- North Carolina governor, challenger clash over LGBT law Updated: Jun-24-16 8:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people took center stage Friday in the state's first gubernatorial debate between the incumbent who signed the law and his challenger who wants to repeal it.
- Progress made on budget deal, votes could come next week Updated: Jun-23-16 4:04 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The top House and Senate leaders say they've made progress on fashioning final North Carolina budget adjustments for next year and sound optimistic a compromise will be voted on sometime next week.
- Chief lobbyist for McCrory confirmed for new position Updated: Jun-22-16 12:56 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory's chief lobbyist at the General Assembly is officially moving on to another job within state government.
- GOP spokeswoman says messages won't reduce effectiveness Updated: Jun-22-16 12:28 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party's new communications director doesn't believe social media comments critical of Donald Trump and targeting a Gov. Pat McCrory veto will diminish her ability to help work for their election.
- Hillary Clinton visiting Raleigh for campaign rally Updated: Jun-22-16 4:22 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Hillary Clinton is coming to North Carolina in her bid to capture the state's electoral votes for a Democrat for just the second time since 1976.
- McCrory, Cooper exchange jabs over number of debat Updated: Jun-21-16 10:24 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper are preparing for their first debate this week, and they're already throwing jabs about how many more they'll have before November.
- Appeals court dismisses Watauga early-vote case as moot Updated: Jun-21-16 3:58 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - There's no need to keep litigating a trial court's order that an early-voting site be kept on the Appalachian State University campus for the 2014 election, a divided state Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday.
- McCrory's 2 appointments to Industrial Commission confirmed Updated: Jun-16-16 2:13 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The General Assembly has confirmed Pat McCrory's two appointments to the North Carolina Industrial Commission, including a former Cabinet secretary.
- McCrory expected guest with Trump at Greensboro fundraiser Updated: Jun-14-16 6:36 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory wasn't attending Donald Trump's North Carolina rally but planned to participate in a fundraiser with the presidential candidate to boost Republican Party finances for November.
- McCrory orders flags lowered after Orlando shootings Updated: Jun-12-16 4:41 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has ordered American and state flags on state property lowered to half-staff through sunset on Thursday in memory of those killed in the Orlando nightclub shootings.
- Cooper rallies North Carolina Democrats at state convention Updated: Jun-11-16 10:32 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Democratic candidate for governor was rallying the party Saturday with promises to fuel public schools and reject the state's controversial LGBT law as he gears up to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Pat McCrory this fall.
- Senate spokeswoman: Coal ash veto override vote unlikely Updated: Jun-09-16 4:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislative leaders won't try for now to cancel Gov. Pat McCrory's veto that blocked the resumption of a commission managing the cleanup of Duke Energy's coal ash pits.
- The Latest: Budd wins crowded 13th Republican primary Updated: Jun-07-16 11:25 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on Tuesday's North Carolina primary election (all times local):
- Many incumbents advance, Ellmers loses, Pittenger fighting Updated: Jun-07-16 10:50 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Several North Carolina congressional incumbents and a sitting Supreme Court justice won their primary elections Tuesday and advanced to November's general election.
- Spokesman: Despite court filing, AG still opposes LGBT law Updated: Jun-02-16 6:19 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Representatives of North Carolina's attorney general said Thursday that he remains opposed to a law requiring transgender students to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates even though his office sought an extension for the state to respond to a federal lawsuit.
- The Latest: Spokesman: AG opposes LGBT law despite filing Updated: Jun-02-16 6:15 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on a court filing by Attorney General Roy Cooper involving North Carolina's transgender law (all times local):
- McCrory, Cooper want sales tax changes for small business Updated: Jun-01-16 6:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The major-party candidates for North Carolina governor called Wednesday for changes to newly expanded sales taxes, which add to the cost of car repairs and other blue-collar services but don't hit white-collar work such as accounting and legal advice.
- The Latest: McCrory, Cooper hit new small business sales tax Updated: Jun-01-16 4:57 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on the two major-party candidates for North Carolina governor speaking to a small-business organization (all times local):
- UNC system says it won't enforce transgender restroom rules Updated: May-27-16 7:18 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.
- McCrory writes congressional leaders to act on LGBT conflict Updated: May-27-16 3:58 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory wants Congress to clarify U.S. Civil Rights Act protections after President Barack Obama's administration challenged bathroom provisions in the state's new law known as House Bill 2.