TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nestor made landfall Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone after the former tropical storm spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida but spared an area of the Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael.
BURLINGTON — Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal sanctuary.
DURHAM — Some rape survivors in Durham may have a better chance at finding closure, since the city has recently sent hundreds of samples of untested DNA evidence in for analysis.
OCRACOKE — The bright, white Ocracoke Lighthouse has aided mariners for nearly 200 years, longer than any other in North Carolina and second longest in the nation.
CHARLOTTE — Police from across the region fought tears as family and friends gathered for the funeral Friday of slain Mooresville K9 Officer Jordan Sheldon, and recalled his devotion to family, fellow officers and God.
RALEIGH — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state's so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the repeat of a congressional race marred by a ballot fraud scandal .
The adaptation of Stephen King's novel, which turns 35 this weekend, was unlike anything Wilmington had ever seen — a major film project with a $15 million budget and stars like a young Drew Barrymore, George C. Scott and Martin Sheen.
RALEIGH — Charities can soon hold special casino "game nights" at fundraisers across most of North Carolina and offer alcoholic beverages to patrons without worrying that they're breaking the law.
A mother's claim that her 7-week-old baby was kidnapped quickly unraveled after her infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine in the North Carolina mountains, law enforcement officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON — Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in the party insist. Trump said he was "very surprised" at the move.
RALEIGH — A clean-energy advocacy group wants an investigation into whether a longtime North Carolina legislator violated ethics laws by pushing legislation sought by Duke Energy Corp. while his law firm did legal work for a gas pipeline project.
RALEIGH — One North Carolina legislative chamber wrapped up its work on Tuesday before a deadline the General Assembly imposed on itself this week so that the universe of bills filed during this two-year session can be narrowed.
In response to the fatal shooting of Danquirs Franklin in March, the police department is considering equipping officers with holster sensors, department spokesman Rob Tufano said.
A woman has admitted she illegally bought and sold North Carolina black bear body parts that have been used for centuries in China, South Korea and other countries to treat illnesses.
The award comes with a $5,000 prize, which is being given to the state disaster relief fund.
Thousands of college students will graduate from universities across the state over the next couple of weeks, as their proud families and mentors watch the tassels turn.
RALEIGH — Legislation originally designed to prohibit hand-held cellphones while driving in North Carolina nearly stalled Friday after a rewrite because lawmakers worried it would punish people who eat or put on makeup behind the wheel.
ASHEBORO — A baby chimpanzee born at the North Carolina Zoo now has a name chosen by public vote.
RALEIGH — Duke Energy Corp. is pushing North Carolina legislators to allow the country's largest electric company to line up profitable infrastructure projects years into the future and bypass lengthy regulatory battles.
Explorers surveying mile-deep sea canyons this week off North Carolina’s Outer Banks say they encountered “spectacular” rock walls draped in deep-sea animals and brightly colored corals.
DURHAM — Subway restaurants in Fayetteville, Hope Mills and Lumberton are among five locations in North Carolina forced to pay nearly $14,000 in back wages following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.
HENDERSONVILLE — A North Carolina sheriff says he plans to continue its agreement with U.S. immigration authorities.
A judge found two defendants guilty and dismissed the charges against two others Thursday in connection with last year’s toppling of the Silent Sam Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
Pregnant women at the clinic can opt to join a group session for their monthly checkups instead of the traditional one-on-one office visits with their doctor that are usually recommended.
CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man in a parking lot after repeatedly ordering him to drop his gun said multiple times that she had no choice, according to a bodycam video released Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service warned consumers not to eat the pepperoni and ham-and-cheese sandwiches that are sold in 9-ounce carton packages by J & J Snack Foods Handhelds of Holly Ridge.
Chronic wasting disease is always fatal. It's a neurological disease that affects deer and similar animals such as elk and moose.
A funeral home covered burial expenses. The Army provided soldiers to fold the U.S. flag and play taps. And more than 100 veterans and others, many of them strangers, attended the service Wednesday at Salisbury National Cemetery.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center developed a two-pronged malnutrition initiative to help discharged patients. They are sent home with two weeks worth of healthy food and a new clinical outreach dietician helps former patients continue to eat healthy, even connecting them to services they need.
Legislation unveiled Wednesday would direct the money to more than 93,000 classroom teachers. Starting this fall, teachers would be debited or reimbursed through an electronic app for their retail purchases.