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Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward

The woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her is willing to tell her story in public to a Senate panel considering his nomination to the Supreme Court, her lawyer said Monday. Kavanaugh had been on a smooth confirmation track, but the new allegations have roiled that process. Republican senators have expressed concern over…

Death Toll From Florence Stands at 5

Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence’s rising waters Saturday and rescuers used inflatable boats to pluck others from homes already submerged as the storm poured on the rain, setting the stage for what could be some of the most disastrous flooding in North Carolina history. More than 2 feet of…

Hurricane Florence Relief & Recovery

All of us here at KDWN 101.5 FM & 720 AM want to do what we can to support our listeners, friends, and family who may be affected by the devastation of Hurricane Florence. As part of our Beasley Best Community of Caring Initiative, we have partnered with the American Red Cross to collect donations to…

Manafort to Plead Guilty

Paul Manafort signaled Friday that he intends to plead guilty ahead of a second trial as prosecutors filed new charging documents against the former Trump campaign chairman. The charges in Friday's filing were contained a criminal information, a document that can only be filed with a defendant's consent and typically signals a deal has been…

Retail Sales Up in August, Slightly

U.S. retail sales barely rose in August as shoppers spent less on cars, furniture and clothes. The Commerce Department says the value of purchases ticked up just 0.1 percent, the smallest increase in six months, after a robust gain of 0.7 percent in July. The sluggish increase may be a temporary blip, and it partly…

Florence Has Arrived

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel at the height of the storm, and many more who defied evacuation orders were hoping…

Gas Explosions Rock Suburban Boston

A series of gas explosions left at least four people injured and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight fires and turn off gas and electric lines to prevent further damage. Massachusetts State Police urged all residents…

Florence Approaches the Carolina's

Time is running short to flee Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm zeroing in on the Southeastern coast with more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high of 140 mph to 110 mph  as its outer rain bands approached the North Carolina coast early…

6 Dead in Southern California Shooting

There's no word on what sparked the shooting deaths of five people in Bakersfield, California, before the gunman killed himself. Police say a man shot and killed three people, including his wife, at a trucking company Wednesday, and then another two people at a home in the city. Authorities say the suspect then carjacked a…