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Escaped Double Murderer Eluded Bloodhounds, Choppers in NC

Escaped Double Murderer Eluded Bloodhounds, Choppers in NC

WTVD/ABC News(TILLERY, N.C.) — Bloodhounds that tracked an escaped double murderer were able to follow his scent for only a short distance, making authorities fear on Monday that the convict could have been picked up by an accomplice and could be “hun…

NC Governor: Americans Don’t Blame Obama for Partisan Gridlock

NC Governor: Americans Don’t Blame Obama for Partisan Gridlock

ABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says the American people don’t blame President Obama for last summer’s struggle to pass a deficit reduction package.Speaking to Rick Klein, Amy Walter and Yahoo!’s Olivier Kn…

NC Sen. Kay Hagan Says ‘We Had This Stadium Totally Booked’

NC Sen. Kay Hagan Says ‘We Had This Stadium Totally Booked’

ABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan didn’t hold back on the ABC News/Yahoo News DNC Live Show Wednesday, expressing the frustration many people in her home state feel after being shut out of President Obama’s speech T…

Paul Ryan Criticizes Obama on Defense Cuts

Paul Ryan Criticizes Obama on Defense Cuts

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) — At a defense roundtable in the town that’s home to Fort Bragg, Paul Ryan spoke out against the looming $500 billion defense cuts, saying the president needed to explain how automatic, across-th…

Secret ‘Menu’ Details Perks for Big Democratic Donors

Secret ‘Menu’ Details Perks for Big Democratic Donors

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Those seeking invites to the most lavish receptions at the 2012 Democratic National Convention — “gold ticket” access to “dialogues,” and private breakfast briefings with party luminaries — can expect a hefty price of a…

Missing North Carolina Man Uses Clues to Find Home 1,000 Miles Away

Missing North Carolina Man Uses Clues to Find Home 1,000 Miles Away

Courtesy Armstrong Family(NEW YORK) — A 72-year-old North Carolina man who disappeared while vacationing with his family in New Hampshire has been reunited with his family after what his loved ones call a miraculous journey home.Hugh Armstrong says he…

Billy Graham Admitted to Hospital for Pulmonary Infection

Billy Graham Admitted to Hospital for Pulmonary Infection

Charles Ommanney/Getty Images(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) — Evangelist Billy Graham is “resting comfortably” today at a North Carolina hospital where he is being treated for a pulmonary infection.Graham, 93, was admitted to Mission Hospital in Ashevi…

New Law in North Carolina Bans Latest Science on Sea-Level Rise

New Law in North Carolina Bans Latest Science on Sea-Level Rise

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — A new law in North Carolina will ban the state from basing coastal policies on the latest scientific predictions of how much the sea level will rise, prompting environmentalists to accuse the state of disrespect…

Lynn Jackenheimer Search: Body Found in Hunt for Missing Ohio Mom

Lynn Jackenheimer Search: Body Found in Hunt for Missing Ohio Mom

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Police in North Carolina searching for an Ohio mother whose ex-boyfriend allegedly confessed to his brother that he strangled her during a vacation trip have found a body. The body was found about 30 minutes from the va…

NC Lawmaker Fracks Up Her Vote

NC Lawmaker Fracks Up Her Vote

(NEW YORK) — A veto by North Carolina’s Democratic governor was overridden Monday night because a Democrat in the state House cast the deciding vote, by accident.The lawmaker, Becky Carney, accidentally pushed a green button at her desk voting f…

Firefighting Plane Crashes in South Dakota; Casualties Confirmed

Firefighting Plane Crashes in South Dakota; Casualties Confirmed

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — An Air National Guard cargo plane based out of North Carolina crashed Sunday while fighting wildfires in South Dakota. Officials say six crew members were on board the C-130, but will only say the…

No North Carolina Taxpayer Dollars for Virtual Charter School

No North Carolina Taxpayer Dollars for Virtual Charter School

Digital Vision/ThinkStock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The North Carolina Virtual Academy, a charter school that plans to enroll students from kindergarten through 10th grade, was back in court Friday, fighting school boards across the state for its right to rece…

Cops Solve ‘Ski-Mask Rapist’ Cold Case

Cops Solve ‘Ski-Mask Rapist’ Cold Case

Comstock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Police in North Carolina have solved a cold case more than 30 years old, arresting a suspect they believe terrorized a series of women in 1979 and was nicknamed “the ski-mask rapist.”The Charlotte-Mec…

North Carolina Senate Denies Funds for Sterilization Victims

North Carolina Senate Denies Funds for Sterilization Victims

iStockphoto/ThinkStock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The North Carolina Senate rejected a plan to compensate victims of a mass sterilization plan that targeted mostly poor minorities for decades in the 20th century. On Wednesday, Senate Republicans refused to supp…

Romney Tailors ‘First 100 Days’ Ads to Swing States

Romney Tailors ‘First 100 Days’ Ads to Swing States

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign released four ads Friday morning specifically tailored to the battleground states of Iowa, Ohio, North Carolina and Virginia.The 30-second ads, each titled, “100 Days&rdq…

Man Bites K-9′s Ear in North Carolina Police Chase

Man Bites K-9′s Ear in North Carolina Police Chase

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (file photo)(WILMINGTON, N.C.) — A police dog in North Carolina nearly sacrificed its ear when a fugitive bit it as he tried to wrestle his way loose from authorities over the weekend.At 4:28 p.m. Sunday, police officers in Wilm…

Move the Democratic Convention From Charlotte? Not Likely

Move the Democratic Convention From Charlotte? Not Likely

Marc Piscotty for Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Internet-based protest movement calling for Democrats to move their summer convention from North Carolina appears to be a lost cause.“The convention is staying in Charlotte…

North Carolina Amendment One: Anti-Gay Marriage Measure Passes

North Carolina Amendment One: Anti-Gay Marriage Measure Passes

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(RALEIGH, N.C.) — A proposed amendment to North Carolina’s constitution which would make marriage between a man and woman the only legal union recognized by the state has passed a statewide vote.The referendum — Nort…

North Carolina to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Ban

North Carolina to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast votes in a series of contests, but with the presidential primary all but finished, it’s likely that a statewide initi…

North Carolina to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Ban

North Carolina to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast votes in a series of contests, but with the presidential primary all but finished, it’s likely that a statewide initi…

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