Chris Cioffi, Bradenton Herald

Chris Cioffi

Bradenton Herald

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

'Dad's ashes' found at Thomasville, NC Goodwill claimed by family

Human remains found at a Goodwill store in Thomasville, N.C., in what looked like a seasoning container, have now been reunited with the family. → Read More

‘Dad’s ashes’ found at NC Goodwill store now reunited with family

Human remains found at a Goodwill store in Thomasville, in what looked like a seasoning container, have now been reunited with the family. → Read More

Anti-Sharia marchers will be two blocks away from anti-Islamophobia rally Saturday

The “March Against Sharia” is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2017, at the North Carolina Capitol, and is being organized by ACT for America. Two blocks away the North Carolina-based Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia will hold a counterprotest at the same time. → Read More

We finally found out what was buried at North Hills, but it’s a little soggy

A time capsule, buried to coincide with the grand opening of the Cardinal theater in 1967, was opened Thursday at North Hills in front of Bonefish Grill. → Read More

Missing sailor: Navy still searching for sailor Christopher Clavin who fell overboard USS Normandy near Cherry Point

The search continues for Controlman 2nd Class Christopher W. Clavin, a sailor who went overboard from the cruiser USS Normandy near Cherry Point on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. → Read More

Bottle containing ‘Dad’s ashes’ is found in the donated items at a Goodwill store

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

Bottle containing ‘Dad’s ashes’ is found in the donated items at a Goodwill store

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

Bottle containing ‘Dad’s ashes’ is found in the donated items at a Goodwill store

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

Bottle containing ‘Dad’s ashes’ is found in the donated items at a Goodwill store

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

‘Dad’s ashes’ were found at an NC Goodwill store. The store needs your help finding his family.

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

Bottle containing ‘Dad’s ashes’ is found in the donated items at a Goodwill store

A bottle bearing the words “Dad’s ashes” and “Missy” is being held at the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina in Winston-Salem until someone claims it. → Read More

Downtown Raleigh fire closes inbound Capital Boulevard: smoke can be seen for miles

Capital Boulevard has been closed as the City of Raleigh Fire Department units respond to reports of a building on fire. A dispatcher said the building is reported near the corner of West and Peace streets. → Read More

What’s in the time capsule buried 50 years ago at North Hills? Find out Thursday

Fifty years after being buried in the sidewalk of North Hills, a time capsule will once again see the light of day on Thursday. The capsule was buried on June 8, 1967 in honor of the grand opening of North Hills’ Cardinal Theater, then under construction. → Read More

Gov. Roy Cooper's pet praying mantis has died

Winnifred “Fred” Cooper, the “First Mantis of NC,” has died, according to Gov. Roy Cooper’s daughter, Natalie, an insect enthusiast, who announced Fred’s passing Monday on the family’s Facebook page for the family pets. → Read More

Horse escapes pasture and runs down main High Point street

A horse on the loose was reported to the High Point Police Department Monday afternoon, according to High Point television station WGHP. A few minutes later, officers had corralled the equine escapee in a grassy area at Cook Out on North Main Street. → Read More

You’re not seeing things: Early morning colorful clouds are from a NASA rocket

Residents from New York to North Carolina may see a rare light show high in Earth’s atmosphere early Sunday morning when Blue-green and red artificial clouds are created by a NASA sounding rocket. → Read More

Sinkhole on Millbrook will keep the road closed until late Wednesday

Both directions of Millbrook Road will be closed until Wednesday evening near Shelley Lake so crews can replace a 44-year-old sewer pipe that collapsed and caused a sinkhole to open up in the middle of the road. → Read More

Covfefe license plate already claimed by NC motorist, DMV officials said

It only took a matter of hours for someone to snap up the North Carolina ‘Covfefe’ license plate. Just after midnight Eastern time on Tuesday, President Donald Trump tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’ → Read More

'Medical emergency' leaves man dead in Fuquay-Varina, NC, crash

A man was killed Thursday evening when he had a “medical emergency” and his minivan ran off the road west of Fuquay-Varina, officials said. → Read More

Navy sailors admit to throwing trash overboard after it washed up on NC beaches

U.S. Navy officials say two sailors are responsible for the stinky disks of trash that have been mysteriously washing ashore for months on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. → Read More