- MnSCU drops North Carolina travel ban Updated: May-05-16 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has lifted a ban on travel to North Carolina over that state's law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- Wheatcroft, Loupe share Wells Fargo lead at 7-under 65 Updated: May-05-16 7:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind to share the first-round lead in the Wells Fargo Championship, while Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler dodged a thrown golf ball with an earplug attached to it.
- Heavy winds topple trees, snap power lines near Wilmington Updated: May-05-16 7:14 pm
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The National Weather Service says winds of up to 90 mph roared through northern New Hanover County, and forecasters were assessing conditions to determine if a tornado passed through the area.
- NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law Updated: May-05-16 6:54 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- Man charged in cop chase was convicted in 1994 drug murder Updated: May-05-16 6:13 pm
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Police in Connecticut say a North Carolina man charged with throwing almost a pound of cocaine out of a car during a chase on Interstate 95 was convicted in a 1994 drug murder.
- State law enforcement agents lead raid on illegal gaming Updated: May-05-16 5:53 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Special agents with state Alcohol Law Enforcement have led a statewide raid on 115 businesses targeted for illegal gaming.
- Golf tournament removes 'insensitive' tweet on Cinco de Mayo Updated: May-05-16 5:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Wells Fargo Championship deleted a photo posted on its official Twitter account of fans wearing sombreros and fake mustaches to celebrate Cinco de Mayo after it was deemed insensitive.
- North Carolina election board investigating Durham ballots Updated: May-05-16 5:24 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina election officials investigating inconsistencies with provisional ballots in Durham County during the March 15 primary may decide to remove more than 1,000 of the ballots from the vote count, but that doing so will not affect the outcome of any races.
- The Latest: UNC could lose $1.4 billion over due to LGBT law Updated: May-05-16 5:01 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on disagreements over a North Carolina law that restricts transgender people to public restrooms aligned with their biological sex and prevents governments from passing their own anti-discrimination rules (all times local):
- Former assistant police chief describes being fired Updated: May-05-16 4:51 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - A former assistant police chief in Mocksville says he was at home sick when the man who was promoted over him arrived at his house to tell him he had been fired.
- Authorities arrest woman suspected of starting plant fires Updated: May-05-16 4:09 pm
REIDSVILLE, North Carolina - The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office says it has apprehended a suspect wanted in connection with fires at two local plants.
- Man wounded in double shooting charged with murder Updated: May-05-16 2:39 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Police in Durham say a man wounded in a double shooting in April has been charged with murder in the death of the other person involved in the incident.
- North Carolina commissioner says fines likely for Blue Cross Updated: May-05-16 1:16 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Blue Cross and Blue Shield is likely to face big fines for technology problems that have resulted in insurance coverage and payment problems for thousands of customers, according to North Carolina's insurance commissioner.
- Tow truck driver leaves Bernie Sanders supporter stranded Updated: May-05-16 1:08 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A North Carolina tow truck driver certainly isn't "feeling the Bern."
- Case continued for man accused of living in Army barracks Updated: May-05-16 12:50 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - The criminal case for a man who authorities say was living in the barracks with soldiers from 3rd Special Forces Group has been continued.
- Catholic charities want to know about Duke Energy lobbying Updated: May-05-16 8:46 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Two Catholic religious orders want to know more about Duke Energy's lobbying efforts.
- Woman battling breast cancer wins second big lottery prize Updated: May-05-16 7:18 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Officials with the North Carolina Education Lottery say a woman battling breast cancer is celebrating her second big lottery win this year.
- Kill Devil Hills officers revive man with OD drug Updated: May-05-16 4:00 am
KILL DEVIL HILLS, North Carolina - Police officers in Kill Devil Hills have revived an unconscious man after administering a dose of naloxone and using an automatic defibrillator.
- List of North Carolina counties for primary recanvassing Updated: May-04-16 7:19 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The counties that the North Carolina State Board of Elections says are recanvassing the results of the March 15 primary elections:
- North Carolina budget writers agree how much to spend in '17 Updated: May-04-16 7:01 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Republican legislative leaders have agreed on how much the state should spend next year. It appears to resolve early an issue that tripped up budget negotiations last year and led to a General Assembly session lasting eight months.
- Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home Updated: May-04-16 6:05 pm
Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall.
- Report: Children worked at a few RJR contract tobacco farms Updated: May-04-16 5:37 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A report about the practices of farmers who sell tobacco to R.J. Reynolds shows that several growers had children under the age of 13 working in their fields despite a pledge by the company to ban the hiring of people so young.
- Coach: NC travel ban to cost Minnesota athletes opportunity Updated: May-04-16 5:34 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota State-Mankato's baseball coach on Wednesday lamented the lost opportunity for his team if it were to qualify for the NCAA Division II championship and couldn't play because the tournament is in North Carolina.
- Police chief: Officers used poor judgment in church arrest Updated: May-04-16 4:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said the decision to arrest a suspect during a worship service was a "failure in leadership" and "indefensible."
- Hornets GM Cho: Re-signing Nicolas Batum 'No. 1 priority' Updated: May-04-16 4:19 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - General manager Rich Cho made it clear the Charlotte Hornets want to re-sign unrestricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum to a long-term contract.