Before Carolina’s 37-23 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday, Panthers cornerback Josh Norman spoke with a fine appeals officer to make sure he wouldn’t be penalized for celebrating the pick-six he expected to make later in the day.
Duke Energy crews were working to restore power to nearly 5,000 customers in and around Charlotte on Sunday evening after wind and rain over the weekend downed trees, caused scattered flooding and made travel more hazardous for motorists throughout the region.
Nine nominees for key state jobs, ranging from judgeships to the Utilities Commission to the state school board, are being held hostage while Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders fight over an unrelated batch of appointments.
Jennifer Peace of Spanaway, Wash., is a fast-rising intelligence officer who’s taken a long journey with her wife and children. She hopes the Defense Department fully accepts her identity the way her family has.