GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina city says it has distributed supplies to those affected by a tornado but now needs financial donations and volunteers. News outlets report Greensboro Assistant City Manager Chris Wilson said Tuesday that financial support for those repairing homes or finding new ones is needed most.
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting and killing two North Carolina men nearly three years ago. Thirty-six-year-old Steven Eugene Parker of Blacksburg was convicted in Gaffney this week of killing two men from Gastonia, North Carolina. The victims were 35-year-old Aron Lucas Young and 43-yea-rold Jerry Farmer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The co-founder of a North Carolina summer camp is facing multiple charges in connection with accusations that he sexually assaulted minors. Authorities say 52-year-old Ricardo Mata was arrested in March on a charge of indecent liberties with a child. Mata was arrested again last week on the same charges.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials say the only wild population of endangered red wolves is unsustainable and could be wiped out within a decade. The prediction comes in a 5-year review of the status of the species released Tuesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The report says only about 40 wolves remain in the wild in North Carolina, down from a peak of around 120 a decade ago. Another 230 wolves live in captivity.
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