With the Tar River still rising and several roads impassable, Edgecombe County officials on Wednesday declared a state of emergency and warned residents in flood-prone areas to closely monitor river levels in the coming days.
Staring at a Thursday deadline that will kill off most legislation that hasn't cleared either the House or the Senate, lawmakers worked furiously late into the night Wednesday to move as many bills as they could.
A sergeant at Bertie Correctional Institution died Wednesday evening following an assault by an inmate.
One person was seriously injured Wednesday night following a shooting in southeast Raleigh.
The state Senate on Wednesday approved proposals that would make it easier for third-party and unaffiliated candidates to get on ballots in state elections and make it harder to keep polling places open after disruptions.
Local news courtesy of WRAL.