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Homeowners association official accused of pocketing $97K

Jan. 17, 2019 12:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused the secretary-treasurer of a homeowner's association in North Carolina of taking more than $97,000 from the association's bank account. News outlets report the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office charged 36-year-old Charlotte J. Cutler of Bath with...

Group asks North Carolina speaker be investigated further

Jan. 14, 2019 5:37 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Washington-based nonprofit is asking again that North Carolina ethics officials investigate whether state House Speaker Tim Moore got preferential treatment in a regulatory matter involving property his company owned. Campaign for Accountability leader Daniel Stevens filed the...

Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

Dec. 10, 2018 7:16 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Seven men and one woman were arrested for investigation of assault, hate crimes and other allegations early...

The Latest: Jags teammates salute Meyer, their former coach

Dec. 4, 2018 5:12 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's retirement: (all times Eastern): 5 p.m. As former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde gushed about coach Urban Meyer in the Jacksonville Jaguars locker room, former Florida defensive end Lerentee McCray walked by and shouted "Urban Legend!...

Flood insurance rebuilds homes with public money repeatedly

Nov. 26, 2018 1:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Floodwaters rose about 15 inches (40 centimeters) into Danielle Rees' home in September when Hurricane Florence drenched this tidewater city on the Pamlico River and overwhelmed a local creek and marshland. The first floor was a sopping mess of gritty, swampy water in three...