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Prosecutors: Teen's sketch helps make arrest in her rape

Oct. 19, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say a North Carolina teenager's artistic ability and keen eye has helped make an arrest in her 2017 rape. News outlets report Wake County prosecutors said in court Thursday the girl was able to give police a drawing of the man she says had sexually assaulted her when she...

No. 3 Clemson, No. 16 NC State clash in ACC showdown

Oct. 19, 2018 11:49 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Clemson-North Carolina State football series has been one of the most competitive in the Atlantic Coast Conference. It has also been one of the oddest. There have various incidents when the teams meet, including towel stealing, staffers shoving players and rogue laptops on the...

Harmon making the tough catches for No. 16 Wolfpack

Oct. 18, 2018 1:40 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It doesn't matter to North Carolina State's Kelvin Harmon whether he's wide open downfield or tussling with a defensive back as the ball comes his way. Just get the ball close, and he's going to make that catch. The junior has developed into the unquestioned No. 1 receiver atop a deep...

Elections official resigns after online post about child sex

Oct. 17, 2018 1:50 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A member of a North Carolina county elections board has resigned after posting on social media that Democrats plan to legalize pedophilia. The State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement confirmed Wednesday that Haywood County Board of Elections member Cornelia Cree, a Republican...

Judges rule North Carolina elections board unconstitutional

Oct. 16, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Changes made to North Carolina's elections board over the last year were unconstitutional, but the board can remain in place through the November elections, a three-judge panel ruled Tuesday. The 2-1 decision agrees with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's argument that the...

North Carolina lawmakers approve $400M in Florence spending

Oct. 15, 2018 9:19 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The sharp partisanship that's typified North Carolina's government was buried temporarily on Monday as legislators approved spending $400 million to quickly help people and communities reeling from flooding left by Hurricane Florence and setting aside another $450 million for upcoming...

No. 3 Clemson, No. 16 NC State set to meet after bye weeks

Oct. 15, 2018 2:48 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Refreshed, rested and ready for more success is the mindset for both No. 3 Clemson and 16th-ranked North Carolina State with both coming off bye weeks heading into their undefeated showdown in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tigers (6-0, 3-0 ACC) will host the Wolfpack (5-0, 2-0) in...

The Latest: UNC faculty oppose returning Confederate statue

Oct. 12, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina's oldest public university responding to its history involving Confederate landmarks and slavery (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Faculty members at North Carolina's flagship public university say a statue of a Confederate soldier torn down from its...

Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

Oct. 12, 2018 3:41 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about Hurricane Michael, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Karen Clark & Company is an insurance company. Karen Clark & Company is a risk-modeling firm. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: Georgia crops hit hard by...

Fixer says he made cash payment in college hoops scheme

Oct. 11, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A government witness at a college basketball corruption trial testified Thursday that he made a secret $40,000 payment to the inner circle of a North Carolina State recruit through an assistant coach at the school. Testifying in federal court in Manhattan, self-described recruitment...