The first work day of the 2013 session brought bills on healthcare, eugenics and gun permits
A great white shark named Lydia broke scientific records this week. Photo courtesy Ocearch/ Robert Snow Think you get around a lot? Your movements are probably not much compared to those of a 2,000-pound great white shark named Lydia.More >> Think you get around a lot? Your movements are probably not much compared to those of a 2,000-pound great white shark named Lydia.
A 33-year-old man exposed himself to a classroom full of high school students in Eugene on Tuesday morning. Police said Christopher Vanorden entered classroom with students around 8 a.m. at WillametteMore >> Eugene police said a 33-year-old man exposed himself in front of a classroom full of students Tuesday morning.More >> The Montgomery Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman's body Monday morning behind a fast food restaurant.More >> The two 19-year-old Taco Bell employees charged with capital murder in the death of the restaurant's night manager had their initial court appearances Tuesday in Montgomery.
Brian Baltosiewich is a marketing producer at WBTV. For 22 of his early years in life, he struggled with what some people take for granted; simply trying to talk. Brian developed a pronounced stutterMore >> Brian developed a pronounced stutter during his childhood. For more than two decades, the problem plagued him, until he decided to do something about it.More >> A 92-year-old minister is suing the city of Salisbury, saying unreasonable force was used when a police officer tackled him and broke two bones. The Salisbury Post reported the Rev. J.W. Loy Jr. filedMore >> A 92-year-old minister is suing the city of Salisbury, saying unreasonable force was used when a police officer tackled him and broke two bones.More >>
A fat cat with a bad attitude attacked a baby and forced a Portland family to hide in a bedroom before calling 911. (3/10/14)
A fat cat with a bad attitude attacked a baby and forced a Portland family to hide in a bedroom before calling 911. (3/10/14)More >>
HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) – Rep. Chris Millis (R-Pender County) is the only local Republican member of the NC House not to endorse House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenberg) in his bid for U.S. Senate. TillisMore >> Rep. Chris Millis of Pender County is the only member of the local GOP delegation in the state House not to endorse Rep. Thom Tillis in his campaign for U.S. Senate. Click on the story to see why Millis is not endorsing Tillis or any other candidate in the GOP field.More >> SWANNANOA, N.C. (AP/WECT) - State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who this week stepped down as minority leader because of illness, has died. He was 67. Senate Democratic Caucus Director Ford Porter said NesbittMore >> Just days after stepping down as the Senate Minority Leader in the General Assembly, state Sen. Martin Nesbitt (D-Buncombe) passed away from stomach cancer.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina state Sen. Martin Nesbitt has stepped down as the Senate's minority leader because of a recent medical diagnosis. Sen. Dan Blue is taking his place. The Senate DemocraticMore >> State Sen. Martin Nesbitt (D-Buncombe) has stepped down from his position of Minority Leader because of a health issue. Sen. Dan Blue (D-Wake) will be filling the role.More >> WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A flurry of final-day filings on Friday added candidates to races for seats in Washington DC, Raleigh and southeastern North Carolina. New Hanover County Commissioner JonathanMore >> Several last-minute filings set up primary challenges for candidates seeking office in Raleigh and Washington, DC. Nearly all Sheriffs in southeastern North Carolina will also have primary challenges in 2014.More >> FLORENCE, SC (WECT) – Will Breazeale, the 2008 Republican nominee for North Carolina's 7th Congressional District seat, has decided not to run for the same office in 2014. In a news release sent out lateMore >> Will Breazeale, who won the GOP nomination in the 7th Congressional District in 2008, has decided not to make another run for the office in 2014.More >>