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  1. Officials: Fire in Newton funeral home under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WBTV

    Fire crews responded to the Willis Reynolds funeral home on Northwest Boulevard around 10:45 a.m. Catawba officials said the fire was in the roof..

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  2. 2 dead, 1 airlifted in Newton crash; investigation ongoingRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | WBTV

    Multiple news outlets report a tractor-trailer traveling east on N.C. 10 near Jarrett Farm Road struck a car traveling in the opposite direction Sunday morning. Police say the driver of the car, Tammy Norman Frady, and the passenger, Albert Lynn Frady, were killed in the crash.

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  3. Hundreds attend Salisbury prayer vigil to honor Charleston church shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WBTV

    "Blest be the tie that binds, our hearts in Christian love..." The words of that hymn were lifted by hundreds of voices on Sunday night beneath the bell tower in downtown Salisbury as residents came together to show support and love in the wake of the deadly church shooting in Charleston. "Our help is in the name of the Lord," began the prayer that was lifted in unison to begin the service.

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  4. Thousands form 'Bridge to Peace' Unity Chain to honor church shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WBTV

    Thousands of people turned out to form a human "Bridge to Peace" unity chain on the Arthur Ravenel Bridge Sunday night. The event was designed to honor the nine victims of Wednesday night's shooting at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston by uniting people joining hands in opposition to hate crimes.

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  5. Two dead, one airlifted in Sunday morning crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WBTV

    Newton police were called to the scene of the fatal accident around 6:29 a.m. Sunday on NC Highway 10 near Jarrett Farm Road in Newton. The truck and a Toyota Yaris were driving in opposite direction on Highway 10, according to police.

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  6. Deputies: 14 pounds of marijuana mailed, found at Catawba Co. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBTV

    Deputies: 14 pounds of marijuana mailed, found at Catawba Co. ho - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC Cameron Lashawn Baker, 25 of Hickory, is charged with trafficking marijuana and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.

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  7. Republican Sen. Newton running for NC attorney generalRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBTV

    Newton announced his candidacy Monday. He planned to kick off his 2016 campaign with a breakfast in the Montgomery County town of Star - the state's geographical center.

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  8. Officials: Dogs that attacked boys must leave county or be euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WBTV

    Two Rottweilers that attacked a 6-year-old and his 10-year-old brother in late February and were declared "vicious and dangerous" by officials now have to leave Catawba County or be euthanized. In order for the dogs to not be euthanized, they must be removed from the county and a letter must be given to the town stating where they will be kept.

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  9. Dogs that attacked two boys declared 'vicious and dangerous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBTV

    Two Rottweilers that attacked a 6-year-old and his 10-year-old brother in late February were declared "vicious and dangerous," according to Newton police. The boys were reportedly playing outside at their mother's boyfriend's home in Newton when the attack happened.

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  10. Dogs that attacked two boys declared 'viscous and dangerous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WBTV

    Two Rottweilers that attacked a 6-year-old and his 10-year-old brother in late February were declared "viscous and dangerous," according to Newton police. The boys were reportedly playing outside at their mother's boyfriend's home in Newton when the attack happened.

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  11. 6-year-old airlifted after dogs attack two boys in Catawba Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WBTV

    A 6-year-old was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries, after two Rottweilers attacked him and his brother in Newton, NC, according to police. Newton police say the two boys were mauled Sunday afternoon in the 700 block of North Gaither Ave, just before 4 p.m. The six and 10-year-old were reportedly playing outside at their mother's boyfriend's home when the attack happened.

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  12. Boyfriend charged with killing 7-month-old boyRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | WBTV

    Multiple media outlets report that police charged Tyler Linebarger of Conover with murder after Chekeem Hickman Jr. died Thursday at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte. Linebarger told Newton officers who responded to a 911 call Wednesday morning that when he came downstairs, Checkeem was blue and not breathing.

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  13. New District Attorney has full plate of big cases aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | WBTV

    The courtroom at the the Burke County Courthouse was packed as Learner took the oath along with 18 assistant DA's. "We will be here for the Crime victims, we will be here for Law Enforcement, we will be here for the taxpayers," said Learner.

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  14. Motorcyclist dies after speeding away from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | WBTV

    Police say a motorcyclist was speeding and driving away from police when he crashed into a wooded area and died. According to Newton police, Timothy Shyler Kincaid was driving faster than the speed limit when an officer clocked his speed and attempted to make a traffic stop.

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