Two people suffered minor injuries when their roof blew off their condominium in Atlantic Beach along the North Carolina coast in what the National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday as a tornado.
Rising anger over deadly drone attacks spurred a Pakistani political party Wednesday to reveal the secret identity of what it said was the top U.S. spy in the country. It demanded he be tried for murder, another blow to already jagged relations between the two nations.
A fraternity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been suspended during an investigation into suspected hazing.
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers — and for people on their holiday shopping lists.
Six correctional officers at a Wayne County prison were mistakenly overpaid for four years, but shortcomings in the state's payroll system meant they were put through "unreasonable hardship" by having their entire paychecks withheld to recover the money, according to a state audit report released Tuesday.
As a candidate, Pat McCrory pledged a transparent and accountable government. But now that he is governor, those seeking access to public records are often met with long delays and unprecedented demands for payment.
North Carolina's largest health insurer will be allowed to raise premiums by between 16 percent and 24 percent on policies that would have been canceled for failing to meet minimum requirements required by the federal overhaul law, the state's insurance commissioner said Tuesday.
Authorities have charged the former coach of a Cherryville girls' softball team with first-degree sex offense after they say he engaged in a sexual act with a child.
A state audit released Monday found shortcomings in how administrators at the North Carolina Virtual Public School reported enrollment totals and evaluated teachers but found no evidence that educators were overpaid.
A child advocacy group is calling for an outside agency to investigate how a North Carolina social services agency handles cases, nearly two weeks after an 11-year-old boy was found by a sheriff's deputy handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken tied to his neck.