On Tuesday night, Republican state Sen. Dan Bishop won a narrow victory over Democratic Marine veteran and renewable energy investor Dan McCready in the closely-watched special election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.
This win, along with a less closely-contested one in North Carolina’s 3rd District, brings the Republican House caucus to 199 members, versus 235 for Democrats.
NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) – Authorities in North Carolina have locked up a woman accused of cutting off her husband’s penis.
A news release says 61-year-old James Frabutt told Carteret County deputies his wife, 56-year-old Victoria Thomas Frabutt, tied him up and pulled out a knife early Tuesday morning.
James Frabutt was taken to a Greenville hospital where his condition is unknown. Deputies were able to recover the body part, put it on ice and give it to medical personnel. A motive for the castration is unclear.
Hundreds of people are trapped on the Outer Banks island of Ocracoke in the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s landfall Friday morning, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper says.Source: Hundreds trapped on Ocracoke Island after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall
Unconfirmed totals report as many as 800 people are on the storm-battered island — and they are being warned to get to the highest point in their homes as storm surge and flash floods threatened to inundate some structures, Cooper said.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a Winston-Salem business, according to a news release. The robbery was reported at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday. Store employees said the robber walked into the business and pointed a handgun at the clerk.
Ring footage shows rising, howling wind from the tornado lifting the home.
Jason Sawyer and his wife were watching a live camera feed of Hurricane Dorian lashing North Carolina’s Emerald Isle, where they have a home, when the connection went offline.
So the man decided to check his Ring doorbell camera. That’s when he saw his house being wrecked by a tornado.
“The doorbell camera too was offline and then we received reports of a tornado in the area,” Sawyer told CNN. “That’s when we checked the event history and saw the video.”