Latest North Carolina News

Cruelty charges filed after lizards found in storage unit

Jan. 22, 2022 11:50 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina women are accused of intentionally depriving three lizards of food and abandoning them inside a storage unit, a sheriff's office said. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said Jamie Lee Sartin, 24, of Winston-Salem and Taylor Brianne...

Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, ice

Jan. 22, 2022 11:18 AM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and precipitation not often seen in the region. Authorities urged drivers to stay off the...

Former Wilmington TV news anchor sparked #VeryAsian movement

Jan. 22, 2022 00:06 AM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former Wilmington television news anchor is getting national attention after pushing back against the suggestion that she should “keep her Korean to herself.” Michelle Li, an Emmy-winning broadcast journalist, worked in the Wilmington area for about a...

Rozier, Bridges lead Hornets past Thunder 121-98

Jan. 21, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 24 points, Miles Bridges added 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-98 on Friday night. P.J. Washington scored 20 and Gordon Hayward 16 for Charlotte, which has won seven of eight....

Rare blast of snow, ice takes aim at Southeast US coast

Jan. 21, 2022 22:23 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Freezing rain, sleet and snow blew into coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Friday in a winter storm that forecasters say could snarl a region that's unaccustomed to winter precipitation. Authorities along the North and South Carolina...

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Jan. 21, 2022 21:50 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. He didn’t forget “Junior Nation” on his way into the Hall of Fame. “When I stumbled, you guys were right there ready to lift me back up,” Earnhardt said to...

As COVID hospitalizations surge, NC asks FEMA for support

Jan. 21, 2022 17:13 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As North Carolina hospitals treat a record number of coronavirus patients, state health officials announced Friday that they're seeking federal support in the Charlotte area. With Atrium Health, the state’s largest health provider, Health and Human Services...

Officials identify Colorado skier who died of hypothermia

Jan. 21, 2022 15:44 PM EST

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials in western Montana have released the name of a Colorado skier who died last week while skiing outside the boundary of the Lost Trail Ski Area on the Montana-Idaho border. William Benjamin “Ben” Brown of Denver died of hypothermia, Ravalli County...

AP Source: Panthers hiring McAdoo as offensive coordinator

Jan. 21, 2022 15:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rhule decided to go with NFL experience this time at offensive coordinator. The Panthers are hiring former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo to be their new offensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the situation. The...

Marines ID victims in fatal truck crash in North Carolina

Jan. 21, 2022 13:52 PM EST

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Officials have identified the U.S. Marines killed when the truck they and others were riding in overturned and ejected them near their base in North Carolina. A news release from the 2nd Marine Logistics Group on Friday identified the victims as Lance Cpl....