N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years

U.S. 05/23/19, 19:20

A North Carolina man who once was on death row and then served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper's slaying in a failed robbery attempt was headed home Thursday.Attorney Theresa Newman, co-director of the Duke Wrongful Convictions ...

Sooey! Pig named Hamilton bringing Hurricanes playoff luck

Hockey 05/13/19, 01:49

The Carolina Hurricanes have been rolling at home ever since their newly acquired grunter named Hamilton started hogging the corner.Not defenseman Dougie Hamilton — Hamilton the pig.The 90-pound Juliana potbelly who catches games from behind the boards in a personalized ...

New trial ordered for white homeowner in death of black man

U.S. 05/07/19, 14:34

A white homeowner who fatally shot an unarmed black man after reporting "hoodlums" in his neighborhood should get a new trial because the prosecutor gratuitously injected race in his closing argument, North Carolina's second-highest court ruled Tuesday. In the split 2-1 ...

‘Canes get comfortable in new territory of the playoffs

Hockey 05/04/19, 01:58

The formerly last-place Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to knock out their division's best team in seven games. Then they swept the second-best team.Maybe it's time to rethink the significance of those Metropolitan Division standings.The Hurricanes advanced to another Eastern Conference ...

Hurricanes top Islanders 5-2; Stars beat Blues 4-2

Hockey 05/01/19, 23:39

Sebastian Aho set up Justin Williams' go-ahead goal with 9:45 remaining, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Wednesday night to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round series.Teuvo Teravainen had two goals, including an empty-netter ...

Update: N Carolina teachers rally for 2nd year in row

U.S. 05/01/19, 11:22

The Latest on the teacher rally in North Carolina (all times local):12:20 p.m.North Carolina teachers are rallying in support of several issues they believe will improve public education, including Medicaid expansion.Thousands of teachers, other school employees and their supporters marched ...

North Carolina teachers to protest for 2nd year in row

U.S. 05/01/19, 09:03

North Carolina teachers took to the streets Wednesday for the second year in a row with hopes that a more politically balanced legislature will be more willing to meet their demands.Teachers, auxiliary staff and supporters will march in Raleigh. Speakers ...

North Carolina teachers plan new rally to press demands

U.S. 04/30/19, 11:30

North Carolina teachers didn't win the pay hikes and other changes they sought last year, despite a rally that brought 20,000 people to the capital, but they believe their activism helped elect a more sympathetic legislature and will take to ...

source: UNC hiring Banghart as women’s basketball coach

Sports 04/29/19, 23:41

North Carolina has reached a deal with Princeton's Courtney Banghart to become the Tar Heels' next women's basketball coach, a person with knowledge of the situation said.The person spoke Monday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because ...

Hurricanes rally past Islanders to take 2-0 series lead

Sports 04/28/19, 17:19

Warren Foegele and Nino Niederreiter scored 48 seconds apart early in the third period to rally the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday and a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Petr ...

Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Hockey 04/22/19, 21:04

Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.Justin Williams scored an insurance goal ...

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