Updated: 3:44 PM The head of the Halifax County NAACP is criticizing an agreement that allowed a former Scotland Neck police officer to plead guilty to a misdemeanor in the death of a man who died after being shot with a stun gun.
Updated: 3:41 PM The sister of an 18-year-old charged with killing two people says her brother was trying to protect his family from people who likely wanted to rob him.
Posted: 7:53 PM Junior outfielder Danielle Nadeau had three hits and three runs batted in on Saturday afternoon as the Vikings beat Concord Jay Robinson 12-7 in the third and decisive game to clinch the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A softball championship series at Walnut Creek Softball Complex.
Posted: 7:49 PM Courtney Lackey of West Wilkes fired a two-hitter to lead the Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over Robersonville South Creek in the third and decisive game Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A softball championship series at Walnut Creek Softball Complex.
Posted: 5:18 PM Jean Stapleton, who played Edith Bunker in the groundbreaking 1970s TV comedy "All in the Family," has died. She was 90.
Posted: 2:53 PM Authorities say a man found dead at an Asheville recycling plant likely crawled into a trash bin downtown before it was loaded onto a truck.
Updated: 6:25 AM Authorities are investigating after a man found shot in one community has died.
Posted: 5:39 AM Four firefighters searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing Houston motel and restaurant Friday were killed when the part of the structure collapsed and ensnared them, authorities said.
Posted: 5:33 AM One major principle of Barack Obama's presidency is that government, when it works right, can be best-equipped to aid and protect Americans
Updated: 3:13 PM Authorities say more than 100 people were injured during a burst of severe storms and tornadoes on Friday night.
Posted: 11:03 PM Scores from day one of the 97th annual NCHSAA State Baseball and Softball Championships.
Updated: 5:38 PM Police say Melba Cornelius of Wymore, Nebraska died in the crash at Western Boulevard and Gum Branch Road around 12:15 p.m.
Updated: 9:02 PM It will stay quite warm and increasingly humid through the weekend across our area.
Posted: 4:00 PM Dredging operations are under way in the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry channel to help return the route to its original path.
Posted: 2:50 PM A campaign finance advocacy group is asking North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall to investigate the lobbying ties of Gov. Pat McCrory and a member of his cabinet.
Posted: 2:02 PM A man wanted in a church break-in has been arrested after a short chase with police Thursday night.