Mid-Atlantic coast under flood warnings as Ophelia weakens to post-tropical low and moves north
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Ophelia has been downgraded to a post-tropical low but continues to pose a threat of coastal flooding and flash floods in the mid-Atlantic region.
Southern East Coast hit by flooding as Ophelia weakens to tropical depression and moves north
Residents in parts of coastal North Carolina and Virginia have experienced flooding after Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall near a North Carolina barrier island, bringing rain, damaging winds and dangerous surges.
North Carolina Republicans seek control over state and local election boards ahead of 2024
Republicans who control the North Carolina legislature with veto-proof majorities are close to wresting supervision of elections from the governor and the governor’s party — almost always the Democrats for over a century.
US east cleans up after deadly storms as New England braces for flooding
Crews across the eastern U.S. are working to clear downed trees and power lines and restore electricity following severe storms that killed at least two people, cut power hundreds of thousands, and forced thousands of flight delays and cancellations.
North Carolina governor vetoes trio of LGBTQ+ restrictions in ongoing fight with GOP supermajority
North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a trio of bills aimed at LGBTQ+ youth that would restrict gender-affirming health care and sports participation for transgender minors and limit classroom instruction about gender identity and sexuality.
North Carolina gerrymander ruling gives electoral gift to GOP in Congress
A North Carolina redistricting ruling has set up a possible electoral windfall for congressional Republicans in preserving their U.S. House majority next year, declaring that judges should stay out of scrutinizing seat boundaries for partisan advantage.
Gun used in kidnapping of Americans in Mexico came from US
Federal court documents say the a man who admitted to purchasing firearms that he knew would be going from the U.S. to a Mexican drug cartel was arrested in Texas after the discovery that one of the weapons was linked to the deadly kidnapping of four Americans in the border city of Matamoros.
Nix leads No. 15 Oregon to Holiday Bowl win vs. Tar Heels
Bo Nix threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Chase Cota on fourth down with 19 seconds left and Camden Lewis’ PAT bounced off the left upright and went through to give No. 15 Oregon a wild 28-27 victory against North Carolina in the Holiday Bowl at Petco Park.
Duke Energy: All equipment damaged in NC shooting now fixed
Duke Energy says it has completed repairs on substation equipment damaged in shootings over the weekend and that it's restored power to all but a fraction of the thousands of customers who lost electricity in a central North Carolina county.