The mother of two university students, Karli and Kelsey Richardson, who died in a wrong-way car crash in April, donned her oldest daughter's graduation cap and gown at Grand Canyon University's commencement ceremony on April 27. Catherine Hocking accepted Karli's diploma in her memory, making the university's hand sign to a standing ovation.
Federal judges recently ruled that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts by race. But redrawing districts to benefit the political party in power is nothing new and has been going on for years.
Dr. Lori Gordon, a veterinarian with FEMA Massachusetts Task Force 1, tends to animals that were found in flood waters after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages and massive flooding along the Lumber River Monday, October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, NC.
About 500 power trucks from contracted by Duke Energy roll out of the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Monday, October 10, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. to help restore power in central and eastern North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew. (No Audio)
Dramatic video from a Coast Guard helicopter shows several of the eight rescues made via a helicopter crew Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 in Pinetops, N.C. Heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew left many parts of eastern North Carolina covered by dangerous flood waters.
Mark Bergstresser is considered a hero to his neighbors in the Mayfair neighborhood off of Hwy 211 in Lumberton, N.C. as he uses his fishing boat to help ferry stranded neighbors to friends and relatives on the highway after floodwaters closed the road. The biggest problem he had was gas for the boat but neighbors found supplies to help him keep the “ferry” running.