Court document: Keith Lamont Scott had threatened wife
Keith Scott's wife had filed 2 restraining orders against himThe black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his wife and her son with a gun, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.

Another batch of widespread storms threatens heavy rain
Severe storm risk, Sept. 28, 2016Eastern North Carolina is in for more widespread storms Wednesday after a batch of heavy rain and thunderstorms moved through parts of the state overnight.

Siler City man, 30, charged with murder in Spring Lake shooting
1 killed in Spring Lake shootingHarnett County authorities on Wednesday morning were investigating a deadly shooting in Spring Lake.

Editorial: Outcry over Charlotte police shooting shows NC's police body cam law needs revision
Charlotte Police Fatal ShootingNorth Carolina's police body cam videos law was enacted in haste and it should be changed to make the recordings public records.

Restaurant dedicated to empowering homeless women opens in downtown Raleigh
Carroll's KitchenCarroll's Kitchen, a nonprofit restaurant dedicated to ending homelessness for women in Raleigh, opens today.


Puerto Rico finds unexpected source of growth in agriculture
Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops such as plantains and pineapples.

Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new technique
PregnancyScientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people — the mother, the father and an egg donor.

Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
Moldovan authorities are banning the import of live animals and meat from Ukraine due to fears of African swine fever.

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles
Target-CVS-Pill Bottle AngerLongtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow.

Feds charge seller of mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra substitute'
An Alabama man is accused of importing a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute, then selling it to gas stations.


Holliday: ACC a confident collective as conference play heats up
UNC offense comes alive in 56-28 win over James MadisonThe Atlantic Coast Conference won all eight of its non-conference games this past weekend. Unbeaten weekends don't happen often-we didn't see one last year.

Facetious Top 4: ACC dominant on the field, in the rankings
Texas A M Arkansas FootballThe best conference in the land sees TWO of its teams make this week's Facetious Top 4.

ACC Panic Room: Football coach silly season arrived early
Tar Heels beat Panthers 37-36 on last-minute TDNow that Les Miles has been fired by LSU, Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies discuss how that could impact the ACC.

Tar Heels' Trubisky avoiding mistakes, rolling to big stats
Pittsburgh North Carolina FootballIt turns out Mitch Trubisky just needed a little bit of time.

Wake Forest savors spot - for now - as Atlantic co-leader
Wake Forest runs over, past Duke, 24-14There's a surprising three-way tie atop the ACC's Atlantic Division with No. 3 Louisville, No. 5 Clemson and Wake Forest -- yes, the Demon Deacons.


UK judge bans publication of hacked Pippa Middleton photos
A British judge on Wednesday banned the publication of stolen photographs of Pippa Middleton after allegations that 3,000 personal images were taken in a hacking attack on her iCloud account.

Buckingham Palace official jailed over bribes for contracts
A former British royal official has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) in bribes to award contracts for work at Buckingham Palace and other royal residences.

A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton
Campaign 2016 Debate Miss UniverseAlicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname — "Miss Piggy" — that caused her shame and humiliation.

Striking a chord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianos
WRAL NewsBostonians are embracing the painted pianos that have popped up across the city and neighboring Cambridge in recent days.

Dan Brown's next thriller, 'Origin,' coming next fall
Dan Brown's next thriller is set to come out next fall.