June 28, 2017 - 13 minutes ago

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials at a North Carolina animal shelter are taking care of an emaciated dog that was found tied to a tree and left without food or water in a wooded area.

Local media outlets report the children had been playing in the Pactolus area on Sunday when they heard whining…

June 28, 2017 - 46 minutes ago

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting in a parking lot at a North Carolina apartment complex has left one person dead and two more wounded.

The Greenville Police Department told local media outlets that officers responding to a call of shots fired late Tuesday night found 26-year-old Rufus Stancil of…

June 28, 2017

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer who skipped out on his trial on charges he helped gang members in investigations has been arrested in North Carolina.

Monmouth County prosecutors say 49-year-old Asbury Park patrolman Keith German was arrested Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Service.…

June 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As profit-driven charter school management companies seek growth opportunities, one of the country’s largest for-profit firms is lobbying North Carolina legislators to create a new market for a type of school only rarely attempted.

The North Carolina legislation, modeled on a…

June 28, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are suing a North Carolina-based private security firm hired by the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, alleging it operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one.

North Dakota’s Private…

June 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina legislature’s efforts to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto (all times local):

10:40 a.m.

The Republican-controlled General Assembly has made good on its promise to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the two-year state budget. The…

June 28, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A suspect wanted in the shooting death of a man in a parked car in North Carolina has been arrested in Tennessee.

A Greensboro police news release said 34-year-old Adrian Lamont Hickman of Greensboro was arrested around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Hickman is…

June 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages survived a challenge Wednesday when an appeals court determined that three couples weren’t harmed enough to fight the state’s use of taxpayer money to apply the law.

The Richmond-based 4th Circuit…

June 28, 2017


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Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North Carolina. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to interim Carolinas News Editor Jeffrey Collins at 803-603-8675 or at…

June 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two former district attorneys in North Carolina have been indicted after authorities say they hired each other’s wives to collect salaries and do little work.

Media outlets reported that former Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer and ex-Person and Caswell County…

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