North Carolina dog diagnosed with COVID-19 dies

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in June that dogs, cats and a few other animals types are able to contract COVID-19, it is rare for animals to pass it on to their owners or vice versa.

Apt Bible passage at Catholic Mass coincides with earthquake

As the 11:15 a.m. Mass was ending and Catron offered a final blessing, there was a 1.8 magnitude aftershock. He said, “The ceiling creaked for like three seconds, and everybody kind of looked up and immediately we knew what it was.”

North Carolina man who won $10 million lottery prize in 2017 arrested for murder

SHALLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina man who won a $10 million lottery prize in 2017 has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a woman whose body was found at a hotel.The Shallotte Police Department charged Michael Hill, 52, of Leland, with murder after the body of 23-year-old Keonna Graham was found Monday, July 20 in a hotel room in the Brunwick County town, according to news outlets.Authorities did not immediately release additional details about the woman’s slaying.Graham worked as a correctional officer at a prison in Burgaw, North Carolina, according to a cousin, Antionette Lee.