ADVANCE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper shot and seriously injured a driver who didn't stop when authorities tried to pull him over. Sgt. Michael Baker of the Highway Patrol says in a news release that the shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in Davie County, outside Winston-Salem. The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting. Baker told The Associated Press that he didn't know why the car was stopped and that identities of those involved were not available.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the National Marine Fisheries Service to revisit a decision not to list the blueback herring as a threatened species. In a ruling Saturday, a District of Columbia judge said officials failed to offer a rational connection between the facts and two essential conclusions, and also failed to consider other aspects of the issue.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Five-term Democratic legislator J. Allen 'Al' Adams is being remembered as a progressive voice who fought for public education and helped integrate the Wake County Bar Association. Family and friends say the 85-year-old Adams died Friday at his home in Raleigh.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II. The Fayetteville Observer reports Oscar Davis Jr. received the Purple Heart on Saturday. Davis suffered a spinal injury during the Battle of the Bulge and was paralyzed from the waist down for three weeks before eventually rejoining his unit in Germany.
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