North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. More>>
The Department of Labor issued more than $100k in penalties in connection with an accident at the State Fair in 2013 that injured five people.
Raleigh police released images of two suspects said to have shot a man at an Internet sweepstakes parlor in Raleigh Wednesday on Crabtree Boulevard. More>>
Campbell University says President Jerry Wallace will retire in 2015, ending an 11-year tenure highlighted by the opening of a medical school and the resurrection of the football program.
As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said. More>>
Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing... More>>
A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused her to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she did not have the proper paperwork. More>>
The four leading candidates for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in North Carolina are back on television for a second straight night. More>>
A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans. More>>
Nine people have been indicted in connection with the kidnapping of a Wake Forest man whose daughter prosecuted a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang. More>>
Fayetteville police have identified a suspect in connection with a shooting April 16 in a Food Lion parking lot.
Fayetteville police confirmed a body was found near the Cape Fear River Tuesday afternoon. More>>
While legislators continue to discuss how to bring an oasis to the food deserts that plague the state, health food advocates are doing what they can to make residents in these areas of Wake County healthier. More>>
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes at UNC Chapel Hill will leave the university at the end of the semester.
Sam Long and mom Madelene Long died Tuesday morning when a fire ripped through their home near Creedmoor. More>>
A new music venue will open in Raleigh this weekend, and its developer hopes the $10 million space will be much more to North Hills' visitors. More>>
Union County sheriff's deputies have found a body while they investigate a missing jogger. More>>
The State Bureau of Investigation obtained a search warrant for user information and content for 15 Instagram accounts in its probe of nude photos of students in Wake County. More>>
Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina are meeting on the same stage for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester. More>>
A man was pepper sprayed and then arrested Monday after he stole a backpack from a Duke student and tried to run away.
Millions of tax payer dollars will help developers fund a 26-story high rise in Durham. More>>
President Obama and the first lady kicked off the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday with more than 30,000 people assembling on the south lawn.
One of North Carolina's public universities is launching its hunt for a new leader.The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the search committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University holds its first meeting Monday. More>>
North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. More>>
A legislative committee plans to issue its recommendations on how to deal with food deserts, areas that have limited access to grocery stores. More>>
Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps.
A 10-year-old Fayetteville girl reported missing on Saturday was located safe, police said.
Garner police obtained a warrant for the arrest of the father of a 10-month-old child who has been missing since Saturday morning.
The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said two people were arrested Friday after deputies found what was described as an “elaborate setup” for making methamphetamine at a home in Clayton. More>>
The second of two men who died running in Raleigh’s Rock’n’Roll Marathon was Jason Schlosser of High Point. More>>
Helping veterans and businesses is the goal of a new plan from Governor Pat McCrory. More>>
The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs. More>>
The Durham Rescue mission and dozens of volunteers are preparing Easter meals and putting together baskets for those in need for the annual Easter Community Pig Pickin’ Dinner and Easter Basket Giveaway. More>>
North Carolina State University scientists say farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock despite a massive release of toxic coal ash more than two months ago.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
Duke Energy is telling shareholders that costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. More>>
The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain. More>>
Despite a plan to inactivate the 440 Airlift Wing, the unit carries on with its training based at Pope Field on Fort Bragg. More>>
Fayetteville police released photos of two persons of interest in the shooting of a 39-year-old man Wednesday at the Food Lion on Rose Hill Road. More>>
Cary police canvassed the area where man is accused of sexually assaulting a young woman Saturday. More>>
Chapel Hill Town Council is considering a proposal to stimulate development in one of the town’s oldest and largest commercial areas. More>>
A Carrboro family says they are pressing charges against an elementary school student after their two kids have been bullied by another student for months. More>>
There’s an update on the number of flu deaths in North Carolina. More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory announced a major jobs initiative plan to help military veterans get jobs after serving their country. More>>
Police in North Carolina arrested three people after hundreds of Venus Flytraps went missing. About 300 of the plants were taken from Boiling Spring Lakes. These carnivorous plants are native to only More>>
Quan Thompson has been arrested in the case of a Wake Forest man who was kidnapped because his daughter is a Wake Co. prosecutor.
Raleigh is applauded for its commitment to solar power in a news conference Thursday.
The case of the Hope Mills Lake dam that failed almost four years ago continues in court now that a judge has ruled the town can pursue a negligence claim against one of the builders. More>>
The May 6 primary is just around the corner and the top three Republican contenders vying to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan are holding nothing back and neither are supporters of the incumbent senator. More>>
A Legislative research commission held its final meeting Wednesday on pollution in Jordan Lake.
Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers. More>>
Former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has returned to the courtroom to help represent a 4-year-old Virginia boy in a medical malpractice case. More>>
Pizzas are no stranger to the backseat of a car, but most of the time they’re tucked inside a box and in a warming bag. More>>
Child abuse affects hundreds of children in Eastern Carolina every year. More>>
Two more people have been charged in the case of Frank Janssen, who was kidnapped in Wake Forest.
North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive Feb. 2 spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
A former middle school teacher in Cleveland County has been arrested and accused of sending obscene videos and pictures of herself to students. More>>
A Kenly man is accused of kidnapping a Pikeville man and tying him up with duct tape and covering him in spray paint, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes being admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with an investigator looking into academic fraud at the school. More>>
Two more Republicans running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina have announced how much they've raised heading into the final weeks before the May 6 primary. More>>
Holly Springs police is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the March 23 shooting death of an Apex man in Holly Springs. More>>
Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>
Frasier Glenn Cross, 73 is a former KKK leader who now faces murder charges and once agitated in the Triangle. More>>
North Carolina is in the clear from government threats over pulling more than $88 million dollars in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services Department. The USDA said today the state department met the March 31st deadline to clear its backlog of food stamp applications. At one point over 30,000 pending cases plagued the state.Regional administrator Robin Bailey said the state will still be monitored for the next two months and expects to get weekly reports to make sure the depa... More>>
Durham city leaders have questions regarding the site of a planned high rise in downtown. More>>
A federal appeals court upholds the power of the Environmental Protection Agency in controlling polluted emissions from power plants. More>>
North Carolina's capital fails at being a great place to pick up certain types of dates. More>>
Four people have been charged with kidnapping and assault after a man’s body was located along Plank Road on Fort Bragg. More>>
A Martin County EMS volunteer from Pitt County wins the top prize in the $250,000 Cash Money lottery game. More>>
Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. More>>
Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing. More>>
Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation. More>>
Teams at the Francis Marion National Forest are using technology to tag and track the rattlesnakes, not all that different, but much bigger, than a microchip in your pet. More>>
North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. More>>
One of three men charged in connection with a September 2012 Smithfield shooting that injured a woman and paralyzed her 8-year-old son pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder. More>>
The state is asking victims of the 1933 Eugenics Board come forward to be compensated after North Carolina doctors wrongfully sterilized them. More>>
It has been two years since Fort-Bragg-based Army medic Kelli Bordeaux was last seen.
State lawmakers met Monday to discuss teacher pay proposals but some on the committee felt left out. More>>
Highway Patrol and local law enforcement are gearing up for the "No Need to Speed" and "Operation Slow Down" campaigns. More>>
Claude Verbal II, who now lives in Miami, pleads guilty to a number of federal tax evasion charges.
One man died Sunday in Fayetteville after being shot, pulled from his car and left in the road, authorities said.
One man died Sunday in Fayetteville after being shot, pulled from his car and left in the road, authorities said.
Authorities in Brunswick County are trying to find a group of five people who they believe were involved in theft from a store near Holden Beach. These individuals -- two females, three males -- are considered More>>
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 3-year-old boy has died after an apparently accidental shooting. More>>
North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws. More>>
There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers. More>>
Two men in their 30s died Sunday during the Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon, race officials confirmed. More>>
Investigators in Alamance County are trying to figure out if a woman found dead in a plastic storage bin is linked to a suspicious fire at a Burlington home. Police say two women are missing from the house which burned Friday. Authorities say the fire was reported about two hours after a highway worker found the body in the bin about 6 miles away. Burlington Police say they aren't certain the woman in the bin was a resident of the home and they haven't determined her identity. They also hav... More>>
A pedestrian was seriously injured outside Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday morning after a vehicle backed into the man. More>>
After nearly two years and $68 million, a new and more modern Terminal 1 is now open at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>
Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.
As one of the fastest growing metro regions in the country, both commercial and residential development continues its upward momentum here in the Triangle. But at what cost? More>>
Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a woman whose partially decomposed body was found inside a storage container in Alamance County south of the town of Graham.
A middle school baseball player from Wilmington has died after being hit by a line drive during practice. More>>
A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a smuggled mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
Officials with the N.C. Department of Public Safety have worked to take down a website that included names and personal information of thousands of crime victims who applied for financial assistance from the state, More>>
By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer Three outside experts hired by the University of North Carolina say research data from a reading specialist doesn't support claims of low athlete literacy levels at the... More>>
Investigators in New Hanover County are looking into the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home inside a retirement community. More>>
Two state lawmakers are planning to appeal an injunction in order to get thousands of children from low-income families into private schools. More>>
The North Carolina Zoo is announcing its newest addition. More>>
Thousands flock to the Rock'n'Roll Marathon health expo on Friday in Raleigh.
Two Charlotte-area women have been sentenced to prison for their roles in Medicaid fraud schemes that federal prosecutors say cheated the federal government out of millions of dollars. More>>
Mecklenburg County health officials say recent customers of a Charlotte pizza restaurant should get a hepatitis A vaccine. More>>
A new law means North Carolina residents are no longer allowed to register to vote during early voting. So they're just about out of time if they want to cast ballots for the May 6 primary. More>>
Two people were killed and one person was injured in a shooting Wednesday night near Wendell, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said. More>>