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1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

It's been almost 40 years since five people marching through a black neighborhood in Greensboro were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen and Nazis.

North Carolina House proposes new legislative district map

Republican mapmakers proposed new districts for most members of the North Carolina House on Saturday, a move forced by federal courts that said they illegally overemphasized race in drawing the current voting boundaries.

The Latest: Confederate soldier statue in NC city defaced

The Latest on growing opposition to Confederate monuments since last weekend's deadly confrontation at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. :

Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.

Residents don't want quarry, may not have a choice

PLEASANT GARDEN — Gerald Hall's 800 chickens mill around the crowded floor of their metal henhouse, cooing and flapping their wings, as he swings his arm toward a treeline 150 feet to his left. Toward his new neighbor.

House leader: Lawmakers mum on Confederate monuments law

A high-ranking North Carolina House member says he's hearing no pressure from fellow Republican legislators to reconsider a 2015 law prohibiting the removal of Confederate monuments from government property.

North Carolina legislators restart session for maps, vetoes

The North Carolina General Assembly quietly reconvened its work session Friday after a two-week hiatus, preparing for several days of partisan scuffles over redistricting, possible veto overrides and discharges of a chemical into a river.

The Latest: N Carolina General Assembly quietly reconvenes

The Latest on the General Assembly reconvening to draw new House and Senate district maps :

Ferguson-Florissant schools superintendent arrested

The superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District in suburban St. Louis has been arrested on charges related to his time at a district he previously led in North Carolina.

North Carolina jobless rate falls again to 4.1 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate nudged down to 4.1 percent in July, a tiny decrease from the previous month.

Deputies investigating 2 deaths in North Carolina county

Sheriff's deputies say a second body has been found as they investigated an earlier death in North Carolina.

Deputies investigating 2 deaths in North Carolina county

Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a second body was found in North Carolina.

Man charged with pepper-spraying Confederate re-enactors

Police say a man pepper-sprayed Confederate re-enactors in North Carolina during a reunion parade.

Top lawmaker skeptical about removing North Carolina statues

One of North Carolina's most powerful legislators expressed skepticism Thursday about scrapping a 2015 law that gives the General Assembly — not local governments or a state history panel — final say over removing Confederate monuments from public property.

Session: Sanctuary cities allow cover for violent gangs

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suggesting that sanctuary cities contribute to problems with drugs and violent gangs, adding that cracking down on illegal immigrants is his priority.

The Latest: Top senator skeptical about ending monument law

The Latest on the debate over the future of Confederate monuments in North Carolina :

NC Sen Burr says Trump "misguided" in Charlottesville blame

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina says President Donald Trump was "misguided" for blaming both white supremacists and anti-fascist protesters for the deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Cooper announces advisory committee, thanks teachers

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has reconstituted a committee of current and former teachers and support staff to advise him on public education issues.

Public hearings on expected legislative maps set for Tuesday

North Carolina lawmakers have set the date for the public to comment on anticipated General Assembly district boundaries being redrawn under court orders.

Police: North Carolina man tried to abduct kids from school

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say attempted to abduct two children from a preschool.

18-year-old accused of fatally striking moped driver

An 18-year-old driver is accused of fatally striking a North Carolina man on a moped.

Police find baby near body of North Carolina woman

Authorities in South Carolina have rescued a baby who was found inside a parked car which also contained a dead woman.

Town finally qualifies for state assistance after floods

A North Carolina town that took a one-two punch last summer from Tropical Storm Julia and Hurricane Matthew can now get financial assistance from the state to pay for cleaning up the first storm.

N Carolina Senate head's campaign forfeits $5,500 with audit

North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger is giving up some campaign money because contributions to his political committee from three donors were above the legal limit.

Slain soldier's funeral planned at his Indiana high school

The funeral for an Indiana soldier killed during a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan will be at the high school from which he graduated six years ago.

Man convicted of killing at North Carolina motel

A Virginia man has been convicted of killing a man at a North Carolina motel nearly three years ago.

Police: Carjacking suspect may have drowned while fleeing

Police in North Carolina say a carjacking suspect may have drowned while running from officers toward a creek.

The Latest: NC governor wants Confederate monuments removed

The Latest on a demonstration that resulted in a Confederate statue in North Carolina being torn down :

Unhappy with governor, senators plan hearing on chemical

Not satisfied with the answers Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's administration gave to their questions about a chemical plant's releases into a river, North Carolina Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they're planning to soon hold a public hearing on the matter.

New hearing ordered for man who killed when he was 16

A man sentenced to life without parole for a murder committed when he was 16-years-old should get a new sentencing hearing because the judge didn't address issues that might have warranted a lesser penalty for a juvenile, North Carolina's Court of Appeals ruled in a decision released Tuesday.

Man sentenced for stealing money with bogus investments

A North Carolina man is sentenced to 51 months in prison for scamming people out of more than $340,000 they expected to be invested for a quick profit.

Troubled for-profit law school in North Carolina closing

The alumni association president of a troubled, for-profit law school in North Carolina says it's closing immediately.

Man charged in quadruple Christmas Eve killing in N Carolina

A 29-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting four people in a North Carolina home last Christmas Eve.

Bodies of man, woman found in North Carolina car

The bodies of a man and woman have been found in a bullet-riddled car in central North Carolina.

Cooper adds 2 more bills to legislature's agenda with vetoes

Gov. Roy Cooper has put reconsidering two more vetoed bills on the agenda of the North Carolina legislature this month.

Charges sought against those who toppled Confederate statue

A North Carolina sheriff is working to identify and charge protesters who toppled a nearly century-old Confederate statue.

Man found dead in vehicle in North Carolina

A man has been found dead in a vehicle in North Carolina.

Confederate flag clothes banned by schools' new dress code

A school district in North Carolina has updated its dress code to ban all clothing that depicts the Confederate flag, swastikas or any Ku Klux Klan related symbols or language.

School district's new dress code bans Confederate flag

A school district in North Carolina has updated its dress code to ban all clothing that depicts the Confederate flag, swastikas or any Ku Klux Klan related symbols or language.

Senator: No plans to advance bill for drivers in protests

A North Carolina state senator says there are no plans to advance legislation that would exempt drivers from civil liability if they hit a protester who's blocking a road, if they use "due care."

Chemical company to add 200 jobs in North Carolina

A specialty chemical company plans to expand in North Carolina and create 200 jobs over five years.

Danish textile company chooses N Carolina for US plant

A Danish textile company plans to put its first U.S. plant in North Carolina and create 145 jobs.

The Latest: Cooper removed lottery commissioner for comments

The Latest on the appointment of former Senate Majority Leader Tony Rand to the North Carolina Education Lottery Commission :

Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship.

North Carolina woman seeks retrial in South Carolina killing

An attorney for a North Carolina woman is asking for a new trial or sentencing after she was convicted of killing her husband on a South Carolina beach.

Eagles announce tour dates with son of the late Glenn Frey

The Eagles are heading out on tour with a son of founding member Glenn Frey stepping in for his late father.

No death penalty for man in North Carolina lounge shooting

A Statesville man will not face a possible death penalty after being charged in a shooting death in western North Carolina.,

Man's body pulled from North Carolina pond

A man's body has been found in a pond in North Carolina.

Man drowns on trip to North Carolina beach with family

A North Carolina man has drowned during a family trip to a beach.

Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship.