Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media.

RiverDogs whack Hickory bullpen

Behind a five-run eighth inning, the Charleston RiverDogs (61-68) defeated the Hickory Crawdads (76-51) in a 10-7 slugfest Thursday night

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Man who stabbed stepfather faces no charges

HICKORY – A Hickory man accused of stabbing his stepfather will not face criminal charges after the incident was determined be the result of a violent domestic dispute, according to a 25th Judicial District news release published Thursday.

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Vester Flanagan's video and the inevitable live-streamed massacre

However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And yesterday, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the suspect, Vester Lee Flanagan II, posted what appeared to be his own video of the killings before committing suicide.

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Congressman, North Carolina lawmakers supporting Jeb Bush

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A congressman and key General Assembly leaders are atop Jeb Bush's campaign support group in North Carolina.

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Lawyers say Oklahoma man is insane, try to halt execution

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for an Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 say their client has become insane while in prison, and his execution must be halted.

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Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threat

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, she's now faced with a "political suicide bomber."

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