There weren’t as many tears inside the North Carolina locker room this time, and the sadness, the hurt, were more muted than when UNC ended its season a year ago. There was, mostly, a sense the Tar Heels had been here before – close but far.
A bill filed late Thursday by three Republican NC senators would put the 308-acre Dorothea Dix property up for bid – likely revoking a deal reached between Raleigh leaders and Gov. Pat McCrory to create a park.
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Dean Smith left each of the varsity letterman he coached at North Carolina $200 for a “dinner out,” according to a letter one of his attorneys sent to his former players that was posted to Twitter on Thursday.
Wake County is retrofitting all its school buses with a new lighting system to give increased notice when they’re stopping to pick up and drop off students. Some buses got exterior cameras mounted on their stop arms to identify motorists who pass them illegally, and some got interior cameras to monitor student behavior.
Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors say.
House and Senate leaders announced a deal Thursday that will gradually cut a few pennies off the state gas and diesel fuel tax over the next two years – starting next week – and cancel a much more substantial cut that would have cost the state Department of Transportation hundreds of jobs and more than $400 million in revenues.
An apartment building collapses in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan’s trendy East Village.
Just in time for spring planting, hundreds of marijuana lovers in Washington, D.C., mark passage of the city’s new pot legalization law by getting free seeds at a neighborhood eatery only 10 minutes from the White House.
Athens Drive’s high-scoring Grace Hunter, Millbrook’s high-flying Chris Clemons and Northern Durham’s high-energy Kentrell Barkley were named to the first team of the N.C. Basketball Coaches Association high school all-state teams.
Boykin's best year in three seasons with the Green Bay Packers came in 2013 when Randall Cobb was injured. Boykin, 25, hauled in 49 passes for 681 yards and three touchdowns while starting eight games.
Al-Shabab militants blast their way into a Mogadishu hotel and take positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces. At least four gunmen have trapped an unknown number of people inside, a Somali police official says.