Update: Video of slaying shown in courtroom

U.S. 06/12/19, 10:55

The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local):11:55 a.m.Moments after a man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three Muslim students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of ...

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings

U.S. 06/12/19, 00:06

The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims' families blamed on bigotry.Craig Hicks was expected Wednesday in court in Durham.A ...

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title

Sports 05/26/19, 15:26

North Carolina's parade of pitchers kept trying to outdo one another. The hitters kept swinging for the fences.It added up to another Atlantic Coast Conference championship for the Tar Heels.North Carolina hit four home runs — including a pair during ...

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina

U.S. 05/23/19, 10:37

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protections.Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed ...

Energy company worker hurt in North Carolina explosion dies

U.S. 04/25/19, 12:09

An energy company employee who was critically injured in a natural gas explosion in North Carolina has died.UNC Medical Center spokesman Tom Hughes confirmed Thursday that 51-year-old Jay Rambeaut of Creedmoor died. Hughes didn't say when Rambeaut died, citing hospital ...

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Sports 04/15/19, 17:04

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday.The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all ...

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Sports 04/11/19, 17:30

Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft.Reddish announced his decision on his verified Instagram page Thursday, one day after teammate RJ Barrett said he was entering the draft. School spokesman Mike DeGeorge says ...

Update: Company says it was doing work before explosion

U.S. 04/11/19, 16:22

The Latest on an explosion that leveled a North Carolina building (all times local):5 p.m.A fiber-optic communications company says a contractor was doing installation work in the area where a gas leak explosion leveled a Durham building.Firefighters and emergency personnel ...

Photos: Coffee shop owner killed, 17 hurt in gas explosion

U.S. 04/10/19, 21:29

A leaking gas line exploded Wednesday in a Durham shopping district, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others as firefighters were evacuating people from buildings near the rupture, authorities said. The blast reverberated across the North Carolina city — ...

Update: Witnesses thought blast was bomb or earthquake

U.S. 04/10/19, 10:58

The Latest on a gas explosion in downtown Durham, North Carolina (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Eyewitnesses are saying they thought a bomb had gone off or an earthquake had hit after a gas explosion in downtown, Durham North Carolina, that has ...

Coach K: Injured Bolden to miss ACC Tournament

Basketball 03/11/19, 18:07

Coach Mike Krzyzewski says No. 5 Duke won't have injured big man Marques Bolden for this week's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.Krzyzewski told the school's website Monday that "there's no way Marques will be ready" after he sprained a ligament in ...

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