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Man accused in assault of four women, teen, out of jail

Jan. 27, 2020 7:35 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of kidnapping and assaulting four women and a teenage girl was released from jail on Monday after a judge changed his bond status. Michael Dean Myers, 33, of High Point, had been in the Guilford County jail since 2018 on a $5.5 million secured bond, the...

The charred remains of a boat are shown following a fatal fire at a Tennessee River marina in Scottsboro, Ala., on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Authorities said the fire was reported overnight while people were sleeping on boats tied up at a dock. Crews had to rescue people from the water, and fire officials said it may take days to go through sunken boats that could hold additional victims. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Alabama fire chief: At least 8 died in marina boat dock fire

Jan. 27, 2020 4:30 PM EST

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A massive fire that killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early Monday was spread so rapidly by the wind that “we didn't have time to do nothing,” said one resident who survived but lost his brother in the cold water. Tommy...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo Brad Keselowski puts on his helmet during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Keselowski won three races last year and made the playoffs, joining teammates Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in a statistically strong season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Penske drivers ready to perform after huge offseason shakeup

Jan. 27, 2020 4:28 PM EST

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Team Penske won the championship last year in every series it competes except NASCAR. Doesn't mean it was a bad year: the team still won six races and placed all three of its drivers into the playoffs. It just wasn't good enough, not when Roger Penske's IndyCar, sports car and V8...

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey shouts instructions late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 85-84. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

ACC penalizes Notre Dame, Brey for his officiating comments

Jan. 27, 2020 2:08 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has fined Notre Dame $20,000 and publicly reprimanded Fighting Irish basketball coach Mike Brey for his comments about officiating after Saturday’s 1-point loss at Florida State. The league announced the penalties Monday, saying Brey’s...

Nathan Chen performs his men's free skate program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Chen equals Boitano with 4th straight national skating title

Jan. 26, 2020 11:11 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Rocketman has launched — straight to a fourth national title. With stratospheric jumps and the sort of stage presence that even Elton John would appreciate, Nathan Chen won his fourth consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championships men's gold medal Sunday. Skating to the score...

No. 8 N.C. State avenges only loss, stays unbeaten at home

Jan. 26, 2020 9:27 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane took a beating. It was nothing compared with the one she handed out. Cunane had 22 points and 17 rebounds to help No. 8 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 76-68 on Sunday night. Aislinn Konig added 16 points and Kai Crutchfield had 13 for the Wolfpack (19-1, 8-1...

Woldetensae, Virginia hold off Wake Forest 65-63 in OT

Jan. 26, 2020 3:55 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Virginia kept sending Wake Forest players to the foul line, dug itself a double-digit hole and even threw in a major mistake to extend the game when victory was fewer than 2 seconds away. The Cavaliers found a way to win anyway. Tomas Woldetensae scored a career-high 21 points...

Police: 6 people shot at party at North Carolina restaurant

Jan. 26, 2020 8:54 AM EST

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Six people were treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting inside a restaurant in North Carolina, police said Sunday. The Salisbury Police Department said via social media that one person among the six was seriously hurt but is hospitalized in stable condition. Three people who...

Nathan Chen performs during the senior men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

Chen wins short program, Knierims take 3rd pairs title

Jan. 25, 2020 11:17 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn't have been capable of setting a personal best Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Then again, maybe it's wise to expect only greatness from the three-time defending...

Munoz scores 27 to carry Longwood past High Point 72-62

Jan. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Juan Munoz went 12 for 12 from the foul line and scored a career-high 27 points as Longwood defeated High Point 72-62 on Saturday night to end a four-game losing streak. JaShaun Smith added 15 points for Longwood (7-14, 2-6 Big South Conference), which knocked down 11 3-pointers,...