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Maryland police give details of fatal McDonald's standoff

Three days after a 21-year-old man was fatally shot by police officers outside of a McDonald's restaurant, a Maryland police chief provided details on Monday about the “armed standoff," but did not sa...

UNC trustees OK tenure for journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill approved tenure Wednesday for Pulitizer Prize-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, capping weeks o...

UNC protesters cite ongoing frustrations amid tenure dispute

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Discontent over how Black students, faculty and staff have been treated for years at North Carolina's flagship public university is reemerging after the school refused to of...

Event on Juneteenth depicting fugitive slave owner canceled

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina have denounced plans — now canceled — by a historic museum to put on a reenactment of a white slave owner being pursued by Union soldiers. ...

Black soldier mistreatment common even before Virginia case

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The police officers’ guns were trained on the uniformed U.S. Army lieutenant, his arms raised and palms outstretched as he sat in his SUV under a brightly lit gas station awning. ...

Virginia AG wants police records after Army officer stopped

Virginia's attorney general has asked a small police department to release personnel records of two officers accused of pepper-spraying and pointing their guns at a Black Army lieutenant during a traf...

Lawsuit: Virginia police officers threatened man during stop

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army is suing two Virginia police officers over a traffic stop last December during which the officers drew their guns, pointed them at him a...

N Carolina NAACP sues to have Confederate monument removed

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the removal of a Confederate monument which stands in front of a county courthouse where protests hav...

N Carolina man arrested after explosions near buildings

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested days after explosive devices were detonated near a county building and a veterans post, causing “superficial damage,” according to pol...

US female firefighters fight discrimination with lawsuits

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The highest ranking female firefighter in Asheville, North Carolina, says she was repeatedly discriminated against because of her sex and fought to keep her job while battli...

Feds: North Carolina frat members were part of drug ring

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Fraternity members at North Carolina's flagship school were part of a drug trafficking ring that for years funneled huge quantities of drugs into three college campuses, fed...

Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoning

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — They threw her new cellphone on the roof of the station house and placed nails under the wheels of her pickup truck. As she prepared to answer a call, someone poured tobacco...

Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters after scouting a Black Lives Matter rally and had participate...

3 dead, 2 missing from flooding at North Carolina campsite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Three people are dead and two more, including a child, are missing after floodwaters from a nearby river overtook recreational vehicles at a North Carolina campsite Thursday...

Town says Black Lives Matter signs to remain at polling site

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina elections officials ordered a town to remove Black Lives Matter signs from its voting site at town hall, but town officials said the signs are staying put. ...