Autopsies: 2 slain campus victims each had 6 or more wounds

U.S. 06/18/19, 10:13

The student credited with tackling a gunman during a fatal North Carolina campus rampage suffered eight gunshot wounds, and another slain student was shot six times, according to autopsies released Tuesday.An autopsy made public by the Office of the Chief ...

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released

U.S. 06/11/19, 18:48

A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesday. A Superior Court judge last week overturned Carver's conviction for the ...

Police: NC shooting suspect planned attack for months

U.S. 06/04/19, 14:06

Police say the man charged with fatally shooting two students and wounding four others in a North Carolina university classroom told them he'd planned the shooting for months but gave up the assault after he was tackled and brought to ...

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Sports 05/22/19, 17:19

Tony Stewart headlined a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and ...

NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race

Sports 05/19/19, 12:06

Side-by-side racing, a dramatic, decisive pass near the end for the win and even an old-style, on-track fight: NASCAR couldn't be happier with what it saw at the All-Star Race."As an official, but also as a race fan, it was ...

Bowyer, Kyle Busch head field at NASCAR All-Star Race

Sports 05/18/19, 15:22

Clint Bowyer will start up front as he looks to win his first NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night.It won't be easy, though, with Kyle Busch right alongside.Bowyer has only had one top-10 finish in this ...

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor

U.S. 05/15/19, 18:45

A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom.News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal of Valor posthumously on ...

7-time champ Johnson growing impatient with winless streak

Sports 05/15/19, 14:18

Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patience person.But the seven-time NASCAR Series Cup champion said he's growing more and more impatient with each passing week as his Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 race team keeps struggling on the race track."Over my ...

Column: IndyCar and NASCAR roar into showcase month of May

Sports 05/13/19, 15:17

The most prolific month in motorsports arrived with two strong races with IndyCar and NASCAR both opening May with momentum-grabbing entertaining events that should carry the series through their Memorial Day showcases.Simon Pagenaud, his future with Team Penske shaky because ...

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package

Sports 05/08/19, 14:45

Kyle Busch was not surprised he dodged a fine from NASCAR for ranting about its current rules package.Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine. But NASCAR let Busch's ...

Column: Hard part for Homa was waiting his turn

Golf 05/07/19, 15:20

He was among the best as an amateur, winning a prestigious national title and moving onto the PGA Tour. While he never thought it was going to be easy, making it tougher was seeing so many peers from his college ...

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