In the spirit of the man whose life they came to celebrate, the family and friends of Edward Lee Elmore did not dwell long on the controversial circumstances under which he spent more than half of his life in prison.
The NC Zoo humanely euthanized Ruthie, a chimpanzee at the zoo for nearly 40 years. The adorable chimp was silly, sassy, stubborn and a great aunt to younger chimps, officials said. She died of heart disease.
Democrats and Republicans concede a do-over election might be needed in disputed North Carolina congressional race after warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural county went unheeded for years.
Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North Carolina after they received complaints that an illegal casino was being operated there.
Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing laws protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month.
President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of contention for the job.
Areas of the South Carolina Upstate and the majority of North Carolina could see significant snowfall this weekend — with some areas seeing a chance for up to 16 inches of snow. Here's the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.