On April 2, 1936, a tornado touched down in Greensboro leaving behind a trail of destruction. The twister tore an 11 mile path through the city, causing 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries. 07:38 AM
The NC Central University community is mourning the loss of one of its own Wednesday morning after a crash killed a student Tuesday night. School leaders say senior Chekeria Reid of Greensboro died in a car wreck on Highway 55 near Crete Street in Durham.
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Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty.
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Report: High Than Usuual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM
NC Commission Warns of Increase in Black Bear Sightings
The commission says if left alone, most transient bears will find their way out of town and back to their natural habitat. People are urged not to approach or follow bears, or get between a bear and its possible escape route. 07:14 AM
World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 117
The world's oldest person has died. Japanese officials say Misa Okawa died Wednesday in Osaka of natural causes, she was 117-years-old. 08:40 AM
Greensboro Eyes Investment into Facilities to Lure Soccer Tournaments
Now that the ACC Tournament has left Greensboro for a few years, the city's game plan is to attract more soccer tournaments. In 2014, soccer tournaments resulted in $22 million for the Greensboro community. That’s down from the $40 million range about three years ago. 03/31/2015 05:03 PM
NC Zoo Adding New Exhibits for Start of 2015 Season
The 2015 North Carolina Zoo season officially kicks off Wednesday, and there are plenty of new and expanded exhibits for people to check out. 03/31/2015 04:37 PM
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Tax Preparation Industry Veteran has Tips on Avoiding Fraud Schemes
With the deadline to file your taxes just two weeks away, you might be in a pinch to find someone to prepare your return. The arrest of a High Point woman in a tax preparation scheme serves as a warning about the need to choose wisely. 03/31/2015 05:48 PM
Greensboro Police Department Makes Progress on Cold Case
The Greensboro Police Department is continuing its efforts to solve dozens of cold cases. The department started the year with 89 cold cases and it's now down to 86, but there is one in particular where officers say they're making progress. 03/31/2015 11:08 AM
NC Leaders Weigh In on National Debate Over Religious Freedom Legislation
The proposal was recently signed into law in Indiana and similar legislation has been filed in North Carolina. The nation has watched as protesters, business leaders and others have weighed in on that state's new religious freedom law. 03/31/2015 04:32 PM
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. 03/31/2015 01:50 PM
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. 03/31/2015 07:19 AM