Stories tagged: North Carolina
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state’s congressional districts by next week because of excessive …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
North Carolina Democrats say they are beginning 2018 energized and intent on regaining their historical control of the state’s General Assembly, harnessing anger over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency and buoyed …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina’s most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
A protester accused of helping tear down a North Carolina Confederate statue has struck a deal to avoid a felony charge, while other defendants had their cases continued.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
By morning, however, the culture wars splintering the nation would land here in miniature – in the most racially diverse rural county in America, a community so small a sign …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a young girl and said they will continue to use volunteers to look for the child’s body in the …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
A North Carolina woman is suing Amtrak saying it failed to protect her from an employee who raped her in her sleeping car while the train passed through northeastern Montana …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points and No. 9 North Carolina beat Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
North Carolina’s two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump’s pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting Michael L. Dourson’s nomination at serious risk.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Authorities say an air traffic controller at a North Carolina airport has been arrested on charges of possessing a weapon of mass destruction.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Fourth prison worker dies as North Carolina officials still looking for deadly prison’s assault tally
A fourth Pasquotank Correctional Institution worker injured in the failed Oct. 12 breakout died Thursday.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
On a Sunday morning more than two weeks after four U.S. soldiers were ambushed and killed in Niger, Rep. Walter Jones sat at the desk in his North Carolina office, …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10 a.m.
The University of North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel “could not conclude” there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Two North Carolina prison employees were killed and several others hurt after inmates at a sewing plant started a fire in an unsuccessful escape attempt Thursday, authorities said.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport last week and vowed to “fight a war on U.S. soil,” according …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
I would like to dispassionately discuss college basketball today, without directly referencing the recent footwear follies/FBI probe and without even mentioning a certain notorious sideline suit whose first name rhymes …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Maria regained strength and became a hurricane again Wednesday, pushing water over both sides of North Carolina’s Outer Banks and taking its time to slowly turn away from the U.S. …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations as high surf from a weakening Tropical Storm Maria pushed through dunes and under homes Tuesday in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
An evacuation is underway on an island on North Carolina’s Outer Banks as Hurricane Maria moves north.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Seeking further input, a state panel in North Carolina on Friday delayed a decision on whether three Confederate monuments from the grounds of the old Capitol should be moved to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Don’t underestimate Jose. The meteorological gods seem to be working against the hurricane as Irma’s successor lumbers over the Atlantic Ocean. But it’s so far out –more than 950 miles …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
An off-year election in North Carolina’s largest city will help determine if a mayor who’s been embroiled in controversies over protections for the LGBT community and her handling of a …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
BELVIDERE, N.C. – The North Carolina Highway Patrol says four people have been killed in the crash of a medical helicopter. Patrol spokesman Master Trooper Christopher Knox said the Duke …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
A descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is stepping down as pastor of a North Carolina church after negative reactions to his comments supporting racial justice activists on an …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
A complex business case mixed in with a pinch of foreign double-cross has North Carolina’s highest court resolving a dispute over talented employees in sequins and skin-tight gowns.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
A tropical disturbance near the northeastern Florida coast could become the season’s ninth named storm late Monday or Tuesday: Irma. This system will have minuscule effects compared with Harvey in …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
A North Carolina county commissioner referred to slaves as “workers” during a discussion on removing a Confederate statue
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
DURHAM, N.C. – Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a rally against racism. Activists in Durham brought a ladder up …