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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m.

Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada

Dorian turns north and begins lashing parts of eastern Canada


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 4:44 p.m.

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, 4:23 p.m.

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, 4:31 p.m.

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, 9:45 p.m.

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, 6:45 p.m.

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, 9:22 p.m.

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, 5:43 p.m.

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, 12:06 p.m.

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, 6:10 p.m.

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, 12:18 p.m.

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, 5:16 p.m.

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.


Top 25 roundup: Michigan State tops Maryland for 12th straight win

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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.


North Carolina asked feds to open vote fraud case last year

North Carolina’s top elections official issued an urgent plea nearly two years ago for the Trump administration to file criminal charges against the man now at the center of ballot …


North Carolina officials sought to charge ballot operative

North Carolina officials sought criminal charges after the 2016 election against the man now at the center of absentee ballot fraud allegations, but prosecutors didn’t indict him before the now …


UNC gives hoops coach Roy Williams 8-year contract extension

North Carolina has given basketball coach Roy Williams an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2027-28 season.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least …


Trump again stoking anger at Democrats, media

President Donald Trump is again stoking his supporters’ anger at “Crooked Hillary,” other Democrats and the news media, barely missing a beat after mail bombs were sent to some of …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 12:29 p.m.

Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

Search and rescue teams have found a body in the Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael, and authorities said there is little doubt the death toll will …