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North Carolina mother dies after being thrown from car

Jan. 20, 2022 17:34 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman was killed Wednesday night in a rollover wreck after she was thrown from a car that was carrying her two children, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said. The News & Record of Greensboro reported Christina Marie Durham, 30, of...

The Carolinas and Virginia brace for blast of ice, snow

Jan. 20, 2022 16:34 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Carolinas and Virginia were bracing for more winter weather on Thursday, with officials urging drivers to stay off potentially icy roads and schools canceling classes in coastal areas that don't frequently see frozen precipitation. The governors of North...

Police: 3rd man charged in Black Friday mall shooting

Jan. 20, 2022 15:36 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police have charged a third man in a Black Friday shooting at a North Carolina mall. The Streets at Southpoint in Durham was packed with post-Thanksgiving shoppers on Nov. 26, when two men approached a jewelry vendor and one tried to rob him, police said. The...

Police: Man tried to kill 2 North Carolina hospital workers

Jan. 20, 2022 15:18 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A man choked a hospital worker unconscious and tried to snap another employee's neck during a rampage inside a North Carolina emergency room earlier this week, authorities said. Rothwell Jacob Simmons, 24, has been charged with two counts of attempted...

North Carolina manufacturer to close, puts 475 out of work

Jan. 20, 2022 13:32 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina manufacturing plant which makes small engines for windshield wipers, electric windows and other car parts says it is shutting down, putting nearly 500 people out of a job. DENSO Manufacturing told local economic development officials on...

AP source: Panthers interview Jay Gruden, Montgomery again

Jan. 20, 2022 12:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Washington head coach Jay Gruden and Indianapolis Colts running backs coach Scottie Montgomery have had second interviews with the Carolina Panthers for their vacant offensive coordinator position, according to a person familiar with the situation. The...

South Carolina Upstate beats Gardner-Webb 74-61

Jan. 19, 2022 22:00 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Bryson Mozone scored a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds and South Carolina Upstate beat Gardner-Webb 74-61 on Wednesday night. Jordan Gainey had 17 points for South Carolina Upstate (7-10, 4-1 Big South Conference), which earned its fourth straight...

Blunt scores 23 to lead UMass Lowell over Maine 71-62

Jan. 19, 2022 21:51 PM EST

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Allin Blunt had a career-high 23 points as UMass Lowell beat Maine 71-62 on Wednesday night. Blunt made 4 of 6 3-pointers. Kalil Thomas had 13 points and six rebounds for UMass Lowell (10-7, 2-3 America East Conference). Justin Faison added 11...

Late free throws help Virginia Tech hold off NC State 62-59

Jan. 19, 2022 21:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justyn Mutts scored 13 points, Keve Aluma had a double-double and Sean Pedulla made two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to help Virginia Tech hold off North Carolina State 62-59 on Wednesday night. NC State trailed 35-21 at halftime, but the Wolfpack...

Whatley's late heroics help NC A&T past UNC Asheville 73-71

Jan. 19, 2022 21:17 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Whatley made 1 of 2 foul shots with eight seconds left and North Carolina A&T held of UNC Asheville for a 73-71 win on Wednesday night. Whatley then turned around on the defensive end to block Tajion Jones' 3-point attempt just before the horn...