Stories tagged: north carolina
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
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
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
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 …
Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Microsoft Corp. is ready to grow its North Carolina workforce even further with 500 new jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area.
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
North Carolina judges have blocked the state’s current congressional map from being used in the 2020 elections.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
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 turns north and begins lashing parts of eastern Canada
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
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’s top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products.
Fri., June 28, 2019
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.
Sat., June 22, 2019
Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery
Sun., June 16, 2019
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
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
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
Two people have been killed and four others injured in a shooting on a North Carolina university campus
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019
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.
Tue., April 16, 2019
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
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.
Fri., March 29, 2019
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.
Tue., March 12, 2019
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.
Mon., March 11, 2019
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.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
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
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
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
A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
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
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.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
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Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
One of more than a dozen witnesses alleging ballot misconduct in the nation’s last undecided congressional election now faces drug and weapons charges.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
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.