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RALEIGH, N.C. | NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based governing body for college sports announced Wednesday … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C.  | Before Lost Colony, he started 1st science lab in New World

RALEIGH, N.C.  — In North Carolina’s colonial history, the best known tales concern the legendary Lost Colony of English settlers who had vanished mysteriously by 1590. Less widely known, but perhaps more significant, is a story from a few years earlier about the first science center in the New World, headed by the first known … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C.  | Before Lost Colony, he started 1st science lab in New World

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, ROBERT LEE HOLDEN, Federal Jury Convicts Wilson County Man Of Firearm Offenses

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that in Federal court, ROBERT LEE HOLDEN, JR., a 50-year-old resident of Wilson, was convicted following a two-day trial before United States District Chief Judge James C. Dever III.  The jury found HOLDEN guilty of Possession of … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, ROBERT LEE HOLDEN, Federal Jury Convicts Wilson County Man Of Firearm Offenses

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, SHAMEIKA GOODALL, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Goodall’s Life Sentence in Kidnapping Case of Wake Forest Man

RALEIGH, N.C. – First Assistant United States Attorney G. Norman Acker, III announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the conviction and sentence of SHAMEIKA GOODALL, a/k/a Donna Diva, 32, of Covington, Georgia, who was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III in June 2017 … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, SHAMEIKA GOODALL, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Goodall’s Life Sentence in Kidnapping Case of Wake Forest Man

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, United States Forfeits $765,850.27 in Video Sweepstakes Gaming Proceeds Seized from Southern Pines Convenience Store Operators

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced the forfeiture of $765,850.27 seized from Southern Pines residents Mukesh and Daxaban Patel and their company, Shree Zapesvari, Inc., doing business as Jay’s Food Mart 1 and 2. Under the terms of a Settlement Agreement filed … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, United States Forfeits $765,850.27 in Video Sweepstakes Gaming Proceeds Seized from Southern Pines Convenience Store Operators

RALEIGH, N.C. | Amber Alert: Sex-offender may be taking baby to the coast

RALEIGH, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina and Virginia are following up on tips as they search for a 7-month-old girl they say was abducted at knifepoint from the baby’s mother. Police in Danville, Virginia, said Emma Grace Kennedy was taken by her father, 51-year-old Carl Ray Kennedy at a convenience store near the North … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | Amber Alert: Sex-offender may be taking baby to the coast

RALEIGH, N.C. | Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes. Feelings remain raw over North Carolina’s so-called bathroom bill, which prompted a boycott campaign. Many advocates remain frustrated that … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws