WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina woman who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in broad daylight in a mall parking lot was sentenced to between 31 years and 40 years in prison. Local media outlets report that 20-year-old Traneta Campbell pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and discharging a weapon into an occupied property.
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) - A trapper hired by an Outer Banks town has captured and killed 17 coyotes after the town received complaints that the animals were killing pets and running along beaches. Nags Head police Chief Kevin Brinkley tells The Virginian-Pilot of Nags Head that the town hired trapper Larry Sink after getting 68 complaints over two years.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - UNC demographers say that more than four out of 10 North Carolina residents were born elsewhere. The Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill said in a recent blog post that the percentage of the state's population born elsewhere has risen by a percentage point to 43 percent. They based it off Census data from the American Community Survey.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Police say someone stole thousands of dollars in electronics from the University of North Carolina men's basketball team locker room and office while they were away for the ACC tournament. UNC-Chapel Hill campus police said on Twitter that the break-in happened at the Dean Smith Center on March 9, and they released images of a man they believe may have been involved.
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