Stones are coming to Raleigh. The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, California.
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Chefs Compete to Create Culinary Delights With NC Ingredients
Chefs from Charlotte to Asheville are taking part to showcase the local food industry. Monday at Bonterra in Dilworth, chefs made a six course meal that revolved around eggs and North Carolina-grown ingredients. 10:09 AM
Newspaper-Backed Bill on Legal Notices OK'd by NC House
The chamber voted 115-4 on Monday night for the online posting mandate when local and state governments alert the public to proposed zoning and annexation changes, public hearing dates and other actions. 07:19 AM
NC Lawmakers Hope to Raise Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction
North Carolina is currently one of two states that automatically prosecutes 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds as adults. The proposal would change that so when it comes to misdemeanor offenses, the offenders would be handled in the juvenile system. 07:33 AM
Lawmakers Initially Approve Measure to Lower NC's Gas Tax
The state House and Senate reached a compromised plan on how to reduce the tax rate, while at the same time stabilizing the revenue coming into North Carolina. 07:30 AM
NCDOT Seeking Input on Plans to Add Express Lanes to Highway 74
NCDOT is seeking input from the community on new plans to add express lanes to Highway 74 in Charlotte. 03/30/2015 10:04 PM
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Victim Gives Graphic Testimony in Sexual Assault Trial
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Community Supports West Rowan Coach Through Heart Procedures
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Apple CEO, Gov. McCrory Call Out NC Religious Freedom Proposal
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Samaritan's Purse in Oklahoma Assisting with Tornado Cleanup
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