Breaking News: The Wake County School Board has named James Merrill, superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, as the new superintendent.Breaking News: The National Weather Service has issued tornado warnings until 8:15 p.m. for Nash and Edgecombe counties.
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A drive to raise North Carolina's top speed limit to 75 mph moved ahead Tuesday after a House committee recommended a Senate bill despite warnings by legislators that higher speeds will mean more casualties.
Authorities say a drug informant and a man selling him drugs have been shot during a deal in an elementary school parking lot in Charlotte.
Divers are searching for a Hendersonville teen presumed drowned in Lake Summit in Henderson County near a railroad bridge where teens often jump into the water.
A North Carolina environmental group is offering a $1,500 reward to find the thief who stole more than 1,000 Venus flytraps from a city garden in Wilmington.