The Department of Health and Human Services released its newest numbers on Thursday. So far 137 people in North Carolina have died from the virus this season, passing last year’s total. Most of the deaths have occurred in people age 65 and older.
Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building.
The last bridge of its kind in Wilmington is closed while undergoing repairs. The Sixth Street bridge was originally built in 1911 and is the last steel truss bridge in the Port City. 01:27 PM
Officials in Tyrrell County say a woman known for feeding bears may have been killed by one of the animals. 08:08 AM
Around 15.6 million visitors visited the state's 39 parks and recreation areas last year—which is a 10 percent increase from 2013. Fort Macon logged more than 1 million visitors in 2014. 07:37 AM
According to the California Department of Publich Health, 79 of those infected are in California and 52 of them are directly linked to the theme park. 02:30 PM
The American Legion is taking on the VA backlog in our state and trying to help veterans get their claims answered. 01/28/2015 04:24 PM
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2015 North American International Auto Show
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Luke Martin Jr., 97, the son of a Civil War soldier and former slave, died on Sunday. 01/28/2015 08:10 PM
Starting on July 1, moped owners will have to register their vehicles and get a license plate from the DMV. That will run you $18. However, state lawmakers are calling for further regulation. 01/28/2015 06:16 PM
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 01/28/2015 10:26 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. The same report found 10 percent of eighth graders said they've had a drink in the past month. 01/28/2015 05:16 PM
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 01/28/2015 03:04 PM