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#North Carolina

# north-carolina - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

North Carolina university switches to virtual classes after dozens of students test positive for Covid-19

Some 177 tested positive while a further 349 were also placed in quarantine.

# north-carolina - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind

Irish golfer Seamus Power also had a creditable final day, with a 66 leaving him on 10 under.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Hurricane Isaias arrives in North Carolina with 85mph winds

Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean and struck the Bahamas.

# north-carolina - Friday 21 February, 2020

US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial

The 39 year-old was murdered in his US home in August 2015.

# north-carolina - Friday 6 September, 2019

Hurrican Dorian: Death toll rises as Bahamas faces 'devastation'

The storm is weakening as it moves onto the North Carolina coast.

# north-carolina - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

# north-carolina - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Cavan star Maguire seals second professional win to close in on full tour card

The 24-year-old clinched a five-stroke victory in North Carolina.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed

Police have no motive for yesterday’s shooting.

Two people killed and four injured in shooting at US university

Shots were reported on campus shortly before 6:00pm yesterday evening.

# north-carolina - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Molly and Tom Martens appeal hears evidence excluded from trial supported self-defence claim

The father and daughter are now serving 20 years to 25 years in prison.

# north-carolina - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

# north-carolina - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games Setback

Disappointment for Ireland's Cian O'Connor at World Equestrian Games

The Dubliner just missed out on a top-12 spot that would have secured his passage to the final round.

# north-carolina - Friday 21 September, 2018

From The42 Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final Success

Cian O'Connor inspires Ireland to world show jumping final

Rodrigo Pessoa’s team are on course to secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# north-carolina - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Florence 'unloading epic amounts of rainfall' as it batters North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that will linger for some days yet.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Residents evacuated as 'monster' Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast

Forecasts indicate that the storm will strengthen before making landfall later this week.

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Mother arrested in US after video of infant smoking cigar goes viral online

The Raleigh Police Department has said that the child is now safe.

# north-carolina - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions

Members of the jury discussed the case in an inappropriate way on numerous occasions, the defence claims.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue

Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument.

# north-carolina - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences

The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial

Jason Corbett’s wife Molly and his father-in-law Thomas Martens are charged with his murder.

# north-carolina - Monday 7 August, 2017

Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge

The trial is approaching closing arguments.

# north-carolina - Friday 4 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'

Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

# north-carolina - Friday 28 July, 2017

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

# north-carolina - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim

Earlier in proceedings, a juror had to be briefly excused because a graphic image made her sick.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

# north-carolina - Monday 17 July, 2017

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 December, 2016

This is why people are talking about North Carolina's 'bathroom law'

Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it.

# north-carolina - Monday 17 October, 2016

Trump accuses "animals representing Clinton" of firebombing Republican offices

The damage was reported by another business owner early yesterday morning.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

# north-carolina - Thursday 22 September, 2016

White police officer who fatally shot unarmed black man charged with first-degree manslaughter

Meanwhile, National Guard units have assembled ahead of another night of expected protest in Charlotte.

State of emergency as police fire tear gas in second night of violent protests in Charlotte

Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot dead in an apartment carpark on Tuesday after an encounter with officers seeking a suspect.

# north-carolina - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.

# north-carolina - Sunday 4 September, 2016

'It was a simple decision, really - this place is going to get bigger and bigger'

Former Cork City winger Liam Kearney moved to North Carolina earlier this year to begin his coaching career.

# north-carolina - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer

A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.

# north-carolina - Friday 13 May, 2016

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

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