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Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game

Wake Forest held off North Carolina 24-18 on Friday night in a nonconference game played between instate Atlantic Coast Conference programs       ...

Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game

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North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former protege Dana Holgorsen in what could be one of the...
08:34, 2019-09-14

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit 2-run homers during 4-run 6h inning, North Carolina wins Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

Hurricane Dorian is cranking up tornadoes along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts At least 20 tornadoes have been reported in South Carolina and North Carolina over the past day as Hurricane Dorian approached.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
12:51, 2019-09-02

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Wake Forest rallies past Utah State, 38-35 Jamie Newman threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kendall Hinton with 1:08 remaining, and Wake Forest held on to beat Jordan Love and Utah State 38-35 in the opener       ...
08:51, 2019-08-31

QB Newman leads Wake Forest's rout of Elon Jamie Newman passed for five touchdowns as Wake Forest overpowered in-state FCS opponent Elon for a 49-7 homecoming victory Saturday afternoon at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C....
01:34, 2019-09-22

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
04:00, 2019-09-07

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana Justin Herbert threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford next week       ...
12:17, 2019-09-15

What You Need to Know About North Carolina’s Special Election Voters in the Republican-leaning 9th Congressional District will choose between Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate, and Dan Bishop, the G.O.P. candidate....
17:34, 2019-09-10

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
22:00, 2019-07-04

NHC sees 80% chance of cyclone off North Carolina A low pressure area located about 280 miles (451 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
08:17, 2019-08-26

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th district. Republican Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas to win the state’s 3rd district....
14:51, 2019-09-11

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets at $1 were sold and will pay out at $5,000. Another 1,000 tickets w...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt. (June 28)        ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Loose emu jumps on hood of car in North Carolina Animal control officials in North Carolina said an emu that has been on the loose for about five weeks resurfaced for a series of sightings and jumped onto the hood of a car....
20:17, 2019-07-31

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
04:34, 2019-06-01

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020....
06:00, 2019-08-30

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eonsmoke, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo) over allegati......
08:00, 2019-08-29

Category 1 Dorian threatens North Carolina coast Hurricane Dorian approached North Carolina's Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands, on Friday, even as it weakened to a Category 1 storm. The National Hurricane Center forecast as much as 15 inches of rain for the coastal Carolinas. (Sept. 6)        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird....
21:17, 2019-08-22

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
14:00, 2019-06-19

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
22:17, 2019-07-23

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. (Sept. 11)        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red Springs and pronounced dead at a hospital hours lat...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant o...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-17

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery. With hurricane season starting June 1, the courthouse and jail have yet to reopen as judges hear cases in an office building and inmates ar...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian claims first North Carolina fatality A North Carolina man who fell from a ladder while storm-proofing his home became the first fatality of Hurricane Dorian in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday....
09:00, 2019-09-05

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state. The Bellingham Herald reports 28-year-old Jimmy Indarte was sentenced Monday in Tacoma federal court after pleading guilty to...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Teen bitten by shark while surfing in North Carolina A shark chomped down on a teen surfer as he rode the waves in North Carolina this week, according to new reports. Austin Reed, 19, was hurt around 2 p.m. Monday when the shark latched onto his foot at Ocean Isle Beach, local station ABC 11 reported. Reed was surfing with his brothers and other......
15:51, 2019-06-11

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Friday that the board wants to look more closely at w...
20:34, 2019-06-14

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cages and kennels, many of which were stacked outside the house. According to officials, there were 252 ...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio last week when his rainbow-colored blow-up raft suddenly blew out to sea, prompting a search and rescue effort, according to WWAY-TV....
05:34, 2019-06-12

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at least 20 other states, including Utah. Utah based Wasatch Brewery recently filed a request to sell ...
20:34, 2019-07-15

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. “I’ve put out so many applica...
15:34, 2019-05-26

Mom, boyfriend charged in death of North Carolina toddler CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been charged in the death of her 1-year-old child. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police statement says 24-year-old Yasmine Danielle Richardson and 23-year-old Daquan Harmon McFadden are charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injur...
19:34, 2019-07-31

See it: Tornado lifts house off foundation in North Carolina Shocking video footage taken during a tornado caused by Hurricane Dorian shows the twister lift a small house off of its foundation in North Carolina. The tornado struck the beach town of Emerald Isle last Thursday as Hurricane Dorian made its way up the east coast of the United States. As the funne...
09:00, 2019-09-10

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own......
11:34, 2019-09-10

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the two parties’ dueling strategies....
04:34, 2019-09-09

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress was taking place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
17:34, 2019-09-09

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark brown blotches — is known for lying on its ...
21:17, 2019-06-11

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
06:00, 2019-06-18

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Special Forces training exercise to take place across North Carolina At the end of August, Special Forces candidates in the final stages of their training will participate in the two-week "Robin Sage" exercise that takes place across several counties in North Carolina....
22:00, 2019-08-21

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-17

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he’s switching 2020 races...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Woley, Julien rally Auburn past North Carolina 11-7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rankin Woley had a 3-run double in the eighth inning, Edouard Julien a 3-run homer in the ninth and Auburn scored nine runs in the last two innings on Saturday to rally for an 11-7 win over North Carolina in the first game of the Chapel Hill super regional. Tar Heels’ ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

'Everything is destroyed': 30 dead in Bahamas as Dorian lashes North Carolina Groups struggle to deliver aid as death toll expected to riseHundreds of thousands without power in CarolinasAfter hammering the Bahamas and leaving at least 30 dead, Hurricane Dorian began raking the south-east US seaboard, with the thin line of barrier islands off North Carolina braced for the sto...
15:00, 2019-09-06

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (Sept. 6)        ...
20:00, 2019-09-06

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Hurricane Dorian leaves hundreds stranded in North Carolina The storm made landfall Friday morning over the Outer Banks as a far weaker storm than the monster that devastated the Bahamas. Yet despite having been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, it still sent seawater surging over neighborhoods, flooding the first floors of many homes....
17:00, 2019-09-07

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain. Helicopters were then la...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water Sunday afternoon when a shark grabbed him by the leg, causing multiple bite woun...
16:17, 2019-06-17

North Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound before police could arrest him....
23:51, 2019-06-16

Lowe’s announces Charlotte, North Carolina global tech hub CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe’s has selected Charlotte, North Carolina, to house a 2,000-employee global tech hub. The city hopes the project will cement its reputation as a home for technological talent. Lowe’s and city officials announced Thursday the company would put $153 million towar...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
06:34, 2019-07-19

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to appear before Congress....
12:00, 2019-07-03

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
00:17, 2019-07-13

Three dogs killed after exposed to toxic algae in North Carolina WILMINGTON N.C. (CNN) – Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated — after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green algae. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in Wilmington to play and swim Thursday night. When they were back home, one of the...
23:34, 2019-08-13

North Carolina town wrecked by Hurricane Dorian waterspout A North Carolina town was ravaged as a waterspout sparked by Hurricane Dorian spun through the area — leaving an RV park in shambles, new video shows. The town of Emerald Isle confirmed on its website that a water spout, or a tornado that forms on water, touched down in the area shortly after ...
18:34, 2019-09-06

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Beloved ‘gentle’ bear Yepani dies at North Carolina Zoo A grizzly bear that went from stealing coolers and backpacks at Yellowstone to spending 25 years at the North Carolina Zoo has been euthanized by workers there, officials announced Wednesday. Yepani, known in his final years for his “gentle and patient personality,” lived well past the life expectan...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
02:34, 2019-05-28

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research Triang......
23:17, 2019-07-12

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of its citizens’ votes.The situation has arisen becau...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
06:51, 2019-07-24

North Carolina Democrats Are Aiding and Abetting the Worst GOP Corruption Last week, North Carolina Republicans proved both why they can’t be trusted and why they’ve been in power for nearly a decade. This week, North Carolina Democrats decided to one-up them by showing a complete disinterest in ever having power again....
20:17, 2019-09-17

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
06:01, 2019-07-24

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
21:51, 2019-06-21

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of transgender people to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina, by approving a legal settlement brought by Governor Roy Cooper and LG...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson had said the Bulls would look for an upgrade at the position after Kris Dunn took a step back in his third season. He ...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-23

'It smells like a decomposing body': North Carolina's polluting pig farms After years of ignoring neighbours’ complaints about illegal spraying of hog manure, state officials suddenly began posting them online. What changed? In September 2016, with Hurricane Hermine bearing down on North Carolina, Kemp Burdette rented a single-engine plane and flew over Duplin county. Bur...
09:00, 2019-08-27

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Hurricane Dorian flooding may have trapped North Carolina residents: officials North Carolina officials are worried that some Outer Banks residents might be trapped by flooding from Hurricane Dorian. The water rose 7 feet in just two hours as Dorian made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 storm. That was far weaker than the Category 5 monster which devastated the Bahamas ...
19:00, 2019-09-07

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
20:00, 2019-07-31

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in court, others wept openly and a man hurled an exple...
05:51, 2019-06-13

With eye on 2020, Trump touts Republican in North Carolina special election U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
02:00, 2019-09-10

North Carolina lion dies during heat wave, wild cat sanctuary says A 17-year-old lion became overheated and died last week in North Carolina as a scorching heatwave gripped much of the Central U.S. and East Coast in boiling temperatures....
22:00, 2019-07-24

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:34, 2019-07-16

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
08:34, 2019-07-17

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
18:00, 2019-07-19

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An intense wave hit him just right to slam his......
14:34, 2019-07-22

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 storm Hurricane Dorian made landfall in North Carolina Friday after it weakened to a Category 1 storm, and is accelerating its movement toward the Northeast....
19:00, 2019-09-06

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies are "unlawfully targeting children" and not requiring appropriate age verification when selling products....
16:34, 2019-08-28

North Carolina Sues Eight More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids North Carolina is aggressively going after the vaping industry for what the state sees as its role in getting kids hooked on nicotine. On Tuesday, State Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office would be filing lawsuits against eight e-cigarette companies, arguing that each purposefully ...
01:00, 2019-08-28

Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated because they have their own trick to survive hurricanes Dennis W Donohue/Shutterstock Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. The animals have their own special survival tactic, which keeps them safe during storms. When bad weather hits, Spanish mustangs huddle together and point their butts toward the winds. It works and ...
22:00, 2019-09-05

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps drawn and approved by Sept. 18....
15:51, 2019-09-04

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
21:17, 2019-06-29

As Dorian bears down on North Carolina, residents still face recovery from Florence Before Dorian, there was Florence. The 2018 hurricane caused historic damages across eastern North Carolina. A year later, the recovery is not over.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

North Carolina man charged with strangling 15-year-old daughter, slitting her throat The accusations a 15-year-old girl was strangled and had her throat slit after she was attacked by her father reportedly elicited gasps inside a North Carolina courtroom Monday as prosecutors detailed the case....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
02:51, 2019-06-17

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in North Carolina on Saturday night....
23:51, 2019-08-18

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
01:00, 2019-07-05

Hurricane Dorian lashes North Carolina, thousands still missing in Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has killed at least 30 people in the Bahamas, but officials are bracing for the death toll to climb significantly when the extent of the devastation becomes clear — as the weakened Category 1 storm continued its assault on North Carolina on Friday. “Literally hundreds, u...
18:34, 2019-09-06

Wild horses of North Carolina to ride out hurricane with 'butts to the wind' The majestic herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely ride out Hurricane Dorian's whipping winds and strong storm surge by huddling together with their "butts to the wind" - a stabilizing trick that's worked well for more than five centuries. ...
08:34, 2019-09-05

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
22:51, 2019-07-05

'We lost everything': Dorian closes in on North Carolina farmers still recovering from Florence As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall, North Carolina farmers have had less than a year to recover from crop loss and flooding from Hurricane Florence in 2018....
20:00, 2019-09-06

How Wild Electoral Fraud in North Carolina’s Ninth District Was Uncovered A North Carolina special election set for Tuesday will allow the ninth district to finally choose a representative after the 2018 election was tainted by fraud....
21:34, 2019-09-06

Massive waterspout forms over North Carolina lake during Dorian: video New video captures the moment a massive waterspout — spun off from Hurricane Dorian — touched down in North Carolina. The clip, posted to Facebook by Melinda Taylor Findell, shows the ominous gray mass moving quickly across a lake, propelled by the wind. “That’s big enough that would tea...
01:00, 2019-09-07

North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal partisan gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines for next year's elections....
01:17, 2019-09-04

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access......
21:34, 2019-06-05

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican National Committee (RNC) data indicated....
00:34, 2019-09-12

North Carolina woman used rose pruner to cut husband’s penis off: 911 call The North Carolina woman accused of cutting her husband’s penis off used a rose pruner to carry out the heinous attack — as a “message against sinning … and fornication,” she said in a 911 call released Wednesday. Victoria Frabutt, 56, allegedly tied up and mutilated he...
07:34, 2019-09-12

College mass shooter spared death penalty in North Carolina A gunman who killed two university students and wounded four in a mass shooting in North Carolina in April pleaded guilty to murder in a Charlotte court on Thursday, in a deal sparing him the death penalty, the Charlotte Observer and ABC News reported....
16:34, 2019-09-20

North Carolina Election Shows How Political Lines Are Drawn. And They Are Fixed. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s special election, with help from President Trump, but the chasm between voting groups has widened, a problem for both parties....
03:00, 2019-09-12

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-06-08

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
01:34, 2019-06-11

GOP’s Greg Murphy wins seat of North Carolina congressman who died A Republican state legislator has won an eastern North Carolina congressional seat and will succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Physician Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas and two other candidates on Tuesday in the 3rd Congressional District race. Murphy is a state House member who s...
05:51, 2019-09-11

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's midterm....
14:34, 2019-09-10

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash ponds, which can contain toxins like mercury and lead. This toxic sludge can pose a major public he...
10:17, 2019-09-15

Uni of North Carolina and Lenovo adapting to climate change with artificial intelligence Researchers are processing large amounts of geospatial data using deep learning algorithms to help farmers make real-time decisions about water and energy usage....
11:00, 2019-09-10

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, with whom ...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Hurricane Dorian: category 1 storm makes landfall in North Carolina – live Hurricane makes first US landfall at Cape HatterasAt least 30 dead in the Bahamas with expectation toll may rise 3.20pm BST The Guardian’s Oliver Laughland is now on Grand Bahama island and will file a dispatch later today. Here is the report, updated this morning, from Nassau, in conjunction with t...
16:34, 2019-09-06

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Virginia man, 61, dies in waters off North Carolina coast as Hurricane Dorian approaches A 61-year-old Virginia man died in the waters off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sunday amid forecasts that Hurricane Dorian would generate dangerous surf ahead of its arrival....
23:51, 2019-09-02

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
18:51, 2019-05-28

North Carolina sues Eonsmoke, seven other vape companies for allegedly targeting children North Carolina is accusing the companies of using flavors, marketing strategies and inadequate age verification systems to sell to underage consumers....
19:34, 2019-08-27

Hurricane Dorian Slams North Carolina With High Winds, Storm Surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble...
05:00, 2019-09-07

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with backing from horror mastermind James Wan), was al...
04:51, 2019-06-09

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
10:34, 2019-06-22

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to be white thorns at Shackleford Banks on Saturday, ...
23:01, 2019-06-06

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
07:51, 2019-07-13

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
19:17, 2019-06-04

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
02:17, 2019-06-16

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
22:00, 2019-06-06

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they wer A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the state constitution. The legislature has until September 18 to redraw them. This case is going to be a window into the future of gerrymandering battles....
05:17, 2019-09-04

North Carolina day care closing after children wander off, found on busy highway A day care in North Carolina is set to close after six of the children being cared for at the center wandered away from teachers in December and onto a busy highway, officials said Monday....
18:17, 2019-05-22

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
06:51, 2019-07-03

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, police said....
06:00, 2019-07-03

North Carolina store robbed by armed man in Halloween mask holding balloons A man wearing a vampire Halloween mask and clutching balloons in one hand and a gun in the other reportedly held up a North Carolina discount store during the weekend....
04:51, 2019-08-07

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 11.17pm BST Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar had a chance to spar a bit ahead of...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming around noon Sunday. Atlantic Beach Fire Department off...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
07:34, 2019-09-10

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up. “North Carolina, vote for Dan Bishop tomorrow. We need him badly in Washington! His opponent is a far left Sanctuary Cities supporter,” Trump tweete...
09:00, 2019-09-10

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
05:51, 2019-09-11

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for months, police said....
01:51, 2019-08-22

A small plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and one resident Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Hurricane Dorian sets sights on Canada after 'biblical' flooding in North Carolina Hurricane Dorian is on the move up the Eastern Seaboard after dumping a deluge of rain and seawaters, flooding neighborhoods and first floors of many homes in North Carolina....
16:00, 2019-09-07

As Hurricane Dorian pushes north, South Carolina braces for flooding not seen in decades Hurricane Dorian beat a steady path north on Wednesday, as residents of coastal South Carolina braced for the region's worst flooding in 30 years, authorities and forecasters said....
21:17, 2019-09-04

Lightning bolt leaves evidence of clear hole-in-one at North Carolina golf course During a storm at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Moyock, North Carolina, a bolt of lightning struck seventh hole with impressive accuracy for a hole-in-one.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-24

North Carolina woman, mother-in-law sex-trafficked 3 minors to help pay for man’s jail bond: prosecutors The wife and the mother of a N.C. man who is behind bars on hit-and-run and gun charges were themselves sent to prison after the pair participated in a bid to help the man make bail money by aiding his scheme of sex trafficking minors, officials said....
16:34, 2019-08-27

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
20:00, 2019-06-04

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, you’ll also get roughly a half dozen hash rounds....
17:34, 2019-06-30

Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk buys pill factory in North Carolina Novo Nordisk said on Tuesday it had bought a factory in North Carolina that would assist in manufacturing and packaging its new once-daily pill for treating type 2 diabetes....
13:17, 2019-08-06

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
18:51, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they j...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Trump, Pence rally support for Republican candidate in North Carolina special election The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national importance....
02:00, 2019-09-10

North Carolina sheriff indicted in plot to kill former deputy over racially charged recording A North Carolina sheriff was indicted Tuesday in connection with a plot to kill one of his deputies who claimed to have a recording of him using racial slurs. ...
10:51, 2019-09-18

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
02:17, 2019-06-16

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
06:17, 2019-09-11

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-05

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
04:51, 2019-06-06

North Carolina university shooting suspect pleads guilty, avoids possible death penalty A man accused of killing two students and wounding four more when he allegedly open fired in a North Carolina university classroom earlier this year pleaded guilty to two first-degree murder charges on Thursday. ...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
00:17, 2019-06-28

#AtHomeWhileBlack: Police Drag Black North Carolina Homeowner From His Own House After False Alarm A North Carolina man says he was humiliated and thought he was going to be killed when police dragged him out of his house wearing only his boxers after his home security alarm was tripped accidentally....
14:34, 2019-08-27

Dems admit Trump helped GOP candidates sweep North Carolina special elections In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contested special U.S. House election that was widely seen as a possible bellwether for the president's chances in the 2020 election....
12:00, 2019-09-11

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
00:17, 2019-06-28

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
04:34, 2019-05-30

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
19:00, 2019-08-29

North Carolina college student studied mass shootings, kept guns in dorm, prosecutors say A North Carolina university student who studied mass shootings planned to shoot himself and his roommate if he didn't get accepted to a fraternity, prosecutors said Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-08-29

North Carolina father of 6 has neck broken by 'intense' wave, killing him in 'freak accident,' wife says A North Carolina father of six died on Friday after he was struck by an "intense wave" that knocked him to the ground and broke his neck, according to his wife....
08:34, 2019-07-22

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-09-16

North Carolina student arrested with guns in his dorm room was planning shooting spree, police say A 19-year-old freshman arrested in his dorm room at a North Carolina university with two firearms was planning a shooting spree, police say.        ...
19:00, 2019-08-29

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway....
23:51, 2019-07-22

Hurricane Dorian slams into North Carolina's Outer Banks with high winds, storm surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
17:34, 2019-09-06

‘Still a very dangerous storm’: Dorian nears North Carolina coast as Category 1 hurricane Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the Carolinas fled Thursday as Dorian continued its unrelenting march.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry. The post North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Descendants of 2 African slaves to spend night inside reconstructed North Carolina slave cabin The descendants of two Africans who were enslaved at a North Carolina plantation will spend the night in a reconstructed slave cabin near the same sites where they once lived....
17:51, 2019-08-03

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
13:17, 2019-07-17

Western Carolina suspends 4 players for NC State game Citing a violation of team policies and standards, Western Carolina suspended four players, including starting quarterback Tyrie Adams, for Saturday's game at N.C. State.       ...
22:34, 2019-09-07

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
14:51, 2019-09-04

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
18:51, 2019-06-13

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
17:51, 2019-07-20

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and began beating the sharp-toothed terror....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
18:34, 2019-05-28

Tight special election in North Carolina draws national attention, Trump campaign cash with days to go The nation's political attention will shift next week, if only for a day, from the presidential primary brawl to an unusual House election in North Carolina – where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire and both parties are hoping to claim a win that speaks to th...
20:00, 2019-09-05

East Carolina routs Quinnipiac 13-3 in NCAA elimination game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Washer hit two of East Carolina’s four home runs, and the Pirates beat Quinnipiac 13-3 on Sunday night in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. Bryant Packard and Bryson Worrell also hit two-run homers to help the top-seeded Pirates (45-16) advance to the championsh...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Australia beats Canada 81-73 in second pre-World Cup game Australia turned the tables on Canada in the final quarter on Saturday for an 81-73 win in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game       ...
19:34, 2019-08-17

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "racially offensive language," prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged by a grand jury with two counts of felony obstructi...
10:51, 2019-09-18

North Carolina closes early voting sites for special House election as Dorian lashes state's coast Hurricane Dorian caused a halt in early voting in some North Carolina counties in an unusual House election where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire -- with both parties hoping to claim a win....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Campbell beats NC State 5-4 in completion of suspended game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Campbell held on to beat North Carolina State 5-4 on Saturday in the completion of a NCAA Tournament opener suspended overnight due to severe weather. The third-seeded Camels (36-19) needed only about 15 minutes to finish off the upset of the second-seeded Wolfpack (42-18) an...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game Brady Cherry homers in 4-run fourth inning, Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach Big Ten title game against Huskers        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

Hurricane Dorian traps 'hundreds' on island off North Carolina Hundreds of people may be trapped on an island off North Carolina amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor has said....
01:34, 2019-09-07

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
07:34, 2019-06-05

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday....
20:17, 2019-07-23

'I'm just humiliated': Black homeowner in his underwear handcuffed by North Carolina police after false alarm Kazeem Oyeneyin, a black North Carolina homeowner, was handcuffed by police and taken out of his home in his underwear after a false alarm.        ...
11:00, 2019-08-27

'The storm is raging': Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina's Cape Hatteras Dorian's winds knocked out power at 215,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
20:00, 2019-09-06

North Korea Changes Up Its Game to Bypass U.S. Missile Defenses North Korea has conducted a round of long range rocket tests designed to kick down the door and destroy ballistic missile defenses protecting South Korea. The new rockets fly under U.S. high altitude missile defense weapons, paving the way for further missile strikes. The missiles are proof that, fa...
04:00, 2019-08-13

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raiders of the North Sea, out this week on PC, Switch and mobile, is very good....
02:17, 2019-08-02

Bank Holiday Beats headphone deal: get the Beats X for a super cheap price Things are heating up in deals town today, just in time for the Bank Holiday sales. We've just spotted these Beats X earphones at a massive discount - actually this is the lowest price yet in the UK. And not to leave our US-cousins hanging, we've found a massive discount Stateside too belo...
17:34, 2019-05-24

North and Saint West's Photo Shoot Will Have You Stepping Up Your Side-Eye Game Your face always says it all! On Tuesday morning, Kim Kardashian started off her day by sharing new photos of her children. What started off as North West cuddling with Psalm......
02:17, 2019-08-21

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
14:00, 2019-07-16

‘Frozen dragon of the north’ flew over North America 77 million years ago If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly discover...
20:17, 2019-09-11

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
18:17, 2019-05-21

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
22:00, 2019-06-27

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash crops such as palm oil, a technique that persists ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Why A Football Stadium Was Turned Into A Forest Almost the whole pitch of the 32,000-capacity Woerthersee stadium, which hosted some of the fixtures of the Euro 2008 tournament, has been covered in 300 trees....
16:34, 2019-09-06

Keane leaves Nottingham Forest "Roy Keane\u0027s tenure as Nottingham Forest\u0027s assistant manager has come to an end, with the Championship club\u0027s former midfielder leaving his role on Sunday after only five months."...
21:34, 2019-06-23

This Is What It's Like To Be Rescued After Your Plane Crashes In The Forest Little planes go down all the time, and it would really help people get into them if the occupants didn’t die every time one did. That’s what makes the Cirrus SR22 such a brilliant little aircraft, as it has a parachute not just for the pilot, or the passengers, but the entire damn plane. And while...
03:34, 2019-08-06

Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here’s how you can help A record number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region have been linked to an increase in deforestation. According to CNN, the Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and roughly half the size of the United States. It is key to the health of the entire planet. Its trees produce an estimated ...
23:17, 2019-08-23

What Do You Mean They Almost Called It the 'Tropical Moist Forest' I have never considered myself someone who, without exception, finds the word “moist” gross. I don’t object to the use of the word—if something is moist, there’s nothing wrong with calling it moist—but I think I’ve finally come across one use of the word “moist” that should be struck from the public...
00:17, 2019-09-17

The myth of the wild German forest As Amazon rainforest is decimated by widespread fires and logging, we can look to a long German tradition of burning and clearing woodlands — and solutions that have included systematic replanting and forest management....
03:00, 2019-08-31

Following in the Wake of a Storybook Pony With “Misty of Chincoteague,” Marguerite Henry launched the horse-mad dreams of millions of readers. One finally went to Pony Penning on Virginia’s Eastern Shore....
12:00, 2019-07-08

What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart? Waking up with a racing heart can be worrying, but it is not usually a cause for concern. Learn about the possible causes, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
01:17, 2019-09-18

Shhh! Don't Wake The Whales Hello! Today we try to figure out what Death Stranding is, discuss pornography playing cards, prank The Master Chief, watch creepy whales and kill some Nazis. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
21:01, 2019-06-01

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, with the effects of a hike last...
23:34, 2019-06-10

Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space The Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space, and NASA can see these fires from space. Veuer’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Diversity breeds stability in forest ecosystems Forest ecosystems with a diversity of tree species are better able to withstand environmental stress, according to a new study by researchers in Germany....
02:34, 2019-09-06

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
11:51, 2019-07-22

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said....
13:00, 2019-08-16

The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of 'Genocide' When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horrors of land grabbers directly threatening and intimidating people. One story, however, really stuck with the head of environment and crisis with Amnest...
19:17, 2019-08-23

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:34, 2019-06-10

Who Will Speak For Your Family In The Wake Of Tragedy? At least one family member of the nine dead in Dayton, OH, wants the president to make a trip to the Buckeye State. In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Damon Davenport said two of his cousins were killed in the shooting....
06:34, 2019-08-05

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame...
01:34, 2019-05-29

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
16:34, 2019-06-06

'Control' DLC hints at an 'Alan Wake' tie-in Remedy's game worlds might collide in a very conspicuous way. The studio has shared a roadmap for Control's downloadable content through 2020, and a second paid expansion (AWE) due in mid-2020 hints at a not-so-subtle crossover between Jesse's adven......
21:51, 2019-09-11

In Don't Wake The Night, You Have The Power Of A God Without The Omniscience Video games tend to give players tons of control and information, allowing them to tackle dangerous enemies or change where stories go next. Don’t Wake the Night is a new indie game that opts for something different. Playing the role of a detached spirit, you mostly observe and listen, unraveling ch...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country's military said on Saturday....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Leeds United 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Championship – as it happened 3.07pm BST That’s all from Elland Road. Plenty to discuss for both sets of fans as they make their way home. Thanks for joining us! 2.59pm BST And we have a match report for you of today’s Elland Road stalemate. Note the picture of the Forest goal which resembles a scene from a Vietnam movie or a st...
17:17, 2019-08-10

Lax law enforcement causing Indonesia's forest fires: Greenpeace Land and forest fires are becoming very common in Indonesia. International environment watchdog Greenpeace says the government needs to strictly enforce laws against responsible parties....
16:17, 2019-09-17

Labour plans 'NHS forest' of a million trees at hospitals Shadow minister to tell conference he will make health service the world’s greenestAn “NHS forest” of a million trees would be planted at hospitals across the UK under a Labour government as part of the party’s plans for a green revolution.Under proposals due to be outlined at the party’s autumn con...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Nottingham Forest v West Brom: Championship – live! Championship updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offLamouchi up for challenge in ‘world’s worst league’Get in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.05pm BST 34 mins: Adomah tries to take on the rookie Ferguson but the debutant shows he is up to the task, perfectly timing a sliding challenge to dispo...
19:17, 2019-08-03

G7 to release emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have agreed to release more than $20 million of emergency aid to help countries battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:17, 2019-08-26

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest fires within its borders, in an escalating row between neighbours over regional haze....
13:51, 2019-09-13

419-million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized remains of a 419-million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea. The site, which is approximately the size of 35 soccer fields (250,000 square meters, or 2.6 million square feet), was discovered near...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Man Saved By His Dog During Tiger Attack In Madhya Pradesh Forest A man was saved by his dog after a tiger attacked him in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh today. Pancham Gajba, 22, and his brother were returning from a forest near Paraspani village in the morning......
03:34, 2019-06-02

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
21:17, 2019-05-28

Nottingham Forest 1-2 West Brom: Championship – as it happened Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips made the most of Aro Muric mistakes to earn West Brom the victory at Nottingham Forest 8.10pm BST Related: Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest 7.42pm BST Thanks for joining me. Especially to any Baggies fans in Spain.I am off. Bye. ...
10:00, 2019-08-04

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-09-06

Fly Through The Forbidden Forest On New 'Harry Potter' Roller Coaster Happy Potter fans have something to rejoice about after Universal Studios Orlando's new 'Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure' ride opened on Thursday to a hugely appreciative response....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Fires in Amazon Rain Forest Have Surged This Year More than 74,000 wildfires have been detected in the world’s largest rain forest this year, an 84 percent increase from the same period last year, Brazil’s space research center said....
22:00, 2019-08-21

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
05:51, 2019-08-23

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
06:51, 2019-07-05

Roy Keane leaves Nottingham Forest after five months at club Keane wants to focus on his own managerial careerDeparture from City Ground described as amicableRoy Keane’s brief return to Nottingham Forest is over after he informed Martin O’Neill he wants to leave the club to try to resurrect his own managerial career.Keane has been working as O’Neill’s assista...
18:17, 2019-06-23

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also raging in parts of Malaysia and on Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia....
10:34, 2019-09-13

Heat, wildfires could alter Alaska's forest composition If global warming continues unabated and wildfires become bigger, stronger and burn more frequently among northern climates, scientists worry the composition of Alaska's northern forests could be permanently altered....
17:34, 2019-08-28

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 acres in the provinces of Castilla-La Mancha and Ma...
22:51, 2019-06-30

From destruction to rejuvenation: When forest fires are a good thing Fires can be catastrophic in rainforests such as the Amazon, but they don't necessarily spell disaster everywhere — sometimes they help replenish ecosystems. There is even life that needs heat and fire to survive....
14:00, 2019-08-28

Forest-killing bark beetles also might help ecosystem, experts say Tiny bark beetles the size of a black bean have killed mountainsides of pine trees in the West, but ecologists and forest managers disagree about whether they are a pest or a boon to wildlife ecosystems....
02:00, 2019-09-06

Nearing Tipping Point: What You Need To Know About Amazon Forest Fires As Brazil and the world mobilize soldiers and finances in response to a wave of wildfires in the Amazon, far more is at stake than Brazil's international reputation....
11:00, 2019-08-28

Brazil welcomes help to fight forest fires, will decide how to use it The Brazilian government said on Tuesday that it welcomed all foreign aid from organizations or countries to help fight the forest fires in the Amazon, as long as it could decide how to use the assistance....
04:00, 2019-08-28

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesian forest fires Residents inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hundreds of miles awayAn increase in Indonesian forest fires – the sharpest rise since 2015 – has infuriated neighbouring Malaysia, where residents are inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hundreds of miles away.More than 14 megatonnes of carb...
21:34, 2019-09-06

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s removal for months, arguing that he oversaw and ena...
00:17, 2019-06-04

4 Lions Rescued From 100-Foot Deep Well In Gujarat's Gir Forest Three lions and a lioness were rescued from an open well in Sarasiya range of Gir East forest division in the early hours of Sunday, an official said....
17:17, 2019-09-15

A 27-year-old hiker has been missing in a Hawaiian forest for more than a week GoFundMe Kyle Brittain, 27, was last seen on August 30 while hiking in Waipio Valley on Hawaii's Big Island. His father, Steve Brittain, told KHON that another hiker last saw Kyle near a bathroom at the Waipio Valley overlook around 6 a.m. A police search ended after five days, but a volunteer s...
19:34, 2019-09-09

419 million-year-old fossilized forest discovered in China The fossilized-remains of a 419 million-year-old forest have been found in China, giving researchers new insights into a time when life began to emerge from the sea....
18:51, 2019-08-09

U.S. forest firefighting icon Smokey Bear turns 75 Smokey Bear, the cartoon mascot for one of the longest-running public service advertising campaigns in America, warning of wildfire dangers, turned 75 on Friday....
06:51, 2019-08-10

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui. Her car was found......
22:00, 2019-05-25

Luxury Investors Get a Wake-Up Call From China A weaker yuan is a direct threat to the growth hopes of Europe’s top luxury brands. It will force investors to take the sector’s over-dependence on China more seriously....
21:17, 2019-08-05

UPDATE 6-'Everything is gone:' Bahamians stunned in Dorian's wake Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast on Thursday, threatening record flooding....
19:34, 2019-09-05

| Hubert death 'wake up call' for F1: Vettel Sebastian Vettel has insisted that F1 to make safety its top priority even at the risk of making the racing boring following the death of Anthoine Hubert....
20:34, 2019-09-05

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Finding Mercy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre An intimate account of the 2015 hate crime and its aftermath, “Grace Will Lead Us Home,” by Jennifer Berry Hawes, explores how those affected struggled to carry on....
07:51, 2019-06-07

Control Is Packed With Alan Wake References Control, the latest game from Remedy Entertainment, has completely taken over my brain. In it, you play as Jesse Faden as she explores the Federal Bureau of Control, a federal agency that studies and contains supernatural objects. Playing a game about secrets and conspiracies will start making you b...
02:51, 2019-09-04

The famous wake-up light is down to its lowest price ever The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Trump Again Pressures Fed in Wake of Saudi Attacks President Trump repeated his sharp criticism of the Federal Reserve after an attack in Saudi Arabia over the weekend led to a major crude-oil disruption....
22:51, 2019-09-16

Let the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wake Your Kid Up If you have trouble motivating your child to get out of bed in the mornings, you may want to consider employing the help of some animated characters. Google Assistant’s Character Alarms use voiceovers and music from popular animated franchises like Nickelodeon’s Rise of the…...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
02:34, 2019-05-24

The Best Scrunchies For Sleeping, If You Want to Actually Wake Up to Good Hair Scrunchies in 2019 are a fashion statement, but back when I was a kid in the ’90s, they were just a highly practical hair accessory, especially for people with curly hair. Sure, a normal, thin elastic will get the job done (the job being a ponytail or bun), but they’ll also probably leave you with a...
22:51, 2019-08-12

MS-13 gang members 'hacked victims with machetes in California forest' Federal racketeering indictment charges 22 people with nearly 200 crimes, including ‘heinous, horrible and cruel’ killings Prosecutors in Los Angeles have accused members and associates of the MS-13 gang of seven murders, including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a sou...
01:51, 2019-07-17

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
14:17, 2019-05-28

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escapeItalian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern prov...
17:17, 2019-07-16

Forest Fire prevention icon Smokey Bear is turning 75 CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a soc...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

"Sleeping For 26 Years": Top Court To UP Government In Forest Lands Case The Uttar Pradesh government has been pulled up by the Supreme Court for allowing claims on reserved forest lands contrary to a top court order in July 1994 that said no person or industry could......
12:00, 2019-09-19

Country diary: spellbound in the forest, I see Herne's horned head Castle Howard, North Yorkshire: A trick of the light evokes the prehistoric shaman’s powerWhen the Wild Hunt erupts from the pages of Susan Cooper’s magnificent novel The Dark Is Rising, the throng is led by the towering, antlered figurehead of Herne the Hunter. It’s cacophonous, end-of-days stuff –...
07:34, 2019-08-03

Assault On Woman Forest Officer "Cannot Be Tolerated": Prakash Javadekar Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the Centre has taken the assault on a woman forest officer by the brother of a Telangana Rashtra Samithi lawmaker in Asifabad district of......
13:17, 2019-07-01

Nottingham Forest scramble point at Leeds with Grabban goal Leeds had to settle for a point despite dominating large periods of their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest. Pablo Hernández scored his second goal of the season, but Lewis Grabban’s scrambled goal cancelled it out – Forest’s only effort on target.United bossed proceedings from start to finish but wer...
17:17, 2019-08-10

Palm oil to blame for 39% of forest loss in Borneo since 2000 : study The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39% of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, data from a research firm based in Indonesia shows....
15:34, 2019-09-19

Hiker missing in Hawaii for more than two weeks found alive in forest _____ A 35-year-old hiker who was missing for more than two weeks was found alive on Friday in a Hawaiian forest, the woman’s mother confirmed to NBC News affiliate KHNL in Honolulu. Amanda Eller was reported missing in Maui on May 9 after she didn’t return from the Makawao Forest Reserv...
23:17, 2019-05-25

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his GP. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Because it’s not that serious, the doctor sent......
01:34, 2019-05-25

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Woman found alive in Hawaii forest says she struggled not to give up Amanda Eller, who went missing on 8 May during a hike in the Makawao Forest Reserve, said she fell off a cliff during her ordealA woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui on Friday after going missing when out hiking more than two weeks ago has said she struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller to...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search teamA woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported on Friday. Continu...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played a very important part in Welsh mythology. The Reve...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Climate activist Thunberg visits disputed German forest Climate activist Greta Thunberg has visited the ancient Hambach Forest in western Germany that’s at risk of being destroyed for a nearby mine and has been the focus of protests by environmentalists...
14:17, 2019-08-10

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos, and has fa...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Putin sends military to fight Siberia forest fires Russian president reacts as 3m hectares burn and state of emergency covers five regionsThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has called in the army to fight the forest fires that have been raging across vast expanses of Siberia for days, enveloping entire cities in black smoke.Environmentalists hav...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Forest Service issues review of Rosemont Copper mine PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has issued its draft environmental review of a proposed underground copper mine in the mountains east of Phoenix, saying it favors the one of six alternatives that would keep the project’s tailings in a more remote area off federal land. The release...
04:34, 2019-08-11

73-year-old hiker missing for a week in California forest is rescued _____ A 73-year-old hiker reported missing one week ago was found alive, rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Eugene Jo became separated from a group hike in the mountains above La Cañada Flintridge and June 22...
20:17, 2019-06-30

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
18:34, 2019-08-21

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia's environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, as the neighbors traded blame for blazes that have spread haze across the region....
07:51, 2019-09-14

Rain Unlikely To Extinguish Amazon Forest Fires Anytime Soon, Say Experts Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil's Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through September 10 expected to bring only isolated relief,......
18:34, 2019-08-27

How Austria's far right turned the stadium artwork 'For Forest' into a campaign issue The art installation of 299 trees in a stadium aims to draw attention to the fragility of forests, but right-wing populists misappropriated the project for their election campaign. DW asked artist Klaus Littmann why....
15:51, 2019-09-13

Madagascar forest destruction is wiping out humans’ tiniest relative KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar — As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity’s smallest relative — the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur — to extinction. Frustrated conser...
08:00, 2019-09-07

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
05:00, 2019-09-07

Malaysia complains to Indonesia demanding action over forest fires Citizens report smog as smoke crosses into country from Indonesia’s burning peat and trees miles awayAn increase in Indonesian forest fires – the sharpest rise since 2015 – has infuriated neighbouring Malaysia, where residents are inhaling smoke from peat and trees burned hundreds of miles away.More...
18:00, 2019-09-06

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-08-23

Fire ignites in Tonto National Forest following monsoon storm CAVE CREEK, Ariz.- Tuesday evening, a fire was reported after a monsoon storm moved through the area approximately seven miles Northwest of Cave Creek and 14 miles East of Black Canyon City covering 400 acres. Igniting in the Tonto National Forest, dry grass and windy conditions on top of New River ...
12:17, 2019-09-05

Nottingham Forest sack manager O'Neill, bring in Lamouchi "Nottingham Forest have sacked manager Martin O\u0027Neill after five months in charge, replacing him with former Stade Rennes boss Sabri Lamouchi, the Championship club said on Friday."...
15:51, 2019-06-28

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Fire consumes 6,000 acres in Tonto National Forest in Arizona https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2018/08/03/caption/why-wildfires-are-becoming-the-new-normal-tcal-orig.cnn_2203895_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Firefighters are still working to contain a fast-moving wildfire in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. #MountainFire remained active...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number of hot spots indicating worsening forest fires across the archipelago....
15:34, 2019-09-06

Sleepy To Sleepless? Indonesia's New Capital In Forest Of Borneo Island By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah's wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust. By night, the beams of an occasional truck carrying......
05:51, 2019-09-04

Singapore smog worst in three years as forest fires rage Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen a regional dispute over forest fires....
14:00, 2019-09-14

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity's smallest relative - the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur - to extinction....
15:34, 2019-09-06

Football League: Forest end Swansea's unbeaten run as Bolton thrashed again QPR win thriller against Luton, Stoke lose at homeCoventry top of League One, Exeter lead League TwoLeague leaders Swansea saw their unbeaten start come to an end as a smash-and-grab raid from Nottingham Forest snatched all three points at the Liberty Stadium. Lewis Grabban found Alfa Semedo to tap ...
21:00, 2019-09-14

Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Ton Of New Indie Games (Including Ori And The Blind Forest) There are a bunch of indie games newly coming to the Switch, including the Microsoft-published Ori and the Blind Forest, which will be coming to the platform on September 27, Nintendo announced in its “Indie World Showcase.”...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Amazon versus Africa forest fires: Is the world really ablaze? Forests in the African tropics also catch fire. But, from an ecological point of view, the situations in Africa and South America are very different and cannot always be compared....
03:00, 2019-08-31

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
01:51, 2019-08-21

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
07:01, 2019-06-19

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Greenpeace International.In 2010, members of the Con...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Which Is Less Impossible: Scoring In An NBA Game, Getting A Hit In An MLB Game, Or Getting A First Down In An NFL Game? As often happens when you work with highly opinionated idiots, the Deadspin staff got into a lengthy argument yesterday over, what else, a Twitter question:...
16:00, 2019-08-30

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
11:00, 2019-05-27

Trump postpones Florida trip in wake of shootings U.S. President Donald Trump will postpone a trip to Florida planned for Tuesday due to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, a White House official said on Monday....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Cameron Boyce's dad is thankful, even in the midst of a 'nightmare' he can't wake up from Victor Boyce is grateful, even as he remains in "this nightmare I can't wake up from" in the aftermath of the death of his son, Disney Channel actor Cameron Boyce, at age 20....
19:34, 2019-07-09

O’Neill: There won’t be policing slowdown in wake of Pantaleo firing NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill on Sunday morning scoffed at the possibility of a police slowdown in response Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s firing — despite a cop-union’s calls for members to take “extreme caution” when doing routine police work in the wake of the ruling. Hours...
00:51, 2019-08-26

Spirit cuts workweek in wake of 737 MAX groundings: union Boeing Co's largest supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc is reducing its workweek to 32 hours in response to the 737 MAX groundings, a labor union for the aerospace industry said on Friday....
16:34, 2019-06-07

| 300 more Nigerians flown home in wake of xenophobic violence in SA More than 300 Nigerians were flown home from South Africa on Wednesday in the second evacuation in a week after a wave of anti-migrant violence there claimed at least 12 lives....
09:34, 2019-09-19

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. in Wake of Blacklisting Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
14:00, 2019-07-14

Twins who died in hot car dressed as little angels at wake as dad sobs ‘I can’t believe it’ The twin babies who died in a sweltering car in The Bronx last week were dressed all in white and laid out in side-by-side white caskets for their wake Friday, as their father sobbed, “I can’t believe it.” Dozens of tearful mourners paid their respects to the family of 1-year-olds Luna and Phoenix —...
01:17, 2019-08-03

Hughes expected "more measured" F3 race in wake of Spa F2 tragedy FIA Formula 3 frontrunner Jake Hughes says he was expecting better driving standards in the series at Spa as its second race followed Anthoine Hubert's fatal crash in Formula 2...
06:17, 2019-09-03

Director of MIT's Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tried to conceal donations from disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein, the university said....
05:00, 2019-09-08

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
16:00, 2019-06-14

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Conspiracy Theories Fly Online in Wake of Epstein Death The death of Jeffrey Epstein set off a wave of conspiracy theories online that demonstrate both how social media fuels misinformation and threatens to erode public acceptance of the results of any investigation....
06:00, 2019-08-12

Latinos fear being targets in wake of mass shootings The violence has some Hispanics looking over their shoulders, avoiding speaking Spanish in public and seeking out escape routes amid fears they could be next....
23:00, 2019-08-11

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Forest Green’s eco evolution on hold after wooden stadium plan rejected • Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: ‘fans will be devastated’• Decision may still be appealed by the clubThey are the greenest football club in the world, famous for giving their players a vegan diet and recycling their rainwater. But now Forest Green’s plans for an even more eco-friendly future hav...
22:51, 2019-06-13

A Russian forest symbolized Stalin’s brutality. Now some say the Finns should share the blame. Russian authorities hope to prove that, among Joseph Stalin’s victims in Sandarmokh, Soviet soldiers taken captive and shot by the Finnish army during World War II are also buried....
20:00, 2019-09-14

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities investigating a smuggling ring, according to Gazette-Tri...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Madhya Pradesh Retains "Tiger State" Status With 526 Tigers In Forest Sustained tiger conservation efforts have paid rich dividends in Madhya Pradesh where population of the big cat registered a healthy rise of 218 in four years, government officials said today....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Downed power lines reported on Coronado National Forest land TUCSON – Downed power lines were reported in a section of road south of Corona de Tucson Monday afternoon. According to officials, the downed powerlines were reported on social media at around 4:20 p.m. in a section of Coronado National Forest land. The location was reported to be 17 E. Green ...
04:34, 2019-07-23

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Rare footage of uncontacted tribe highlights threat to Amazon forest Rare video of uncontacted members of Brazil's Awa Amazon tribe has emerged, as activists warn of growing threats to this tribe from loggers who are nearing their traditional hunting ground....
10:17, 2019-07-23

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she was irresponsible for going into the woods unprep...
22:17, 2019-06-02

Police recreate face of mystery man murdered in Forest Gate a decade ago Detectives today released this haunting image of an unidentified murder victim whose skeletal remains were found wrapped in binbags and dumped in an abandoned factory....
16:00, 2019-09-21

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disaster mitigation official said on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-07-31

World losing area of forest the size of the UK each year, report finds Chance of ending deforestation by 2030 seems lower than when pledge was made five years agoDeforestation: damage goes far beyond AmazonAn area of forest the size of the UK is being lost every year around the world, the vast majority of it tropical rainforest, with dire effects on the climate emergen...
19:17, 2019-09-12

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Hiker lost for 2 weeks in Maui forest in Hawaii found alive A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-25

France: Plane fighting forest fire crashes, killing pilot A pilot of a firefighting plane has died after his plane crashed while battling a forest fire in southern France. The fire has been blazing for several days and has ravaged nearly 800 hectares in the region....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Indonesians Choked By Toxic Haze Due To Forest Fire Pray For Rain Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away the toxic haze covering wide......
12:51, 2019-09-13

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
02:34, 2019-05-27

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
09:34, 2019-07-16

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
22:34, 2019-05-25

Putin orders Russian military to fight forest fires in Siberia The Russian military on Wednesday joined efforts to fight forest fires that have engulfed nearly 30,000 square kilometers of territory in Siberia and the Russian Far East....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Forest land, the remainder of the 84 acres burning i...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
23:51, 2019-08-10

"Respond To Call Of Forest": G7 To Give $20 Million To Fight Amazon Fires The G7 will give $20 million (18 million euros) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said Monday....
18:34, 2019-08-27

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
15:51, 2019-08-23

Loss of deep-soil water triggered forest die-off in Sierra Nevada Trees in the alpine forests of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range suffered a massive die-off as a result of the loss of deep-soil water, according to a new study....
18:17, 2019-07-02

Indonesian police investigate palm oil companies over forest fires: ministry Indonesian police are investigating three palm oil companies on suspicion of starting fires on Borneo island, where environmentalists say extensive deforestation has occurred to make way for plantations, a government ministry said....
19:00, 2019-08-29

Nottingham Forest sack Martin O’Neill after five months and appoint Lamouchi • 67-year-old manager leaves after falling out with players• Former France international Sabri Lamouchi takes overNottingham Forest have sacked Martin O’Neill after just five months in charge, with former France international Sabri Lamouchi replacing him.The former Leicester and Republic of Ireland ...
15:00, 2019-06-28

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
22:00, 2019-08-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. On Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed complaints about the fires, said Brazil's army could be deployed to fight the blazes. Visit Busi...
15:17, 2019-08-24

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
13:51, 2019-07-04

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
07:34, 2019-07-05

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
11:51, 2019-07-22

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
03:17, 2019-08-05

On Politics: Trump’s Words Are Scrutinized by Candidates in Wake of Shootings Democratic presidential candidates denounced a culture of hatred and white nationalism that some said emanated from the Trump White House after two mass shootings....
11:00, 2019-08-05

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
10:00, 2019-06-14

‘A town of love and peace’: El Pasoans support each other in wake of attack A community, united on both sides of the border, is shocked by the hatred that spurred a mass shooting event“I know this kind of thing happened in other places, but it could not happen in El Paso because everyone here is very caring. It was shocking to me and the rest,” said Kevin Guerrero, 24, a ho...
23:17, 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-Director of MIT's Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tried to conceal donations from disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein, the university said....
14:34, 2019-09-08

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb In Wake of Trade Tensions, Powell U.S. government bond prices rose after China said it will impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank will provide additional stimulus if needed to support the U.S. economy....
18:51, 2019-08-23

Bethenny Frankel Wants Us All To Reach For Our Dreams in Wake of RHONY Exit It's really, actually true: Bethenny Frankel really is leaving The Real Housewives of New York. After news broke of her exit from the Bravo reality show, the star wrote us all an......
04:51, 2019-08-22

Hundreds Arrested As BJP Tries To "Wake Up" Kamal Nath With Bells, Conchs The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday held its first state-wide protest called 'Ghanta Naad Andolan' against the nine-month-old Kamal Nath government in the state. Party workers in all the districts......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Bottas: Canada a "wake-up call" in title fight against Hamilton Valtteri Bottas says he cannot afford many weekends like the Canadian Grand Prix after getting "a bit of a wake-up call" in the Formula 1 title battle...
10:51, 2019-06-12

Bahamian officials say 2,500 people registered as missing in Dorian's wake Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Dorian, a count they said may include people who have fled to shelters around the islands....
19:51, 2019-09-11

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Tim Ryan slams Trump, NRA in wake of El Paso and Dayton shootings Democratic presidential candidate Tim Ryan slammed the National Rifle Association on Sunday in the wake of last weekend’s two mass shootings that left 31 people dead and scores more wounded....
20:00, 2019-08-11

Control’s content roadmap teases Alan Wake expansion Control is getting a photo mode in the fall and a free new mode in December. Then in 2020, it'll get expansions with a potential Alan Wake crossover.Read More...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Dorian's toll: Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in storm's wake Around 2,500 people are feared missing in the Bahamas in the wake of devastating Hurricane Dorian, a number that may include people who fled to shelters around the Caribbean island chain, authorities said on Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-09-12

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
00:51, 2019-07-04

Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Blood, platelets donations needed in wake of Hurricane Dorian TUCSON – With the American Red Cross supporting those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the organization is encouraging local residents to donate blood or platelets at one of the local blood drives held this month. While people of all blood types are encouraged to donate, officials say Type O and ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Newspaper devotes entire issue to 'wake-up call' for the country Lebanon's leading English daily newspaper published a blank issue on Thursday with a list of political and economic woes that have gripped the country in recent months....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
18:34, 2019-09-19

Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.Read More...
03:51, 2019-09-16

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
00:51, 2019-07-08

James Cameron says "people need to wake the fuck up" about climate change Everyone thought it was ridiculous to make a bunch of Avatar sequels when very few people have fond memories of the original, but maybe the reason James Cameron was so desperate to make these movies happen is that he realized nobody actually paid attention to the first one. See, the military people ...
01:00, 2019-09-11

'Alan Wake' developer may bring the cult classic to more consoles Alan Wake might make its way to PS4 or Switch (or even mobile) after developer Remedy Entertainment snagged back the publishing rights to the 2010 cult classic from Microsoft. It told investors it would earn royalty payments of about 2.5 million euro......
19:00, 2019-07-01

Trump tweets condolences in wake of Virginia Beach shooting President Trump tweeted his sympathies to the victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach. “Spoke to Virginia Governor @RalphNortham last night, and the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Virginia Beach this morning, to offer condolences to that great community,” he wrote Saturday. “The Federal Government i...
18:51, 2019-06-01

Central Park ‘Hercules’ is a heartfelt wake-up call for Disney Disney’s still got heart. That’s easy to forget, because the studio that once taught kids to wish upon a star and to go fly a kite has turned into Cyberdyne Systems: an evil behemoth hellbent on taking over the planet with efficient, soulless, murdering clones. But hold your Pegasus — now there’s “H...
10:51, 2019-09-02

Who will wake up from a coma? Electrical jolts in the brain offer hints Enlarge / Healthcare worker sets up an EEG on an ICU patient. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Researchers may have found a way to detect inklings of consciousness in comatose and vegetative patients just days after they experience a brain injury—and it appears the method may help predict which patients wil...
18:00, 2019-06-30

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Gilroy man arrested for threatening to ‘kill 500’ in wake of fest shooting A California man allegedly inspired by the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting was arrested for threatening to kill hundreds of people, police said. Jose Pinon, 40, of Gilroy posted on Facebook last week that “my goal is to kill 500, not three” — apparently in reference to the July 28 s...
23:00, 2019-08-06

US ‘locked and loaded’ in wake of Saudi oil field attacks: Trump President Donald Trump on Sunday night said the United States is “locked and loaded” and ready to intervene with whoever is behind the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply. “Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked,” the president said in a series of tweets. “There is reason to believe that we kno...
13:17, 2019-09-16

Brazil's cocaine trade leaves widespread violence in its wake Forest fires in the Amazon are not the only thing wreaking havoc in Brazil. The country is plagued by violent crime, which is fueled by the international drug trade, writes Anabel Hernandez....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
03:17, 2019-07-03

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.       ...
23:51, 2019-08-05

Mental health counsellors fan out across the Bahamas in wake of hurricane Dorian Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history....
17:51, 2019-09-16

Opinion: Disgraced WR Antonio Brown needs to answer this wake-up call, get help Maybe now, after being cut by the Patriots, troubled wide receiver Antonio Brown will see himself for what he is: A person in need of serious help.       ...
05:00, 2019-09-22

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their devices, sa......
11:34, 2019-05-24

It's time to wake up to the clear and present danger of 30-50 feral hogs As if the United States wasn’t facing enough problems, it’s now awakened to the most serious threat of all. No, it’s not endless mass shootings and the mainstreaming of white nationalism. No, it’s not climate change or deepening class divides. It’s the fact that anywhere between 30 to 50 feral hogs ...
18:00, 2019-08-06

Factbox: U.S. readies emergency oil reserves in wake of Saudi attacks The Trump administration said on Saturday it stood ready to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if needed after attacks in Saudi Arabia shut more than half the crude output in the world's largest oil exporter....
09:51, 2019-09-15

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
00:34, 2019-08-01

Indonesia arrests around 200 as thick smog from forest fires reaches hazardous levels Dozens of people have been arrested over suspected involvement in massive forest fires in Indonesia, where thousands of hectares of ecologically rich land have been burned, engulfing the region in a thick toxic haze....
14:17, 2019-09-18

Hawaii hiker Amanda Eller, who went missing in forest for 2 weeks, apologizes for being 'irresponsible' The hiker who was rescued after being lost in a Hawaii forest for 17 days has apologized for being “irresponsible” after previously describing her ordeal as a “spiritual journey.”...
18:17, 2019-06-03

An underwater forest is complicating the two-week search for a missing woman's body An underwater forest with trees as tall as 60 feet is hampering the search for the body of a woman who was thrown off a boat in Alabama.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
16:51, 2019-06-15

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental policies....
21:00, 2019-08-21

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Nintendo holds indie showcase for Switch with 'Ori and the Blind Forest,' 'Hotline Miami' Nintendo presented an indie showcase for the Switch on Monday, announcing games such as "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "Hotline Miami Collection" for the console....
23:00, 2019-08-19

South American nations form pact to guard Amazon rain forest A group of seven South American nations have joined a pact to guard the Amazon rain forest, which has been charred this summer by tens of thousands of wildfires -- including new blazes in Bolivia....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Brazilian troops enlisted to fight unprecedented wildfires in Amazon rain forest Thousands of Brazilian troops entered the fight Saturday to battle the worst wildfires in the Amazon in years, even as European leaders huddled to discuss a strategy for dealing with the country’s embattled leader, President Jair Bolsonaro....
01:17, 2019-08-25

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
22:51, 2019-07-05

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll Indonesia closed more schools on Monday in parts of the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as providing oxygen at health centers to help treat some of the thousands suffering respiratory infections due to choking smoke from forest fires....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joining a treetop protest in Germany’s Hambach forest, where environmentalists have been fighting for yea...
22:34, 2019-08-10