(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) A North Carolina judge ruled Wednesday that body camera footage related to the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. will not be released publicly but will be allowed to be viewed by the victim's family and one of their legal representatives, according to CNN.
Wayne Kendall, one of Brown's family's lawyers, points to an autopsy chart.(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) Attorneys for the family of Andrew Brown, the 42-year-old Black man who was shot to death by Elizabeth City police on Wednesday, said an autopsy revealed he died from a “kill shot to the back of the head,” The News & Observer reported.
(Sean Rayford/Getty Images) (ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) Elizabeth City Mayor Bettie Parker announced a state of emergency Monday as the local sheriff’s office prepared to release body camera footage of a police officer killing a Black man last Wednesday, NPR reported.
North Carolina to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility Wednesday, including people with chronic conditions
(Jon Cherry/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) North Carolina will move into the first part of Group 4 of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout Wednesday, according to CBS17. More than 4.1 million people, including those with high-risk medical conditions, homeless people and people imprisoned, will all become eligible. According to WCNC, the medical conditions could consist of things like asthma, diabetes and obesity, and Group 4 will also include additional essential workers, such as retail employees and utility workers.
(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) Amazon plans to open two new delivery stations in Raleigh and Garner later this year, according to WRAL. Delivery stations receive packages from Amazon's warehouses and sorting centers before being loaded up on vehicles for delivery. The stations will reportedly add hundreds of jobs, starting at $15 an hour, and they will be geared toward last-mile services and "speed up" deliveries in the region.
(Timothy D. Easley/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) North Carolina expects to receive more than 80,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine beginning Wednesday, according to WCNC Charlotte.
Charlotte’s one of the best places to live in the U.S. thanks to its thriving local culture and economy, and a big part of that is having good, high-paying jobs. Thanks to Charlotte’s ongoing economic growth, there are all kinds of high-paying opportunities every day across businesses new and old and big and small.
(Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) The U.S. Attorney's office for the western district of North Carolina said Monday it indicted a Charlotte man for allegedly fraudulently receiving over $60,000 in coronavirus-relief benefits, according to WBTW.
(Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) (BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C.) An out-of-season tornado ripped through Brunswick County on Monday night, killing at least three and injuring 10, according to CNN.
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(Mark Makela/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) said Monday it will no longer issue or renew specialty license plates with the Confederate battle flag, according to The New York Times.
(Davis Turner/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein on Monday announced a $1.1 billion settlement with Duke Energy that requires the energy company to pay for some coal ash cleanup in the state.
(Ramin Talaie/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Southern food joint Leah & Louise is hosting a “pay what you can soup kitchen” lunch to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, WCCB reports.
(Jon Cherry/Getty Images) (RALEIGH, N.C.) Thousands of North Carolinians have left the Republican Party in the aftermath of the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters last week, according to ABC11.
(Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images) (CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) UNC-Chapel Hill reported a new cluster of COVID-19 on Wednesday of students who stayed on a campus residence hall over winter break.
(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) (WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.) Police are searching for the person or persons responsible after a 9-year-old was shot when someone opened fire in her Winston-Salem home Monday.
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (DURHAM, N.C.) Terri Watkins, a Durham nurse working in a COVID-19 unit at a long-term care facility, couldn't believe it when the North Carolina Education Lottery called her and told her she won $1 million in a second-chance lottery drawing.
(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) At least seven people from North Carolina were arrested at Capitol Hill on Wednesday, according to WXII12. The riot through Capitol Hill led to 4 deaths, multiple officers injured and over 60 arrests were made.