AP State News

Sunday 11/23/2014
AP-BKC--Youngstown St.-UNC-Greensboro Box
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

YOUNGSTOWN ST. (3-3)

2 NC prison escapees captured in McDowell County
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

MARION, N.C. (AP) — Two young men who escaped from a North Carolina prison are back in custody after nearly a week on the loose.

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Day' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "All or Nothing Day" game were:

NC Lottery
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Sunday:

2 killed, 1 injured in Winston-Salem car crash
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two Kernersville men died and a third injured after their sports car ran off a road and crashed into several parked cars.

Fayetteville gun buyback nets over 250 weapons
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville's first gun buyback event collected so many weapons that police had to give IOUs after about two hours.

NC likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little regulation exists outside of traditional cab and limo services.

Art from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. being auctioned
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Artwork that originally was part of the collection belonging to the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is being auctioned in Winston-Salem.

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:

Redmond scores 2, Avalanche beat Hurricanes 4-3
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche's frantic finish more than made up for a bad first period.

Tragedies lead 2 women to form outreach group
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Like the hand-tied knots that bind the edges of the blankets they've made, tragedy in the lives of two women brought about not only community outreach projects but also a close-knit group at Fairmont Presbyterian Church on Cotton Grove Road.

Saturday 11/22/2014
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 4 Evening' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Cash 4 Evening" game were:

No. 4 DUKE 70, STANFORD 59
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

STANFORD (3-1)

Hurricanes-Avalanche Sums
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Carolina 3 0 0—3
Colorado 1 1 2—4

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

E. Michigan holds off UNC-Greensboro, 70-62
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Raven Lee pumped in 25 points and Karrington Ward added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Eastern Michigan to a 70-62 win over North Carolina-Greensboro Saturday.

AP-BKC--UNC-Greensboro-E. Michigan Box
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

UNC-GREENSBORO (1-3)

ETSU ties school 3s mark, beats Asheville 98-87
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Rashawn Rembert made eight of East Tennessee State's 15 3-pointers on his way to 31 points and the Buccaneers beat UNC Asheville 98-87 on Saturday night.

No. 2 Alabama rolls past Western Carolina 48-14
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 2 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.

AP-BKC--N.C.-Wilmington-VMI Box
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

N.C.-WILMINGTON (2-1)

Northwestern rallies past Elon 68-67 in OT
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — After seeing his team mount improbable comebacks at the end of regulation and overtime for a 68-67 victory against Elon on Saturday, Northwestern coach Chris Collins was excited.

East Carolina's Hardy sets FBS career catches mark
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina receiver Justin Hardy has set the record for most career receptions in bowl subdivision history.

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:

Carden, East Carolina surge past Tulane 34-6
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Shane Carden threw for 358 yards, accounted for two touchdowns and Justin Hardy broke the FBS record for receptions in a career as East Carolina defeated Tulane 34-6 on Saturday.

Boston bombing victim going home after amputation
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

KATY, Texas (AP) — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year.

No. 6 North Carolina defeats Davidson 90-72
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams wanted to send a message to Kennedy Meeks after two early mistakes, so he sat his star power forward less than three minutes into Saturday's game against Davidson.

AP-BKC--Colgate-Campbell Box,1st Ld-Writethru
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

COLGATE (1-2)

Virginia Tech falls 6-3 to Wake Forest in 2OT
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech at least extended one significant streak by putting up a few points.

Bell leads NC Central to 21-14 win over NC A&T
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Malcolm Bell threw for 121 yards with one touchdown and ran for 74 yards and another score to lead North Carolina Central to a 21-14 win over North Carolina A&T on Saturday.

Appalachian State tops Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Marcus Cox rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns to lead Appalachian State over Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16 on Saturday.

Man arrested in NC, body of missing woman found
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say they found the body of a missing Virginia woman after arresting her boyfriend in North Carolina.

Sherman-Newsome carries Colgate by Campbell 54-48
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Damon Sherman-Newsome scored eight points in the final 70 seconds for a career-high 29 points to lead Colgate to a 54-48 win over Campbell on Saturday.

No. 6 NORTH CAROLINA 90, DAVIDSON 72
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

DAVIDSON (2-1)

NC Republicans pick Moore to be new House speaker
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:46 pm

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Saturday picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives.

Charlotte runs away from Morehead State 52-14
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:01 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kalif Phillips scored three touchdowns in a game for the fourth time this season, rushed for 189 yards as Charlotte finished its second season with a 52-14 defeat of Morehead State on Saturday.

Monmouth cruises to 31-15 win over Gardner-Webb
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Joe Johnson hauled in two interceptions Saturday, including a 55-yard pick-six in the third quarter, to help Monmouth (NJ) to a 31-15 victory over Gardner-Webb and avoid ending the season winless in Big South matchups.

Dayton pushes past Campbell 19-14
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:01 pm

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Connor Kacsor ran in 16 yards for a go-ahead touchdown to give Dayton a 19-14 victory over Campbell in the season finale for both teams on Saturday.

Sunday 11/23/2014
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 3:45 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Saturday 11/22/2014
AP-BKC--Appalachian St.-Virginia Tech Box
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

APPALACHIAN ST. (1-2)

AP-BKC--High Point-Richmond Box
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

HIGH POINT (3-1)

Hot-shooting Richmond beats High Point 80-56
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kendall Anthony scored 22 points and Richmond shot 61.2 percent from the floor to beat High Point 80-56 on Saturday.

NC man pleads guilty in fatal boat crash
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 12:32 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A Guilford County man who pleaded guilty to causing a boat crash that killed a pregnant woman and her 3-year-old son has avoided prison.

Body of missing Georgia man found in NC
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 11:46 am

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The body of a missing Georgia man has been found in the French Broad River in North Carolina.

NC State trustees recommend tuition increases
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 10:45 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — N.C. State University's trustees are recommending a 3 percent tuition hike for in-state students in each of the next two years.

Asheville-area tourism at record levels
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials are predicting a record-setting year for Asheville-area tourism.

Police, clergy hold Fayetteville's 1st gun buyback
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:01 am

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville police are working with local pastors to hold the city's first gun buyback after a rash of fatal shootings.

Greensboro adds portable lighting to downtown area
Updated: November 23, 2014 - 4:01 am

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials in Greensboro are using portable lighting in various locations across the downtown area to increase safety and security.