A Black Mountain, North Carolina, man is charged with assault after allegedly punching an 11-year-old girl in the face during a fight on Saturday at the Asheville Mall. Video of the fight has sparked outrage.
A wild mustang known around the world for being featured in Outer Banks tourism materials has died. Roamer died Saturday, just 24 hours after getting sick. He was buried on Corolla Wild Horse Fund property.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has more than 20,000 immigrant students learning English, more than the total enrollment at most NC districts. A district that educates new arrivals can help attract global companies & workers.
North Carolina Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson has announced a series of changes in testing rules that could make it less stressful this year. Exams are getting shorte,r and schools won’t have to bring in proctors to monitor the tests.
Spanish is by far the most common language spoken in the homes of Charlotte Mecklenburg students whose first language isn’t English. With more than 200 home languages reported, here are the most common ones.
Investigators with the Lumberton Police Department are using the agency’s Facebook page to ask residents for more information about the man charged with the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenage girl abducted from her home in November.
A Durham man pleaded guilty Tuesday to mailing bomb threats to Raleigh City Hall, Durham police and various agencies nationwide, including the FBI. Judge Terrence Boyle compared Michael Dexter Brodie to the Unabomber and ordered a mental evaluation.