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October 12, 2017 - 5:46 pm
(ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) -- Nine people in North Carolina were transported to local hospitals following an attempted prison break, officials said, and five more were expected to be taken for treatment. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon at the Pasquotank Correctional Institute in Elizabeth City...
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October 12, 2017 - 4:52 pm
(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- Dry conditions and strong winds are continuing to fuel a deadly outbreak of wildfires in Northern California. The blazes have torn through nearly 200,000 acres of forest and residential neighborhoods, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, killed at least 29 people and...
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October 12, 2017 - 4:15 pm
(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- A Santa Rosa, California, man said he doesn't know what he'll do next now that the home where he and his family lived has burned to the ground, leaving them without anything except the clothes on their backs. Carlos Funez, who is a teacher, and his wife, a vice principal,...
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October 12, 2017 - 3:59 pm
Blazes kill at least 28, making them among the deadliest in state's history; FBN's Robert Gray reports from Napa. Watch the latest video at
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Joey Hagan
October 12, 2017 - 3:57 pm
(GREENVILLE, N.C. ) -- One college professor should be dubbed "Professor of the Year" after he made an unexpected visit to a group of students studying the night before a big exam. Kristina Mueller was one of the students, hurriedly preparing for her accounting exam last Thursday in the Joyner...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:15 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- The casting couch has long been a cliche in Hollywood, but in the past week, it's become clear just how real, pervasive and menacing it can be. "The casting couch has a long history in Hollywood and it is real even today," Martha M. Lauzen, the executive director for the Center for...
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