bleacherreport.com — 17+ hour, 26+ min ago
USA Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson Says Her Biological Mother Died Last Week
behind only the time of 10.63 seconds posted by Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. ... Thompson also won gold in the 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, but if Richardson is able ... After earning a spot on the United States Olympic track and field team Saturday, Sha'Carri Richardson ... Going from just last week, losing my biological mother, and I'm still here." ... at the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon: "My family has kept me grounded. ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 20+ hour, 4+ min ago
A $1 million lottery incentive in North Carolina has increased COVID-19 vaccinations by only 1%
AP/Chuck Burton Since announcing a $1 million lottery incentive to people who get a COVID-19 dose, ... 2 min read North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. ... to the latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. ... Roy Cooper said vaccinations have not increased "significantly yet" in response to the incentive that ... Cooper hoped the chance at $1 million would encourage more North Carolinians to get a COVID-19 vaccine ... ...
madison.com — 23+ hour, 43+ min ago
Badgers' Jonathan Davis heads to Team USA tryouts eyeing spot on team for FIBA World Cup
Davis, a Central High School graduate, is in Fort Worth, Texas, this week trying to make the Team USA ... at the FIBA World Cup in Daugavpils and Riga, Latvia, on July 3. ... like Chucky Hepburn and Markus Ilver. ... But he welcomes the Team USA tryouts, which will take place June 20-22 on the campus of Texas Christian ... Wisconsin's Jonathan Davis, center, celebrates with forward Tyler Wahl, left, and guard Brad Davison ... ...
foxnews.com — 1+ day ago
North Carolina search ends for missing tubers, authorities say
Crawford, 27, of Eden, North Carolina; Antonio Ramon, 30, of Eden and Sophie Wilson, 16, of LaPorte, ... The missing tubers were identified as Teresa Villano, 30, and Isiah Crawford, 7, according to WFMY-TV ... The missing tubers were identified as Teresa Villano, 30, and Isiah Crawford, 7. ... River," Rodney Cates, director of Rockingham County (N.C.) ... (Rockingham County, N.C., Sheriff's Office) The three people who died included the boy's mother, Bridish ... ...
yahoo.com — 1+ day ago
High Point to host Miss North Carolina Pageant
Jimmy Tomlin, The High Point Enterprise, N.C. June 20, 2021, 2:45 AM? ... for Visit High Point (formerly the Convention & Visitors Bureau). ... other than Raleigh, Bert Parks was still singing "There She Is" at the Miss America Pageant -- and he's ... "Hosting the Miss North Carolina Pageant is a big deal," said Nancy Bowman, director of sales and marketing ... director of the Miss North Carolina Organization. ... ...
msn.com — 1+ day ago
Juneteenth event turns chaotic after shots fired at on-duty emergency responder
An emergency responder was shot while on duty during a Juneteenth event at a park in Raleigh, NBC affiliate ... Aliyah Weldon, who was at the Juneteenth event, told WRAL that the gunfire cast a shadow on Saturday's ... _CHECK OUT WXII:_Get the latest Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem news of the day. ... The EMS worker was responding to a medical call for a child at Roberts Park. ... Officials do not know who fired the shots and do not believe that EMS workers were targeted in this shooting ... ...
reuters.com — 1+ day ago
Richardson seizes spot on Team USA; Felix continues bid
in the event, with 26-year-old Javianne Oliver and Teahna Daniels, 24, joining her on Team USA, as the ... , while Brianna McNeal, who has been suspended but received permission from the Court of Arbitration ... during the US Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field. ... booking his spot in the semi-finals with a 9.93, tying with Fred Kerley for the third-best run of the ... Five-time Olympic medalist Justin Gatlin, 39, got his bid for a fourth Games off to a roaring start, ... ...
msn.com — 1+ day ago
Claudette may bring tropical-storm conditions to North Carolina Outer Banks
"Tropical storm conditions are possible in northeastern South Carolina tonight and Monday, where a Tropical ... "Tropical storm conditions are expected along portions of the North Carolina coast late tonight and Monday ... The National Weather Service received three reports of tornadoes in southern Alabama and four in southwestern ... from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle and spawning destructive tornado activity in Alabama ... Once it nears the coast early Monday, the National Hurricane Center predicts, it will intensity and regain ... ...
msn.com — 1+ day ago
Wake County paramedic shot at Raleigh Juneteenth event is released from hospital
Julian Shen-Berro, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) ... The shooting took place just after 6:45 p.m. at Roberts Park on East Martin Street, according to a news ... said Leah Holdren, a spokeswoman for Wake County. ... The N&O has reached out to the Raleigh Police Department and Wake EMS for more information about the ... Jun. 20--RALEIGH -- A Wake County EMS worker was shot Saturday evening while responding to a call at ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 1+ day ago
EMS worker shot at Juneteenth event in Raleigh
An EMS worker was shot at a Juneteenth event in Raleigh. ...