North Carolina

Carol and Ed Ryan, visitors from Long Island, enjoyed the beach on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The two said they had heard the island is part of the state's zone A evacuation that was issued in advance of Hurricane Florence, but are not planning on leaving yet.
© Staff Photo by Jenna Miller
David Madden
September 11, 2018 - 4:07 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is battening down for whatever Hurricane Florence may bring to the East Coast this week. About 80 members of the state's emergency Task Force One are already in North Carolina, awaiting deployment where they are needed. Gov. Phil Murphy said during a...
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Roberts Grocery Store in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. boards up it's windows as they prepare for Hurricane Florence Monday, Sept. 10, 2018.
Ken Blevins /The Star-News via AP
September 11, 2018 - 10:10 am
By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mandatory evacuations were imposed for parts of three East Coast states Tuesday as millions of Americans prepared for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades. Hurricane Florence's top...
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Map shows probable path of Hurricane Florence. ; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
Maps4News/here via AP
September 10, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As rain continues to drench the Philadelphia area — and with Hurricane Florence threatening the coastline — National Weather Service officials say the storm's impact could cause some major issues for the Delaware Valley. A very wet summer mixed with heavy rain the...
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Charlotte, NC
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July 20, 2018 - 1:37 pm
By Steve People and Gary Robertson, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Republican National Committee finalized its convention site on Friday, picking an East Coast...
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Hurricane Chris
NASA via CNN
July 11, 2018 - 9:03 am
By Elizabeth Elkin and Emily Smith, CNN (CNN) -- If you're on the Atlantic coast, you may want to stay out of the water for the next few days. Hurricane Chris is rapidly strengthening, and the National Hurricane Center has named it a Category 2 storm. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near...
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A federal judge will hear arguments Monday, June 25, 2018, from lawyers representing Republican legislative leaders who say the case should be dismissed because the plaintiffs can't prove the new law is harming them.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
AP News
June 25, 2018 - 7:12 am
More than a year after North Carolina undid its "bathroom bill," a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it.
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In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, people line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to hear arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 18, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against...
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Police officer ready to make arrest
May 11, 2018 - 12:21 pm
By Faith Karimi and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) -- Anthony Wall's night started at the prom with his sister, followed by a stop at a Waffle House in Warsaw, North Carolina. While at the restaurant, he got into a heated argument with employees, who called police. It's unclear what happened moments...
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