Bald Head Island, North Carolina: Shark attacks boy, 8, reports say

The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.<img border="0" style="max-width:10

A young boy learned self-defense after a home invasion years ago. Last week, he used a machete to fight off an intruder - CNN

This wasn't the first time 11-year-old Braydon Smith's home was broken into. <a href="http://rss.

A suspected intruder who was hit in the head with a machete will make his first court appearance Monday - CNN

Jataveon Dashawn Hall faces charges of breaking and entering, second-degree kidnapping, interfering with emergency communications and assault on a child under 12. <img src="http://feeds.feedb

North Carolina boy whacks alleged robber with machete; injured suspect arrested after manhunt - ABC News

The suspect went to a hospital, and walk out after being treated, police said.

11-Year-Old Uses Machete on Alleged Home Invader's Head

An 11-year-old Mebane, North Carolina, boy foiled an alleged home invasion by striking one of the suspect's in the back of the head with a machete.

North Carolina boy, 11, thwarts home intruders with a machete - CNN

An 11-year-old Little League star thwarted a North Carolina home invasion when he came out swinging a machete, striking one intruder in the head, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. <img

Teen bitten by shark while surfing in North Carolina

A shark chomped down on a teen surfer as he rode the waves in North Carolina this week, according to new reports. Austin Reed, 19, was hurt around 2 p.m. Monday when the shark latched onto his foot at Ocean Isle Beach, local station ABC 11 reported. Reed was surfing with his brothers and other...

North Carolina surfer, 19, injured in possible shark attack, officials say | Fox News

A 19-year-old man received a 10-inch wound from a possible shark bite while surfing off the coast of North Carolina Monday afternoon.

North Carolina elementary school teacher threatened to 'shoot up' school, police say - ABC News

Kristen Thompson was arrested after she abruptly resigned last week.

North Carolina has grappled with college shootings and campus threats in the past few years - CNN

Two people were killed Tuesday after a gunman began firing in a room on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Four students were injured -- three of them critically. <i

Woman arrested after complaining of vomit on Frontier Airlines seat: report | Fox News

A Frontier Airlines passenger was kicked off her flight from Las Vegas to North Carolina on Saturday and arrested after a confrontation with a flight attendant over vomit in her daughter’s seat.

Manhunt ends in arrest of man suspected of killing wife

A North Carolina man suspected of killing his wife was arrested in Arizona after a multiday manhunt, authorities said. Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said deputies arrested Rexford Lynn Keel Jr., 57, without incident on Sunday near Tucson on first-degree murder charges in the death of his wife, Dia

Husband of murdered North Carolina woman Diana Keel arrested 34 miles from Arizona-Mexico border | Fox News

A North Carolina man wanted on a first-degree murder warrant in connection with the killing of his wife was arrested Sunday morning in Arizona -- just 34 miles from the Mexico border, officials said. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt="

38-year-old mom went missing from North Carolina home; police not ruling out foul play - ABC News

Diana Alejandra Keel, 38, was reported missing Saturday night.

North Carolina man buys Chick-fil-A for servicemen in honor of late veteran brother, PTSD support | Fox News

Two North Carolina men paid a good deed forward in honor of their late stepbrother, a Marine veteran who took his own life

Three rare river otters disappear from North Carolina animal sanctuary, officials say | Fox News

Three rare river otters have vanished from a North Carolina sanctuary Sunday and authorities launched an investigation into the incident.

Pennsylvania woman accused of killing 5 withdrew her son from school weeks before his death - CNN

Shana Decree pulled her son out of a Pennsylvania school weeks ago with no explanation. Then with the help of her 19-year-old daughter, she allegedly killed him and four family members, authorities said. <a href="

Father says he wants estranged wife and daughter jailed for life if they killed his son and four other family members - CNN

Damon Decree Sr. said while he was shocked to learn his estranged wife and daughter were charged with killing his son and four other family members, he wasn't surprised that something strange was going on in their home. <a href="

College student finds man hiding in her closet wearing her clothes

The woman, who attends the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, said she and her roommates initially thought a ghost had taken up residence in their apartment.

3-year-old Casey Hathaway told authorities a bear kept him company while he was lost in the woods - CNN

An official from the Craven County Sheriff's Office said Casey Hathaway made a comment about a bear keeping him company. <img src="

Missing 3-year-old Casey Hathaway found alive - CNN

It took three harrowing days for a search team to find Casey Hathaway alive.

North Carolina boy, 3, found alive in freezing temperatures after tip | Fox News

A tip led professional search and rescue crews to a missing 3-year-old who was found Thursday evening in freezing cold temperatures and tangled in shrubs.

Missing 3-year-old North Carolina boy Casey Hathaway found alive - ABC News

Missing North Carolina 3-year-old Casey Hathaway found alive, police said.

FBI, divers, state officials join search for 3-year-old boy who disappeared from his grandmother's backyard - CNN

Gone for more than 24 hours as temperatures drop to near freezing, a missing 3-year-old is the "number one priority" of police in North Carolina, officials said Wednesday. <img src="http://fe

21 horses, dog found dead on North Carolina property sparking investigation | Fox News

An animal cruelty investigation was underway in North Carolina after 21 horses and a dog were reportedly found dead on an abandoned property.

UNC chancellor stepping down, plans to remove what's left of 'Silent Sam' statue - ABC News

Carol Folt will step down at the end of the school year.

Here's how the IRS has been affected by the government shutdown - ABC News

Will the government shutdown affect tax returns? The short answer: quite possibly. Here's why.

Intern killed by lion had a passion for working with... | Daily Mail Online

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A young woman who was killed by a lion at a North Carolina wildlife center is being remembered for her passionate pursuit of a career...

She died following her passion: Family pay tribute to... | Daily Mail Online

Alexandra Black was described as a `beautiful young woman´.

Intern, 22, is mauled to death by a lion which escaped a locked enclosure at a North Carolina zoo | Daily Mail Online

The fatality has been identified as Alexandra Black (pictured), 22, a graduate of Indiana State University. Black had been working at Conservators Center for the past two weeks as an intern.

Lion kills worker after escaping locked area at zoo in... | Daily Mail Online

The facility was founded in 1999 and is in Burlington, about 50 miles north-west of Raleigh.

Lion kills 22-year-old worker at North Carolina wildlife conservatory, officials say | Fox News

A lion housed at a North Carolina wildlife conservatory killed a 22-year-old worker on Sunday after it got loose from a locked space, authorities said.

Lion kills worker after escaping locked area at... | Daily Mail Online

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A lion killed a worker at a wildlife conservatory Sunday after it got loose from a locked space, the center said.The lion was shot...