Generosity of spirit made Nelson Mandela a global symbol of sacrifice and reconciliation in a world often jarred by conflict and division. He died Thursday at the age of 95.
Two university professors hired by the U.S. Department of Justice to analyze traffic stops by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office say statistical data conclusively shows deputies there are racially profiling Latino drivers.
Dredging could begin as early as Friday afternoon at the Bonner Bridge as state officials move to repair the closed span that's the only road access between Hatteras Island and the mainland.
Police have arrested two men in a pair of shooting deaths near Wingate University that prompted a campus lockdown.
A judge on Wednesday found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the state legislature.
Almost 17,200 additional students packed into North Carolina schools this year while the number of teachers dropped, according to new payroll data, leading to what some say are larger class sizes that inhibit learning.
Efforts to block construction of a replacement for the Bonner Bridge are to blame for the current problems that led officials to close it to traffic, N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata said Wednesday.
A Pitt County couple has pleaded guilty in a murder for hire plot to kill two family members.
A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals on Tuesday unanimously rejected a bid by a company to establish an online-only charter school for students whose parents opt out of existing public school classrooms.
North Carolina transportation officials closed the only bridge onto a 60-mile stretch of the Outer Banks on Tuesday after discovering the deteriorating span posed an immediate safety threat.