RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school bus driver is charged with driving while impaired after an accident in which a construction worker was hit, authorities said.
News outlets report Raleigh police responded around 10:40 a.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several state legislators won't be returning to the North Carolina General Assembly next January after primary losses, while former lawmakers had mixed results in trying to get back to the House or Senate.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly returned on Wednesday to Raleigh for its traditional budget-adjustment work session, but lawmakers aren't getting out of the blocks quickly.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Last fall, the North Carolina General Assembly approved $30 million to address a lack of air conditioning in the state's prison system. But with summer approaching, none of the actual construction has begun.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The headliners for North Carolina's primary on Tuesday include Republicans challenging for an open U.S. Senate seat and candidates hoping to give the GOP a shot at veto-proof majorities in the Legislature.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This year's retirements of two veteran Democratic congressmen in North Carolina have opened the way for robust primaries within their party as Democrats, Republicans or both hold contests Tuesday in all but one of the state's 14 U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Four pairs of Republican incumbents face off Tuesday in the North Carolina General Assembly primaries, their confrontations the result of redistricting in rural areas that have lagged other parts of the state in population growth.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A dump truck driver who was shot and wounded on Wednesday in a road rage incident in North Carolina's capital city has been charged in the incident, police said.
A spokeswoman for Raleigh police said that at around 11 a.m., a dump truck ran a red light, leading the driver of an Audi to follow it.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper proposed Wednesday that North Carolina government spend or earmark much of a projected $6.2 billion surplus to address further a host of needs like building construction, education inequities, affordable housing and worker retention.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina government tax collections will smash the projections used to help fashion the first year of the current two-year state budget, officials announced Monday as lawmakers return next week to begin figuring out what to do with billions in surplus.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man Saturday afternoon who was throwing Molotov cocktails and setting cars on fire near a police station in Raleigh, North Carolina, authorities said.
A wall at a North Carolina distribution center was ripped apart by a severe storm on Friday, but none of the 30 workers inside the facility was hurt, an official said.
Orange County Emergency Services Director Kirby Sunders said high winds, possibly a tornado, struck the Gildan Distribution Center in Mebane at around 5:18 p.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Bandwidth Inc. (BAND) on Wednesday reported a loss of $6.8 million in its first quarter.
The Raleigh, North Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly will bypass work this week during another reconvened session that had been previously announced to take up any unexpected business.
The House and Senate gaveled in their floor meetings at midday Wednesday, and both adjourned within 15 minutes.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield announced on Wednesday that he's tested positive for COVID-19.
Butterfield, a Democrat from Wilson who has represented northeastern North Carolina since 2004, said he'll be working from home this week during an isolation period, in keeping with federal guidelines and guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician in Congress.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday questioned whether a lower court got it right when it blocked a challenge of North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s candidacy by voters who cited a section of the Constitution addressing insurrection as disqualifying him.
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A passenger suffering from burns on a flight arriving at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Monday night was taken to a hospital for further evaluation, officials said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (MLM) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $21.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Raleigh, North Carolina-based company said it had profit of 34 cents.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews had two goals and an assist and Jack Campbell made 23 saves in the second playoff shutout of his career as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 5-0 Monday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoffs series.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Even a nine-year NHL veteran like Antti Raanta couldn't help but feel anxious before his first playoff start.
“Obviously a little butterflies here and there,” Raanta said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A longtime state fiscal officer is Gov. Roy Cooper's choice to become North Carolina's next state controller.
Cooper's nominee is Deputy State Budget Director Nels Roseland, who also previously served as chief financial officer of the state Department of Justice when Cooper was attorney general.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are coming off their best regular season in franchise history along with another division title and the third-best record in the NHL.
Yet so much about how the Hurricanes will be remembered comes with what happens in the NHL playoffs, starting with a first-round series against a familiar postseason opponent in the Boston Bruins.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ First Citizens BancShares Inc. (FCNCA) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $271 million.
The bank, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, said it had earnings of $16.70 per share.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Deborah Ross said she tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
In a tweet, the first-term Democrat from Raleigh representing the 2nd Congressional District said she's experiencing mild symptoms.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
The Raleigh, North Carolina-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $110.4 million, or $1.03 per share, in the period.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., the key player in a North Carolina absentee ballot fraud probe that led to a do-over congressional election, has died.
His daughter, Andrea Dowless Heverly, wrote that her father “passed away peacefully" Sunday morning, according to a social media post.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Budd is benefitting from President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a super PAC's commitment to flood airwaves and mailboxes to help him as the May 17 Republican primary approaches.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man charged with raping and killing a woman in North Carolina nearly 50 years ago has died in a state prison while awaiting trial, authorities said Monday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Ted Budd won a surprise endorsement from former President Donald Trump last year, he was a little-known congressman running for a Senate seat in North Carolina against some of the state’s most recognizable Republicans, including a former governor.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper used his car to block a wrong-way driver on an exit ramp on Interstate 40, authorities said.
News outlets report the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office called the patrol shortly after midnight Friday to help stop a driver who was speeding more than 100 mph (160 km/h).
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's current state government budget spends a little over half of the amount necessary to carry out two years of a plan that a judge approved last year to address public education inequities, Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina women's college announced on Wednesday that it is renaming a building named after a white supremacist who supported unequal funding for schools based on race.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina lawsuit that attempts to block a law permitting four Charlotte-area municipalities to operate their own charter schools can't go forward, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A western North Carolina city's decision to remove a downtown monument honoring a Civil War-era governor was upheld Tuesday by the state Court of Appeals.
An appeals panel unanimously affirmed Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg's decision last year to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an historic preservation group.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Phreesia Inc. (PHR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $46.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Raleigh, North Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 90 cents.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Vietnamese automaker announced plans Tuesday to build a plant in North Carolina to manufacture electric vehicles, promising to bring 7,500 jobs and ending the state's streak of near-misses for landing carmakers.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Four people were killed and four more were wounded in two cities in North Carolina's Research Triangle region last weekend, according to police.
According to Durham police, a man found seriously injured at a local shopping center on Sunday night was at least the eighth person shot over the weekend across Raleigh and Durham, The News & Observer of Raleigh reported.
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was killed in a crash while fleeing officers early Monday, police said.
Sanford police said officers were called to the Fastee Mart on Lee Avenue around 12:30 a.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a recent rising force in North Carolina Republican politics and a vocal abortion opponent, confirmed Thursday that he and his future wife decided to get an abortion more than 30 years ago.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas and Tony DeAngelo scored on Carolina’s slumping power play, and the Hurricanes stopped a four-game slide by topping the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Sebastian Aho also scored for Carolina, and Seth Jarvis had two assists.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A small private college in North Carolina is considering a name change amid scrutiny of its namesake's history as a slaveholder.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's justices have agreed to accelerate the process that will likely lead to another landmark ruling over inequities in the public schools and the state's role in removing them — such as whether courts can order that taxpayer money be spent.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The owner of a North Carolina towing and repossession business featured in a reality television show said he is leaning on faith and urging fans to stop violence in the wake of his son’s fatal shooting.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man reported missing last week when he failed to arrive at work has been found dead in an overturned car submerged in water, police said.
Raleigh police said Gregory Thomas, 30, of Wendell was found in the car Sunday near the intersection of New Bern Avenue and the Interstate 440 off-ramp, news outlets reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane is a fan and student of the game of basketball and the North Carolina State star said she was up until midnight Saturday watching NCAA Tournament action.
“You can always learn from other players and different matchups that happened,” Cunane said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Washington State put Ayoka Lee at the top of its scouting report.
It was apparent early on in the No. 8 Cougars’ clash with No. 9 Kansas State that the emphasis was on making things difficult for the 6-foot-6 center.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kayla Jones and North Carolina State are exactly where they expected to be entering the women's NCAA Tournament. The goal now is riding the Wolfpack’s second straight No. 1 seed to the program’s deepest postseason push in decades.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wildlife experts in North Carolina have confirmed that birds in four separate counties have died from the avian flu.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission said in a news release on Tuesday that a snow goose in Hyde County, a redhead duck in Carteret County, a red-shouldered hawk in Wake County, and a bald eagle in Dare County, have all died from the flu.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump endorsed Bo Hines on Tuesday for an open U.S. House seat in central North Carolina that's expected to be highly competitive in November.
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they are investigating a suspected road-rage shooting that wounded a pregnant woman.
The Raleigh News & Observer reports that the incident occurred Tuesday at a Circle K near Sanford, which is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Raleigh.