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November 26, 2020

News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

North Carolina shooting suspect caught after days on the run

KINSTON (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of shooting a deputy and another man, and evading law enforcement for more than two days, was ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 22, 2020 8:13 pm

Nation/World

Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

By Michelle Liu Associated Press/Report for America CHARLESTON, S.C. — Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina’s historic city market, remembers ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 22, 2020 8:11 pm

News

Sheriff: Woman jumps from trunk of car to escape captors

ROCKINGHAM (AP) — A woman jumped from the trunk of a speeding car to escape her captors, and deputies have arrested two of three people ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

News

Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Police: 8 injured in Wisconsin mall shooting; suspect sought

By NAM HUH Associated Press WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police searched Friday evening for the suspect in a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

News

Historically Black colleges get $3 million to develop sensors for nuclear plants

DURHAM (AP) — Three historically Black colleges have received $3 million to use in developing devices that can find defects in nuclear facilities as they ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

‘Tired to the bone’: Hospitals overwhelmed with virus cases

By Paul J. Weber And Sarah Rankin Associated Press Overwhelmed hospitals are converting chapels, cafeterias, waiting rooms, hallways, even a parking garage into patient treatment ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:05 pm

Nation/World

Dems nominate Pelosi as speaker again to lead into Biden era

By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — House Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday to be the speaker who guides them again next year as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:59 pm

Coronavirus

Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon

By Linda A. Johnson and Frank Jordans Associated Press Pfizer said Wednesday that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective, is safe ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:58 pm

College

Wake Forest-Duke football game called off because of coronavirus, injuries

Associated Press The Atlantic Coast Conference says this weekend’s game between Duke and Wake Forest won’t be played due to coronavirus issues and injuries within ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

States plead for more federal help as virus outbreak worsens

By Geoff Mulvihill and Rachel La Corte Associated Press With more shutdowns looming and a vaccine months away from wide distribution, governors across the U.S. ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:59 pm

News

Close race for North Carolina chief justice going to recount

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The extremely close race for North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice will have a recount, as incumbent ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:59 pm

Local

Close race for North Carolina chief justice going to recount

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The extremely close race for North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice will have a recount, as incumbent ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:23 pm

Sports

Dustin Johnson buries some major memories, wins the Masters

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. — In this one-of-a-kind Masters that had no fans and no roars, Dustin Johnson made sure it ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:07 pm

Nation/World

SpaceX launches 2nd crew, regular station crew flights begin

By Marcia Dunn AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 15, 2020 8:58 pm

Sports

Panthers growing frustrated over recurring problems

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE (AP) — Frustration is growing in Carolina. Following the team’s fifth straight loss, an embarrassing 46-23 setback against ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 15, 2020 8:31 pm

Education

NC State requiring COVID-19 test before return to campus

RALEIGH (AP) — Students, faculty and staff at North Carolina State University will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before returning ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 15, 2020 8:29 pm

News

Couple using same lottery numbers for 26 years wins jackpot

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina husband and wife who have been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 26 years won more than ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 15, 2020 8:27 pm

News

Close race for N.C. chief justice likely headed to recount

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The election to lead North Carolina’s judicial branch was likely headed for a recount after county tallies ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Tropical Storm Iota forms, could follow Eta’s deadly path

By CURT ANDERSON and FREIDA FRISARO Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Just as the remnants of Eta finally blew out to sea on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:00 am

News

Two more bodies found after deadly North Carolina flooding

By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press Searchers found the bodies Friday of an adult and a 1-year-old boy who disappeared when high water swept through ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns as other states resist

By MICHELLE R. SMITH, CARLA K. JOHNSON and LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The governors of Oregon and New Mexico ordered ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:00 am

Business

S&P 500 closes at record as possible vaccine lifts markets

By KEN SWEET and DAMIAN TROISE AP Business Writers The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Friday as optimism built among investors that ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:00 am

Elections

Close race for N.C. chief justice likely headed to recount

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The election to lead North Carolina’s judicial branch was likely headed for a recount after county ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 14, 2020 12:00 am

Nation/World

Veterans Day in 2020: quiet parades, somber virtual events

By Sean Murphy and Rebecca Boone Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Celebrations marking Veterans Day gave way to somber virtual gatherings Wednesday, with many of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:28 pm

News

Divisive, but direct: Mark Robinson aims to work with Cooper

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Republican Mark Robinson opposes the statewide mask mandate, doesn’t believe President Donald Trump has sowed chaos ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:25 pm

Elections

Cal Cunningham concedes to US Sen. Thom Tillis in NC

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Democrat Cal Cunningham conceded to incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina on Tuesday, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:44 pm

Coronavirus

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

By Linda A. Johnson and Lauran Neergaard AP Medical Writers Pfizer said Monday that early results from its coronavirus vaccine suggest the shots may be ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 9, 2020 12:22 pm

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