N.C.
2 charged with NC teen's rape, attempted slaying
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:57pm.

Two North Carolina men are facing rape and attempted murder charges after a 17-year-old girl was pulled from a river with gunshot wounds to her face, abdomen and hand.

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Memorial service for UNC's Friday set
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 1:16pm.

A memorial service has been set for Wednesday morning in Chapel Hill for former University of North Carolina President William Friday.

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Biologist: Parts of WNC a de facto bear sanctuary
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:10am.

A biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says much of Buncombe County is a de facto bear sanctuary as the human population continues to grow.

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Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:08am.

A soldier from Arizona and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan.

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NC troopers cracking down for school bus safety
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 7:07am.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is planning a crackdown on dangerous driving around school buses and in school zones.

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Forest's camp cites Myrick's cancer in slamming ad
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 3:02pm.

The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor is upset that a state employees' union is running a commercial he says is disrespectful to his mother, US Rep. Sue Myrick.

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NC women's report finds improvements, challenges
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:35am.

A report on how North Carolina women are faring says they're participating more in politics and are narrowing their income gap with men, but they still face obstacles to health care and benefits that would help them thrive in the workforce.

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Mitt Romney to hold Asheville rally
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 7:52am.

Mitt Romney's will campaign in western North Carolina just before his running mate is scheduled to debate Vice President Joe Biden.

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Officials discuss safety at NC State Fair
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 7:48am.

Agriculture and labor officials will talk about safety at the NC State Fair on the day the fair opens in Raleigh. Last year, 25 visitors were sickened by e. coli bacteria.

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NC soldier killed in Afghanistan to be buried
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 7:45am.

A funeral will be held for a member of the North Carolina National Guard killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison of Browns Summit is scheduled to be buried Thursday at the Salisbury National Cemetery.

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