RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The number of North Carolinians in the hospital due to COVID-19 has doubled in the last two weeks, the 14-day rolling average of new daily cases has increased by nearly 200% and the share of tests coming back positive is at its highest level in more than five months.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been cited after firefighters rescued a 2-year-old from the roof of a home, police said.
Jacksonville police spokeswoman Beth Purcell said in a news release that officers and emergency personnel responded on Saturday to a report of a child on a roof over the front porch of a home on the city's north side.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly is slowing down this week as lawmakers prepare for budget negotiations and action on other measures during August.
The state Senate plans no recorded floor votes until next week, while House leaders say they'll take up legislation in floor sessions only on Monday evening and Tuesday.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina arrested one man Sunday and were searching for other suspects in connection with a drive-by shooting a day earlier that left a 13-year-old girl dead.
The victim was sitting outside with friends on a picnic table in Monroe, about 30 miles from Charlotte, when an SUV drove by Saturday evening and someone inside opened fire, police said.
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is set to join the elite ranks of two-time living organ donors.
On Tuesday, surgeons in New York will take part of 54-year-old Stephanie Allen’s liver and transplant it into her brother, Eric Allen, The Wilson Times reported.
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Nicholas Dunlap won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday at The Country Club of North Carolina, beating Cohen Trolio 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two men have been found shot to death inside a car on an Interstate 85 exit ramp, police in North Carolina said.
The shooting happened late Friday afternoon in Durham and both men were pronounced dead at the scene, news outlets reported.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina car dealership has apologized for a derogatory term posted to its social media to identify a Black woman who bought a car from the business.
Lumberton Honda posted a picture Thursday on its Facebook page of Trinity Bethune standing in front of a car outside of the dealership and a comment congratulating her on buying her first car, news outlets reported.
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office announced that a deputy seen in a TikTok video restraining a man who appears to collapse is being returned to regular duty Friday after an internal investigation found the hold he used didn’t restrict the man’s ability to breathe.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six children were rescued from a house fire in North Carolina that investigators blamed on a clothes dryer, firefighters said Friday.
The Charlotte Fire Department says the fire occurred at a two-story home north of downtown Charlotte, news outlets reported.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State’s fourth-year quarterback figures there will be plenty of questions about how to cash in.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Healthcare Association announced on Thursday that several of the state's largest hospital systems will require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine in order to continue working at their facilities.
(RNS) — Back in 2000, sociologist Andrew Greeley wrote a book called “The Catholic Imagination,” in which he looked at the enduring power of Catholic stories, images and sensibilities in shaping the experiences of artists through the ages — from the 16th-century Italian sculptor Bernini to the film director Martin Scorsese.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for assaulting a jail guard with a 6-inch metal shank in 2019, according to a federal prosecutor.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's century-long role overseeing interscholastic sports cleared a Senate committee Wednesday, despite calls by some to keep the nonprofit in charge, with adjustments.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina linebacker Jeremiah Gemmel wants to make every possible stop. He also knows it’s not that easy when working out against Heisman Trophy candidate Sam Howell, and he makes sure to pull aside frustrated defensive teammates to tell them so.
NEWTON GROVE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police chief was justified in shooting a man suspected in a kidnapping and sexual assault case last month, according to a district attorney.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health officials and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday announced that they will eliminate the statewide mask mandate and ease masking requirements in schools.
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — The family of a woman killed in a crash with a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy earlier this year will receive $1.25 million in a settlement agreement.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported the settlement was approved by the Johnston County Board of Commissioners on Monday, said Adam Carroll, a spokesman for the county.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association would be replaced by a proposed state commission to oversee interscholastic public school sports in a measure unveiled Tuesday in a legislative committee.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man who was shot by his adult nephew with a crossbow and paralyzed can sue a magistrate for damages over allegations that misdirected paperwork delayed his relative's psychiatric commitment, a North Carolina appeals court ruled Tuesday.
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A search was underway on the North Carolina coast for a helicopter with two people on board that disappeared during a flight from Virginia, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A Black couple working at Tyson Farms plant in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit that says a supervisor frequently used racial slurs against them, showed disdain for their Muslim faith and that the company refused to address the issue despite multiple requests.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A nearly four-year project to repair the hull of the USS North Carolina battleship was officially completed Tuesday with water from the Cape Fear River flooding the temporary barrier surrounding the ship.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bret Oliverio says he wants college athletes to endorse his Sup Dogs restaurant along the main Franklin Street drag steps from the University of North Carolina.
WILKESBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man was arrested Monday in the shooting death of a North Carolina woman. a sheriff's office said.
Donald Ray Lassiter, 36, of Elkin was charged by the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office with murder in the death of Stephanie Nicole Hatton, 25, of Kernersville, news outlets reported.
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was arrested after leading deputies on a chase after he was seen racing another car on Interstate 85 and was found with alcohol in his car, a sheriff's office said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More people entered North Carolina's labor force and were hired in June compared to the month before, according to state officials who announced the unemployment rate fell for the ninth consecutive month.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating after four people were shot Sunday in a central North Carolina city.
Burlington Police said they responded around 2 a.m. to a call about a shooting.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman was arrested in North Carolina after investigators said she posed as a member of the military and scammed a person out of more than $7,000, a sheriff's office said Friday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Restaurants and bars in North Carolina’s largest city are scrambling to find popular brands of alcohol that have been depleted by supply chain issues and worker shortages.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A detention officer at a North Carolina jail was hospitalized after he was attacked by an inmate, a sheriff's office said.
The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the attack on the officer at the county jail occurred around 10:30 p.m.
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina people were sentenced to prison Friday in a child abuse case from 2017 involving a 5-year-old girl who was malnourished and locked underneath a staircase.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and ex-Gov. Pat McCrory brought in the most money in their respective Democratic and Republican primary bids for an open 2022 U.S.
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — More than 40 birds have been removed from a North Carolina park following reports of what was termed “extreme cruelty,” including one duck whose feet were cut off, officials said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leaders of the agencies that provide blood to some North Carolina hospitals say the easing of the coronavirus pandemic has created potentially dangerous shortages.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health officials on Thursday unveiled the state's latest recipients of a $1 million cash prize and $125,000 college scholarship for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
Natalie Everett of Pineville won the $1 million before taxes, while Jessica Klima, a 16-year-old high school student and Greensboro resident, earned the $125,000 scholarship.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a woman’s body at a motel, police said.
Jacksonville police said Darwin Robinson Jr., 24, of Jacksonville was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder and robbery, news outlets reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that could shape North Carolina electricity production for decades received initial approval Wednesday by the state House, with the narrow majority rejecting arguments that the measure relies too much on natural gas or could send customer rates soaring.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans advanced legislation Wednesday defining how teachers can discuss certain concepts about race and racism inside the classroom.
COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Some fishermen came to the rescue of a newborn horse which was in danger of drowning in a canal on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
The Corolla Wild Horse Fund says on its Facebook page that the foal, named Beatrice, was born on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city employee has been killed in a mowing accident, officials said.
Washington City Manager Jonathan Russell said the unidentified employee was mowing a ditch bank along a drainage canal behind two businesses around noon on Tuesday when his tractor rolled over him and killed him, news outlets reported.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Three North Carolina men have been arrested in connection with a nearly year-old murder case, police in North Carolina said.
New Bern police, with help from the U.S. Marshals Carolinas Fugitive Task Force, arrested Jarvis Everett, Jamelle Everett and Tarvis Everett over two days last week, news outlets reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state regulatory panel agreed Tuesday to develop rules for North Carolina to meet proposed overall reductions of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, and to join a multi-state effort to accomplish it.
PHOENIX (AP) — A fugitive couple wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in North Carolina six months ago were arrested Tuesday in Arizona, federal authorities said.
U.S. Marshals Service officials said 62-year-old Eric Parker and 50-year-old Tangela Parker were taken into custody in Phoenix.
COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — A boy from Ohio died after he became trapped between an elevator car and the elevator shaft inside a vacation rental home on North Carolina's Outer Banks, emergency workers said.
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (AP) — An Illinois man has died after he was pulled from the ocean on the North Carolina coast, police said Tuesday.
A news release from the Carolina Beach Police Department said firefighters and emergency personnel were summoned to a stretch of beach Monday morning after a report of lifeguards responding to an ocean rescue.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man and his girlfriend have been charged in the fatal beating of their 6-year-old son, police said Tuesday.
High Point police said in a news release that personnel at a local hospital summoned officers after a man brought the child's body in on Sunday.