- Journal West
Robert Listokin, a clarinetist who left a promising concert career in New York to join the fledgling music faculty at what was then the N.C. School of the Arts in 1965, died last week.
FAYETTEVILLE — Civil rights laws exist for anyone victimized because of a physical characteristic they can’t control, and that’s why the U.S. Justice Department challenged a North Carolina law that blocks some legal protections for LGBT citizens, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.
The establishment of an elite National Cycling Center in downtown Winston-Salem is nearing the starting line on renovations but remains a long way from the goal of being open by the 2017 Winston-Salem Cycling Classic.
DOBSON — A convicted sex offender who was allowed to be licensed as an emergency medical technician despite his criminal record is part of a lawsuit filed by a mother who blames him and Surry County officials for her daughter’s suicide.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews — a move that could stir the national debate over the relationship between law enforcement and minorities.
One man is dead after a collision involving a moped and tractor-trailer in Boone on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — She called him “Mr. Cosby” and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.
DURHAM — Wake Forest beat Duke 4-3 Tuesday for a victory that has been at least three years in the making.
WILMINGTON — A North Carolina school system's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents.
WASHINGTON — New guidelines say weight-loss surgery should become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are mildly obese.
SALISBURY — A North Carolina school board has repealed its decision to allow high school students to carry pepper spray, a weapon one board member had said could have been useful for students encountering transgender classmates in the bathroom.
Kenneth Starr, best known for his investigation of the Clinton administration, is expected to be removed as Baylor president by the Board of Regents in the wake of a sexual assault scandal involving the school and its football team.
NEW YORK — Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn’t see it that way.
BALD HEAD ISLAND — A woman says she was arrested, charged with child abuse and detained for hours for letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf cart during a family vacation on a North Carolina beach resort island.
SOUTHPORT — A Southport company wants to offer helicopter tours from Carolina Beach this summer.
LEWISVILLE — Wonder why some cyclists traveled from across the country just to make several circuits around an 18.3-mile course in Lewisville during the 2016 Volkswagen USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships?
The faculty senate at Wake Forest University has voted to adopt the resolution opposing the state law that requires transgender people to use restrooms, showers, locker and changing rooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates in public buildings, schools and universities.
North Carolinians buying the lowest-cost silver plan in the health-insurance marketplace paid an average 20.6 percent more in premium costs in 2016, according to a study released Tuesday.
The foreclosure rates in the Winston-Salem metropolitan statistical area slipped slightly during April, according to national real-estate research firm RealtyTrac.
Cigarette smoking among adult Americans dropped to a historic low in 2015, nearly two percentage points below the previous level, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
The number of federal lawsuits targeting the organic and additive-free marketing claims for the Natural American Spirit brand has climbed to 14.
The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled a Silver Alert for a missing Parkland High School student.
CAIRO — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said Tuesday.
Three men armed with handguns robbed a Winston-Salem Pizza Hut Monday night.
SENECA, S.C. — A North Carolina man has drowned in a South Carolina lake.
BEAUFORT — The North Carolina Department of Labor is investigating after a worker fell at a construction site in Carteret County and later died.
GLADSTONE, Va. — A North Carolina man has died after an incident at an industrial packaging company in Virginia.
CHARLOTTE — Duke Energy Corp. is taking a second step into pig poop.