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NC State's Lockett facing charge of assault on a female

Feb. 14, 2019 9:54 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State backup guard Eric Lockett has been charged with assault on a female. According to court records, Lockett was being held without bond in the Wake County Jail on Thursday following an incident that took place Tuesday. No further details were immediately available....

FBI: Most Wanted list suspect is believed killed by officers

Feb. 13, 2019 8:34 PM EST

APEX, N.C. (AP) — The FBI tracked a man they think was one of the country's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives to a North Carolina motel, where agents shot and killed him on Wednesday. The armed suspect shot to death at a motel in the Raleigh suburb of Apex will be identified by state medical examiners but was...

Sub teacher tells students Martin Luther King killed himself

Feb. 12, 2019 5:09 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina substitute teacher has submitted her resignation after a student told his father that the teacher told his class that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was not assassinated but instead killed himself. Billy Byrd also says his son told him the unidentified substitute...

Sheriff: Deputies killed man who exited car with weapon

Feb. 9, 2019 4:42 PM EST

BAILEY, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff in North Carolina says body cameras worn by deputies should show what happened before they fatally shot a man. Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told WRAL-TV that the shooting occurred early Saturday after the man exited a car with a weapon that looked like an AR-15 rifle. Stone...

Maye helps No. 8 Tar Heels roll past rival Wolfpack 113-96

Feb. 5, 2019 11:33 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Luke Maye just loves playing against rival North Carolina State. Maye had a season-high 31 points to go with 12 rebounds, helping the eighth-ranked Tar Heels beat the Wolfpack 113-96 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win. Maye finished 10 of 15 from the...

Ryan, Lindhom, Hanifin lift Flames in return to Raleigh

Feb. 3, 2019 6:12 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bill Peters' return to Carolina went about as perfectly as he could have imagined. He has the players he brought with him to Calgary to thank for that. Derek Ryan, Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin all scored in their first game back in Carolina, and the Flames beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on...

Bruins beat Capitals for first time since 2014

Feb. 3, 2019 5:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask made 24 saves, David Krejci scored and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Sunday to snap a 14-game skid against the defending Stanley Cup champions. Boston beat Washington for the first time since March 29, 2014. The Bruins snapped a three-game skid and...

Misfire: No. 23 NC State falls 47-24 to No. 12 Virginia Tech

Feb. 2, 2019 6:11 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Miss after miss, they kept coming for No. 23 North Carolina State on Saturday. Bricked jumpers off the front rim. Drives that rolled around the cylinder and dropped away. Shots that didn't hit anything at all. They never stopped, either, not until the Wolfpack had managed a stunningly...

UNC-Louisville matchup headlines this weekend in the ACC

Feb. 1, 2019 4:06 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 9 North Carolina at No. 15 Louisville. Two of the four one-loss teams atop the ACC standings meet, and revenge figures to be on the minds of the Tar Heels (16-4, 6-1) after the Cardinals (16-5,...

Private jet carrying comedian makes emergency landing at RDU

Jan. 31, 2019 7:48 AM EST

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A private jet carrying a comedian who had just performed in North Carolina had to make an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. News outlets cite an Instagram post from Canadian comedian and actor Russell Peters, who says the plane suffered a flat tire while...