Posted: 02/18/2014 - A gas truck driver from Pikeville in Wayne County is celebrating a lucky lottery win streak that ended with a $200,000 prize in the $200,000 Extreme Cash game.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst says raising the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and Democrats want would raise earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016. But it would also reduce employment by roughly 500,000 workers.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - A Pennsylvania prosecutor says police haven't substantiated a woman's claims she killed more than 20 people before the killing for which she's now charged.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Authorities are investigating Instagram accounts after nude photos of Wake County high school students started appearing on them.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - Scattered showers will develop across eastern Carolina early Wednesday.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A jury has decided U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon gave false and misleading statements to two people while investing in a startup technology company, meaning he is liable for more than $250,000.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - A new driving program is coming to Eastern Carolina, aimed at educating young drivers and their parents. First-time traffic offenders between 16 and 24 may benefit from taking the class to get their citations dismissed and learning lessons that could save their lives on the road.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A U.N. panel has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood refused to dismiss the lawsuit on Monday. The lawsuit is over what one side calls school "vouchers," and the other calls "opportunity scholarships."