North Carolina

June 02, 2017 - 6:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina House decided to meet in the wee hours to complete work on its version of the state budget. The chamber convened early Friday just after midnight and quickly approved its two-year government spending plan by a vote of 80-31. It was the second of two required...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:53 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island's tallest building, called the Superman Building, has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court. The owner of the Providence skyscraper had sued Bank of America, saying the bank allowed it to fall into...
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May 08, 2017 - 2:26 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina police department is implementing a new use-of-force policy which focuses on de-escalation and resolution. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports ( ) the Asheville Police Department installed the policy after officers completed training...
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May 08, 2017 - 1:12 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The mayor of North Carolina's largest city is in a dispute with the chairman of the local black political caucus over an upcoming candidate debate. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) Black Political Caucus chair Colette Forrest wrote in a news release...
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May 08, 2017 - 1:01 pm
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Police in North Carolina are trying to determine how a man found in a wrecked car died. Goldsboro police told local media that officers found a dead man in a wrecked car shortly after shots were fired into the vehicle early Sunday. A news release says investigators do not...
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May 08, 2017 - 7:57 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- An engineer at North Carolina Central University has died in a fire at his home. Firefighters were called to the Durham home around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. Local media outlets reported firefighters were initially unable to get into the home because of the heavy flames. Firefighters...
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May 08, 2017 - 7:08 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Police say one man has been killed and a woman critically injured in a shooting in North Carolina. Durham Police spokesman Wil Glenn said in a news release that officers were called around 1 a.m. Monday. Glenn says officers found a man dead and a woman critically injured. She's...
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May 08, 2017 - 6:10 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Three people have been arrested in a bust of an illegal video gaming operation in Fayetteville. WNCN-TV reports ( ) that Cumberland County sheriff deputies arrested 56-year-old Jean Hoover, 44-year-old Kim Mouser and 59-year-old Steven Lumpkin on...
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May 08, 2017 - 6:05 am
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Three people have been charged after a three-car crash that saw a passenger steal the vehicle of a Good Samaritan who stopped to help. WRAL-TV reports ( ) that North Carolina Highway Patrol officials say the crash happened near Morrisville around 2 a...
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