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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# North Carolina

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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.
Police injured after community protests the killing of a black man by officer
Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts appealed for calm.
'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.
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.
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”.
Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.
Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina gig over transgender "bathroom law"
“We need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”
Jason Corbett death: Molly Martens back in court for ruling over their family estate
The judge granted a stay on an order for her to return all property to the home she shared with her husband.
A man rented Freddy Got Fingered in 2002 and has been arrested for not bringing it back
James Meyers found there was a warrant for his arrest when he was pulled over.
“I intervened and he’s in bad shape. We need help": Court case over Jason Corbett killing continues
Tom and Molly Martens face charges over the Irishman’s death.
Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun
The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.
Pentagon says hundreds of military kids sexually abused each year
In one case, a Marine was found to be abusing his colleague’s three-year-old stepdaughter.
Investigation underway after civilian managed to live at US army base for up to eight months
It’s believed that he got away with it by claiming he was attending a top-secret school on the base.
"We continue to grieve for Jason" - family of Jason Corbett hope to discover truth of what happened
Irish man Jason Corbett died at his North Carolina home last August in a ‘domestic disturbance’. His wife Molly Martens and father-in-law have been charged over his death.
Wife and father-in-law of Jason Corbett charged over his death
The 39-year-old Irishman died of fatal head injuries he sustained in a domestic incident.
The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive
Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?
18-year-old man who 'pointed a gun at off-duty policeman' shot dead in crowded shopping centre
The shooting was caused by a long-standing dispute
Jason Corbett's widow 'heartbroken' after losing custody appeal
Molly Martens was named as a person of interest in the police investigation into Corbett’s death.
Woman charged after duct-taping a dog's mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook
She now faces a fine and up to 150 days in jail.
Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”
Alarm as soldier in suicide bomber Halloween costume tries to get into army base
The compound was searched for explosives after the soldier tried to pass security.
Four killed, as parts of US hit by worst rain 'in a thousand years'
The states of North and South Carolina have been hardest hit.
Jason Corbett's parents say his wife is 'exacerbating' their loss
John and Rita Corbett say Molly Martens’ social media posts have added to their grief.
Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call
Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.
Off-duty policeman saves drowning kids after 'father throws them into pond'
“I heard something about children, that they might possibly be in trouble.”
An American teenager has barely escaped prosecution for sexually exploiting... himself
The 17-year-old and his girlfriend have been caught in an anti-’sexting’ crossfire.
7-year-old boy shot dead during birthday party in North Carolina
The boy was among five killed in the city of Charlotte over the weekend.
Brothers wrongly convicted of murdering girl have trouble adjusting to outside world
They were kept in jail for three decades and recently received a payout of $750k each.
'I miss you every minute': Stepmother to Jason Corbett's children shares memories online
Molly Martens and her father have been described as ‘persons of interest’ by the police.
Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti
“My heart goes out to my LGBT friends … This is just one day in a long journey.”
Wife of Jason Corbett to plead not guilty if charged with murder or manslaughter
The Limerick man’s children returned to Ireland yesterday.
The children of Jason Corbett have returned home to Ireland
The Corbett family overcame a custody battle with the children’s stepmother.
Corbett custody battle: Stepmother issues appeal
Molly Marten’s lawyer said he believed the children are already in Ireland.
Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?
It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.
Jason Corbett's children to return to Ireland
Jack and Sarah Corbett will remain under the guardianship of their aunt and uncle.
'They must be so traumatised': Jason Corbett's sister given guardianship of his children
Jason Corbett sustained fatal head injuries during an alleged assault in his North Carolina home earlier this month.
Candlelit vigil for Jason Corbett as custody battle continues
A decision in the case is expected this week.
Family to find out today if killed Irishman's children can be brought home
They are currently in the care of his second wife, a suspect in the case.
Family of Irishman killed in US to find out if they can bring his children home
Jason Corbett’s children are currently in the care of their stepmother, who is the main suspect in the case.
Sister of Limerick man killed in US: 'He wanted his children to be raised in Ireland'
Jason Corbett’s two children are currently in the care of his second wife, who is the main suspect in his death.