A woman is accusing Justin Bieber and his posse of behaving in ways unbecoming of gentlemen.
According to TMZ, Colette Harrington was working out in the gym at a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Charlotte, N.C., when the Bieber Bunch showed up and, she alleges, mercilessly began to mock her and even spit sports drink into her water bottle. Read More
A former longtime BART officer and his wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in their North Carolina home Monday, authorities said.
Robert Seymore, 38, who retired in March of last year after nine years with the BART police force, and his wife Amber, also 38, were found fatally shot shortly after 9 a.m. in their suburban home near Raleigh, police there reported. Read More
We’ll start the week with a quick don’t-miss-this-act reminder that Oregon’s great folk/blues/rockabilly outfit Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside will be playing San Francisco’s Café Du Nord this Thursday, backing their debut full-length, “Dirty Radio.” Read More
It's purely coincidental, I am sure, that only a few days after President Obama makes the absurd claim that 80 percent of Americans support increased taxes to help solve the debt ceiling crisis, CBS News releases a new survey that finds only 21 percent of those surveyed support Republican resistance to hiking federal levies on their wallets. Read More
North Carolina is unique among the states in that under the state Constitution the governor cannot veto a redistricting plan passed by the legislature. Read More
President Obama rolled out a proposal on Monday to train 10,000 new engineers annually through a privately funded program.
"Today, with the leadership of the jobs council, we're announcing an all-hands-on-deck strategy to train 10,000 new American engineers every year," Obama said Monday during a trip to North Carolina, which has the 10th highest unemployment rate in the country. Obama was quick to point out that the plan would not cost taxpayers. Read More
President Obama pleaded with his jobs council on Monday to help him counter growing pessimism surrounding the economic recovery. Read More
Illinois Democrats’ congressional redistricting map has been releas Read More
WHAT: Kecia Parker brought her winning $88,000 North Carolina lottery ticket into a Pop Mart convenience store to have the numbers scanned, but owner Sureshbha Patel allegedly said it wasn’t a winner and kept it — trying to claim the payout for himself. Read More
WHO: Devon Mitchell
WHAT: The 19-year-old man who told hostages and police he had a gun was actually unarmed during a three-hour standoff that ended with officers shooting and killing him outside a North Carolina bank. Mitchell had as many as seven hostages, though most were released during the course of the standoff Thursday. At the end, Mitchell walked out holding what appeared to be a gun to the head of a hostage and police fired, killing him. Read More