As Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis prepare to debate Wednesday night, new data shows the race is tight. More>>
Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... More>>
The Goldsboro Police Department was investigating a shooting Monday night after a 20-year-old man was killed. More>>
A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon. More>>
A 7-year-old boy remained in a Sacramento, California, hospital Monday, two days after he was injured while target shooting, authorities said Monday.
Half brothers who have spent 30 years in prison for the killing and rape of an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are asking to be released. More>>
Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story. More>>
We all know how important it is to keep baby safe, which is why September has been named National Baby Safety Month.
One person is dead after a van flipped several times Monday morning in Johnston County. More>>
A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday in a single-car accident on Lake Wheeler Road. More>>
Deputies say a woman was shot Monday evening at 2601 Andrews Rd. in Sanford.
Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>
More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.
The crash happened along the 1100 block of 6th Street NW around 7 p.m. Sunday evening.
The United States Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet near the Bonner Bridge. More>>
Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis. More>>
A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said. More>>
A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. More>>
Randolph County deputies are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car. More>>
North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size. More>>
Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson testified in a federal trial that his deputies only conducted traffic checkpoints on Sundays when they were necessary for public safety. More>>
Repairs are underway after a water main broke early Sunday evening outside Greenlaw Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More>>
The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought.
The Town of Kure Beach is now home to the newest surfing world record holder! More>>
Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.
Family and friends of six people who died in a house fire paid their respects Sunday evening. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Gibbs Road just outside the town of Garland in Sampson County early Saturday morning.More>>
Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated four to six percent of children in the United States. More>>
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the... More>>
Don Byrne works to make pine coffins with out any power tools for those who want to keep their carbon footprint small until the very end. More>>
The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.
Investigators say one man was killed and a second critically injured in a shooting at a Burlington motel where several hundred people were gathered for a party. More>>
A man wanted by police for posing as an officer and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl surrendered to authorities Saturday. More>>
Investigators arrested a second suspect Thursday in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.
A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather. More>>
Police in South Carolina say a man sped past a stopped school bus Wednesday morning after he was seen huffing from several aerosol cans. More>>
One man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Vass, according to authorities. More>>
A Fayetteville man was arrested Saturday in Spring Lake on charges arising from his sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. More>>
Deputies are investigating a fatal shooting early Saturday morning after the victim had argued with someone earlier in the night at a Fayetteville nightclub. More>>
Police say two people are dead after a freight train collided with a car in Morrisville Friday night.
Rather than throw away thousands of ears of "ugly but good" corn, foiled after very wet summer, a local farmer chose to donate them to the needy. More>>
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long... More>>
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district has turned to composting to cut the amount of trash it sends to the landfill by 90 percent. More>>
Six people are dead after a mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning in Sampson County, investigators say.
More than 60,000 people are expected to attend "Dragon Con" in Atlanta this long Labor Day weekend. More>>
Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>
Police say no charges will be filed in a pedestrian-involved crash Thursday night in Carrboro.
Officials in Greensboro have begun efforts to gather a panel of legal representatives to discuss police body worn cameras and public records. More>>
The mother of Daniels' boyfriend and others found Daniels lying face down on her bedroom floor in front of the door and to the left of her bed, the warrants said. She was wearing a pair of pink running shorts that were inside out on her body and nothing else. More>>
A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after... More>>
The military veterans hanging out in USO-like comfort at a community college near Fort Bragg have a universal demand for politicians running for Congress - fix problems at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>
A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Robbins after slamming into the back of a pickup truck, authorities said. More>>
The owner of a tattoo shop in Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged with a number of drug charges after a search warrant executed at his shop Friday evening revealed drugs, paraphernalia and over $3,000. More>>
A business owner and former Marine says he may be able to keep his Durham coffee shop open after receiving an outpouring of support from the community. More>>
An 18-month-old child died Friday after being found unresponsive in his grandmother's pool at her Fayetteville home. More>>
A Fayetteville family is looking for answers after a 28-year-old man disappeared more than 2 weeks ago. More>>
The military is investigating the death of a Fort Bragg paratrooper earlier this week on base.
A Durham man who was arrested for a crime he did not commit spoke to students at N.C. Central University about his experience. More>>
A South Carolina woman has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the gang-related kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father. More>>
The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>
The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at UNC said the family is "worried about justice" for her son. More>>
Durham police are trying to locate Anthony Stewart Jr. who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery. More>>
Neighbors say they are disappointed with the county's decision to allow a shooting range near their properties to continue operating. More>>
One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>
The N.C. DOT says the speed limit is "appropriate" along the stretch of road where a 4-year-old was killed by a car earlier this week. More>>
The Union County School District is investigating after a teen's family says she was attacked on a bus heading home from school earlier this week. More>>
Fuquay-Varina said Standard Poor's, a top credit rating agency, has upgraded the town's credit rating from AA to AAA. More>>
?Performance Fiber, a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, in Chatham County is closing. More>>
Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>
Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>
A Fayetteville family is asking for the public's help in locating their missing relative. More>>
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, in a discussion Friday morning at Duke, addressed the problems in the VA that have raised concerns among many American veterans. More>>
For the upcoming high school football season, WNCN Blitz is kicking off its Friday morning pep rallies at Hillside High School in Durham. More>>
A jury has awarded half a million dollars to the family of a man who died after Charlotte police used a stun gun on him. More>>
UNC has announced new policies for dealing with sexual violence. More>>
The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park. More>>
The suspect in a Spring Lake child sexual assault case failed to turn himself in on Thursday. More>>
President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>
A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights. More>>
House Speaker Thom Tillis will highlight teacher pay raises approved by the North Carolina legislature this year in a television ad to first air on the eve of his first U.S. Senate debate with Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan. More>>
A 10-year-old from Raleigh won second place in his division at the 2014 World Pokémon Championships in Washington, D.C. More>>
Spring Lake police are continuing to search for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. More>>
It's an Ice Bucket Challenge in Durham with a twist. More>>
A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car late Wednesday night in Fayetteville. More>>
A hospital system in Harnett County has lost millions over the last two years, concerning citizens and hospital administrators. More>>
The DOT reports eight pedestrians have been hit in seven different crashes on Dearborn Drive in Durham since the start of 2009. More>>
A Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday after he led Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies to materials used to manufacture methamphetamine behind his residence. More>>
Sharman Howard Odom was indicted two weeks ago by a Catawba County Grand Jury in the death of Margaret "Maggie" Elizabeth Daniels on June 27. More>>
Police arrested one of two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Spring Lake man. More>>
Police say a local woman was traumatized when a man ran into traffic on Statesville Boulevard Wednesday night, jumped into her car and made her drive away. According to the police report, the incident More>>
A man claiming to be a wanted Spring Lake registered sex offender called WNCN Wednesday saying he was innocent of recent sexual assault accusations. More>>
The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>
An 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper died Saturday on post at Fort Bragg of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound. More>>
The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>
A Durham man, who was arrested in Los Angeles for a crime he did not commit, is speaking out about an incident he believes was a case of racial profiling. More>>
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>
The energy industry is thanking several North Carolina lawmakers who supported fracking legislation with radio ads in their districts as elections approach. More>>
A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a crash that killed his two sons, there are no winners. More>>
The Vance County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with an Aug. 23 fatal shooting. More>>
The Oberlin cemetery is located near Cameron Village in downtown Raleigh. More>>
Chapel Hill Police said Wednesday that no incident report had been filed at a hotel where an incident involving UNC football players took place. More>>
Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>
If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. More>>
Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved. More>>
Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. More>>
Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. More>>
Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing... More>>
Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.
Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.More>>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the... More>>
Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new... More>>
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. More>>
Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. More>>
Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men... More>>
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion... More>>
A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. More>>
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold... More>>
Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. More>>
The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.
The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.More>>
A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving. More>>
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen... More>>
Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. More>>
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. More>>
A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>
Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>
Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward... More>>
The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in... More>>
Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding... More>>
Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>
The U.S. House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees announced a plan Monday to reform the Veterans Affairs health care system.More >>
The U.S. House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees announced a plan Monday to reform the Veterans Affairs health care system.
Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.More >>