Beaufort County 911 says CenturyLink is experiencing a 911 outage in some areas of the county.
Aretha Franklin has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer.
Jurors have started their second day of deliberations in the murder trial of Carleton Davis in Onslow County.
The body of a man who was found in Nash County on Friday night has been identified.
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"I know that it could have been worse," the Canadian city's police chief said.
Analysis: The pre-planned strategy was timed to set the stage for the re-imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran three weeks from now.
"The First Amendment simply does not protect false statements about the parents of one of the worst tragedies in our nation's history," said Bill Bloss, an attorney who represents the families.
"He was just trying to protect us," said the girlfriend of Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old father of three who was killed during a parking space dispute.