A lion has escaped from an enclosure at a North Carolina wildlife non-profit and killed one person

A lion escaped from an enclosure and killed a worker at the Conservators Center, a wildlife non-profit in North Carolina. The lion was shot and killed after it attacked the worker in an enclosure that was being cleaned, Associated Press reports. Officials are withholding the name of the victim until the family is notified. A […]

North Carolina Republican Mark Harris revealed his campaign owes $34,000 to a political operative accused of illegally collecting — and not submitting — absentee ballots

Sean Rayford/Getty Images Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for the House seat in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district, revealed on Thursday night that his campaign owed over $ 34,000 to a political operative who’s been accused of election fraud.  The operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, was contracted by a consulting group that Harris’ campaign paid for […]

Democratic lawmaker cites ‘real election fraud’ in North Carolina House race and demands hearing

Chuck Burton/AP Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina House election, where the state is probing alleged improper handling of ballots by political operatives. Almost a month after Republican Mark Harris declared victory, the state’s election board is declining to certify the result […]

A hotly contested Congressional race in North Carolina remains in limbo amid an investigation over possible election fraud

Screenshot via YouTube/Screenshot via YouTube North Carolina officials are delaying certification of the results of the race for North Carolina’s 9th congressional district while they investigate possible election fraud.  In the November 6 election, Republican Mark Harris defeated Democrat Dan McCready by a margin of 905 votes after beating incumbent Rep. Rob Pittenger in the […]

Active shooter reported at Topsail High School, North Carolina

Google Maps Police are responding to a reported shooting at Topsail High School in Hampstead, North Carolina, early Friday morning. The scene is still active, the local WECT News reported, citing Capt. James Rowell of the Pender County Sheriff’s Office.See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: Russia has given up on […]

Why a North Carolina High School resumed classes after a student was fatally shot on campus

Cassie Cope/The Charlotte Observer, via Associated Press A high school in near Charlotte, North Carolina, where one student fatally shot another on Monday, was criticized for resuming classes hours after the shooting. Clayton Wilcox, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, defended the school’s decision Monday, saying that it was the appropriate thing to do to ensure that […]

‘Please move to South Carolina’: Lindsey Graham shrugs off Kavanaugh protester who follows him to his car

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina shrugged off a protester with a quip as he walked to his car. Graham appeared unfazed by the shouting protester and encouraged her visit his home state. “Yeah, please move to South Carolina,” Graham said with a smile. “I hope you come, you’d be welcome in […]

1 officer killed, 4 injured in South Carolina shooting; suspect in custody

Two city police officers and three sheriff’s deputies have been wounded during an active shooter incident in Florence, South Carolina. The suspect has been apprehended, authorities said. Florence County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed three of his deputies were among the injured, as well as two officers of the city police department. One of […]

Carolina connection key trigger in Flames' reset

The 2017-18 season went south for the Flames, so the Flames looked south for the solution. The answer, apparently, was in Carolina. After finishing sixth in the Pacific Division and out of the playoffs, Glen Gulutzan was out as head coach after two seasons, replaced by former Hurricanes coach Bill Peters. The search didn't stop […]

Firefighters knelt and prayed outside a North Carolina home where a mother and her baby were killed as Hurricane Florence made landfall

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Firefighters gathered to pray outside the Wilmington, North Carolina, home where a mother and her baby were killed after a tree crashed through the roof during Hurricane Florence on Friday.  At least three other people died Friday. Florence has weakened to a tropical storm, but dangerous flooding and strong winds were expected […]