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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

N.C. river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 2:18 p.m.

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in North Carolina; coal ash could spill

Florence’s floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

Four Spokane vets flying to North Carolina to aid in aftermath of hurricane Florence

In the riverside city of New Bern, North Carolina, power outages and wastewater spills accompanied the flooding from Hurricane Florence. In online videos of the city, tall trees hang diagonally …


Regulators: North Carolina flooding too bad to tally environmental harm

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 7:02 p.m.

Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home

Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for at least 37 deaths, including …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 2:58 p.m.

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in North Carolina

Michael Jordan has donated $2 million to assist residents affected by Hurricane Florence. Jordan played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina, one of the areas hardest hit by the …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 7:29 p.m.

Storm’s uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:56 p.m.

Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds up to 130 mph and water that could wreak …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Gonzaga returning to Bahamas for 2019 Battle 4 Atlantis

Gonzaga has essentially adhered to a tournament rotation schedule for more than a decade, often visiting the top holiday basketball events once every four years. That rotation will continue in …


Protester: Toppling UNC Confederate statue was ‘righteous’

A protester accused of helping yank down a Confederate statue at North Carolina’s flagship university said Thursday that the community brought it down with “a righteous show of people power” …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

North Carolina will keep 3 Confederate monuments at Capitol

A North Carolina historical commission decided Wednesday that three Confederate monuments will remain on the state Capitol grounds with newly added context about slavery and civil rights, weighing in less …


Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 1:02 p.m.

Man who challenged black family’s use of pool loses job

A white man who challenged a black family’s use of a gated pool in a North Carolina neighborhood has not only resigned from the homeowner’s association board – he’s also …


Supreme Court won’t hear North Carolina districting dispute

The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina’s heavily Republican congressional …


Transgender rights battle returning to North Carolina court

More than a year after North Carolina undid its “bathroom bill,” a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it.


UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 10:29 p.m.

Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatened dam is OK

As remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto spread into the Great Lakes region, people are keeping a weary watch on dams and hillsides as rains from the storms have triggered floods …


Police: Man purposefully drives car into restaurant, kills 2

Authorities say a man intentionally drove his car into a North Carolina restaurant, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others.


Teachers seeking more resources fill North Carolina streets

Teachers demanding better pay and more resources filled the streets of North Carolina’s capital city Wednesday with loud chants and the color red, continuing the trend of educators around the …


R. Kelly stages racy performance amid protest, allegations

With demonstrators standing outside his concert protesting his presence, R. Kelly summoned his passionate fans to carry him through what has been a difficult week.


R. Kelly set to perform in North Carolina despite protests

R. Kelly is going on with his concert in North Carolina on Friday, rejecting calls from protesters to cancel his appearance over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct.


UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 5:03 p.m.

Land deal will preserve site linked to Lost Colony mystery

Efforts to unravel the mysterious fate of North Carolina’s fabled Lost Colony could benefit after a preservation group took out its first-ever loan to buy a coastal tract where some …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:57 a.m.

After town says ‘nyet’ to Russia monument, others say ‘da’

A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current …


UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Basketball powers Gonzaga, North Carolina set date for game in Chapel Hill

It’s one of those basketball games fans circle on the calendar, and now there’s an actual date to circle.


911: Man kills daughter who was also his wife after breakup

A man killed his wife – who was also his daughter – and their 7-month-old son before taking his own life after the woman broke up with him, according to …


Judge: Jury won’t take smell tour of North Carolina hog farm

A federal judge decided Monday he won’t send jurors for a see-and-sniff tour of a North Carolina hog-growing operation at the center of a lawsuit claiming industrial-scale pork production creates …


Girl says coyote ‘just decided’ to make a snack out of her

A 9-year-old North Carolina girl says she went to investigate why her mother was screaming and encountered a coyote that tried to make a snack out of her.


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Despite arrest, police beating shows technology shortcomings

A white police officer shown on video beating a black pedestrian has been charged with felony assault in a North Carolina case that sparked outrage over use of excessive force.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Admirers line streets as Rev. Billy Graham’s body arrives in Charlotte

Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham as his motorcade crossed his beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours on Saturday …


Confederate statue toppling cases start with a dismissal

A judge dismissed the criminal case Monday against the first of eight protesters standing trial on charges of toppling a Confederate statue last summer in North Carolina.


Black Lives Matter activist shot, killed in New Orleans

A man fatally shot in New Orleans has been identified as a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape at a South Carolina demonstration last year …