Carolinas

Handcuffed man steals cruiser when cop takes emergency call

Authorities say a man in handcuffs stole the patrol car he was in when the deputy had to respond to an emergency call in North Carolina.

Some fear steel tariff could hurt auto industry in the South

German business leaders are expressing concerns that President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariff on imported steel could affect the auto industry in the South.

North Carolina students, allies march for gun control laws

High school students and allies seeking stronger gun control laws in North Carolina following last month's Florida school shootings are walking through downtown Raleigh in solidarity with a similar weekend rally in Washington.

Natural birthing center closes due to deaths of 3 newborns

A natural birthing center in North Carolina has stopped delivering babies after the deaths of three newborns in the past six months.
Inspectors found this Great Dane in poor health during a visit to the Sampson County Animal Shelter in March 2018. (Photo: NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services)

Inspection: Sampson County Animal Shelter euthanized animals too soon, faces fine

A state inspection of the Sampson County Animal Shelter has revealed a lack of necessary veterinary care for animals, improper record-keeping and the euthanization of more than a dozen dogs and cats before the required minimal three-day holding period.

True retriever: Dog plucks flailing man from river

Forget sticks: A 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever leaped into a South Carolina river and fetched a man whose boat had capsized.

US Army reserve soldier accused of sex trafficking young women

A Charlotte man, and U.S. Army reserve soldier, was arrested and charged Thursday with sex trafficking young women, including one minor.

NC county officials consider making parents pay for children’s threats

In the past few weeks, several students have come to court in Harnett County, charged with making violent threats at school. Now it’s not just the students, but parents, who could face consequences.
Woody Durham in the Carolina Basketball Museum after his 2011 retirement (Photo: UNC Athletic Communications)

Celebration of life for Woody Durham scheduled at UNC

The family of former North Carolina play-by-play announcer Woody Durham will join the school in a celebration of his life.

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