North American eels travel thousands of miles of Atlantic Ocean to breed – many of them beginning their journey in North Carolina – before returning home. A North Carolina scientist is working to shed light on the mysterious creatures.
Corporal punishment including spanking will be allowed in one North Carolina county after Robeson County’s board of education voted narrowly to disallow the practice. That leaves Graham County in western North Carolina as the only county that continues the practice.
North Carolina ranks fourth in the nation for lightning deaths. We have tips on how to stay safe when caught outside in a storm, and things you should and shouldn’t do inside your home when there’s lightning.
Never let your dog eat mushrooms that grow in the wild. An NC State University Vet School veterinarian and toxicologist tells how to rid your yard of mushrooms, what poisoning symptoms to look for and what actions to take if your dog eats a toadstool.
North Topsail Beach in North Carolina has averaged more than one stingray injury per day for the past month, emergency officials say. Here’s how to avoid stingrays and what to do if you’re stung by one.
At least one priest who had served in North Carolina is named in a scorching Pennsylvania grand jury report on Tuesday criticizing the Catholic Church’s handling of reports of sexual abuse in that state for decades.
Another Charlotte Mecklenburg police officer has been investigated for parking his car in a handicapped spot, this time at a Circle K near uptown, police said. The department won’t say whether the officers were punished.
What’s next for Interstate 77 toll lanes? They could be made more driver-friendly, N.C. Secretary of Transportation Jim Trogdon said, but he did not recommend any be converted to free lanes for full project.
Charlotte TV chef Troy Gagliardo of Mooresville has ended his 11-year run on “WCCB News Rising.” NC chef Vivian Howard and “Top Chef” star Fabio Viviani gave endorsements on the back cover of his “Pseudo Southern” cooking book.
Last year teachers called the CMS alternative school for troubled students unsafe. Now the district has a new home for middle school students with serious discipline problems, and leaders hope benefits ripple through all schools.
A man’s body was found during a search on Lake Norman that began when someone reported seeing a person in distress. Deputies from Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded and found a vehicle, but could not locate the owner.
An American Airlines flight from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago O’Hare International had to return to the airport for an emergency landing shortly after takeoff because the plane was experiencing possible engine problems.