North Carolina Headlines

  • GOP wants Cooper to decide on bills this week — so they don’t have to work next week

    Senate Republican leaders are asking North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to immediately sign or veto bills on his desk so they can override them without having to return during Christmas week. They say Cooper would be a “grinch” by waiting to veto.

    charlotteobserver
  • North Carolina GOP wants candidate in Congress despite probe

    North Carolina Republicans say they want their candidate in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred by ballot fraud allegations to take his seat in Congress despite acknowledging that a replacement election may be required.

    thenewstribune
  • Wintry mix makes its way into Northeast to close out weekend

    A large and slow-moving storm brought heavy rain to much of the eastern half of the nation on Saturday. Rainfall between 2 and 2.5 inches caused some flooding in the Washington, D.C., area on Saturday prompting water rescues in some flood-prone spots. The rain there comes as Washington, D.C.,

    ABC News
  • After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate

    Legislation quickly passed through North Carolina's legislature would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race.

    charlotteobserver
  • After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate

    Legislation quickly passed through North Carolina's legislature would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race.

    thenewstribune
  • No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90

    Cameron Johnson had 25 points and six 3-pointers while No. 12 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat fourth-ranked Gonzaga 103-90 on Saturday night. Luke Maye added 20 points and

    miamiherald
  • No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90

    Cameron Johnson had 25 points and six 3-pointers while No. 12 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat fourth-ranked Gonzaga 103-90 on Saturday night. Luke Maye added 20 points and

    charlotteobserver
  • No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90

    Cameron Johnson had 25 points and six 3-pointers while No. 12 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat fourth-ranked Gonzaga 103-90 on Saturday night. Luke Maye added 20 points and

    thenewstribune
  • Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race

    Democrats and Republicans concede a do-over election might be needed in disputed North Carolina congressional race after warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural county went unheeded for years.

    thenewstribune
  • Heavy rain, potential flooding threaten East Coast over the weekend

    A storm in the eastern U.S. is bringing mainly heavy rain to half of the nation this weekend. On Friday, over 2 inches of rain fell in parts of South Carolina, with flooding reported there and some minor flooding reported in parts of Florida as well. The radar is showing several areas of very heavy

    ABC News
  • WATCH: Firefighter narrowly avoids being crushed by gas station canopy

    A volunteer firefighter in Linville, N.C., narrowly avoided being crushed by a canopy that collapsed at a gas station due to snow on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.

    ABC News
  • Ballot security was a worry long before disputed House race

    Six months ago, election officials in rural North Carolina's Bladen County resolved to tighten security at their headquarters and protect the ballots stored there by installing an alarm and video

    thenewstribune
  • North Carolina candidate says he has no knowledge of operative doing anything illegal

    North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris told WBTV on Friday that while he had hired Leslie McCrae Dowless, a political operative in the middle of an investigation into suspected absentee-ballot tampering, he was "absolutely not" aware of Dowless doing anything illegal. Harris initially won the state's 9th Congressional District election last month, beating Democrat Dan McCready by 905 votes. But the State Board of Elections declined to certify the results after allegations...

    WPLG
  • North Carolina Republican says he hired consultant at heart of fraud probe

    The North Carolina Republican embroiled in a vote fraud controversy said on Friday he hired the political operative at the center of a probe into possible absentee ballot irregularities in a disputed U.S. congressional election.

    U.S.
  • North Carolina Republican Says He Chose to Hire Controversial Operative

    Mark Harris, the Republican candidate in the Ninth Congressional District, denied wrongdoing and said he hired L. McCrae Dowless Jr. because of his work on a past campaign.

    www.nytimes.com
  • GOP's long-term plan is to destroy democracy

    The GOP was shellacked in the 2018 midterm elections, indicating further erosion of their voter support. Yet, instead of performing a post-election autopsy regarding the causes of their losses, they have opted for more anti-democratic strategies to artificially preserve the power of their aging, white, rural voters and the rich. In North Carolina, state officials refuse to certify Republican Mark Harris as the winner of his congressional district amid allegations of election fraud perpetrated by...

    Times Union
  • North Carolina governor vetoes photo ID bill

    North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed a Republican-authored bill requiring voters to present photo identification, saying it would disenfranchise poor, minority and elderly voters.

    U.S.
  • GOP candidate says he made decision to hire ballot operative

    The Republican candidate in a disputed North Carolina congressional race says it was his decision to hire an operative who is now a person of interest in an investigation.

    miamiherald