Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina prosecutor has dropped 27 cases initiated by a white police officer shown on video beating a black man accused of jaywalking.

A sign at one of Fort Bragg's entrances.
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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Duke CEO Lynn Good
Duke Energy

Duke Energy said its top executive's compensation has more than doubled over the past two years. 

A North Carolina congressional candidate said the website she used when she campaigned for another office is now owned by a Russian.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. — Civic leaders in town after town along the 600-mile (966-kilometer) route of a proposed natural gas project have posed for similar photographs, smiling and accepting poster-sized checks from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Woody Durham, the retired "Voice of the Tar Heels" who called North Carolina football and basketball games for four decades, died Wednesday. He was 76.

Terry "Pap" Adams says he was out in the backyard, tinkering on one of his car projects, when another cloud of noxious pinkish-brown mist drifted overhead. The droplets hit his wife's black car, leaving blotches with greasy little dots in the center.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gun store owners called it the "Trump slump." Sales of firearms slowed dramatically after the election of Donald Trump as president in 2016 allayed fears of a Democratic crackdown on gun owners.

The filing deadline for North Carolina congressional and legislative seats passed with Democrats and Republicans making good on goals to compete in every corner of the state.

Lowe's recorded profits in the fourth quarter despite a red-hot housing market.

Shares fell 8 percent before the opening bell as healthy same-store sales were overshadowed by the profit miss and lower overall revenue.

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