Authorities in Hoke County are looking for a pair of 21-year-olds in connection with the death of the manager of a Raeford motel.
Several media outlets report warrants have been issued for Samantha Lynn Shilts and Tyler Mark Pierce charging them with first-degree murder and common-law robbery.
State transportation officials say a woman was killed when her van was hit by an Amtrak passenger train in Mebane.
Multiple media outlets report a spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Transportation said the Piedmont passenger train was traveling west when it hit the van at a railroad crossing around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.
State health officials say two adults have died from the flu in North Carolina, raising the state death toll during the flu season to four.
The state Department of Health and Human Services reports the latest deaths involved one adult between the ages of 25 and 49, and another adult aged 65 and older.
A maintenance worker at an Ocean Isle Beach golf course has died after the equipment he was driving went into some water on the course.
Multiple media outlets reported that 46-year-old Jose Morales of Calabash died when the maintenance equipment he was driving went into the water at the Tiger's Eye golf course late last week.
An attorney representing the family of a Bladen County teenager says they have hired an independent investigator to look into his death after an autopsy report said he died because of hanging.
Attorney Allen Rogers said Thursday the family is questioning the autopsy report and is considering an independent autopsy.