- State regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a pipe collapse at one of the company's coal ash dumps caused a massive spill, coating 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
- Demar Worrell of Greensboro has been charged with armed robbery, first degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, second degree burglary, larceny of a motor vehicle and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana.
- Goldsboro police say James Crawford Jr. has been charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.
- The Greene and Wayne County branches of the NAACP, along with other organizers, hosted the Moral Monday event. Reverend Dr. William Barber was back in his hometown, and spoke to the crowd about Dr. Martin Luther King.