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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019

Federal judge to halt latest North Carolina voter ID mandate

Republican attempts to require photo identification to vote in North Carolina are being thwarted again by judges hearing arguments that the mandate is tainted by bias that would deter black …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 25, 2019

North Carolina student who saved classmates from shooting honored as Jedi

A North Carolina college student hailed by police as a hero for preventing more injuries and deaths after a gunman opened fire in a classroom has now been immortalized as …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019

Official: 2 dead, 2 hurt in shooting at North Carolina municipal building

A deadly shooting at a city building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was an act of “workplace violence“ by one city employee who targeted a co-worker he’d disliked for a long …

Microsoft keeps building in North Carolina with 500 more jobs

Microsoft Corp. is ready to grow its North Carolina workforce even further with 500 new jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area.

North Carolina judges block current congressional map

North Carolina judges have blocked the state’s current congressional map from being used in the 2020 elections.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Gonzaga’s on-campus residence halls will be closed when Bulldogs host North Carolina

The top basketball game in the history of the McCarthey Athletic Center will happen this season when the North Carolina Tar Heels pack their bags and head more than 2,500 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019

Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada

Dorian turns north and begins lashing parts of eastern Canada

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019

Dorian’s floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina

Hundreds of people are feared trapped by high water on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Dorian swept through with more fury than expected

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019

North Carolina prosecutor expands fight against youth vaping

North Carolina’s top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products.

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2

A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside the house, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt.

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence

Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery

Burglary suspect caught, had machete wound inflicted by boy

Authorities: Burglary suspect with a machete wound from run-in with an 11-year-old boy has been caught, days after he slipped out of a hospital where he was treated for head …

UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019

3 life sentences without parole for man who killed 3 Muslims

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to killing 3 Muslim university students and gets life without parole; cellphone video of shooting shown in court as some weep and one …

UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

Student tackled campus gunman, slain while saving lives

Police chief says one of the two people slain in a shooting attack on a college classroom in North Carolina on Tuesday heroically saved lives by tackling the gunman.

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

North Carolina campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

Two people have been killed and four others injured in a shooting on a North Carolina university campus

UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.

North Carolina ‘born-alive’ abortion bill wins final passage

North Carolina lawmakers have given final passage to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion, a measure critics say …

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

One dead, more than a dozen injured in North Carolina explosion

A gas explosion that partially collapsed a North Carolina building and set it ablaze Wednesday morning killed one person and injured more than a dozen others, police said.

Pipe dream turns nightmare for pit bull chasing opossum

A pit bull intent on chasing down an opossum was foiled when he ended up wedged around 100 feet into a pipe in North Carolina.

North Carolina city takes down Confederate statue

A North Carolina city removed a Confederate statue Tuesday from the grounds of an old courthouse, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law.

North Carolina sued again over transgender rights

North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.

Political operative charged in undecided N. Carolina election

The North Carolina political operative at the center of a ballot fraud scandal was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges over activities in the 2016 elections and the Republican primary in …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

GOP candidate in disputed US House race not running again

The Republican candidate whose apparent victory in a North Carolina congressional race was thrown out because of suspicions of ballot fraud announced Tuesday he will not run in the newly …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Zion Williamson freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

Nike says it’s investigating why Duke freshman Zion Williamson split a shoe open during a game against rival North Carolina. But the sportswear giant says it’s an “isolated occurrence.”

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

North Carolina elections in question

A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday.

Hungry bear goes for ride after getting stuck on trash truck

Drivers were startled to see a hungry bear that got stuck in the back of garbage truck and took a ride across a stretch of eastern North Carolina.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019

Women’s Top 25 capsules: Paris lights it up for North Carolina as No. 1 Notre Dame falls

Paris Kea scored a season-high 30 points to help North Carolina stun No. 1 Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Witness alleging ballot fraud in congressional race arrested

One of more than a dozen witnesses alleging ballot misconduct in the nation’s last undecided congressional election now faces drug and weapons charges.

Documents detail how absentee ballots gathered in NC vote

Affidavits released Sunday by North Carolina’s elections board allege absentee ballots were collected from voters by the man at the center of vote fraud allegations or those working for him.