Thousands of people trooped to North Carolina’s capital on Monday to show both support and disdain for a law that has thrust the state into the international spotlight over its restrictions on transgender bathroom access and gay rights. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh to begin a short session designed to address the state budget. But controversy… Read More LGBT law triggers protests in North Carolina
A U.S. airman who was injured while helping thwart an attack on a train bound for Paris two months ago has been stabbed in northern California, a U.S. defense official speaking on condition of anonymity said on Thursday. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone suffered multiple stab wounds after an incident at a bar near Travis… Read More France train terror hero stabbed severally in U.S.
Three small airplanes crashed this long Labor Day weekend from North Carolina to Oregon, leaving 10 people dead and pressing questions about what happened in each case, a government official said on Monday. The deadliest crash occurred late on Sunday afternoon, when a Cessna 310 went down in a remote part of Colorado near Telluride,… Read More 10 dead as three planes crash in U.S
North Carolina authorities are still searching for suspects following a shooting that left a 9-year-old boy dead and three others injured at a residence in southwest Charlotte. Deputy Chief Jeff Estes of the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department said during a news conference that the shooting happened just after 9 p.m. on Saturday while a family… Read More 9-year-old boy dead, 3 others injured after North Carolina shooting
A North Carolina police chief says his officers have shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them after threatening to commit suicide. Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez said at a news conference that officers negotiated with the 21- year-old man for at least 30 minutes on Saturday morning before he began walking… Read More Police officers shoot man who threatened to commit suicide in North Carolina
One Marine has been killed and 9 others were injured when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Capt. Ryan Elizabeth Alvis said in a statement. Alvis said the name of the dead… Read More One Marine killed, nine injured in helicopter hard landing