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Videos show jail officers restraining North Carolina inmate

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Body camera videos from a North Carolina jail show a man who died days after his arrest struggling with guards to get up from where he lay on the floor, calling out for his ...

N Carolina sheriff apologizes for hog-tied inmate's death

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff apologized on Tuesday to the family of a Black man who died while in custody last year, one day before a video of the incident that led to his death...

Judge orders partial release of video in man's jail death

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two videos showing a jailed North Carolina man restrained in what reports described as a “hog-tie" position before his death last year should be released publicly, a judge r...

3 North Carolina police officers fired over racist rants

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Three members of a North Carolina police department have been fired after a department audit of a video recording captured one of the officers saying a civil war was necessary ...

Medal of Honor winner dies at 41; saved lives in Afghanistan

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II, who received the Medal of Honor in 2018 for braving heavy gunfire to save lives in Afghanistan, has died of cancer. He was 41. ...

North Carolina mother leaned on faith to rebuff crowd

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — There were no weapons for Monica Shepard to use to keep a group of armed people out of her home as they sought her son in connection with a missing girl. All there was, she ...

Charlotte diocese faces 2 suits over alleged priest abuse

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two lawsuits have been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte claiming two boys were sexually abused in separate instances by the two priests they sought out for help w...

Generational split among SC black voters could hurt Biden

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For James Felder, the question of which presidential candidate to support in the South Carolina primary has never been terribly complicated. The 80-year-old civil rights activist...

In SC, Buttigieg faces black voters wary of a gay candidate

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina state Sen. Gerald Malloy is fine with a gay presidential candidate like Pete Buttigieg. His older male relatives are not — and that may be the defining challenge of ...

Wake Forest apologizes for slavery in university's past

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The president of Wake Forest University issued a public apology Thursday for the institution's past involvement in slavery. President Nathan Hatch's apolog...

Racist threats rattle students, faculty at university

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Three months after a set of anonymous, threatening, racist, antisemitic and homophobic emails sent a wave of fear through the sociology department at Wake Forest University,...

Gunshots, heavy police presence at North Carolina workplace

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Gunshots were reported Friday morning at a government facility in North Carolina, according to police, who said they had stabilized the situation but would not offer any det...

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wa...

North Carolina campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and four injured Tuesday in a shooting Tuesday on a North Carolina university campus, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in North Carolina's largest c...

Confederate statue being removed in North Carolina city

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A construction crew is preparing to take down a Confederate statue in a North Carolina city, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law. ...