- Fundraising for park to tell black experience stalls Updated: Aug-01-15 6:07 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Supporters of a park that would showcase the black experience in North Carolina are overhauling their efforts, including a possible name change and the addition of a monument that would be more uplifting than others about slavery and Jim Crow laws, as they try to determine why donors haven't embraced the project.
- Mavunga transfers from North Carolina to Ohio State Updated: Aug-01-15 5:18 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - North Carolina center Stephanie Mavunga is transferring to Ohio State, leaving the Tar Heels without their entire four-player recruiting class ranked No. 1 nationally in 2013.
- NC man to be charged for crash that killed his girlfriend Updated: Aug-01-15 11:35 am
GASTON, North Carolina - Police say a 61-year-old Gaston County man with a history of drunken driving convictions will be charged with second-degree murder for a crash that killed his girlfriend.
- Disorder affecting trout found in fish collected from river Updated: Aug-01-15 4:04 am
FOSCOE, North Carolina - The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says whirling disease, a disorder affecting trout, has been confirmed in rainbow trout collected from Watauga River.
- Closing arguments completed in challenge to NC voter law Updated: Jul-31-15 8:01 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - Closing arguments wrapped up Friday in the legal challenge to North Carolina's election law, leaving the fate of the controversial legislation in the hands of the federal judge who heard the case.
- Raleigh couple found not guilty in underage drinking case Updated: Jul-31-15 6:50 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Raleigh couple has been found not guilty of charges stemming from a party in which underage drinking led to a fatal wreck.
- Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense Updated: Jul-31-15 6:04 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title as head coach.
- McCrory behind Cooper in 2015 fundraising for NC governor Updated: Jul-31-15 5:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper outpaced incumbent Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in fundraising this year as the two gear up for the 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial race, according to campaign reports released Friday.
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer arrested for DWI Updated: Jul-31-15 3:02 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives say an officer is accused of driving his patrol cruiser while impaired.
- Moratorium on smaller coal ash reuse projects will end Updated: Jul-31-15 2:51 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A moratorium on using coal ash as constructional fill on some projects is ending, but North Carolina regulators have failed to come up with new standards to reduce the public's exposure to potentially toxic chemicals, an environmental group said Friday.
- Duke Energy finishes $1.2B power buyout of eastern NC cities Updated: Jul-31-15 2:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Duke Energy Corp. says it's competed a $1.2 billion deal to buy out dozens of eastern North Carolina cities that have struggled for years with bad investments in power plants.
- North Carolina elections official faces removal over posts Updated: Jul-31-15 12:25 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Republican elections official in North Carolina will face removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting black protestors aren't "productive good citizens" with jobs, like whites.
- Inmate who escaped from Robeson County prison recaptured Updated: Jul-31-15 10:47 am
LUMBERTON, North Carolina - An inmate who escaped from a facility in Lumberton has been caught in nearby Pembroke.
- 'Thelma Lou' transforms from 'Mayberry' local to legend Updated: Jul-31-15 9:52 am
MOUNT AIRY, North Carolina - When actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith's quaint hometown and inspiration for the eponymous show, she couldn't go to the grocery store without meeting enthusiastic fans, calling out to "Thelma Lou."
- Greensboro police say man had been beaten to death Updated: Jul-31-15 8:13 am
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Police in Greensboro say the death of a man found by a road earlier this week was a homicide.
- 2 found shot to death in Gaston County Updated: Jul-31-15 7:47 am
CHERRYVILLE, North Carolina - Two people have been found shot to death in Gaston County.
- Gaston County man accused of taking ring from grave Updated: Jul-31-15 7:26 am
LINCOLNTON, North Carolina - Police have arrested a Gaston County man and accused him of taking a gold wedding ring from cremated remains dug up in a cemetery in Lincolnton.
- Carolinas National Guard units train together at Fort Bragg Updated: Jul-31-15 6:59 am
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - National Guard units from South Carolina and North Carolina will train together at Fort Bragg this weekend.
- Judge says experts can testify in Charlotte officer's trial Updated: Jul-31-15 6:46 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A judge in Charlotte has ruled that experts will be allowed to testify in the trial of a white police officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed black man nearly two years ago.
- $10,000 reward offered in arson at Asheville armory Updated: Jul-31-15 4:18 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - The U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command is offering a $10,000 reward in an arson case in which $1.6 million in National Guard vehicles were destroyed earlier this year.
- LinkedIn reports 2Q loss Updated: Jul-30-15 4:43 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California _ LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) on Thursday reported a loss of $67.7 million in its second quarter.
- Coastal officials mull plan to spread tax money elsewhere Updated: Jul-30-15 4:05 pm
MANTEO, North Carolina - A Dare County official says he plans to lobby lawmakers in the General Assembly who are looking at a proposal in the state budget that would distribute a larger percentage of sales tax generated in wealthier counties to the state's poorer counties.
- About 8,000 patients at Fort Bragg clinic to be reassigned Updated: Jul-30-15 1:59 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - About a quarter of the patients at Fort Bragg's Clark Health Clinic will be reassigned to other Army clinics because of a shortage of health care providers.
- Robeson to improve access for people with disabilities Updated: Jul-30-15 12:43 pm
LUMBERTON, North Carolina - A North Carolina county has agreed to improve access for people with disabilities to such public facilities as government offices, voting sites, parks and playgrounds.
- Woman pleads to manslaughter in Greensboro man's death Updated: Jul-30-15 8:17 am
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - A Greensboro woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend nearly two years ago.