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Pittenger asks: Why aren’t liberals condemning Black Lives Matter and others?

Pittenger asks: Why aren’t liberals condemning Black Lives Matter and others?

Rep. Robert Pittenger said Tuesday that “there is the reality of hate and violence” with Black Lives Matter and Antifa, so “why should they be given a pass?”...
Drivers found $34K on a North Carolina highway, but there’s a catch. It was fake.

Drivers found $34K on a North Carolina highway, but there’s a catch. It was fake.

At least $34,000 of counterfeit bills were discovered Sunday on U.S. 701, officials said....
Chad Barefoot says he won’t run for re-election to NC Senate

Chad Barefoot says he won’t run for re-election to NC Senate

Chad Barefoot, a Republican from Wake Forest who represents the 18th District in the North Carolina Senate, said Sunday that he will retire from the General Assembly at the end of...
Here’s your latest eclipse outlook for the Charlotte viewing area

Here’s your latest eclipse outlook for the Charlotte viewing area

Conditions for Monday’s eclipse continued to improve Saturday....
Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after 3rd round at Wyndham

Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after 3rd round at Wyndham

Henrik Stenson kept his cool when some birdie chances turned into pars. That patience paid off late in his round....
Here’s what happens next in the NCAA’s investigation into UNC

Here’s what happens next in the NCAA’s investigation into UNC

University of North Carolina officials, along with football coach Larry Fedora, women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and men’s basketball coach Roy Williams, convened in...
Melt Bar and Grilled named to Inc. 5000 list, 10th restaurant opening soon

Melt Bar and Grilled named to Inc. 5000 list, 10th restaurant opening soon

Melt Bar and Grilled lands on national private-business list as it is getting set to open its 10th location....
UNC’s NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing ends after nearly 15 hours of deliberation

UNC’s NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing ends after nearly 15 hours of deliberation

UNC-Chapel Hill’s NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing ended on Aug. 17, 2017 after 15 hours of deliberation....
Inmate dies of apparent suicide at North Carolina prison

Inmate dies of apparent suicide at North Carolina prison

A prisoner serving 29 years for statutory rape died of an apparent suicide on Thursday at Lanesboro Correctional Institution southeast of Charlotte....
Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

Matt Every matched the Wyndham Championship’s first-round record with a 9-under 61 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead....
Larceny suspects found ‘passed out’ in car with heroin and small child, deputies say

Larceny suspects found ‘passed out’ in car with heroin and small child, deputies say

An NC couple sought for stealing jewelry ended up in jail for child abuse this week, after the two were found “passed out” in a parked car with a small child...
In case you were wondering, here’s what’s going on outside UNC’s NCAA hearing

In case you were wondering, here’s what’s going on outside UNC’s NCAA hearing

UNC’s hearing with the NCAA Committee on Infractions began on Wednesday morning, August 16, 2017. The hearing is closed to the public, but here’s what we know so far....
Wyndham provides last chance for golfers’ playoff push

Wyndham provides last chance for golfers’ playoff push

It’s last-chance time on the PGA Tour....
N. Carolina protest bill hits snag after Charlottesville

N. Carolina protest bill hits snag after Charlottesville

A North Carolina bill that could protect drivers who hit protesters may have hit a snag, following a highly-publicized incident involving an Ohio man who police say deliberately...
Glenside native Maddy Evans' retirement from playing soccer reveals ugly truth about NWSL salaries

Glenside native Maddy Evans' retirement from playing soccer reveals ugly truth about NWSL salaries

Maddy Evans' salary with the Orlando Pride was just $15,000. Many players in the league who aren't national team stars face the same problem....
Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says

Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says

Durham County, North Carolina, officials said Tuesday they arrested a woman in connection with the vandalism and toppling of a Confederate statue in North Carolina....
UNC’s day in court with NCAA has arrived, and no Tar Heel will emerge smiling

UNC’s day in court with NCAA has arrived, and no Tar Heel will emerge smiling

NCAA committee on infractions meets with North Carolina in Nashville this week. UNC representatives, and fans, won’t end up smiling....
Remove Confederate statues from public government land, ACLU-NC urges

Remove Confederate statues from public government land, ACLU-NC urges

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina urged state and local leaders to remove Confederate monuments from public government land....
Woman hit with felony charges for toppling Confederate statue

Woman hit with felony charges for toppling Confederate statue

A woman who took part in the toppling of a Confederate statue in Durham has been arrested and slapped with felony charges, cops said Tuesday. Takiya Thompson, 22, has been charged...
UNC academic case finally reaches NCAA infractions hearing

UNC academic case finally reaches NCAA infractions hearing

It has taken more than two years for North Carolina to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel since initially being charged with five top-level violations amid its...
Woman charged in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina

Woman charged in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina

County officials are using video footage to identify people who pulled down a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., according to the county sheriff....
Charges sought in toppling of Confederate statue in NC

Charges sought in toppling of Confederate statue in NC

Investigators are using video footage to identify those responsible for toppling the statue during a rally Monday night...
SEE IT: Crowd pulls down Confederate statue in North Carolina

SEE IT: Crowd pulls down Confederate statue in North Carolina

Demonstrators in the former slave state attached a rope to Durham’s statue of an unidentified Confederate soldier Monday evening....
Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina

Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina

Activists toppled statue of Confederate soldier during rally against racism on Monday...
VIDEO: Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier

VIDEO: Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier

The incident appeared to be a direct response to violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend....
Protesters tear down North Carolina confederate statue

Protesters tear down North Carolina confederate statue

#BREAKING Protesters in #Durham topple confederate monument downtown pic.twitter.com/a3BNIavyxC — Derrick Lewis (@DerrickQLewis) August 14, 2017 Anti-racist protesters in North...
It doesn’t matter how the NCAA rules in the UNC academic scandal case. The verdict is already in. — Jacobs

It doesn’t matter how the NCAA rules in the UNC academic scandal case. The verdict is already in. — Jacobs

At least the beginning of the end is in sight, now that officials and coaches from the University of North Carolina are headed later this week for an NCAA infractions committee...
Protections for drivers who hit protesters? ‘No plans’ to move bill, NC lawmaker says

Protections for drivers who hit protesters? ‘No plans’ to move bill, NC lawmaker says

The bill’s sponsors defended their motives: “It is intellectually dishonest and a gross mischaracterization to portray North Carolina House Bill 330 as a protection measure for the...
Drexel assistant coach Chris Crawford has sights set on match play at U.S. Amateur

Drexel assistant coach Chris Crawford has sights set on match play at U.S. Amateur

The former Drexel star and current Dragons assistant coach hasn't qualified for match play in four previous tries at U.S. Amateur...
Jason Day makes moves — up and down — during Round 3 at PGA

Jason Day makes moves — up and down — during Round 3 at PGA

Jason Day reeled off three straight birdies and took a remarkable gamble that didn’t pay off....
Juror in father-daughter murder trial: Guilty verdict was 'right choice'

Juror in father-daughter murder trial: Guilty verdict was 'right choice'

Three of the jurors who found former FBI agent Thomas Martens and his daughter Molly Corbett guilty of murdering her husband Wednesday told ABC News “20/20” they believe the...
After 'incredible' years at LSU, is Brandon Harris set to be North Carolina's QB?

After 'incredible' years at LSU, is Brandon Harris set to be North Carolina's QB?

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Brandon Harris left LSU looking for a clean start in his final season as a college quarterback. The graduate transfer figures he's found the perfect...
NC jail suicide rate exceeds national average, report says

NC jail suicide rate exceeds national average, report says

North Carolina jail inmates commit suicide at a rate higher than the national average, according to a report from Disability Rights NC....
Will black and Hispanic people be targeted by new North Carolina gang sentencing law?

Will black and Hispanic people be targeted by new North Carolina gang sentencing law?

The state focuses attention on the issue at a time when President Trump gives speeches calling gang members “animals.”...
What former FBI agent, daughter say happened the night her husband was killed

What former FBI agent, daughter say happened the night her husband was killed

Thomas Martens and his daughter Molly Corbett were found guilty of murder....
Sports Tonight: Eagles preseason begins, and homerism is welcome

Sports Tonight: Eagles preseason begins, and homerism is welcome

Here is what's happening in sports on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, including tonight's TV schedule....
Is a monster dog roaming the Carolinas? Some say a chupacabra is on the loose

Is a monster dog roaming the Carolinas? Some say a chupacabra is on the loose

Some people believe NC has photographed a legendary chupacabra vampire dog, as part of its camera trap program....
Versatile Landon defender Jalen Williams has a UNC offer, and more are likely on the way

Versatile Landon defender Jalen Williams has a UNC offer, and more are likely on the way

Plus, more football recruiting news from around the D.C. area....
Eating straight from the garden can be an acquired taste

Eating straight from the garden can be an acquired taste

Wherever you are, Dr. McGinn, I hope you ate some juicy tomatoes this summer. Maybe you even planted a garden on your terrace in New York City, if that's where you still live, so...
$2 million to be paid to victims in 2016 Rock Hill football team bus crash

$2 million to be paid to victims in 2016 Rock Hill football team bus crash

The insurance company covering the Chester church that owned the bus that crashed in September 2016, killing four and injuring dozens, will pay $2 million in liability and...
With third PGA in last five years, Applebrook's Dave McNabb shows age just a number

With third PGA in last five years, Applebrook's Dave McNabb shows age just a number

The head professional at Applebrook Golf Club in Malvern, McNabb, 51, is competing this week at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., in the season's final major....
Golf majors nothing new to the Carolinas

Golf majors nothing new to the Carolinas

From Winston-Salem to Kiawah Island, golf majors have dotted the Carolinas...
If you see Bigfoot, ‘please do not shoot,’ SC police say after NC sighting

If you see Bigfoot, ‘please do not shoot,’ SC police say after NC sighting

Reports of a Bigfoot sighting have prompted one SC police dept to warn citizens against shooting at Bigfoot...
Mother's face stomped with cleats in brawl at youth soccer game

Mother's face stomped with cleats in brawl at youth soccer game

The kicking got out of hand at a youth soccer game in North Carolina....
Danny Heitman's

Danny Heitman's "At Random": A week to take break from speed

Since travel is supposed to bring a change of pace, we thought about going someplace new this summer — maybe the Texas prairie, the caves of New Mexico, the California...
National Lighthouse Day: Here’s a guide to NC’s seven coastal lighthouses

National Lighthouse Day: Here’s a guide to NC’s seven coastal lighthouses

North Carolina has seven lighthouses along its shore that once protected sailors from the dangerous coastline. Now they serve as landmarks and destinations for residents and...
APNewsBreak: PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

APNewsBreak: PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won’t be necessary in two years when it moves to May....
Wolfpack’s defensive front ready for leading role in 2017

Wolfpack’s defensive front ready for leading role in 2017

Kentavius Street knows what awaits for North Carolina State’s defensive line....
Spieth feeling no pressure in another pursuit of history

Spieth feeling no pressure in another pursuit of history

Jordan Spieth knows all about pressure. He also knows about the history that awaits him at the PGA Championship....