A bipartisan group of legislators sponsored a bill this month that would raise the juvenile age to 18 for misdemeanor crimes. North Carolina and New York are the only states in the country that automatically charge 16-year-olds as adults.
Two of the Triangle’s three remaining video rental stores will be closing in coming months. North American Video owner Chip Williams announced he plans to close the Cameron Village location on May 31 and one on Western Boulevard by July.
Top-seeded North Carolina earned a spot in the 2015 Women’s Lacrosse Championship finals on Friday, defeating fifth-seeded Notre Dame, 18-4, in a record-setting semifinal that offered a sharp contrast to the regular-season meeting between the teams.
A task force of federal, state and local officials will hold a public information meeting in Hillsborough on Wednesday to describe a two-year project to use an herbicide to kill the invasive plant hydrilla in a section of the Eno River.
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.
NC State second baseman Logan Ratledge had a 21-game hitting streak end Friday against Virginia, but has boosted his batting average by 100 points from last season and has been “sensational” according to Wolfpack coach Elliott Avent.
More than 2,000 students competed in the N.C. Science Olympiad State Tournament at N.C. State University on Saturday. The tournament encourages interest in science, technology, engineering and math for high school and middle school students.