Targeting rich neighborhoods, man stole 1,300 people's mail

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for roaming neighborhoods after dark, stealing mail from mailboxes and then cashing thousands of dollars in p...

More US troops deploy to Mideast amid tensions with Iran

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the Middle East amid rising tensions following the U.S. kil...

Red wolves court battle reignites as governor urges action

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fight over the critically endangered red wolf has returned to court as North Carolina's governor sought immediate help for the dozen or so remaining in the wild and federal ...

Judge rules in favor of US effort to take Snowden book money

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden violated secrecy agreements with the U.S. government that allow it to claim proceeds from a memoir he published earlier this year, a judge rul...

US Marine charged with illegally flying guns into Haiti

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Marine caught smuggling guns into Haiti told investigators he wanted to help the country’s military learn marksmanship and defeat “thugs” causing in...

Wreckage found in search for small plane near airport

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say they've found wreckage during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport. Raleigh-Durham International Airpor...

Documents: Ex-GOP chair for North Carolina to plead guilty

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina GOP chairman will admit in court that he lied to federal agents conducting a bribery probe of a major political donor. The federal court ...

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in N Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has approved a legal settlement allowing transgender people to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public restrooms. ...

Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Mond...

Judge: New documents warrant further look at census question

A federal judge says he's inclined to reexamine whether a proposed 2020 census citizenship question violates the rights of minorities after reviewing newly discovered documents from a deceased politic...

Autopsy: Campus shooting victims each had 6 or more wounds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An autopsy shows that a student credited with tackling a gunman during a fatal North Carolina campus rampage suffered eight gunshot wounds, and another slain student was shot six ...

Burglary suspect caught, had machete wound inflicted by boy

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say a burglary suspect with a machete wound from a run-in with an 11-year-old boy has been caught, days after he slipped out of a hospital where he was being treated. ...

Gas explosion also damaged world-famous Porsche collection

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The gas explosion that killed one person and injured 25 others in North Carolina also damaged a building that houses a rarely seen but world famous collection of Porsches. ...

Pioneering medical drone program takes off in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus has launched in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care. ...

North Carolina sued again over transgender rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically nece...