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North Carolina prison guard dies after inmate attack.

WINDSOR, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a prison guard has died after she was attacked by an inmate.

- Billings Gazette - US

Police in North Carolina make arrest in hit and run death.

Police in North Carolina have made an arrest in a hit and run death.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina prison guard dies after inmate attack.

A prison guard in North Carolina has died after she was attacked by an inmate.

- WRAL.com - US

Asheville council: Action needed on police racial profiling.

An analysis of state data by civil rights and open government activists has revealed that black drivers were 100 percent more likely to be stopped and searched than white drivers, despite police finding contraband at a higher rate among whites.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Woman dies after driving around NC barricades.

The Latest on flooding in eastern North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. " Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Army veteran and boyfriend 'film themselves tying service dog to tree and shooting it five times'.

An army veteran and her boyfriend have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after a video of the pair emerged apparently showing them tying a service dog to a tree and shooting it five times. Marinna Rollins, 23, was arrested on Tuesday in North Carolina. ​Rollins and Heng apparently filmed themselves as they tied up a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

On a North Carolina island, chase ends at dock with arrest.

Authorities say a woman led police on a high-speed chase on a North Carolina coastal island but found out it's hard to elude the law when the only highway leads to a ferry dock.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina DMV to produce optional identification cards.

The state of North Carolina is about to begin production of its first optional licenses or identification cards.

- WRAL.com - US

Flooding prompts state of emergency in North Carolina county.

A North Carolina county declared a state of emergency Wednesday because flooding closed a number of roads and led to evacuations, and a school bus driver was fired for going around barricades as she took students to school.

- WRAL.com - US

Traffic stop education mandate passes North Carolina House.

An effort to use driver's education as a means to prevent encounters between North Carolina law enforcement officers and motorists from becoming violent or deadly has advanced through one General Assembly chamber.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: North Carolina governor warns of flooding risks

The Latest on flooding in North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina primary moved permanently in Senate bill

Some General Assembly members want to move up permanently North Carolina's primary elections for state and federal offices held every two years.

- WRAL.com - US

Liability limits on hog farm nuisance awards passes Senate

A measure placing limits on what hog farms could pay out in lawsuits filed by neighbors complaining about animal waste odors is nearing final approval by the North Carolina legislature.

- WRAL.com - US

In another jab at Cooper, N Carolina lawmakers override veto

The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.

- WRAL.com - US

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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper speaks during a forum in Charlotte, N.C. The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce ...

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina school system cancels classes for flooding

A North Carolina school system has canceled classes for a second straight day over concerns about flooding.

- WRAL.com - US

In another jab at Cooper, N Carolina lawmakers override veto

The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

She and her boyfriend tied up her adopted service dog, then laughed as they shot it, police say

To those who ran the Cumberland County, North Carolina, animal shelter, he was Huey, a sweet-natured pit bull who had been abandoned by his previous owner and needed a good … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Fox BLM Drama: 'We Need an Uprising Like Baltimore, Like Ferguson, Like Detroit'

On Wednesday night’s episode of Shots Fired on FOX, “Hour 6: The Fire this Time,” the town of Gate Station, North Carolina became the site of violent, racially motivated riots, to the delight of Pastor Janae. As racial tensions in the town escalate, Pastor Janae follows through on her desire for another ...

- NewsBusters - US

North Carolina Republicans' Latest Power Grab: State Judicial Appointments

The Republicans who control North Carolina's legislature are attempting to strip the state's Democratic governor of more powers, this time over who has the power to make appointments to the state's courts.

- NPR - US

In another jab at Cooper, N Carolina lawmakers override veto

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state…

- Billings Gazette - US

North Carolina DA says police justified in 2016 shooting

A North Carolina district attorney says two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man last August acted in self-defense.

- FOX News - US

Adviser gets 5 years in prison for defrauding NFL players

A North Carolina financial adviser has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for stealing about $3 million from his clients, including at least two pro football players.

- FOX News - US

Police: Woman accused of spraying teacher with lighter fluid

A North Carolina woman has been arrested and accused by police of spraying a teacher with lighter fluid and threatening to burn her.

- FOX News - US

Service dog killed after vet allegedly ties it to tree and shoots it

An army veteran in North Carolina is facing animal cruelty charges after police say she tied her service dog up to a tree and killed it execution style. Josh King has the story .         

- USA TODAY - US

Marine charged with revenge porn in first known arrest since 'Marines United' scandal

Jacksonville Police Department An active-duty Marine stationed at Marine Corps Air Station New River was arrested last week for allegedly posting nude photos of a civilian woman online without her consent, North Carolina's Jacksonville Daily News reported. It's the first known arrest of a military servicemember by civilian ...

- Business Insider - US

Police in North Carolina investigate hit and run death

Police in North Carolina are investigating a hit and run death.

- WRAL.com - US

Accident scatters chicken parts across highway

Chicken parts were scattered across a section of Interstate 77 in North Carolina after an accident.

- WRAL.com - US

Woman killed, man wounded in North Carolina shooting

A woman has been killed and a man injured in a shooting that police in North Carolina say was a domestic attack.

- WRAL.com - US

Prosecutor: Couple laughed as they fatally shot service dog

A North Carolina prosecutor says an Army veteran and her boyfriend, who's also a soldier, can be heard laughing as they filmed themselves fatally shooting her service dog.

- WRAL.com - US

Heavy rains cause sewage, wastewater spills into creeks

Heavy rains across North Carolina have caused wastewater and sewage to spill into creeks.

- WRAL.com - US

Rains gone but flooding threatens eastern North Carolina

The rains have gone but flooding still poses a problem in much of eastern North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

Why It's Impossible for Republicans to Investigate the Trump-Russia Scandal

On Monday, Yahoo News broke an important—but unsurprising—story: the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the Trump-Russia scandal has made little progress, with its Republican chairman, Richard Burr of North Carolina, refusing to sign off on subpoenas and witness interviews and failing to devote to ...

- Mother Jones - US

Raw: Woman escapes flooded minivan in Raleigh

A woman escaped from her minivan in Raleigh, North Carolina after she got stuck in a flood. Firefighters with inflatable rafts rescued at least six people and a dog. Overflowing rivers are threatening to cause more floods, after days of rain.         

- USA TODAY - US

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

- Billings Gazette - US

Man found shot to death in North Carolina apartment

Police in North Carolina are investigating after a man was found shot to death at his apartment.

- WRAL.com - US

Police investigate paratrooper's death in North Carolina

Police are investigating the death of a California paratrooper near an Army base in North Carolina.

- WRAL.com - US

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A car is submerged in floodwater along Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Storms have dumped several inches of rain on North Carolina's capital, prompting firefighters to rescue people from their vehicles and delaying school bus schedules.

- WRAL.com - US

NC Republicans override gov's veto in latest partisan clash

Republican lawmakers have voted to override new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that reduces his authority over state elections, the latest partisan clash in North Carolina over laws that chip away at executive branch power.

- WRAL.com - US

Jobs incentives in poorer N. Carolina counties focus of bill

A key North Carolina state senator wants to change how the state's primary economic incentives tool is used and promoted so that more benefits go to companies that promise to create jobs in the state's poorer regions.

- WRAL.com - US

Authorities: Veteran tied dog to tree, shot it 5 times

A veteran in North Carolina has been charged with tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times while a soldier filmed it.

- WRAL.com - US

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In this undated photo released by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, in Fayetteville, N.C., Marinna Rollins, poses for a photo. Rollins was arrested Tuesday, April 25, 2017, and charged with cruelty to animals. The veteran has been charged with tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times while a soldier ...

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Workers body near bridge after heavy rains

The Latest on heavy rains that have prompted flooding worries in North Carolina :

- WRAL.com - US

Efforts discouraging 'sanctuary' policies OK'd by committees

House and Senate Republicans keep trying to discourage North Carolina's local governments and public university system from holding or carrying out "sanctuary" policies toward immigration.

- WRAL.com - US

Body found in swollen river after North Carolina storm

People in North Carolina were paying attention to rising rivers Tuesday after storms gave the state its worst drenching since a damaging hurricane late last year.

- WRAL.com - US

Senate OKs option of putting notices on government websites

Another effort to allow local government notices and other legal items to be posted on websites instead of in North Carolina newspapers has cleared the state Senate.

- WRAL.com - US

Phase-in on N Carolina class-size mandate approved by Senate

Republican legislation has cleared the Senate that would ease required class-size mandates this fall in North Carolina's public schools in early grades.

- WRAL.com - US

Mississippi City Lowers Confederate-Themed Flag to Better Attract Visitors

Intolerance is bad for tourism. Just look at how much revenue North Carolina lost because of its 'bathroom bill.' Now that more jurisdictions are lowering their confederate flags, Mississippi could go a step further and start investing more in civil rights tourism. -Sarah Enelow

- Skift - US

2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.

- Billings Gazette - US

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