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Plans for high speed train service in North Carolina and Virginia seem to be starting slowly.

Brian Johnson grew up in a Durham, North Carolina, housing project where friends were killed or served long stretches in prison.

Police in Wilmington have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed at a public housing project last weekend.

The prosecutor in Asheville plans to dismiss about 230 speeding tickets that were written by police officers using radar guns with out-of-date certificates.

The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the black men on the pirate's ship when he gives the keynote address at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Maritime History Council.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is coming to eastern North Carolina for a big barbecue to rally Republicans in the campaign's final days to support U.S. Senate nominee Thom Tillis and down-ballot candidates.

Shaw University, the first historically black university in the South, is marking its 150th anniversary with a series of events.

An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.

Federal authorities say a woman has been sentenced to three months in prison for lying to the FBI during a kidnapping investigation.

Police in Burlington say they have four reports of shots being fired into a home in the last week.

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