North Carolina

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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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
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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Kayaks are paddled up Long Avenue past flooded sections of the Sherwood Drive community of Conway, S.C., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 as homes were submerged deeper than ever in flood waters that have already set historic records.
Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP
September 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm caused fresh chaos Monday across the Carolinas, where rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate. Authorities urged up to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, on the South Carolina...
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A hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
September 20, 2018 - 8:39 am
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters. However, conditions remain so bad...
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Drone photos of local flooding in North Carolina.
John Meore & Tariq Zehari/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
Ian Bush
September 19, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To begin the recovery from Florence, some utility crews in the Carolinas are looking to the sky — where a Philadelphia company is going to work. Drones have been buzzing overhead in search of storm damage. The bird's-eye photos are analyzed using artificial...
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Residents look out at the flooded entrance to an apartment complex in Fayetteville, N.C.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 19, 2018 - 7:52 am
By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff's van was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands of...
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Michael Jordan donates $2 million for Florence relief and recovery aid
Elsa/Getty Images via CNN
September 19, 2018 - 6:40 am
By Steve Almasy (CNN) -- Michael Jordan, who grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, close to where Florence came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane, has donated $2 million to relief and recovery agencies. "It's truly devastating for me to see the damage that Hurricane Florence is doing to my beloved...
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