Tropical Storm Fay threatens mid-Atlantic coast, New England

Tropical Storm Fay is beginning to edge away from the North Carolina coast, with forecasters saying its sights are set on the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England By The Associated Press July 10, 2020, 3:04 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MIAMI — Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named […]

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5 Guards and a Nurse Face Charges in Death of Inmate Who Pleaded, ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Five former detention officers and a nurse at a North Carolina jail have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Black man who repeatedly exclaimed, “I can’t breathe,” as the officers tried unsuccessfully to remove his handcuffs, a county prosecutor said on Wednesday. The man, John Neville, 56, had been booked into […]

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What’s at the Bottom of a Confederate Monument? It Could Be a Time Capsule

As North Carolina crew workers picked away at a 75-foot Confederate monument on the Capitol grounds in Raleigh — using a crane to lift it piece by piece — they found something else underneath. As they removed the remainder of the monument’s base, they discovered a rusted metal time capsule that was buried beneath the […]

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Sheriff: Georgia man charged in S. Carolina club shooting

South Carolina authorities said a Georgia man was arrested and accused of fatally shooting two people in a club By The Associated Press July 8, 2020, 10:59 AM 2 min read GREENVILLE, S.C. — A Georgia man was arrested and accused of fatally shooting two people in a South Carolina club during the July 4th […]

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Lindsey Graham challenger reports massive $14M fundraising haul

The Democrat running against Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in the South Carolina Senate race this year reported raising almost $14 million in the second quarter of 2020, nearly double his record first quarter of the year. Jaime Harrison raised more than $13.9 million from April through June, after raising $7.4 million in the first quarter […]

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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 10:51 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded, a […]

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At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub has left at least 12 people in “various conditions.” By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 9:01 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left at least 12 people in […]

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Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims

The Charlotte diocese’s bishop says a priest in North Carolina will continue to be placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year By The Associated Press July 2, 2020, 12:39 PM 2 min read 2 min read CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Catholic priest in North Carolina will remain […]

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South Carolina governor pleads with residents to wear masks ‘so we can enjoy’ football in the fall

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Wednesday pleaded with residents to wear masks so residents could resume sports in the fall. “Let me make it very clear. Wear a mask and social distance now so we can enjoy high school and college football in South Carolina this fall,” the Republican governor tweeted. While cities such as […]

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UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America June 30, 2020, 8:59 PM 2 min read 2 min read Raleigh, N.C. — […]

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How will Cam Newton change the Patriots’ offense? | Get Up

The Get Up crew discusses how former Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will impact the New England Patriots’ offense and the Pats’ chances in the AFC East under head coach Bill Belichick. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Stephen A. reacts to Cam Newton signing with the Patriots | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith reacts to former Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton signing with the New England Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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North Carolina’s Madison Cawthorn says his GOP primary upset is ‘by no means’ a referendum on Trump

North Carolina congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn, who beat his Trump-endorsed opponent last week, said his primary victory was “by no means” a referendum on President Trump. “I by no means believe that my victory was a referendum on his influence in this district, because I will stress that over 99 percent of my voters will be voting for President […]

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Reacting to Cam Newton signing with the Patriots | Get Up

The Get Up crew reacts to former Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton signing with the New England Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube […]

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Patriots sign free-agent QB Cam Newton to one-year deal

Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers watches on against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 12, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. | Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Signing should smooth transition into Brady-less era BOSTON — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam […]

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NWSL Challenge Cup: Lynn Williams’ stoppage time goal lifts Courage over Thorns

Lynn Williams scored in stoppage time and the North Carolina Courage defeated the Portland Thorns 2-1 in the opening game of the National Women’s Soccer League’s Challenge Cup tournament on Saturday. The NWSL is the first professional team sport to return amid the coronavirus outbreak. The teams had opened preseason training camps when the league […]

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NWSL players collectively kneel during the national anthem

Players for the Portland Thorns and the North Carolina Courage knelt during the national anthem Saturday when the National Women’s Soccer League opened the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah. | Screen grab from CBS broadcast The players also wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts in warmups before the game, which was nationally televised on CBS. Players […]

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NC lieutenant governor warns he may sue governor over coronavirus response

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest said in a letter Thursday to Gov. Roy Cooper that he intends to sue him over his executive orders issued during the coronavirus pandemic. Forest, a Republican, alleges that Cooper, a Democrat, issued a series of orders without seeking input from the Council of State, a group of 10 lawmakers that includes […]

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3 North Carolina police officers fired over racist rants

Three North Carolina police officers have been fired after a video showed them making inappropriate comments, including one office saying society needed a civil war to wipe Black people off the map By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press June 24, 2020, 10:58 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Prosecutor to discuss Black SC teen killed by white cop

A prosecutor in South Carolina is expected to discuss his findings in the shooting death of a Black teenager by a white police officer investigating car break ins By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press June 24, 2020, 5:05 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLUMBIA, S.C. — A […]

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Slavery advocate’s statue being removed in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The historic South Carolina city of Charleston was removing a symbol of its legacy on Wednesday, sending crews to take away a statue honoring John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war. After a nightlong struggle to dislodge it, city crews […]

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