North Carolina

People gather across from the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte after a shooting at the school Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C.
Jason E. Miczek/AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Tom Foreman Jr. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man armed with a pistol opened fire on students in a classroom building at a North Carolina university during the last day of classes Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, police said. Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, North Carolina's Cameron Johnson (13) dunks against Gonzaga during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Gerry Broome/AP Photo, File
March 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Noah Trister, AP Sports Writer At this time of year, everyone's in search of a system — some way of simplifying the brackets and making it a little easier to pick one champion out of all those contenders. You could go with the most experienced coaches, or perhaps the teams playing the best...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2019, image made from video vehicles make their way near a Union County sign, in Bladen County, N.C.
Sarah Blake Morgan/AP Photo
March 04, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Gary D. Robertson and Sarah Blake Morgan, Associated Press ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — A ballot-fraud scandal that brought down a Republican candidate and led North Carolina to order a do-over congressional election could give the Democrats a strong shot at taking back a seat that has been held...
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Columbus, Ohio
Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business (CNN) -- Over the past 138 years, a small business in Columbus, Ohio, has persevered through the Great Depression, two World Wars, the Great Recession and 25 presidents. But E.E. Ward Moving & Storage's crowning achievement is that it has remained the oldest...
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Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, that Dowless was arrested after grand jury indictments alleging illegal possession of absentee ballots and obstruction of justice.
Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, File
February 27, 2019 - 12:46 pm
UPDATED: 1:11 p.m. By Emery P. Dalesio and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina political operative at the center of a ballot fraud scandal was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges over his collection of absentee ballots in the 2016 elections and the Republican...
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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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