North Carolina

May 06, 2017 - 12:16 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Federal regulators have closed Milwaukee-based Guaranty Bank, saying the bank is significantly undercapitalized and has not come up with an acceptable way to shore up its finances. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., named as receiver, says the First-Citizens Bank & Trust...
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May 06, 2017 - 10:25 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- There's an official dog, an official flower and even an official beverage. But students in a first-grade class in North Carolina think a spider should be in the group of special state symbols. Students in Patti Evans' class at Dickson Elementary School have gone so far as to...
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May 06, 2017 - 10:18 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Investigators say they want to talk to two men who were seen running out of a North Carolina mall just before a 34-year-old man was shot in the parking lot. Greensboro Police said in a news release that Sherrod Crum was walking outside Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro...
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May 06, 2017 - 10:05 am
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A district attorney says it is conducting another investigation into whether a North Carolina man who has spent 22 years in prison on a murder charge really committed the crime. The NAACP has fought to have Dontae Sharpe's conviction overturned for years. Sharpe was 19 when...
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May 06, 2017 - 9:56 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a dog that apparently attacked and killed its owner in North Carolina would not let emergency workers inside the home. Buncombe County deputies say officers went to the home Monday evening after a 911 call and saw 59-year-old Jane Egle unconscious with what...
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May 06, 2017 - 12:01 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Inside the Thirsty Beaver on Central Avenue, Pabst Blue Ribbon flows from cans and Merle Haggard flows from the jukebox, even as workers just a few feet away cocoon the building with a new five-story apartment development. The one-story dive bar in Plaza Midwood has been...
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May 05, 2017 - 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on efforts by North Carolina news organizations to persuade a judge not to seal details from a lawsuit stemming from the child murder investigation that led to two brothers being wrongly imprisoned (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A federal judge in North Carolina has...
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May 05, 2017 - 5:55 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- A judge says the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill does not have to release the names of students and employees that its administrative procedures determined were responsible for sex offenses. Local media outlets report Orange County Superior Court Judge Allen...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:54 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's often uncertain April 15 tax collections didn't yield much of a surprise this year for lawmakers drawing up the next state government budget. The new consensus forecast by economists at the General Assembly and the state budget office predicts a $581 million...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:18 pm
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say struck a parole officer with his car and then led authorities on a chase. WITN in Greenville reports ( http://bit.ly/2qAIbgm ) the Pitt County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Brandon Brock of Edenton is...
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