Posted: 10:03 PM Connie Grant from Battleboro in Edgecombe County learned of her big win of $100,000 Friday when she scratched off her lucky Mega Bucks ticket at Faulkner's Store in Red Oak.
Posted: 9:36 PM A special needs student from Carteret County has won a national writing competition.
Posted: 9:20 PM The state says the Humane Society Shelter in Carteret County has two months to fix some major issues before its doors are forced closed.
Posted: 7:50 PM Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from North Carolina to Connecticut will be outnumbered roughly 600-to-1. Maybe more.
Updated: 11:44 PM Law enforcement officers biking up the east coast to honor fallen officers made a pit stops in the east Monday and Tuesday..
Posted: 12:15 PM Customs officials are being ordered "effective immediately" to verify that every foreign student arriving in the U.S. has a valid student visa.
Updated: 12:02 PM State officials say thousands of people with medical problems are in danger of losing coverage as the Obama administration winds down one of the earliest programs in the federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 8:22 PM Rhode Island has become the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry following Gov. Lincoln Chafee's signature of gay marriage legislation.
Posted: 8:27 PM Scientists say they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists survived harsh conditions by resorting to cannibalism.
Updated: 7:25 PM The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has won life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber.
Updated: 6:48 AM Opening statements are scheduled to begin Monday in a case filed by Michael Jackson's mother against the company promoting his planned series of comeback concerts.
Posted: 8:19 PM Clint Eastwood may be 82 years old, but he dreams of making films for two more decades.
Posted: 7:21 PM Manti Te'o, in the news earlier this year because of a hoax involving a fake girlfriend, is headed to the San Diego Chargers.