Raleigh - North Carolina

Novelist Sparks defends decision on former head of NC school

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Author Nicholas Sparks says keeping the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown headed in the right direction was tough during a 2013 spell...Read more

Trial starting in defamation lawsuit against author Sparks

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The trial is getting underway in a lawsuit that accuses novelist Nicholas Sparks of defaming the former headmaster of a private Christian school he founded in North...Read more

Brain-eating amoeba kills man who swam in NC manmade lake

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A North Carolina man has died from a rare brain-eating amoeba after swimming in a manmade lake at a water park, officials said Wednesday.Read more


Disgruntled former employee suspected after car rams into N. Carolina storefront

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It happened at a Massage Envy in Raleigh, North Carolina.Read more

Baby chokes on pine cone, dies at North Carolina day care

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A North Carolina day care center has been suspended, pending an investigation, after a 10-month-old boy choked on a pine cone and died at the facility. Read more

The big flag might stay; 'The Profit' might not go to jail

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Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's so-named reality television show, had said Wednesday that he would go to jail before he'd remove an enormous flag that flies at a...Read more

Animal rescue takes in trio of puppies born without front legs

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A North Carolina animal rescue is following the journey of a trio of puppies, all born without their two front legs.Read more

Shreveport officer killed, Raleigh officer wounded in shootings Wednesday night

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A police officer in Louisiana has died after she was shot in the neck she was getting ready to start her shift.Read more

Buffalo Bills fan issues request of team in obituary

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Bills fan never got to see a Super Bowl win by his team.Read more


April's baby, Tajiri, moving to North Carolina conservation park

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The most famous baby giraffe in the world is getting a new home.Read more

DA: Teen who stopped attack was taught to shoot by late dad

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A teenage girl drew upon gun training from her late father to fatally shoot an abusive boyfriend who was strangling her mother earlier this month in North Carolina, a...Read more