North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.
A day after state transportation officials closed the Bonner Bridge amid safety concerns, they said Wednesday that they are waiting on Gov. Pat McCrory to declare a state of emergency so they can bring a dredge to the Outer Banks quickly to help speed bridge repairs.
A lockdown has been lifted at Wingate University near Charlotte after police say two people were killed and a third person was injured in a shooting near the campus.
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, "There's still shooting going on! Please!" A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall. And a teacher said she was holed up in her classroom with her children but hadn't yet locked the door.
A Wake County judge on Wednesday found a group of people arrested in April during the first of what became months of weekly protests at the Legislative Building guilty of trespassing and violating building rules.
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