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Duke swimming and diving gets one win in four chances in Raleigh

In just the second weekend of their season, Duke's men's and women's swimming and diving units faced arguably the toughest test. And despite a pair of losses to two top-10 Wolfpack squads, the Blue Devils were able to salvage their trip to Raleigh with one victory. The No. 20 Duke women were handily

CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 04:21:16

With sport in turmoil, N.C. State's Kevin Keatts enjoys adulation at Primetime with the Pack

RALEIGH -- After back-to-back losing seasons, N.C. State's men's basketball team is working toward better days under new coach Kevin Keatts. Friday night's Primetime with the Pack event at Reynolds Coliseum offered the team's fans their first view of the team. For Keatts, hired away from UNC-Wilming

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-21 02:52:00

Duke Squads Split Action in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. - The second weekend of the season saw the Blue Devil swimmers and divers face another tough test Friday in a double dual meet against a pair of top-10 NC State squads and the Penn State men and women out of the Big Ten. Duke's women (2-2, 1-2 ACC), ranked 20th in the College Swimming

GODUKE.COM - 2017-10-20 23:59:59

Has Chemours followed N.C. DEQ demands on GenX-related compounds?

RALEIGH -- The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality plans to tell Chemours next week whether it believes the company is abiding by a series of demands that, if not followed, could jeopardize the company's discharge permit. In a Sept. 5 letter to Chemours, N.C. Department of Environmental Quality

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-20 22:27:26

ICYMI: Does Charlotte Have A Real Shot At Amazon?

CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Queen City made its last push this week in its quest to become Amazon's second headquarters, declaring Wednesday Charlotte Prime Day. The flourish of flattery for the online retail giant comes as more than 100 cities across the U.S. made their bids by Oct. 19 in hopes of luring

PATCH - 2017-10-20 20:09:42

How NC State gets fired up: You'll want to hear this coach's pregame pep talks

Aaron Henry is standing on a wooden bench in the cramped visiting locker room at Florida State. It might as well be a pulpit. There is no collection plate to pass, but the N.C. State assistant coach has a football sermon for the players. "I love atmospheres like this, man," Henry says. "It's just us

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-20 13:24:00

Cold Medicine Murder: Autopsy Shows Pastor Stabbed His Wife 123 Times

RALEIGH, NC - A North Carolina woman whose husband claims he unknowingly killed her after taking too much cold medicine had 123 stab wounds and cuts on her body, according to an autopsy. Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps, 29, had 44 cuts and stabs just around her face and neck - some of which were more th

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2017-10-20 13:00:46

Study Finds Industry-University Collaborations Benefit Research Trainees

Universities and businesses benefit from collaborative research endeavors, but what about the graduate students who train in them? A new study in The Journal of Technology Transfer says that graduate students benefit significantly from training in these kinds of consortia, specifically National Scie

INSIDE HIGHER ED - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

NC State basketball picked to finish 13th in ACC by Sports Illustrated

SI expects the Pack to be better, but contending is another matter. Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Keatts' first NC State team heads into the season an enigma, with a lot of new faces expected to play key roles in a brand new system. This is not going to stop the computers from giving a pr

BACKINGTHEPACK.COM - 2017-10-19 23:20:44

Bike enthusiast is traveling the country to thank service members - and giving away free Harleys

Harley-Davidson, the Wounded Warrior Project and military enthusiast Adam Sandoval surprised an injured Iraq War veteran Thursday with the gift of a new bike to thank him for his military service. Sandoval, of Fort Myers, Fla., is traveling across the country as part of Misson: "Thank You," by givi

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-19 22:18:00

Hurricanes D Trevor van Riemsdyk (concussion) off IR

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes have activated defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from injured reserve. General manager Ron Francis announced the move about 5 hours before Thursday night's game at Calgary. The 26-year-old has missed three games with a concussion suffered in his debut with the t

ESPN - 2017-10-19 20:37:15

How much has Raleigh changed in a decade? More than Charlotte, it turns out.

Raleigh has changed a lot in the last 10 years, putting it at the No. 7 spot on a ranking of U.S. cities that have changed the most in the past decade. Both of North Carolina's largest cities made the top 10, but Charlotte came in a bit lower at No. 9, according to a ranking from personal finance w

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-10-19 20:08:00

North Carolina will be a big battleground state in 2020

Jimmy Carter carried North Carolina in 1976. Following that election, a generation of Democrats in the Tar Heel state did not pick up another win for their presidential candidate until 2008 with Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaAll five living former presidents to attend hurricane relief concertOvern

THE HILL - 2017-10-19 20:00:07

GOP Leaders Decry North Carolina Governor's LGBT Rights Deal

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders say a court should reject a deal by the Democratic governor to end protracted litigation over LGBT rights. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger issued a statement Thursday accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of resurrecting bad fe

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-10-19 19:51:49

Eyes on the Enemy: Florida State rival rundown

It's week eight, but it's felt like 16. With how ridiculous the last four weeks have been it's almost unfathomable to think of the Florida State vs. Alabama game, to process that Clemson was on its way to a title game rematch and now might be on the outside looking in for the ACC Atlantic race, to

TOMAHAWK NATION - 2017-10-19 18:00:05

Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts

Krispy Kreme doughnuts are shown in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, April 12, 2007. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, file) REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station - with a dozen doughnuts for officers. The sweet gesture didn

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-10-19 17:28:24

2 women who survived cancer got blind makeovers on TV - and their reactions moved people to tears

Susan Bagwell before and after her makeover.TODAY/YouTube On a recent segment of NBC's the "Today" show, stylist Louis Licari and style expert Jill Martin gave two cancer survivors blind makeovers. The first woman to receive a makeover was Susan Bagwell, 57, from Raleigh, North Carolina. Bagwell wan

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-19 16:01:06

[WATCH] High School Student Says North Carolina Deputy Assaulted Him at State Fair

RALEIGH, North Carolina - A 16-year-old sophomore at Raleigh's Enloe High School said he became the victim of police brutality at a visit to the State Fair this past weekend. Joshua Satterwhite was with his friends Saturday night, eight of them in all, when they had the run-in with a Wake County she

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2017-10-19 15:33:54

Fall Report: NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State's fall came to a dispiriting end in Sunday's scrimmage against the Czech Republic - and not because of the result of the game, a 4-3 walk-off win for the Wolfpack. In the eighth inning, sophomore righthander Dalton Feeney entered the game, but he stormed off the mound after

D1BASEBALL.COM - 2017-10-19 15:19:28

Rhiannon Giddens Comes To The Duke Energy Center this April

PineCone and Broadway Series South are teaming up for a third concert this year bringing GRAMMY award winning musician, and Greensboro native, Rhiannon Giddens to the historic Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, where she will perform with a full band. Tick

BROADWAY WORLD - 2017-10-19 14:41:00

Dennis Smith Jr. goes for 16 points and 10 assists in NBA debut with Dallas Mavericks

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The first official basket of Dennis Smith's NBA career-and the first two points of the Dallas Mavericks' season-came on a dunk, naturally. Smith started for Dallas on Wednesday night and logged 29 minutes; he finished the night with 16 points, 10 assists, and three rebo

BACKINGTHEPACK.COM - 2017-10-19 12:00:07

Complete List of Recommended Cheap Hotels in North Carolina, USA

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Cheap Hostels for Backpackers in North Carolina for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will definitely help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Charlotte

TWO MONKEYS TRAVEL - 2017-10-19 10:47:10

This man claims "too much cough medicine" made him kill his wife

According to harrowing audio of an emergency services call (published by The Raleigh Observer), 29-year-old Matthew James Phelps told a dispatcher early one morning last month that he had stabbed his wife Lauren to death after taking too much cough medicine and blacking out. "I had a dream and then

COSMOPOLITAN - 2017-10-19 10:44:00

College financial aid help offered in statewide program to be held Oct. 28

RALEIGH - FAFSA Day is a statewide program to help college students with filling out financial aid forms. It will be held at sites across North Carolina from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28. Financial aid administrators and specialists will provide the help. FAFSA Day is organized by College Foundation of No


Katy Perry Superfan Describes Singer Freaking Out Over Homemade 'Witness' Dress, Says She's Making One for Perry's Dog

If you've ever seen Katy Perry in concert, you know her KatyCats go all out for her shows, often dressing up in home-designed outfits that mimic some of Katy's most popular looks. Samantha Bolton, 26, is one of those fans -- only the Raleigh, North Carolina native went above and beyond before she dr


FBI agents rescue 84 children, including 3 in NC, from human traffickers

Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation rescued 84 minors, including three in North Carolina, this month during a nationwide operation that targeted underage human trafficking. The youngest victim was a 3-month-old child, the agency, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited C


Autopsy: Victim in "cold medicine" slaying was stabbed, slashed 123 times

RALEIGH, N.C. -- An autopsy has found 123 stab and slash wounds on a woman who police say was stabbed by her husband after he said he took cold medicine, woke up, and found his wife dead. The autopsy report for 29-year-old Lauren Phelps details 24 stab wounds and 20 cuts to her head and neck, as wel


Man high on cough medicine allegedly stabbed wife 123 times

RALEIGH, N.C. - A woman investigators say was killed by her husband while he was high on cough medicine was stabbed 123 times, according to an autopsy report. Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps, 29, was stabbed to death on Sept. 1. An autopsy report states she suffered 123 stab wounds, with multiple wounds


It's Oktoberfest, which means time for 'Wiener Dog Races'

Wiener dogs lined up and ready to race at the Wilmington Dachshund Club's Oktoberfest Wiener Race and costume contest. (Port City Daily photo / COURTESY WILMINGTON DACHSHUND CLUB) WILMINGTON - This weekend will feature a celebration of music, beer and - of course - Wiener races. The ninth annual Wil


Victim in 'cough medicine' murder case had 123 cuts and stab wounds, autopsy says

Matthew Phelps, 28. RALEIGH, N.C. - Autopsy results show a North Carolina woman who was allegedly killed by her husband - who claimed to be on cold medicine - was stabbed 123 times. According to WTVD, 29-year-old Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps died from multiple stab wounds to her face, neck, torso, ar


UNCG celebrates 125 years

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- No one had any idea what it would become. But when the North Carolina legislature finally took the advice of Charles Duncan McIver and began a state "normal" college in Greensboro in 1892, it was the beginning of something very big. "Across the country, most people were not think