Ex- GOP lawmaker charged with assaulting poll worker

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina Republican lawmaker who was observing an early voting site in Wake Forest on behalf of his party was charged Friday with a Class 3 misdemeanor for allegedl...

Cunningham outraises Tillis, enters October with less cash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis has entered the home stretch of his competitive and costly re-election bid with nearly $2.4 million more cash on hand than Democratic ch...

NC halts plan to resolve ballot issue with voter affidavits

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pending a legal review, the North Carolina State Board of Elections is suspending steps to allow voters to correct absentee ballots lacking the required witness signature by signi...

Appalachian State student dies following COVID complications

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system reported its first coronavirus-related student death on Tuesday since several campuses reopened with at least partial in-person learning la...

NC: Trump rally exceeded pandemic limits, but not illegal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A crowed political rally hosted by President Donald Trump put people’s health at risk but was legal under state pandemic rules that exempt certain gatherings where people exercise...

NC governor's race sets pace for Democrats in the South

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Joe Biden may have one of his best chances for a Southern victory in North Carolina, where he stands to benefit from a mild-mannered Democratic governor praised for his balanced a...

North Carolina to relax 10-person limit for GOP convention

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will ease gathering restrictions for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte this month after a push by the national party for the state to be more accommod...

Gov. Cooper: Trump's coronavirus strategy 'nonexistent'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday during an interview with The Associated Press that President Donald Trump's administration still lacks a sufficient strategy to tackle...

Mike Pence to visit Raleigh in push for schools to reopen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Raleigh on Wednesday morning in a push to encourage more K-12 schools to reopen with entirely in-person instruction. Acc...

'Clear as mud' housing refund plans irk college students

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Laura Comino opened the housing email from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in June, she knew she had to take action. At the direction of the ...

UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

Raleigh, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Tuesday that it will pay a $1.5 million fine to the U.S. Department of Education to resolve a dispute over its failure to...