The Wake County school system is looking at whether to copy the gender-neutral student dress code used by Portland Public Schools. If adopted, it would allow things such as tank tops, bare midriff tops, spaghetti straps and short shorts.
A North Carolina man was rescued from the top of Blarney Castle in Ireland after suffering a heart attack on April 20, 2018. David Motte of Indian Trail and his wife, Joy, went to the castle in hopes of kissing the Blarney Stone.
North Carolina state lawmakers used thousands of dollars in campaign donations to cover personal spending. The law allows some spending on personal bills, but some legislators cross the line and get fines or prison time.
WRAL meteorologist Mike Maze suffered from dizzy spells, anxiety and panic attacks until discovering he has vertical heterophoria, a binocular vision dysfunction that means a misalignment of eye muscles. With treatment – prism lenses – Maze is now OK.
A Lexington, SC woman who was returning to Columbia with her husband to pursue her studies as a nurse became ill on an American Airlines flight from Hawaii to Texas and died in the hospital after suffering an embolism, according to a lawsuit.
Rescuers are using a fire ladder to reach a kayaker who became trapped in debris on the South Fork River near Belmont in Gaston County on Wednesday afternoon. Another rescue is underway in Cabarrus County.
A 15.4 million gallon sewage spill on the Charlotte side of Lake Wylie is unprecedented in recent memory, according to the Catawba Riverkeeper. Water is being monitored to assess the impact, including downstream in York County, South Carolina.
One of North Carolina's most violent prisons is now the subject of a religious liberty lawsuit filed by a transgender witch. Jennifer Jasmaine has sued Lanesboro Correctional Institution, claiming she is being denied the right to practice her religion, witchcraft.
Police in Rock Hill, South Carolina, have charged parents of a 2-year-old boy found dead in a home Tuesday, April 24, 2018, with neglect, officers said. Bruce Leroy Williams and Lakesheia Jackson are in the Rock Hill jail, police said.