North Carolina

Buttigieg at crossroads after poor finish in South Carolina

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — The window is closing for Pete Buttigieg’s longshot presidential campaign. His fourth-pla...
15:51 1 March 2022

Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltende...
21:26 25 February 2022

McConnell-linked group funds ads helping N Carolina Democrat

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is funding ads and other cam...
17:21 21 February 2022

Rolling Stones returning to North America for 15-city tour

LOS ANGELES — The Rolling Stones are returning to some North American cities where they haven't played in years.
12:04 6 February 2022

Box of bear cubs bewilders man at North Carolina home

CAMDEN, N.C. — It was a bear-y baffling discovery in front of a North Carolina home.
9:25 6 February 2022

Stewart headlines celebratory night for Joe Gibbs Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar “People's Champion” of NASCAR, is once again the headline act.
1:49 1 February 2022

Hall of Fame HS basketball coach Morgan Wootten dies at 88

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Morgan Wootten, a Hall of Fame basketball coach who built DeMatha High School into a national powerhouse and mentored several futur...
15:52 22 January 2022

Trump deploys more troops to Mideast after US embassy attack

WASHINGTON — Charging that Iran was “fully responsible” for an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldi...
13:37 1 January 2022

Underclassmen thriving at the point in college basketball

Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton knows well the challenges that face young point guards in college basketball.
7:11 1 January 2022

Police, victims warn against firing guns on New Year’s Eve

Kaitlyn Kong thought she had been punched hard in the abdomen as she stood among thousands of people in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, as the new ...
11:03 30 December 2022

North Carolina breezes past Temple 55-13 in Military Bowl

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Freshman Sam Howell threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns in addition to catching a TD pass, and North Carolina blew out Temple 55...
20:37 27 December 2022

Suit on ex-offender voting filed in close-divided N Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina law that prohibits convicted felons from voting until their full sentence is completed — not just their prison time —...
16:23 27 December 2022

Red wolves court battle reignites as governor urges action

RALEIGH, N.C. — The fight over the critically endangered red wolf has returned to court as North Carolina's governor sought immediate help for the doz...
14:29 26 December 2022

N Carolina couple call 911 on vacuum thought to be intruder

HIGH POINT, N.C. — 'Twas the night of Christmas at a North Carolina house, no creature should have been stirring, not even a mouse.
10:55 26 December 2022

Student who saved classmates from shooting honored as Jedi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina college student hailed by police as a hero for preventing more injuries and deaths after a gunman opened fire in a ...
17:54 25 December 2021

Rapper DaBaby handcuffed, given pot citation after concert

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was handcuffed and cited on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in North Carolina hours after he performed...
17:33 24 December 2021

Elizabeth Spencer, ‘Light In the Piazza’ author, dies at 98

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in her novel...
16:03 24 December 2021

No. 2 Ohio State gets another test with No. 22 West Virginia

RALEIGH, N.C. — Chris Holtmann has already seen his Ohio State team claim three wins against marquee nonconference opponents. The second-ranked Buckey...
7:19 24 December 2021

Carter, NCA&T rout Alcorn State 64-44 in Celebration Bowl

ATLANTA — Kylil Carter passed for six touchdowns and North Carolina A&T racked up enormous offensive totals to beat Alcorn State 64-44 in the Cele...
22:35 21 December 2021

Chief: City employee targeted co-worker in deadly shooting

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A deadly shooting at a city building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was an act of “workplace violence" by one city employee wh...
20:41 20 December 2021

Trump ally Meadows won’t run again, may join White House

RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a top conservative ally of President Donald Trump, said Thursday he won't seek reelect...
19:23 19 December 2021

Modest but passionate turnout at pro-impeachment rallies

Denver — Tens of thousands of people across the country marched in support of impeachment Tuesday evening, from a demonstration through a rainy Times ...
3:05 18 December 2021

N Carolina Rep. Walker won’t run in ’20, eyes Senate in ’22

RALEIGH, N.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker announced late Monday he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congre...
2:16 17 December 2021

Kansas becomes latest No. 1 in AP Top 25; Tar Heels fall out

It is Kansas’ turn at No. 1 in the Top 25 men’s college basketball poll, while another blueblood — North Carolina — is out for the first time in nearl...
17:10 16 December 2021

Evans’ 3 TDs lead No. 20 App State to Sun Belt title, 45-38

BOONE, N.C. — Darrynton Evans scored three touchdowns and 20th-ranked Appalachian State repeated as Sun Belt Conference champions with a 45-38 victory...
20:55 7 December 2021

Historic US towns endured wars, storms. What about sea rise?

SWANSBORO, N.C. — Historic cities and towns along the Southeastern U.S. coast have survived wars, hurricanes, disease outbreaks and other calamities, ...
7:22 5 December 2021

Trial set for man charged with threatening Muslim candidate

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A federal trial is scheduled to begin Thursday for a North Carolina man charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Muslim-Ameri...
6:25 5 December 2021

NC lawmaker may challenge Sen. Tillis after district redrawn

WASHINGTON — North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Walker may challenge GOP Sen. Thom Tillis for the party's Senate nomination next year or might run ag...
23:57 4 December 2021

The Latest: One-two wintry punch hits eastern US

NEW YORK — The Latest on a wintry storm in the U.S. East (all times local):
19:59 2 December 2021

Lawrence, No. 3 Clemson dominate South Carolina 38-3

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Trevor Lawrence threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 3 Clemson to its 27th straight victory and second consecutive 12...
20:21 30 November 2021