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This photo combo provided by the FBI shows a person of interests in connection of bank robberies in in North Carolina. The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina. The FBI said in a statement on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, that the suspect wore a different wig during each heist in the Charlotte area. (FBI via AP)

FBI is trying to catch a "bad wig bandit" in North Carolina

Jan. 11, 2020 5:05 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina. The FBI said in a statement on Thursday that the suspect wore a different wig during each heist in the Charlotte area. One wig was blonde. Another...

Holland III powers High Point past Belmont Abbey, 92-66

Dec. 21, 2019 5:11 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Curtis Holland III had a career-high 25 points as High Point rolled past Belmont Abbey 92-66 on Saturday. Holland III made 6 of 9 3-pointers. Jamal Wright had 13 points for High Point (3-9). John-Michael Wright added 11 points. Cliff Thomas Jr. had 11 points for the home team. The...

Charles, Owusu lead No. 9 Maryland women to rout of Belmont

Nov. 30, 2019 6:26 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ashley Owusu did what every guard loves to do when the transition game is flourishing: She crashed the boards. The Maryland freshman had career highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds as the ninth-ranked Terrapins routed Belmont 90-26 Saturday to conclude their stay at the Daytona...