North Carolina

Zion Williamson
Rob Kinnan/USA Today Sports
February 21, 2019 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike says it's investigating why Duke freshman Zion Williamson split a shoe open during a game against rival North Carolina. But the sportswear giant says it's an "isolated occurrence." The Beaverton, Oregon-based company says it's concerned and says quality and performance of its...
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Zion Williamson
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
February 21, 2019 - 8:30 am
(CNN) -- A star-studded crowd including former US President Barack Obama had gathered to watch hotly tipped college basketball player Zion Williamson, but the 18-year-old's night unraveled after just 33 seconds when his Nike shoe fell apart. Williamson, thought by many to be basketball's brightest...
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Asheville, N.C.
Dreamstime
January 22, 2019 - 11:13 am
By Kristy Kepley-Steward ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS ) -- An Asheville man spoke with News 13 after finding a KKK recruitment flyer on his lawn in the Montford neighborhood on Tuesday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He reported that to Asheville Police Department, and investigators said the same flyer was...
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Pizza Hut expands beer delivery service
Pizza Hut
January 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Pizza Hut is leaning into its beer delivery service to get an edge over Domino's. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is expanding its beer delivery program to 1,000 locations by the summer. Beer delivery will be up and running in nearly 300...
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The Conservators Center
WTVD/ABC11 via AP
December 31, 2018 - 2:09 pm
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — An intern was cleaning an animal enclosure at a North Carolina wildlife center when a lion escaped from a nearby pen and attacked her, killing the young woman and sending visitors out of the zoo, authorities said. Deputies shot and killed the lion Sunday before retrieving...
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Good samaritans help a driver who is lodged in the snow Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, along South Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Allison Lee Isley/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP
December 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. Authorities urged people to stay home Monday in areas where driving was dangerous...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
December 09, 2018 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning on flying to the Carolinas anytime soon, you should keep a check on your flight status update. Several flights heading out of Philadelphia International Airport to Raleigh–Durham International and Charlotte Douglass International airports in North...
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US Flag that survived Florence's winds up for auction
www.fptower.com
October 01, 2018 - 8:58 am
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN / KYW Newsradio) -- An American flag shown on a livestream as it was shredded by the fury of Hurricane Florence has been sold for $10,900. The flag was auctioned on eBay to raise money for the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the storm. The flag stood at the...
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Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton, left, listens as Ian Ritch speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Gastonia, N.C., about his 6-year-old son Maddox Ritch.
John Clark /The Gaston Gazette via AP
September 28, 2018 - 7:14 am
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chief of a North Carolina police department said Thursday he was "heartbroken" over the discovery of a body believed to be that of a missing 6-year-old boy. Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton fought back tears and a breaking voice during a news conference in which it was...
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Drone photos of local flooding in North Carolina.
John Meore & Tariq Zehari/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
Justin Udo
September 27, 2018 - 8:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A water rescue team from Pennsylvania is lending a helping hand to neighbors from down south hit hard by recent weather. The flooding in North and South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Florence left dozens of people stranded in homes and on rooftops. "A lot of times...
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