FAYETTEVILLE -- Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says three deputies were hurt Wednesday morning in a shootout that left the suspect and two others dead, including a child. Sheriff Moose Butler said the shooter came back and fired on the house three separate times.
RALEIGH -- Senate President Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis announced a budget deal Tuesday that includes an average 7 percent pay raise for North Carolina teachers. The $21.25 billion deal would mean teachers would average a raise of about $3,500. Speaker Tillis says he believes Governor McCrory will buy into the proposal.