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Police: Drive-by shooting kills man on front porch

Police say a man sitting on a front porch was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Durham.

Iowa Supreme Court affirms right to be drunk on your front porch

The Iowa Supreme Court court ruled Friday in the case of Patience Paye, who appealed her 2013 public intoxication conviction.

Jury foreman sent to jail for 30 days for using cellphone

The Wilson Times reports that a judge found 41-year-old Christopher Korfmann guilty of contempt of court Wednesday for not following orders to keep his cellphone off.

Private-school voucher program on hold for NC Supreme Court

A program that uses taxpayer money for private and religious school tuition faces a second straight year of uncertainty until North Carolina's Supreme Court decides whether it's legal.

Parents say NAACP leader has lied about her racial identity

NAACP leaders have responded to questions about the racial identity of the woman who leads a local chapter in Washington state by noting that ethnicity is not a qualifying criterion for leadership in the organization.

Iowa Republicans ending straw poll, a tradition born in 1979

Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential hopefuls and questions about its relevancy.

2 NC men arrested in 1987 rape, kidnapping

Two Carteret County men have been charged in the 1987 rape and kidnapping case of a then 13-year-old.

North Carolina halts gill-net fishing after turtles caught

North Carolina has stopped gill-net fishing in several sounds in the northeastern part of the state after five sea turtles were caught in the nets.

Charleston man gets 40 years for killing over a thrown beer

A 57-year-old North Charleston man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally shooting a man after an argument over a thrown beer.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.