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Black Church in N.C. Set Ablaze by Arsonist, Possible Hate Crime

Black Church in N.C. Set Ablaze by Arsonist, Possible Hate Crime

Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, are currently investigating a possible hate crime after an arsonist set fire to a predominately black church. On Wednesday morning, Briar Creek Baptist Church was intentionally set ablaze, and officials have not ruled out a motivation of hate after the recent Charleston shooting massacre. The fire caused an estimated $250,000 in […]

North Carolina Taking Flak for Colliding Lifestyles

North Carolina Taking Flak for Colliding Lifestyles

North Carolina has recently been taking a lot of flak in the media, for what is ultimately the fallout of colliding lifestyles. Yesterday, June 11, the North Carolina House overrode state Governor Pat McCrory’s veto on the so-called marriage refusal bill, which enables state officials who are certified to perform marriages to opt out of […]

Religious Freedom Bill Veto Overruled by N.C. House, Gays Can Marry

Religious Freedom Bill Veto Overruled by N.C. House, Gays Can Marry

On Thursday morning, after a 69-41 vote, the North Carolina House of Representatives overruled Republican Governor Pat McCrory’s veto of the Religious Freedom Bill. The bill, which has since become state law, allows state court officials to deny to marry a gay couple because of their religious beliefs. Representative Larry Hall (D-Durham) stated, “We owe more to […]

North Carolina Pregnant Woman Disappeared Shortly Before Predicted Labor

North Carolina Pregnant Woman Disappeared Shortly Before Predicted Labor

Carrie Bradshaw Crowther, a North Carolina woman who was pregnant, disappeared shortly before she was going to go into labor. Her daughter made frantic pleas to her mother to come home. Crowther who went missing from her home on Tuesday, and was spotted in Statesville on Wednesday. Police are asking for anyone who sees a […]

New Developments in Shooting Involving Ryan Cochran to Be Released

New Developments in Shooting Involving Ryan Cochran to Be Released

According to law enforcement officials, new developments are expected to come forth on Tuesday regarding the shooting that involves Ryan Cochran, a Kannapolis, North Carolina, firefighter. On April 30, 2015, Cochran was involved in a verbal argument with David Robert Pittarelli Jr., resulting in his death. Concord Interim Police Chief Merl Hamilton stated that a press […]

Hurricane May Hit Carolinas in Next 48 Hours

Hurricane May Hit Carolinas in Next 48 Hours

The beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season may begin in the next 48 hours, according to the Nation Hurricane Center (NHC). As reported by NHC, the first tropical storms or depression have a 70 percent chance of forming. The storm will head towards the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina, hitting area with strong […]

Wayne Community College Victim Has Died, Shooter Still at Large

Wayne Community College Victim Has Died, Shooter Still at Large

Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina, is currently under a lockdown after one person was shot in the school’s library, according to Daniel Wiggins, the Wayne County assistant operations manager. As stated by recent reports, the victim who was shot has now died, City Manager Scott Stevens stated. As of now, there have been […]

Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun laws are being brought into question a by new study, done by North Carolina’s Duke University. Most Americans believe that if a person is deemed dangerous to a specific person or themselves in a court, such individual may not possess firearms. However; only Connecticut, Indiana, and California allow law enforcement, under court order, to temporarily […]

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