An aspiring chef slain over the summer at a North Carolina mountain inn died during a sexual assault by a co-worker, prosecutors said Thursday, offering new details on the motive for the killing at the height of tourism season along a famed scenic highway.
One of the men convicted of murdering Michael Jordan's father in 1993 argued Wednesday that alibi witnesses and evidence of his innocence weren't given a close enough look during his trial, violating his constitutional rights.
Leaders of North Carolina's flagship university are meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate monument torn down by protesters.
A Mexican immigrant who sought refuge in a North Carolina church for nearly a year was deported Thursday, federal authorities said.
An opioid task force arrested 76 people on drug charges in a sweep of traffickers on western North Carolina tribal land, federal officials said Thursday.
A mother and baby killed when a tree smashed into their house are among four deaths caused by Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come.
As Hurricane Florence blew into Wilmington, about two dozen locals gathered behind the boarded-up windows of a bar that's survived its share of squalls and tempests.
Residents on the Carolina coast are finding empty gas pumps and depleted store shelves as they flee a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
Millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades.
The chancellor of North Carolina's flagship university is giving a strong indication that the school won't return a torn-down Confederate statue to where it used to stand.
Police are filing charges against three people who they say helped bring down a Confederate statue at North Carolina's flagship university.
A teenage girl drew upon gun training from her late father to fatally shoot an abusive boyfriend who was strangling her mother earlier this month in North Carolina, a prosecutor said Friday.
An online romance scam led investigators to the discovery that a North Carolina woman with financial problems was plotting to kill her 88-year-old mother to get more money to pay the fraudster, police said.
A man will soon learn his sentence for pretending to be an Army general last year when he landed a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company.
Sara Ellis, a cook who was killed this week at a North Carolina mountain lodge, loved to make omelets and chocolate cake for friends and often went out of her way to brighten a stranger's day, family and friends say.
A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an upscale mall.
A female cook who went missing at a scenic North Carolina inn was killed by a co-worker during a hike and left along a path near the famed Blue Ridge Parkway, federal authorities said Thursday.
A real-estate developer's mysterious death has been ruled a homicide due to strangulation weeks after his son said he found his father with a dog leash wrapped around his neck and the dog nearby.
The federal government has proposed shrinking the last remaining habitat of the only endangered red wolves left in the wild, and giving landowners more leeway to kill any of the animals that stray onto private property.