Two dead after train collides with car in Morrisville
Two people from Southern Pines were killed Friday night when a freight train collided with a vehicle in Morrisville, according to police.
- Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.
- Two wounded in shooting during Labor Day party in Pitt County
Two men were wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a home in rural Pitt County, the sheriff's office said.
- Jet Ski explodes at Lake Gaston; 3 children suffer minor injuries
Three children suffered minor injuries Saturday morning when a personal watercraft exploded on Lake Gaston in Warren County, North Carolina Wildlife Commission officials said.
- Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.
- Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.
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