Police have charged the Orange County man who was bitten by a king cobra earlier this month with owning illegal animals.
A church in Kenly sustained heavy damage on Tuesday night when a fire tore through the 100-year-old building.
Roads under construction are easy to find in North Carolina but although they're clearly marked, more than 50 percent of work zone crashes are caused by speeding and distracted driving.
Edward Lee Alexander, 46, of the 500 block of Anson Drive was charged with second-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping.
IBM is opening what it calls at Education Collaboration Center on N.C. State's Centennial Campus, saying it wants to work with faculty and students to "make a difference in the world." The tech giant says it is providing a mix of gifts, equipment and services worth $30 million.
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