I moved from North Carolina to New York three years ago. Here are 6 things that surprised me when I went back.
An Insider reporter visiting North Carolina for the first time in three years noticed more LGBTQ+ pride and a thriving food scene.
A North Carolina school district has equipped every school with an AR-15 rifle in an attempt to ward off mass shootings
The guns were added to the schools following the devastating school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two adults dead.
A small North Carolina police department resigned en masse, citing conflicts with their newly appointed town manager
The entire police department of Kenly, North Carolina, resigned a couple of months after Justine Jones, a Black woman, was appointed town manager.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old North Carolina pilot who reportedly exited a small plane mid-air during an emergency landing
Police identified the co-pilot as Charles Hew Crooks of Raleigh after his body was spotted by a local resident. He was found without a parachute.
Tour the $15 million North Carolina equestrian mansion put on the market by NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
The gorgeous house sits on 140 acres in Mooresville, North Carolina, is nearly 10,000 square feet, and is the most expensive home in the area.
An Insider reporter based in New York City tried Zaxby's for the first time and would choose its chicken tenders over Raising Cane's and Chick-fil-A.
A shooter opened fire in a North Carolina comedy club shortly before comedian Craig Robinson was set to take stage
Witnesses told police a man came into the club on Saturday night brandishing a firearm and demanding that people evacuate the building.
I toured 3 apartments around $1,500 in Raleigh, NC, and still wouldn't give up my New York City apartment
An Insider reporter who lives in New York City toured $1,500-a-month apartments in Raleigh, North Carolina, to see how the two cities compared.
Newly released footage shows the moment a state trooper fatally shot a 21-year-old man who it's alleged pulled out a gun
Police dashcam footage shows a state trooper in North Carolina fatally shooting a man who appeared to pull out a gun during a traffic stop.
A North Carolina man kept his $100,000 lottery win a secret from his wife for nearly two months to 'surprise her on her birthday'
"She thought I was making a joke or something," Jone Buadromo told NC lottery officials. "I told her, 'No we really won."
A North Carolina man used the ages of his family members as lottery numbers and won more than $400,000
"I had to look about 20 times," Joseph Eonta told North Carolina Lottery officials this week. "It floored me."
Twerking at a community pool got a mother and daughter evicted after neighbors complained, reports say
"They're making us out to be unkempt, uncouth, that we don't follow the rules," Marshette Foster told The Charlotte Observer.
My family drove on Interstate 40 from North Carolina to Arizona. Here are 7 of the best stops along the way.
We spent two weeks driving an RV over 2,000 miles from the South to the Southwest on I-40. From a truck stop to a forest, here are my must-see stops.
A North Carolina mother says her local hospital turned her away while she was in labor, and she gave birth at a nearby gas station
Steve Banks told WITN that he and an EMT helped deliver his son at a Handy Mart gas station in North Carolina.
A beachfront home collapsed into the ocean, spreading debris across miles of the North Carolina shore
Federal officials warned visitors that debris from the Rodanthe home had spread more than seven miles along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
A North Carolina woman was arrested after trying to scam churches out of money by claiming her relative recently died
Crystal Gail Ingram, 43, was charged with two counts of attempting to obtain property by false pretenses, authorities said.
A North Carolina retired Army vet won a $4 million lottery jackpot after using numbers from a fortune cookie
60-year-old Gabriel Fierro of Cornelius, North Carolina, obtained the cookie during a visit with his wife to a restaurant in Charlotte.
Capitol riot suspect awaiting trial was detained after police said he tried fleeing a DWI arrest with an AR-15 in his car
Prosecutors have accused James Grant of being among the first people spotted harassing police officers at the Capitol barricades on January 6, 2021.
Virginia Spencer was jailed for 90 days. The judge criticized her "complete lack of judgement," taking the teenager to Washingotn DC on January 6, 2021.
A man who was charged after stealing a Frito Lay truck asked to rap in exchange for a new car at an auto business the night before, report says
Arrik Schmidt is accused of stealing the truck from a grocery store after he reportedly offered to rap in exchange for a new car at a business next door.