AP State News

Thursday 07/31/2014
Man shot to death at Charlotte apartment complex
Posted: July 31, 2014 - 8:36 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Police are looking for those responsible for the shooting death of a man at a Charlotte apartment complex....

NC battling buzzards at the state's boat ramps
Posted: July 31, 2014 - 8:27 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina wants the public's help in dealing with a growing problem - buzzards at boat ramps across the state....

Car club won't rent NC park
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- A car club is withdrawing a request to rent Pilot Mountain State Park so drivers could use it for uphill thrill riding....

Durham assistant police chief sues city
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Durham Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes is suing the city and Police Chief Jose Lopez, alleging civil rights violations....

Parts stolen from trains parked in Gastonia
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) -- Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in train parts from trains parked in Gastonia in the last month....

Kentucky Wesleyan president retiring
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky Wesleyan College President Craig Turner says he will retire effective Sept. 15....

Police in Charlotte issue declaration for soccer
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- An upcoming international soccer match in Charlotte is being designated as an extraordinary event....

UNCSA responds to report of lead at warehouse
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Officials at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are working with several agencies after elevated levels of lead were found in and around a warehouse it leases to store theatrical and film props and equipment....

NC Lottery
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

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

GA Lottery
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- These Georgia lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...

TN Lottery
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 4 Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

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

Wednesday 07/30/2014
3 people killed, deputies wounded in NC shootout
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday....

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:...

Kyrie Irving focused on USA Basketball
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball....

Lions claim WR Payton off waivers from Buccaneers
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Quintin Payton off waivers from Tampa Bay....

Winning numbers drawn in 'Georgia FIVE Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Georgia FIVE Evening" game were:...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 3 Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Cash 3 Evening" game were:...

3 players no longer on UNC football roster
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Three North Carolina players have left the program and the status of a fourth is in doubt....

Greg Ives to crew chief Earnhardt in 2015
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- There was no shortage of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief...

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Legislative budget-writers struggled Wednesday to finalize an annual spending document for North Carolina four days after leading lawmakers announced a deal and a day after describing its main points....

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments....

Judge: Peanut salmonella trial may exceed 2 months
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday....

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:...

Gustafson wants Gordon's team focused on Chase
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level....

Son says NC-based missionary fighting Ebola
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

The son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia....

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say....

Ex-sailor pleads guilty to sex trafficking child
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A former Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to crossing state lines for sex trafficking of a child....

Abu aims to provide boost to NC State's front line
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Abdul-Malik Abu is determined to give North Carolina State some help inside after the Wolfpack lost the top player in the Atlantic Coast Conference....

Charlotte woman charged in wreck that killed man
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged a woman in a wreck in which a passenger in her car was killed earlier this month....

NC weighs offering upfront money for promised jobs
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 8:51 am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- After decades of trying to attract new industries with tax breaks, North Carolina lawmakers are considering whether to just offer selected corporations upfront taxpayer money if they will move to the state....