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Mom Uses App To Locate Daughter Trapped In Mountainside Car Crash
"A miracle," the teen's mother said of the rescue saga in North Carolina.
WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
He Murdered 3 Muslim College Students, But No One Wanted To Call It A Hate Crime
In a powerful testimony made by the brother of one of the victims, he held the media accountable for initially covering the murders as a parking dispute.
North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Killing 3 Muslim Students
Craig Hicks murdered Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha inside their Chapel Hill apartment building.
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North Carolina Officials Want Citizens To Be Aware Of 'Zombie Snakes'
The eastern hognose is known for defending itself by lying on its back and pretending to be dead.
A Jewelry Box, A Bag Of Thumb Drives: How Lawyers Got An Explosive Set Of Gerrymandering Documents
The files could contain a trove of documents laying bare how Republicans gerrymandered throughout the country.
GOP Lied About Using Racial Data To Gerrymander, Lawyers Say
The stunning accusations came after the daughter of a former Republican strategist gave the lawyers hard drives containing the computer files.
North Carolina Democrats Successfully Block ‘Born Alive’ Anti-Abortion Bill
Democratic lawmakers fought through dirty tactics from their GOP colleagues to sustain Gov. Roy Cooper's (D) veto of an extreme anti-abortion bill.
N.C. Dems Say GOP Is Exploiting Lawmaker’s Breast Cancer To Push Anti-Abortion Bill
State Democrats say their GOP colleagues are using dirty tactics to try to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the bill.
North Carolina Becomes First State To Sue Juul Over E-Cigarettes
Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that blames the e-cigarette company for a rise in youth vaping.
Dan Bishop, "Bathroom Bill" Sponsor, Wins North Carolina GOP Primary
By Emery P. Dalesio, AP
The Republican state senator won Tuesday in the redo of North Carolina's congressional election. He now faces Democrat Dan McCready in September.
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'Hero' UNC Charlotte Student Riley Howell Died Tackling Gunman
Police said the 21-year-old's sacrifice "saved lives" and helped authorities apprehend the suspect.
Police Charge University of North Carolina Shooting Suspect With Murder
By Tom Foreman Jr. and Sarah Blake Morgan, AP
UNC-Charlotte also identified the victims of Tuesday night's shooting on campus as six students, two of whom were killed in the attack.
Deadly Shooting On College Campus
A shooting at the University Of North Carolina at Charlotte has left two dead.
Barbering Behind Bars: Using A Community Cornerstone For Criminal Justice Reform
A county jail in North Carolina has launched a program to teach detained teen boys about the art of barbering.
The Canadian Press
Officials: 1 Dead, 17 Hurt In North Carolina Gas Explosion
Durham Fire Chief Robert Zoldos said the blast at 10:07 a.m. involved five buildings on the block and catastrophically damaged one.
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Accused Fish Abuser Has Charges Dropped Because Law Doesn't Define Fish As Animals
The North Carolina man had been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning a fish after eviction.
North Carolina GOP Chair Indicted On Federal Fraud, Bribery Charges
Chair Robin Hayes is facing federal charges for the campaign contribution scheme.
Young Girls Win Fight Against School Dress Code That Banned Pants
Girls Just Want To Wear Pants, Sometimes Leggings
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North Carolina Judge: Abortion Ban At 20 Weeks Is Unconstitutional
“This ruling affirms that right and send a clear message to politicians that women deserve our care, not our judgment,” a Planned Parenthood executive said.
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Supreme Court Still Appears Wary Of Doing Something About Partisan Gerrymandering
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a closely watched case Tuesday that could have political consequences for decades.
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North Carolina GOP Bragged About Gerrymandering. It Still May Not Be Enough To Convince SCOTUS.
The Supreme Court is set to take another look at partisan gerrymandering after avoiding doing anything about the issue for decades.
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GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Flips On Trump's Emergency Declaration After Opposing It
The North Carolinian backs off after writing an op-ed decrying "executive overreach" in Trump's push for a border wall.
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Feds Are Probing 'Election Irregularities' In North Carolina Congressional Race
The North Carolina Board of Elections ordered a new election last month, saying a GOP win was tainted by fraud.
North Carolina Is Being Sued Again For Transgender Discrimination
By Jonathan Drew, AP
State employees say their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.
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It Doesn’t Matter If They Voted By Mistake. A Trump Appointee In North Carolina Doesn’t Care.
Legal immigrants in North Carolina, and an American citizen, made explainable mistakes. But prosecutors aren't giving them a break and are making an example of them.
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Operative At Center Of North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Is Criminally Charged
McCrae Dowless worked on behalf of Republican candidate Mark Harris.
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