1 hr ago | ABC11
Local and federal authorities say they've broken up a crime ring that stole checkbooks from cars and homes in North and South Carolina and used the checks to make fraudulent deposits into the suspects' own bank accounts.
4 hrs ago | Salon
"Periodical cicadas have the longest life cycles known for insects. They are called 'periodical' because in any one population all but a trivially small fraction are exactly the same age.
5 hrs ago | Institute for Southern Studies
Number of arrests made since April 29 during weekly "Moral Monday" nonviolent protests at the North Carolina legislature led by the state NAACP against a Republican supermajority agenda that includes cuts to education, social programs and unemployment benefits; rejecting Medicaid expansion; new restrictions on voting and labor rights; and ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
Jim Dean has been named to the No. 2 leadership position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
9 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
As boaters take to the area roadways en route to the water, a tragic accident that occurred a year ago in Carteret County serves as a reminder that the trailers they are towing can be dangerous.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
If you guessed between Romania and Ukraine, you should go on Jeopardy! and give Ken Jennings a run for his all-time winnings record of over $3.1 million in 74 victories on the show.
Pat McCrory wants in a final plan. The Senate gave its final approval to a government spending plan through mid-2015 that includes favored initiatives by chamber leaders, such as the repeated effort by Sen.
In a report published in the journal Science on Thursday, three North Carolina researchers have determined that cockroaches have changed their internal chemistry in order to detect sweet substances as tasting bitter, thereby enabling them to avoid glucose-laced pesticides.
Meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expect that unusually warm water and other factors will produce as many as six major hurricanes during a busy 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, they announced today .
The Brunswick News reports Summer Industries is behind the project. The manufacturer of various items including paperboard tubes and composite cans also has plants in Florida, Mississippi, New York and North Carolina.
A Charlotte, North Carolina woman had her son arrested for stealing her Pop-Tarts earlier this week.
The boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina might be one of the loveliest border crossings ever: It's the crest of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
On Wednesday, the Obama administration publicly acknowledged for the first time that four Americans were killed in drone strikes since 2009 as part of U.S. counterterrorism activities surrounding al Qaeda.
Until I met a young man named Eric Henderson down in North Carolina, I had no idea that there was a Ford Pinto club .
The Governor's Highway Safety Program is marking the 20th anniversary of its "Click It or Ticket" campaign with a renewed effort to get all North Carolina motorists and passengers to buckle up.
An audit of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says it has failed to fully test a new $484 million computer system scheduled to begin processing Medicaid claims on July 1. The report issued by the office of State Auditor Beth Wood raises serious questions about the process used to affirm the complex NCTracks software will be ... (more)
From left, Renee Farrow and her sister, LaReesa Farrow, look for jobs Wednesday at the Employment Security Commission.