AP State News

Tuesday 07/07/2015
Duke names 8 new trustees, including NBA commissioner
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 11:30 am

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Apple CEO Tim Cook are among the eight new members of Duke University's board of trustees.

NC teen gets at least 20 years for killing grandfather
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 11:30 am

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to killing his grandfather last year.

The battle for control of the growing breast milk industry
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 11:30 am

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee.

Confederate monument near Durham courthouse vandalized
Posted: July 07, 2015 - 9:44 am

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Someone has spray-painted graffiti on the Confederate monument at the old Durham County Courthouse.

Calls for boating training after 3 die near Charlotte
Posted: July 07, 2015 - 7:41 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boating groups say the state should require safety education after three people died in boat crashes near Charlotte during the July 4 holiday weekend.

Wake Forest University speeding toward fundraising goal
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 4:30 am

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A fundraising campaign at Wake Forest University is quickly reaching its goal.

Former reserve deputy who fired on chase from home charged
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 4:01 am

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a reserve deputy who fired a shot at a vehicle during a police chase as it passed by his house has been charged.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 1:30 am

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

Monday 07/06/2015
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 11:45 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 11:45 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 11:45 pm

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

Camp Lejeune Marine treated for shark bite off NC coast
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 9:30 pm

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the past three weeks, medical personnel from Camp Lejeune said Monday.

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 10:15 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

NC Lottery
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 8:15 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 8:15 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Georgia FIVE Evening' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 8:05 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 3 Evening' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 8:45 pm

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

US judge on hog grower's lawsuits: Dump talk of Chinese ties
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 5:45 pm

ROSE HILL, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers must edit out references to the Chinese government, the Communist Party and the country's People's Liberation Army from a lawsuit complaining that North Carolina neighbors of industrial hog farms have endured terrible smells for decades, a federal judge ruled.

Ferry crew rescues Neuse River sailors after sailboat flips
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 4:35 pm

CHERRY BRANCH, N.C. (AP) — The crew of a North Carolina ferry boat is being credited with saving a man whose sailboat rolled over in the Neuse River.

NC hotel to refund service charges paid during CIAA tourney
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 4:30 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Attorney General's office says a Charlotte hotel will refund the service charge that people paid for food and drink in its lounge during the CIAA basketball tournament.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 3:22 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 3:22 pm

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

NC Highway Patrol reports 10 killed over July 4 holiday
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 2:06 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Highway Patrol says at least 10 people were killed on the state's roads during the July 4 holiday weekend.

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Day' game
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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

UNC law professor opens new anti-poverty research project
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 3:15 pm

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — In the wake of the controversial closure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's anti-poverty center, the law school professor who led the center has launched an anti-poverty research fund outside of the domain of university leaders.

Sheriff: 4 dead inside SC home; no search for suspect
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 9:15 am

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say four people have been found dead in a South Carolina home.

Man shot to death at Gastonia bar
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 8:22 am

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in Gastonia are investigating the shooting death of a man at a bar.

South Mountains State Park grows by more than 750 acres
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 7:45 am

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A state park near Morganton has added more than 750 acres.

Police investigating man's death after falling 10 stories
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 7:00 am

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say an Asheville man has died after falling 10 stories from an apartment building.

Officials identify 2 killed in Mountain island Lake crash
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 6:35 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials have identified two people killed in a boat crash on Mountain Island Lake near Charlotte.

Woman dies after fire in Durham
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 6:45 am

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — One of two people hurt in a fire in Durham County has died.

Energetic music teacher gets all students involved
Posted: July 06, 2015 - 12:05 am

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jones is seated behind a piano in Culbreth Middle School. But not really.

Sunday 07/05/2015
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 11:45 pm

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 11:45 pm

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

Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80
Updated: July 06, 2015 - 6:01 am

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80.

NC's spigot for Golden LEAF could turn back on again
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 10:00 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans at the General Assembly who once soured upon a foundation that used to get half of North Carolina's national tobacco settlement money may be coming around to embrace it, or at least accept it.

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 8:15 pm

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

Powerboat racers Harris, Tomlinson are fastest in Keys
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 5:15 pm

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Powerboat racers Jeff Harris and John Tomlinson have piloted CMS to a Superboat Unlimited class victory at the Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix in the Florida Keys.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 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:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 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:

UNC's 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue vandalized
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 3:15 pm

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Someone has spray painted "murderer" and "black lives matter" on the statue honoring Confederate veterans nicknamed "Silent Sam" at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Winslow asked to do a little of everything for Heat
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 2:02 pm

Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow.

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Day' game
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 1:15 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:

2 dead, 2 hurt in boat crash on lake near Charlotte
Posted: July 05, 2015 - 12:12 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and two more were injured after an early morning boat crash on Mountain Island Lake northwest of Charlotte.

No swimming warning on McDowell County river after fish kill
Posted: July 05, 2015 - 12:07 pm

MARION, N.C. (AP) — A no swimming warning continues on the North Fork Catawba River in McDowell County as investigators try to figure out what killed hundreds of fish and other aquatic wildlife.

Gov. McCrory blasts fellow Republicans for Greensboro bill
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 12:15 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says fellow Republicans in the Legislature didn't follow their conservative roots when they approved a bill changing the Greensboro City Council.

Boater charged after 17-year-old killed on Lake Norman
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 12:15 pm

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after the boat he was driving ran over and killed a 17-year-old girl on a kneeboard in Lake Norman.

Bill would study if zip lines need regulation after death
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 12:00 pm

WESTFIELD, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are considering whether to have a state agency study whether zip lines in the state need to be regulated.

Skateboarder struck and killed by truck in Durham
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 10:15 am

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man riding a skateboard has been killed after he was struck by a truck while on a street in Durham.

Farmers eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 8:45 am

CORDOVA, Md. (AP) — Mike Geske wants a drone.