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Raleigh victim of SC shooting remains hospitalized with spinal injury, official says

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One of the victims of a weekend shooting in Five Points is on a ventilator after being shot in the face. Another remains in the hospital with a spinal injury, … Click to Continue »

SNL mocks education leader DeVos, tells NC: 'Stop being trans'


North Carolina’s law that drew national attention as the "bathroom bill" may be gone but it’s not forgotten — at least by comedians. A segment on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” … Click to Continue »

The other Wolf Pack? The Zags seeking redemption? The giant fruit mascot? Who should you pull for in Sweet 16?

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With their brackets in tatters, legions of Triangle fans survey the scorched landscape of the NCAA Tournament in search of a new hero — some standard-bearer to replace their fallen … Click to Continue »

A woman's body has been found in Wake County

A woman's body was found in a ditch Sunday morning. Deputies from the Wake County Sheriff's Office found the body of Faith Chere Bevan, 24, in a ditch on the … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: UN looks to aid Syrians from Ghouta, Afrin

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The U.N.'s humanitarian coordinator in Syria is appealing for help to provide aid to tens of thousands of … Click to Continue »

Serial bomber uses a tripwire in fourth attack in Austin


Fear mounted across Texas' capital on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast triggered this time by a nearly invisible tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher … Click to Continue »

The Latest: White House 'not surprised' by Putin re-election

The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's re-election victory (all times local): 9 p.m. The White House says it is "not surprised by the outcome" of the Russian presidential election … Click to Continue »


Man took himself to the hospital after Garner shooting. Now he is charged with murder.


A man who police said shot and killed another man over a parking dispute in a Garner apartment complex last week has been charged with murder. Lamar Andrew-Rudol Reynolds, 35, … Click to Continue »


'The Voice': Rayshun LaMarr traces his musical roots to Chapel Hill childhood


“The Voice” contestant Rayshun LaMarr counts Ft. Washington, Md. as his home base, but the 33-year-old singer was born in Chapel Hill and spent much of his childhood there, so … Click to Continue »

Why an interstate to Myrtle Beach can't get the money it needs


By Washington standards, it shouldn’t be that hard to get money for Interstate 73, a decades-in-the-making, $2 billion project to connect 75 miles of road from the North Carolina border … Click to Continue »


Central NC forecast: It's almost spring, but we could still see sleet, snow this week

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From hail to snow, North Carolina weather isn't ready to settle on one season just yet. The first day of spring might be Tuesday, but weather models for the past … Click to Continue »


Putin expands secret military labs for ‘genetic’ bombs as powerful as nukes


During his last run for the presidency in 2012, Russian leader Vladimir Putin startled U.S. military experts with a mysterious pledge to develop novel kinds of weapons to counter the … Click to Continue »


AP News in Brief at 6:09 a.m. EDT


Trump tweets revive chatter he's preparing to fire Mueller WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is not considering firing the special counsel investigating Russian election interference, a top White House … Click to Continue »


‘You can only scare so many people to the polls’—Republicans rethink Pelosi tactics


Nancy Pelosi alone can’t fix it. That’s the sense among some Republicans who are increasingly anxious about the 2018 political environment in the wake of a loss in a deep-red … Click to Continue »

Do pregnancy centers run by abortion foes have to provide information about abortion?


About 200 California crisis pregnancy centers run by abortion opponents now offer free goods and services to pregnant women — and state law says they also have to tell them … Click to Continue »


NCAA Latest: Sweet 16 set after wild opening weekend


The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:20 a.m. The Sweet 16 is set following a roller coaster ride of an opening weekend in … Click to Continue »


China appoints US-trained central banker

A U.S.-trained economist was appointed Monday to succeed the longtime governor of China's central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is trying to reduce financial … Click to Continue »


Putin claims crushing victory in Russian presidential vote


Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are … Click to Continue »


St. Augustine's University student shot in South Carolina identified

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A North Carolina university says one of its students was injured in an early-morning Sunday shooting in Columbia's Five Points.. St. Augustine's University in Raleigh said Sunday that Howard Boone … Click to Continue »


The Latest: Putin dodges question about future elections


The Latest on Russia's presidential election (all times local): 12 a.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dodged a question about his plans after serving another six-year term he has won. … Click to Continue »

Sunday, Mar 18

The Latest: Syrian president visits troops in eastern Ghouta


The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Syrian state-run TV is carrying images of President Bashar Assad visiting troops on the front line in the newly … Click to Continue »

How many people living in NC are not natives? Nearly half, data shows

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More than 40 percent of people living in North Carolina were not born in the Tar Heel state, according to data recently released by UNC Carolina Population Center demographers. The … Click to Continue »

It's not spring yet: More snow, sleet possible for central North Carolina this week

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From hail to snow, North Carolina weather isn't ready to settle on one season just yet. The first day of spring might be Tuesday, but weather models for the past … Click to Continue »

Police: Gunman kills ex-wife at California mall, wounds self


A man argued with his former wife at a Southern California mall before shooting her to death and turning the gun on himself, authorities said, leading shoppers to run into … Click to Continue »

Saturday, Mar 17

Ping-Pong ball-sized hail and damaging winds possible across NC

Severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible for much of North Carolina from Saturday evening into early Sunday. Any severe weather should be short lived and scattered, … Click to Continue »

No. 16 UMBC shocks No. 1 Virginia in NCAA upset for the ages

Good dog! Very good dog! The UMBC Retrievers pulled off the previously impossible Friday night, making NCAA tournament history in Charlotte by upsetting Virginia, 74-54, before an absolutely shocked crowd … Click to Continue »

Bridge designer left state voice mail about cracks days before Miami bridge collapsed

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Two days before a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University, killing at least six, an engineer with the firm that designed the structure called the state to report cracks … Click to Continue »

Apex police make human trafficking arrests

A week after raiding an Apex hotel and arresting one man for promoting prostitution and citing four women for soliciting prostitution, police are urging the public to be on the … Click to Continue »

Friday, Mar 16

While UNC was at the ACC Tournament, a thief hit the Smith Center. What did he get?

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A "person of interest" is being sought by UNC-Chapel Hill campus police in connection with a break-in that happened at the Dean E. Smith Center March 9. Police released still … Click to Continue »

Bullets flew outside Raleigh's Club Amnesia, police account says

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A man with blood on his face and shirt came out of Club Amnesia in the early morning hours of March 10, then returned a few minutes later and began … Click to Continue »

FBI subpoena requested documents related to NC State's Dennis Smith Jr.

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An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that N.C. State had not released a statement. A federal subpoena issued to N.C. State University in the FBI's investigation into alleged … Click to Continue »

NC should close charter schools that aren't diverse, new report says

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North Carolina's traditional public schools are becoming more segregated and charter schools are partly to blame, according to a new report from the left-leaning N.C. Justice Center. The Wake County … Click to Continue »

Thursday, Mar 15

Want to buy this lovingly curated collection of classic computers?

Around age 12, Benj Edwards began to lament the short-lived nature of technology — how his cherished Atari games got shoved aside by Nintendo, how the stylish Apple computers of … Click to Continue »

NATO's chief says allies are spending more on defense

NATO's chief says European members and Canada spent a total of almost 5 percent more on defense last year compared to 2016, amid pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to … Click to Continue »

Walkout was meant to be peaceful. But these students tore down flag, jumped on cop car, Tennessee police say


Around the country, thousands upon thousands of students walked out of their classrooms on March 14 to peacefully protest inaction on gun laws in the aftermath of the deadly Florida … Click to Continue »

He walked out of his NC high school to protest gun violence. But he stood alone.

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Justin Blackman was alone in his protest of gun violence among hundreds of students at his N.C. high school. Blackman, 16, said he was the only student out of hundreds at Wilson Preparatory Academy to participate in Walkout Day on…

Wednesday, Mar 14

AP Exclusive: NC county illegally removed kids from homes

When Brian Hogan got a call that his wife had suffered a massive heart attack, he knew he had to get to the hospital fast. So Hogan asked his neighbor … Click to Continue »

A giving person. A 'villain.' A 'huge heart.' This is Grayson Allen.

As fast as it took Grayson Allen to put a hip check on Garrison Brooks, it all began. Twitter lit up. Duke and Grayson Allen were trending, again. The “bad … Click to Continue »

Broughton High School postpones walkout after rumors of social media threat

The social media threat that forced Broughton High School to postpone its student walkout wasn't a threat at all, the school's principal said Wednesday afternoon. "What we now know is … Click to Continue »

Thousands of Triangle students take part in walkouts, push for an end to gun violence

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Thousands of Triangle students walked out of their classrooms Wednesday morning as part of a national movement to honor the victims of the Parkland. Fla., high school shooting and to … Click to Continue »