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North Carolina man found lying in street dies after shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old has died after he was found lying in a North Carolina street with gunshot wounds, police said. Mount Airy police said officers were doing a security check at a location shortly after midnight Wednesday when they found John Flores...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 22, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer. Sept. 19, 2021. Editorial: What happens if NC Republicans defy the courts on schools funding? Superior Court Judge David Lee has set a mid-October deadline for state lawmakers to comply with rulings in the decades-long Leandro...

Workers at North Carolina health care provider face firings

Sep. 21, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based health care provider said Tuesday that nearly 400 of its workers face dismissal for not complying with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Novant Health Inc. said Tuesday that 1.4% of its overall workforce, or 375...

Police find North Carolina man shot to death in front yard

Sep. 21, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was found shot to death in the front yard of his home, according to police. Winston-Salem police said in a news release on Monday that officers responding to a call around noon south of downtown found Nicolas McGregor,...

Two dead in head-on collision in North Carolina city

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a head-on collision in a North Carolina city, police said Monday. Winston-Salem police said in a news release that a car driven by William Gentry Bates, 23, was traveling east on Hanes Mall...

Collier's 2 fourth-quarter TDs cap N.C. Central comeback

Sep. 18, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C (AP) — Latrell Collier rushed for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns as North Carolina Central rallied to defeat Division II Winston-Salem State 20-13 in a Saturday night comeback before 10,918 in its first home game in 672 days. Collier burst over the left...

Wake Forest rolls past mistake-plagued Florida State 35-14

Sep. 18, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hartman threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns, and A.T. Perry grabbed seven passes for 155 yards and a TD as Wake Forest cruised past mistake-plagued Florida State 35-14 Saturday afternoon. Wake Forest (3-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference)...

Lawsuit: Blind man, guide dog forced from N. Carolina mall

Sep. 16, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police officers violated civil rights law when they forced a blind man and his service dog to leave a mall and threatened to arrest him for trespassing if he didn't, according to a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina advocacy group. “Civil rights...

N. Carolina man pleads guilty to role in 2018 beating death

Sep. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to his role in the brutal beating of a man who was heard pleading for his life before he was killed. Quincy Devorice Valentine, 31, who had been facing a first-degree murder charge, entered a guilty...

Three shootings result in one death in North Carolina city

Sep. 15, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — One of three people shot in separate incidents in a North Carolina city has died, police said Wednesday. Winston-Salem police said Charles Edward Anderson Jr., 27, died at a local hospital after he was shot on Tuesday, the Winston-Salem...