SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — North Carolina was too big and too quick for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish made seven of their first 13 shots to open a nine-point lead in the first half, but wore down under the pressure of North Carolina’s athleticism. The Tar Heels forced 17 turnovers and had a 44-26 advantage in the paint en route to a 73-62 victory Saturday, their fifth straight win.
Gov. Pat McCrory and other Republican leaders will propose Monday a higher minimum salary for North Carolina’s least experienced public school teachers as part of a long-awaited proposal designed to improve morale and retention.
Part of an interstate highway in Raleigh is open again after it was closed for two hours when a man jumped to his death from an overpass.
A North Carolina woman faces murder and other charges after authorities say she was texting a message when she hit and killed a 75-year-old woman walking to visit a neighbor.
A Gaston County woman is free on bond after authorities accused her of abusing 13 horses on her property.
Health officials say 10 more people died from the flu last week in North Carolina, bringing the death toll for the flu season up to 56.
Duke Energy says up to 82,000 tons of ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water has spilled into the river.
“American Idol” star will announce he’s seeking the seat currently held by Renee Ellmers
Mother says Michael Marones was victimized because he is a fan of “My Little Pony.”
Appeals court overrules judge who said Larry Stubbs served enough time for a 1973 burglary.