LOCAL NEWS

After threats, Fayetteville man charged with killing daughters wears bulletproof vest in court
Tillman Freeman IIIWearing a bulletproof vest, a Fayetteville man charged with the murder of his toddler and infant daughters made his first court appearance on Monday morning in Hoke County.

Body buried behind Wendell home identified as missing woman
Carolyn Fox, missing Wendell womanAuthorities said Monday that they have identified a body found last week buried behind a Wendell home as that of a 74-year-old woman who had been missing since last summer.

Chatham woman accused of writing checks in dead boyfriend's name
Dana Scotten, forged dead boyfriend's checksA Chatham County woman faces fraud charges in connection with checks written on the account of her dead boyfriend, authorities said Monday.

Cumberland dog owner cited in Great Dane mauling
Great Danes to be put down after attackA Cumberland County man whose two Great Danes mauled a neighbor during her evening jog a week ago has been cited with violations of county animal control ordinances, authorities said Monday.

Final Four fever grips Chapel Hill
UNC T-shirtsUp and down Franklin Street in Chapel Hill on Monday, cash registers were ringing as fans of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels stocked up on T-shirts and other gear in celebration of their team's advance to the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.



HEALTH NEWS

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda
Budget_76018President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need.

GOP failure in Congress boosts Medicaid effort in Kansas
Medicade_Expansion_Kansas_75047Legislators and advocates in Kansas pushing to expand the state's health coverage for the poor to thousands of adults are buoyed by the failure of Republicans in Washington to repeal former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'
Trump_Political_Style_Analysis_41791Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."

Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades
Health_Overhaul_America_Reacts_35723As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage
Seattle_Sewage_Spill_12310Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste.

SPORTS NEWS

Surging Hurricanes set for back-to-back vs. Red Wings
Canes dominate 3rd period, down Oilers 2-1A scheduling quirk caused by a postponed game a few months ago greets the Detroit Red Wings and Carolina Hurricanes this week (Monday and Tuesday at 7 on Fox Sports Carolinas and 99.9 FM The Fan).

Final Four fever grips Chapel Hill
UNC T-shirtsUp and down Franklin Street in Chapel Hill on Monday, cash registers were ringing as fans of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels stocked up on T-shirts and other gear in celebration of their team's advance to the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Recap: Tar Heels inch closer to redemption with Final Four return trip
WebChat Pic-Post UKJeff Gravley and Marilyn Payne analyze UNC's Elite Eight victory over Kentucky.

Panthers counter report that team could be sold
Panthers_Gettleman_Football_97793With Carolina Panthers' owner Jerry Richardson on the outs with his sons and growing older, rumors resurfaced Monday that he would sell the team.

ACC Panic Room: Heels experienced, but NCAA title not a given
ACC Panic Room 032717Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies discuss North Carolina's trip to the Final Four.



ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Hannity angry at treatment by CBS in interview
TV-Hannity_vs_Koppel_98399Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America.

Barry Jenkins' next project? 'The Underground Railroad'
Barry_Jenkins_Amazon_41162"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a drama series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad."

Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to query 2,000 potential jurors
Bill_Cosby_13914Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania objected Monday to defense efforts to prescreen as many as 2,000 potential jurors.

Arrest after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap
Paterson_Shooting_Fetty_Wap_30287A hip-hop promoter was charged on Monday with pistol-whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said.

Houston student dies days after FaceTime with Beyonce
Student_Dies_Beyonce_04264A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.