North Carolina

NC State Football Player Squats An Impressive 700lbs

instagram.com/kstreet35<p>No this is not an imaginary clip!<p>All pumped up with his teammates chanting and jumping around him, NC State's defensive end …

NC State Wolfpack

Mother comes home to find child covered in blood and saying she was sexually abused

A North Carolina woman has told authorities she returned home from work recently to find her seven-year-old daughter covered in blood, claiming to …

Crime

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Expected To IPO On Thursday

Sienna Biopharm is expected to make its market debut on 7.27, raising $65M.<p>Focused on developing treatments for dermatological skin conditions, …

North Carolina State University

Wild New Zealand rabbits surf on sheep to escape floodwaters

Three wild rabbits managed to escape rising floodwaters in New Zealand by clambering aboard a flock of sheep and surfing to safety on their woolly …

Floods

This company is now building almost 1,900 new apartments in Charlotte

With Monday’s announcement of a new, luxury apartment building at Atherton Mill, Charlotte-based Crescent Communities brought the number of new …

Charlotte

Photo Of Trans Boy In Texas Shows Exactly Who Is Affected By 'Bathroom Bills'

"Max deserves a summer break, free from bullies like Governor Abbott."<p>The mother of a transgender boy shown crying in a courthouse in a photo that went viral on Wednesday is speaking out about the the state’s proposed “bathroom bill.”<p>She’s also opening up about the way the transphobic debate as a …

LGBTQ

Texas Senate passes bathroom bill despite overwhelming police opposition

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, from left, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley, Dallas Police Major Rueben Ramirez and San Antonio Police Chief …

Bathroom Bill

Woman from North Carolina says she was misled into Saskatoon white powder video confession

A woman from North Carolina has come forward as the person who recorded a video where she unwittingly confessed to sending packages of white powder …

Canadian News

The Fonz appears at a Raleigh retirement center – and shows what ‘cool’ really is

In walked The Fonz, his hair gone white, his leather jacket traded for a checkered blazer, his audience the enthusiastic residents of a North Raleigh …

American South

North Carolina scheduled for Aug. 16-17 hearing in NCAA academic case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel next month in its multiyear and oft-delayed academic case.<p>Responding to public records requests, UNC on Tuesday released a June 9 letter from the NCAA setting Aug. 16-17 for the hearing in …

Sports

Fox Writers Lab Scripts Its 2017 Fellow: Keely McDonald | Deadline

Fox Inclusion said today that Keely MacDonald has been named as this year’s Fox Writers Lab Fellow. The North Carolina native receives a script …

TV

2nd Duke Energy utility to seek rate hike in North Carolina | Miami Herald

Duke Energy Corp. is giving notice it plans to seek electricity rate increases for another 2 million North Carolina customers.<p>The country's largest …

Energy

Fungal spores harness physics to launch themselves

Researchers from Duke University have uncovered the detailed mechanics of the way fungal spores have evolved to harness the power of merging water …

Physics

Moving abroad: How we’ve set up an apartment in Raleigh, North Carolina

Quite a few people have reached out to us who are moving abroad to the US – or they are thinking or dreaming about it. They found this post on …

Money

Second-year corner Daryl Worley didn’t show up to Panthers training camp alone

Second-year cornerback Daryl Worley did not come to the Carolina Panthers’ annual training camp at Wofford College alone.<p>As he strode up the walkway …

Charlotte

Captain Munnerlyn’s verbal shot sets up training camp ‘battle,’ Devin Funchess says

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess said Tuesday that he and new teammate Captain Munnerlyn won’t have a hard time getting along in …

Charlotte

‘Stop lying to the people’ on climate change, Schwarzenegger tells Republicans

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday slammed President Donald Trump’s retreat from the world climate stage and challenged fellow …

Climate

The boy was screaming with 7 hours left to fly. Then she held out her hand.

She’s a shy Jewish woman from Charlotte. He’s a little boy, apparently African and Muslim, who was screaming aboard a transatlantic flight.<p>Their July …

Autism

Panthers TE Greg Olsen ultimately decided not to dump grease on fire, explains why

The Carolina Panthers squeezed enough upheaval into one week to last a season.<p>General manager fired. Ex-GM hired on an interim basis. Longtime pro …

Charlotte

Chef Vivian Howard is coming to Raleigh to talk healthy eating and recipes

About once per summer, famed Kinston chef Vivian Howard breaks out in a tomato-induced rash. It’s the price paid for what she calls her favorite food …

American South

Watch Trevon Duval, Grayson Allen connect in impressive #DriveByDunkChallenge video

In a video posted by Duke on social media Tuesday, Grayson Allen throws a pass through a car’s sunroof to Trevon Duval, who grabs the basketball and …

College Basketball

Defensive back finds stardom at Louisville, but Charlotte still tugs at his heart

It was just hours before the biggest football game of his life, but Jaire Alexander’s allergies weren’t cooporating.<p>The big-play Lousiville …

Charlotte

At last, UNC has its date with the NCAA Committee on Infractions

After more than a year’s worth of delays and three NCAA notices of allegations, UNC-Chapel Hill has at last received its date to appear before the …

Women's Basketball

Why Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker won’t play in Africa exhibition after all

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will not play in an NBA Africa exhibition next month as a precaution following surgery in May on his left …

Charlotte

Rip currents on NC coast may have lessened a bit – but they still pose dangers

It’s been a treacherous summer for rip currents on North Carolina’s beaches, though coastal authorities said the waters have been calmer this month …

Weather

For Farmers Looking To Conserve Money, The Sun Provides A Controversial Harvest

Support the news<p>As Kevin Sullivan slowly rumbles his pickup truck across his 60 acres of property near the Connecticut-Massachusetts border, he leans …

North Carolina State University

Setting sail: Launch of hand-crafted sailboat to follow 11-year build

The launch ceremony for John Stevenson's hand-built wooden sailboat will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at the Asheville Sailing Club at …

Asheville

Screaming gel balls reveal a way to power soft but noisy robots

A viral video of gel beads bouncing and squealing in a hot frying pan has led to the discovery that hydrogels slapping against a hot surface can …

North Carolina State University

The 19 most stunning castles in America

1<p>Boldt Castle in Alexandria, NY<p>On Heart Island, part of New York’s famed Thousand Islands, is this extraordinary summer dream home. Construction on …

Asheville

North Carolina church investigated for importing hundreds of Brazilian worshipers and turning them into slaves

A North Carolina church that is already under investigation for kidnapping a gay man and attempting to beat his homosexuality out of him is once …

Liberal POV