Clergy: North Carolina’s proposed abortion restrictions are another effort to harm the state’s poorMay 12, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clergy and other opponents of a bill further restricting abortion in North Carolina that's about to be vetoed by Gov.
Leader of N. Carolina protest seeks recommitment at 10 yearsApril 25, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several hundred people gathered Monday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of a protest movement against Republican legislative policies in North Carolina, with its top leader asking them to commit again to what's described as a pro-worker and pro-voter agenda that also lifts up minorities.
14-year-old fatally shot, 5 wounded at North Carolina homeApril 13, 2023 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday during a gathering at a North Carolina home, police said.
N. Carolina speaker, lawmaker uninjured after SUV rammedFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and another lawmaker were unhurt after authorities said a pickup truck struck the sport utility vehicle they were traveling in on a Raleigh-area highway.
Police: 2 dead after shooting at NC law firm officeDecember 20, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting at a North Carolina law firm office on Monday afternoon, police said.
Goldsboro police spokesperson LaToya Henry said officers went to the Riddle & Brantley law firm around 4 p.m.
Election officials brace for confrontational poll watchersOctober 2, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The situation with the poll watcher had gotten so bad that Anne Risku, the election director in North Carolina's Wayne County, had to intervene via speakerphone.
“You need to back off!” Risku recalled hollering after the woman wedged herself between a voter and the machine where the voter was trying to cast his ballot at a precinct about 60 miles southeast of Raleigh.
Deputy shot while serving papers at North Carolina home diesAugust 2, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy died after he and two other deputies were shot while trying to serve involuntary commitment papers at a North Carolina home, authorities announced Tuesday.
3 deputies shot serving papers at North Carolina homeAugust 1, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Three North Carolina sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded while trying to serve involuntary commitment papers on a person who then barricaded inside the home, authorities said.
Officials: Gun fired accidentally at NC hospital, 1 hurtJune 6, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A woman was shot and wounded at a North Carolina hospital when a gun went off accidentally Sunday night, and police were searching for the woman's brother Monday, authorities said.
1 person wounded in shooting at North Carolina hospitalJune 6, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a hospital was temporarily placed on lockdown after a shooting that resulted in a non-life-threatening wound to the victim.
Wayne County spokesman Joe Gillie said that authorities received a report of a shooting at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro around 8 p.m.
Rev. Barber: Conviction after NC protest ‘badge of honor’May 10, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A civil rights leader said Tuesday that he won't stop raising his voice for the poor, uninsured and downtrodden, although his trespassing conviction for a demonstration five years ago at North Carolina's Legislative Building was allowed to stand.
North Carolina man arrested in deaths of family membersMay 6, 2022 GMT
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested in the slayings of two family members, police said.
Kinston police apprehended Lawrence Cox Jr., 34, in Goldsboro on Thursday night, news outlets reported.
Quite a dill: Mt. Olive Pickle expanding in home NC countyFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Mt. Olive Pickle Co. announced on Thursday it will expand near its eastern North Carolina headquarters with more production lines, along with warehouse and distribution operations.
Chief of North Carolina volunteer fire department diesFebruary 6, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The chief of a North Carolina volunteer fire department has died while responding to a call, officials said..
The Wayne County Fire Marshal’s Office said Chief James Radford of the Polly Watson Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at 1:06 p.m.
Rev. Barber tests positive for COVID-19, says symptoms mildJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. William Barber II announced Wednesday night that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Goldsboro minister and civil rights leader said in a statement that he tested positive as part of his regular testing routine.
1 dead after a shed collapsed in Goldsboro, N.C.December 5, 2021 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A person has died after a shed he was moving fell on top of the individual east of Goldsboro, North Carolina.
WNCN reports that Wayne County officials said the incident was reported in a neighborhood near Elroy township at about 2:30 p.m.
North Carolina coronavirus cases exceed 6,000;April 18, 2020 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities are now reporting more than 6,000 coronavirus cases after more than 280 new cases were identified.
The state health department released new statistics Saturday showing that confirmed positive cases increased from more than 5,850 cases to 6,140...
Goldsboro woman flooded out by Matthew, Florence still searching for help to return homeMarch 14, 2019 GMT
Staris Morgan gets up every day to fight bureaucracy.
"There's a lot of others that have lost. I'm one that has kept fighting," Morgan said.
She says she has no choice because she has nowhere to live.
Veteran North Carolina journalist Gene Price dies at 90January 17, 2019 GMT
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90.
Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated Press staffer, said her father died at a hospice in Raleigh after a long illness.
North Carolina woman given wrong lottery ticket wins $277KNovember 27, 2018 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who was given the wrong lottery game ticket is celebrating that mistake.
The N.C. Education Lottery said in a news release that Zerineia Carmichael of Goldsboro wanted to buy the Carolina Panthers lottery game ticket Sunday, but the store clerk gave her a "777" ticket instead.
Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fearsSeptember 16, 2018 GMT
As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region's swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms Sunday, raising pollution concerns...
Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ dies at 84April 17, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ...
DOT plans to improve drive from Triangle to Crystal CoastDecember 7, 2017 GMT
State transportation officials were expected to hold a meeting Thursday night to update their plans on improving drive times from the Triangle to the North Carolina coast.
Officials were scheduled to hold a public meeting from 4 p.m.
Flooding continues to plague GoldsboroApril 30, 2017 GMT
There are still around a dozen roads closed in Wayne County due to flooding, according to Craig Brown, the county's emergency management director.
Wayne County resident Chris Odum said he's devastated.
Subject of Wayne County manhunt found hiding under Kinston homeApril 27, 2017 GMT
A man who was the subject of a Wayne County manhunt Monday was captured Wednesday evening in Kinston.
Ricky Terrel Ward, 33, was found hiding under an abandoned home at 102 West Shine Street at about 6 p.m.
74-year-old man confesses ‘out of the blue’ to 1993 killingApril 7, 2017 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On the 24th anniversary of the crime, a 74-year-old Louisiana man confessed to killing his son-in-law in North Carolina, officials said Thursday...
Historians rediscover vital Civil War work by all-black North Carolina infantryFebruary 23, 2017 GMT
A group of local historians have rediscovered a critical part of North Carolina History: a Civil War regiment responsible for keeping the Union intact.
What makes this re-discovery even more unique is that the soldiers were all African-American.
Dynamite found in Goldsboro detonated, destroyedDecember 26, 2016 GMT
Dozens of residents were allowed to return home Monday evening after the discovery of dynamite promoted an evacuation.
About two dozen homes were evacuated Monday on Herring Road near U.S. Highway 13 South in Goldsboro after the discovery of two cases of dynamite in a storage building belonging to feed wholesaler Herring Milling Co.
Goldsboro police: 3-year-old found in car with parents who overdosedSeptember 14, 2016 GMT
A 3-year-old child was found Monday in a car parked at a Goldsboro McDonald's while the child's parents were passed out from an apparent heroin overdose, police said.