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El Cajon robbery suspect captured in North Carolina

Man accused of 2010 armed robbery

A fugitive wanted in connection with an armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon in El Cajon was apprehended in North Carolina last week (March 13) by U.S. Marshals. Twenty-six-year-old Conner Douglas Burns is ...

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina

Originally set on 125,000 (now a mere 8,000) acres in the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains of Appalachia, Biltmore Estate was built by George Vanderbilt along the French Broad River in North Carolina. With its original ...

Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina

The Huddle House diner is inviting and cozy on an early November morning. While it isn't that far off from the Waffle House visited the previous morning (the signs are practically identical), it’s a far ...

Junky's Wife in Charlotte, North Carolina

Ramen Mmmmm. Poverty food. Tonight's dinner will be Ramen, that freeze-dried Eastern delicacy, flavor "Oriental." I will transport myself into the mystical realm of the ancient Orient, enjoying the delights of potassium carbonate, tocopherols and/or ...

Junky's Wife in Charlotte, North Carolina

Why I don't leave When our eyes met, I felt that I was growing pale. A curious sensation of terror came over me. I knew that I had come face to face with someone whose ...

Junky's Wife in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Junky's Wife Explained When I was in my late teens and early 20s, I was a spectacular train wreck. I used coke, a lot, sometimes for days on end. I cut myself. I hated ...

Junky's Wife in Charlotte, North Carolina

A Spoon He called and asked me to bring him a pair of shorts, his sketch pad, a soda, and something to eat. He made a big deal about how I shouldn't look in the ...