The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is putting extra focus this holiday weekend on drivers who are texting and checking email from behind the wheel.
Fayetteville police began investigating Christopher Jason Williams, 33, of Windy Hill Circle, in January when a 14-year-old girl told police that a man held her against her will for several weeks at a Fayetteville home and had sex with her.
Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham and president of North Carolina-based aid organization Samaritan's Purse, joined volunteers Friday in Moore, Okla. where residents are beginning the tough and tedious job of digging out from the twister that devastated their town.
Before crowds descend on Jordan Lake to swim, boat and fish over the Memorial Day weekend, environment groups held a news conference Friday to express concern over legislation that would repeal water-quality rules for the lake.
A red-ruffed lemur escaped from the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, taking a five-hour jaunt about town before it was corralled in someone's garage.
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