Thousands in Orange County are still without and it could be Sunday night before it is restored for most. More>>
Frustration was running high Friday in Orange County as yet another winter storm blew through the Triangle, this time knocking out electricity across the county. A gas station in Hillsboro was one of More>>
Duke Energy's CEO says its customers likely will shoulder the costs of closing the rest of the utility's coal ash ponds across North Carolina. More>>
Trees toppled by a winter storm and the threat of more frozen precipitation have forced the North Carolina Zoo to keep its doors closed through the weekend. More>>
A sergeant based in South Carolina has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting adult and child victims in North Carolina. More>>
A service for longtime North Carolina lawmaker Martin Nesbitt is scheduled for next week in his home of Buncombe County. More>>
North Carolina regulators say aluminum and iron levels in the Dan River upstream from last month's coal ash spill exceeded state water quality standards, just like samples from downstream waters contaminated by the... More>>
A funeral service will be held Monday for the young Marine from Waseca killed while serving in Afghanistan. More>>
Juicy the Chihuahua was stolen in Durham, as were two TVs and an iPad. More>>
An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair. More>>
North Carolina's rolling out a new license for certain military drivers. Qualified veterans can be designated as such on their driver licenses or identification cards. State Motor Vehicles Commissioner Kelly Thomas says it’s a way for the state to show appreciation. The word "veteran" will appear just above the birbirth datehe designation gives veterans the option to use their license for veterans’ discounts. Read more about how to get one by clicking here. More>>
You might not always recognize them, but heroes are all around us. Some come in the form of teachers. Tracy Hyman is a first grade teacher at Rosenwald Elementary school in Robeson County. Last month More>>
A Duke freshman who uses Belle Knox as her stage name spoke to CNN's Piers Morgan about doing pornography. More>>
Veterans can now have their license labeled to display designation. More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency for North Carolina in the wake of a winter storm that's left hundreds of thousands without power.
Another winter storms hit North Carolina Thursday night and Friday morning, causing thousands of North Carolinians to be without power due to fallen trees and power lines. More>>
Friday is the 100th anniversary of George Herman "Babe" Ruth's first home run as a professional baseball player. More>>
A Rowan-Salisbury Schools bus in North Carolina hit an icy spot Friday morning, went down an embankment and reportedly struck a gas line. More>>
A Mecklenburg County jury has returned a life prison sentence for a man convicted of killing three people more than five years ago. More>>
A forecast of frozen precipitation has forced another shutdown of the North Carolina Zoo. More>>
An eye-opening trip to Africa is teaching some NC State University students big lessons on how to combat HIV and AIDS.A group of nine students and faculty recently returned from Uganda's capital city of More>>
A Fayetteville man who police say stole a physician's identity and used it to write prescriptions and operate a fake clinic has surrendered to police. More>>
State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who this week stepped down as minority leader because of illness, has died. He was 67. More>>
A Raleigh man has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection with an assault in June 2013. More>>
A man wanted for practicing medicine without a license turned himself in to Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies Thursday. More>>
An officer in the U.S. Army wanted in connection with several sexual assaults in Harnett County was arrested Thursday in Puerto Rico. More>>
In his immaculate blue dress uniform, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair stood ramrod straight before a judge Thursday and pleaded guilty to three charges that could send him to prison for up to 15 years. More>>
A Unicoi woman and her grandchild were hit by a car attempting to pass a stopped school bus Thursday on Unicoi Drive.
A Unicoi woman and her grandchild were hit by a car attempting to pass a stopped school bus Thursday on Unicoi Drive.More>>
Basit Sheikh told a federal judge he wants to represent himself on charges he tried to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group. More>>
A North Carolina judge says Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate the source of groundwater pollution at its coal ash dumps.
Amos Lavon Hardy, 36, of Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington has been charged with 70 counts of first degree sex offense with a child. These charges are in addition to his previous charges on from February More>>
A total of 85 people have died from the flu in North Carolina since the flu season began in October 2013.
Some students in Durham Public Schools are getting free lunches every day thanks to a pilot program that was launched this January. More>>
No one was hurt when a milk truck caught fire on Interstates 40 and 85 in Alamance County. More>>
A North Carolina man accused of seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group is scheduled to appear in court to officially hear the federal government's case against him. More>>
The superintendent of North Carolina schools is helping to launch a campaign to get books to elementary school students. More>>
Gov. Pat McCrory says he's looking at whether he'd like changes to a law phasing out job protections of North Carolina school teachers while giving raises to the highest-rated instructors who enter multiyear... More>>
Drive around parts of Cary, and you'll hear hammers and drills pounding away. They're the sounds of a population that's exploding.That's why Will Lominack says a Wake County school board vote on Tuesday More>>
A Raleigh home being built with a modern flare has the historic neighborhood of Oakwood fired up. More>>
A group of protesters rallied outside the Executive Mansion in Raleigh Wednesday to demand stricter regulations on Duke Energy. More>>
Narcotics agents busted a Fayetteville business Wednesday that was operating as a medical clinic without a physician present. More>>
The Raleigh Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals in a car on the campus of Broughton High School who attempted to get a student to leave campus with them. More>>
Northwestern Mutual presented a $100,000 research grant to child cancer researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Wake County School Board passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a law eliminating teacher tenure. More>>
Travel conditions are improving for drivers across several counties in the east Wednesday morning. More>>
North Carolina state Sen. Martin Nesbitt has stepped down as the Senate's minority leader because of a recent medical diagnosis. Sen. Dan Blue is taking his place. More>>
The film industry may see a renewal of incentives to stick around in North Carolina. State Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker says she optimistic about a plan in the works during the N.C. Governor's Conference held in Charlotte on Monday. In 2013, the general assembly approved the tax overhaul plan ending a 25 percent tax break for the film industry next year. To read more about the possible plan and what Decker says ... More>>
The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a federal court to make a quick ruling to stop the Alamance County Sheriff's Office from discriminating against Hispanic residents. More>>
The City of Asheville is looking for a solution to the on-going turf battle with graffiti taggers. More>>
The prosecutor leading an investigation into fraud in an academic department at North Carolina says a retired administrator tied to the case won't face charges. More>>
A federal magistrate judge says North Carolina must provide documents to groups suing to overturn recent voting changes that were created even after Gov. Pat McCrory signed the law last summer. More>>
The state is seeking the death penalty in the case of Everett Graves, who is charged with shooting 9-year-old Jaeden Sharpe.
A report from the National Park service shows visitors to its sites at both ends of North Carolina drew visitors who spent a lot of money in 2012. More>>
NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty is among five people being honored in North Carolina for their contributions to the success of the state's tourism industry. More>>
Emergency officials and law enforcement responded to numerous wrecks Tuesday morning as icy spots remained on several roadways after Monday's sleet and snow. More>>
A federal court-appointed receiver is suing key players in a North Carolina online company that promised big returns in a massive Ponzi scheme. More>>
University of Alabama officials say former President, Joab Thomas, has died at the age of 81. More>>
A Florida company says it has an agreement to recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the coast of the Carolinas in 1857 in one of the worst maritime disasters in American history. More>>
Deputies need your help to find 58- year-old Michael Wayne Sykes of Swannanona. Sykes was last seen February 22nd, driving a white Kia Soul with NC tag: CAS-6860. More>>
Nearly 20 Forsyth County employees have gone to the hospital for evaluation after a toxic dry cleaning chemical spill at the county jail. More>>
North Carolina 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... More>>
A Shelby, N.C., man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a teen near Myrtle Beach. More>>
A state panel designed to provide more information to voters about a proposed change to North Carolina's Constitution involving jury trials has postponed meeting because of the winter weather. More>>
A student was injured Monday after their car hit a Durham school bus. More>>
A 16-year-old girl died after her vehicle ran off the road and became submerged in a creek, authorities said. More>>
A basketball tournament in Charlotte ended with violence at a party at a hotel that featured rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs. More>>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol has arrested a North Carolina man in a hit-and-run that killed a woman in Cherokee County Saturday night. More>>
A proposed change to North Carolina's Constitution involving jury trials is on the ballot in November, so a state panel is meeting to write an explanation for voters. More>>
The Department of Health and Human Services recognized the first group of instructors to graduate the state's new Youth Mental Health First Aid program. More>>
Protestors marched and chanted around the Capitol in Raleigh Sunday afternoon demanding Russia remove its troops from the Crimean Peninsula. More>>
Charlotte is joining other cities that have eliminated the question about criminal records on city job applications.
A North Carolina 19-year-old faces jail time after pulling down his pants while walking away from a judge.
Undergraduate tuition at Duke University will increase 4 percent to $45,800 a year following approval by the school's Board of Trustees.
A shooting in a Fayetteville night club early Sunday sent three people to the hospital where a 17-year-old girl remains in critical condition, police said. More>>
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said a man in his 20s died and his passenger sustained injuries when the SUV his was driving ran off the road and struck a tree near Benson Sunday morning. More>>
Hundreds went bald Saturday all in the name of children's cancer research, while thousands watched. More>>
North Carolina regulators have issued notice to Duke Energy that the company will be cited for environmental violations related to a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Friday that the two notices relate to separate violations of wastewater and storm-water regulations. The agency could levy fines against Duke for the violations, but the amount has not yet been determined. The spill beg... More>>
With the health care enrollment deadline of March 31st quickly approaching, North Carolina enrollment numbers are rising. More>>
Environmentalists say they began seeing the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, or PED, virus in North Carolina in June. Although the virus doesn't directly pose a concern for humans, the way the dead pigs are being disposed of does. More>>
DMV officials are discussing several new changes to reduce the congestion and wait times at North Carolina DMV offices. More>>
A highly-paid government contractor credited with saving North Carolina taxpayers millions left behind little documentary evidence of that work. More>>
Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Rowan County high school student who they say created an Instagram account and posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl on the social media site. More>>
The Carolina Beach Town Council is saying no to seismic testing for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast.
A Rocky Mount firefighter has developed an app for Google Glass that helps dispatch communicate with emergency responders faster. More>>
A popular Greek restaurant will move to downtown Raleigh after more than 10 years on Glenwood Avenue. More>>
Emergency crews called off a search for a plane crash Friday in a heavily wooded area in Castalia, N.C. More>>
The sold-out show, which is expected to draw more than 27,000 to downtown Raleigh, features life-sized creations made out of Legos.
A Wake County commissioner and former candidate for lieutenant governor has been hired as chief operating officer in Gov. Pat McCrory's budget office. More>>
Blue Cross and Blue Shield executives say the company spent $65 million more on systems projects and initiatives in 2013 than it did the year before, much of which was attributable to the Affordable Care Act. More>>
State regulators are concerned about another leaking pipe at a Duke Energy coal ash dump, this time in western North Carolina. More>>
Police in Landis accuse a Rowan County school bus driver of allowing student to smoke marijuana on the bus. More>>
Almost a third of North Carolina's counties have received permission from state elections officials to reduce early-voting hours heading into the May 6 primary below what last year's elections overhaul law demanded... More>>
More than a year after nearly burning to the ground, Hibernian is set to reopen Saturday on Glenwood Avenue. More>>
Hillsborough is looking to make the Eno River more accessible for citizens.
Dr. Raymond Cook has been released from the Wake County Correctional Center. More>>
UNC will not release the data from Mary Willingham's research, a spokeswoman says, citing privacy laws.
Most hopefuls for North Carolina office are down to the final hours to enter the 2014 elections or wait to see if they avoid campaign rivals.
Singer and actor Clay Aiken is now officially making the switch to wear the hat of a North Carolina congressional candidate. More>>
The leader of a nonpartisan think tank that writes in-depth about North Carolina policy issues and potential solutions is retiring after more than 30 years at the post. More>>
The Girl Scouts named Laura Lee Davis their membership director for Craven, Carteret and Pamlico counties. More>>
Two people are murdered in the city of Durham in one day. Now community leaders are looking for solutions to cut the crime. More>>
More than 13,000 people rely on the Raleigh Housing Authority for affordable living. More>>
The North Carolina Democratic Party has set a date to work out details on a new executive director after Chairman Randy Voller fired the previous one. More>>
The North Carolina Press Association has named journalist Charlie Rose its 2014 North Carolinian of the Year at its annual meeting Thursday. More>>
The North Carolina Press Association has selected new officers for 2014-15. More>>
A 16 year old has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that injured two students and a driver of a Middle Creek High School bus Thursday. More>>
Two days after a 9-year-old Moore County girl came home after receiving a much-needed kidney transplant, she says she is feeling much better. More>>
Jesus Huerta had a potentially fatal amount of cough medicine in his system at the time of his death, a medical examiner said. More>>
Durham police say a woman was shot to death Wednesday near the intersections of Holloway Street and Guthrie Avenue. More>>
AT&T is announcing 130 job openings in North Carolina in retail sales, technician and call center positions. More>>
Two former officers in Gaston County have been sentenced to prison for their pleas to conspiracy and extortion charges last year. More>>