- Video: Inmate shocked with stun gun 3 times before death Updated: May-03-16 11:59 am
LILLINGTON, North Carolina - A jail inmate who was backing away from an officer was shocked with a stun gun three times and left alone for about 20 minutes in a padded cell where he died, according to a video released to a North Carolina newspaper.
- North Carolina sheriff's deputy hurt in shooting Updated: May-03-16 7:27 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina has been hurt while trying to serve a warrant at a home northeast of Raleigh.
- Bestselling author Jim Wallis to speak about book on racism Updated: May-03-16 4:10 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Bestselling author the Rev. Jim Wallis is speaking in Raleigh about his latest book on racism and white privilege.
- The Latest: Former congressman Hayes back as party chairman Updated: May-01-16 11:00 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on North Carolina Republican Party activists meeting Saturday to consider a petition to remove the state party's chairman (all times local):
- North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post Updated: Apr-30-16 8:14 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority and tried to crash a GOP website.
- Duke's Azura Stevens transfers to UConn Updated: Apr-30-16 7:19 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - Azura Stevens, the leading scorer and rebounder for Duke, has decided to transfer to UConn.
- Raleigh woman going to Texas for more charges dismemberment Updated: Apr-29-16 12:27 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina woman has agreed to go to Texas to face more charges in the dismemberment of a woman nearly five years ago.
- Nonprofit that helped coach teachers, principals shuts down Updated: Apr-28-16 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A nonprofit which has helped coach teachers and principals across North Carolina and the nation is shutting down.
- North Carolina now on clock to respond in NCAA academic case Updated: Apr-27-16 5:39 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resolution in the multi-year case centered around its academic fraud scandal.
- Correction: LGBT Rights-Cancellations story Updated: Apr-27-16 5:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - In a story April 25 about Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato canceling their shows in North Carolina in protest of the state's new law addressing LGBT rights, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mumford and Sons had also canceled their performance. The band performed in Charlotte and donated a portion of the proceeds from the show to a local LGBT organization.
- Fallout from North Carolina LGBT law worries small business Updated: Apr-27-16 11:22 am
Small businesses in North Carolina are already losing valuable business because of the new state law limiting protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
- The Latest: Bathroom law didn't deter transgender protesters Updated: Apr-26-16 2:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on protests over a law curtailing rights for lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual people (all times local):
- Offense a priority this spring for ACC's Atlantic Division Updated: Apr-25-16 12:27 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Some teams in the ACC's Atlantic Division kept their offenses humming this spring.
- Rallies for, against House Bill 2 set on session's first day Updated: Apr-25-16 4:35 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators returning for their annual work session will hear loud and clear from supporters and opponents of a law they approved last month addressing bathroom use by transgender people and limiting government protections for LGBT citizens.
- NC papers to be on display as lawmakers return to Raleigh Updated: Apr-25-16 4:05 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Famous papers about North Carolina's government will be on display for two days on the first floor of the Legislative Building as lawmakers start their next session.
- New state Rep. Chris Sgro taking oath before new session Updated: Apr-24-16 4:01 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The head of North Carolina's leading gay-rights group is being sworn in as a member of the North Carolina House on the eve of this year's regular work session.
- Officials: Missing boater's body found in lake near Raleigh Updated: Apr-23-16 3:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Authorities say the body of a boater missing since last Monday has been recovered from the waters of Fall Lake near Raleigh.
- North Carolina GOP's careful plan could be in jeopardy Updated: Apr-23-16 11:10 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A decade ago, GOP leaders developed a strategy to take over North Carolina's state government for the first time since 1870: Aggressively pursue the seats of vulnerable Democratic lawmakers and win House and Senate majorities by 2010; use those majorities to redistrict the state in Republicans' favor; and push a business-friendly, socially conservative agenda in a Southern state where progressive policies once held sway.
- Museum to host round-the-clock reading of The Bard's plays Updated: Apr-23-16 8:38 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Museum of History is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with an around-the-clock reading of his works.
- Rep. Schaeffer resigns, Chaudhuri appointed in Senate Updated: Apr-22-16 4:55 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - There have been more comings and goings at the North Carolina General Assembly before this year's work session begins on Monday.
- 2.7M visited Outer Banks National Park sites in '15 Updated: Apr-22-16 12:15 pm
MANTEO, North Carolina - A new report finds that more than 2.7 million visitors visited National Park Service sites on the Outer Banks last year, supporting almost 3,000 jobs and meaning $225 million for the local economy.
- Former NC prison guard sentenced for extorting money, items Updated: Apr-22-16 6:56 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A former state correctional officer has been sentenced to four years in prison for using his position to extort money and items from prisoners.
- Report: N Carolina legislature losing experienced members Updated: Apr-21-16 12:19 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Resignations, pending retirements and runs for other public offices by North Carolina General Assembly members are taking a significant bite out of the legislature's collective experience and effectiveness.
- Top lawmaker: North Carolina rights law will stay in place Updated: Apr-20-16 7:55 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina legislative leader said Wednesday he doesn't see the need to repeal or revise a law that limits protections for the LGBT community.
- North Carolina holds meeting to encourage hiring of veterans Updated: Apr-20-16 4:08 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina is holding a meeting to talk with state government leaders and managers on the advantages of hiring military veterans.