RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley appeared to be the top third-quarter fundraiser for candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, according to documents and news releases in advance of Friday’s financial reporting deadline.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina high school student was burned after another student started a fire on a school bus, police said.
High Point police Capt. Patrick O’Toole said that the Southern Guilford High School student was among 15 on the bus around 5 p.m.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a classmate at a North Carolina high school last month will remain held without bond.
Judge Athena Brooks denied a motion to release Maurice Evans Jr.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The record-setting pumpkin at this year’s North Carolina State Fair can make a lot of pies.
A news release from the fair on Thursday says Chris Rodebaugh of Lewisburg, West Virginia, set a record with a 1,965.5-pound (891 kg) pumpkin.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A body found on the Blue Ridge Parkway was a homicide victim from Rhode Island, the National Park Service said.
Investigators on Thursday identified the victim as Josue Xavier Calderon, 33, and an obituary said he was from the town of Cumberland, which is 15 miles (24 km) north of Providence, news outlets reported.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine battalion commander pleaded guilty Thursday to charges including conduct unbecoming an officer after he complained about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in online videos that made him well-known in conservative political circles.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley was too busy to watch the Boston Marathon when the race ran past the Chestnut Hill campus Monday. He is hoping to make up for the lack of excitement when the Eagles play No.
The road has been good to Virginia with victories at Miami and Louisville following blowout losses against North Carolina and No. 16 Wake Forest.
The Cavaliers hope a return to their home stadium will keep their momentum alive.
TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who stabbed another deputy after they were called to a home on Thursday, officials said.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to the home around 2 p.m.
KENANSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been jailed on a $1 million bond after investigators say he set his girlfriend on fire, a sheriff's office said.
The Duplin County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that deputies responded to a call on Monday in which a woman said her boyfriend doused her with rubbing alcohol and set her on fire.
North Carolina and Miami started the season as the favorites in their Atlantic Coast Conference division. That hype is long gone as they meet Saturday as two unranked teams with a combined 5-6 record.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue is once again leading a board that oversees standardized tests designed to measure student achievement nationwide.
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced that Perdue will be chair of the National Assessment Governing Board for the next year.
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A northeastern North Carolina judge changed her voter registration from Democrat to Republican the day after she was sworn in to the job for which Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper appointed her.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for engaging in sex trafficking, federal prosecutors in North Carolina said.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a news release that Mark Daniel Benavidez, 40, of Elmwood Park, New Jersey, also was ordered on Wednesday to pay $32,800 in restitution to his victims.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Nell Fortner has reason for confidence after bringing back nearly the entire roster from the program’s first NCAA Sweet 16 team in nearly a decade.
She’s not alone in the Atlantic Coast Conference, either.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson “does not speak for North Carolina,” a reference to comments that Robinson made about sex education in public schools that critics say plainly disparaged LGBTQ people.
ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was charged by police in the fatal shooting of his roommate after he called 911 and told officers where they could find him, authorities said.
In its news release, the Zebulon Police Department said officers responding to multiple 911 calls about gunshots late Tuesday night found Chauncy Kassim Montague, 35, lying in the front yard of a home with apparent gunshot wounds.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina signed a milestone energy bill into law Wednesday that aims to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the state's power plants by 2030, celebrating the legislative accomplishment with Republican lawmakers.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jail violated regulations requiring guards to observe inmates at least twice an hour, according to a state agency probing the deaths of two inmates last spring.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer was dragged by a hit-and-run driver who was returning to the scene of a previous accident, authorities said.
The Fayetteville Police Department said in a news release late Tuesday that officers were sent to a hit-and-run accident in which a vehicle hit a home.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — J.R. Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament and it had nothing to do with his high score.
The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of Elon’s Phoenix Invitational.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson on Tuesday again declined to apologize for remarks he made in June criticizing sexual education in public schools and likening gay and transgender people to “filth.”
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner is still savoring his program's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship even as he excitedly looks ahead to no longer playing games in empty arenas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A man's body was found in a house in North Carolina after firefighters put out a fire there, officials said.
Firefighters responded to the fire shortly before 10 p.m.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Two men have been charged with murder in the death of a North Carolina man whose body was found in a river more than a week ago, police said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Commissioner Jim Phillips said the Atlantic Coast Conference is examining whether its conference headquarters should remain in Greensboro or consider relocating elsewhere.
Phillips, who took over for retiring John Swofford earlier this year, said the discussion is part of an overall assessment of the ACC's structure that includes staffing along with the responsibilities and roles of the office.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina agency has cited a company after a worker was electrocuted and two others were injured in April.
The N.C. Department of Labor said it found two serious violations against Caldwell & Jones near Mount Olive and fined the company $9,000, WITN reported.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The second-place finisher in a North Carolina mayoral primary last week has suspended her campaign, leaving a former judge as the only active candidate for next month's general election.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who stabbed her 1-year-old daughter in front of an officer has been charged with attempted murder, police said.
Cierra Dyer, 21, was immediately arrested Monday afternoon, according to a news release from the Greenville Police Department.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect who authorities say ran from a traffic stop and pointed a gun at the officer, according to a news release.
The Greensboro Police Department says officers stopped a car at an intersection on Monday afternoon.
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — J.R. Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious.
Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials announced Monday that nearly all of the 10,000 employees working in 14 state-operated health care facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
According to the state Department of Health and Human Services, 6% of workers got an approved medical or religious exemption or a special accommodation, while the remaining 94% are fully vaccinated.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is facing calls to resign from elected officials and LGBTQ advocacy groups over comments he made criticizing sexual education and likening gay and transgender people to “filth.”
BURGAW, N.C. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a deputy’s patrol car, according to a North Carolina's sheriff's office.
The Pender County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the incident happened on U.S.
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A woman was killed and her sister injured after the ATV they were riding fell from a railroad bridge they were crossing, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said.
According to a report from the patrol, two women were riding the vehicle on a railroad bridge over U.S.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman was killed when she walked along an interstate after arguing with a passenger in her car and was hit by another vehicle, police said.
High Point police said in a news release that its officers found Charmaine Denise Bostick, 44, of High Point in the median near the Interstate 74 interchange with Business Interstate 85 on Saturday, news outlets reported.
BLOWING ROCK, N.C. (AP) — A man was found dead Saturday near an overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, according to the National Park Service.
The Coast Guard searched in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet in North Carolina on Sunday for a 27-year-old woman who is missing after a canoe capsized.
The search began after a 911 call was received about 4:15 p.m.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man found shot to death inside a car in a Durham, North Carolina, elementary school parking lot has been identified as a suspect in a homicide in Newport News, Virginia.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Newport News police identified the man on Saturday as Karlos Evan Andrews, 37.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Travis threw three touchdown passes and rushed for two more scores as Florida State upset North Carolina for the second year in row, winning 35-25 on Saturday.
The Seminoles (2-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won back-to-back games for the first time since 2019.
SILER CITY, N.C. (AP) — Police say a Siler City man has been charged after police say he crashed into four people at a restaurant on Friday afternoon, killing one.
Media outlets report that John Salvatore Graviano, 60, was booked in the Chatham County Detention Center and placed under a $1,000 secured bond.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Willie Miller threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to lead Tennessee Tech to its first win of the season, a 27-16 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Aidan Raines blocked a punt to end North Carolina Central's first series, and Miller ran into the end zone from the 1 on the next play.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jalen Fowler threw for three touchdowns and his 60-yard scoring pass to Bhayshul Tuten with 6:24 remaining rallied North Carolina A&T past North Alabama for a 38-34 win on Saturday.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in connection with a crime rampage that including a police officer being shot, prosecutors said.
Cedric Jamal Kearney, 26, of Henderson pleaded guilty to the charges in March and was sentenced on Thursday, said G.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — A soldier based at Fort Bragg in North Carolina is facing a murder charge after the death of his girlfriend, whose car was found with bullet holes on a Georgia highway.
Georgia authorities on Friday announced that Alonzo Dargan Jr.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Far fewer North Carolina third-graders in public schools have demonstrated reading proficiency, compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, a troubling finding that state educators said needs to be urgently addressed.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Former NBA guard J.R. Smith is set to make his debut next week as a golfer for North Carolina A&T.
The school announced Smith will play his first collegiate tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Phoenix Invitational hosted by Elon.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A new organized effort to boost North Carolina minority voter turnout during the 2022 elections and beyond is underway.
The New North Carolina Project is modeled after a similar initiative in Georgia founded by former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former pastor in North Carolina gave a false report of child abuse to a sheriff's office and tried to get them to sign over parental rights for their teenage daughter who he is accused of sexually assaulting, authorities said.