- Transportation head resigns to focus on book career, family Updated: Jul-28-15 12:59 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's transportation secretary, who moonlighted as a novelist and was criticized for going on a book tour before an impending snowstorm, resigned abruptly Tuesday, saying he wanted to focus on his family and book career.
- Gun-control law overcomes amendments to pass legislature Updated: Jul-27-15 9:43 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A gun-control bill won lopsided approval in the North Carolina Senate Monday, a reflection of the bipartisan coalition formed in the House to delete a proposed repeal of the state's pistol permit requirement.
- Teenager enters guilty plea in 2014 fatal car crash Updated: Jul-27-15 5:01 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Wake County teenager charged for his role in an underage drinking incident that led to a fatal wreck last summer has pleaded guilty to illegally purchasing alcohol.
- Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard's ship Updated: Jul-27-15 3:16 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago sued the state Monday for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery.
- Arkansas Amazeum; beer, wine and 'shine in NC; Oklahoma spa Updated: Jul-27-15 9:57 am
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- Man arrested in woman's shooting death in Franklin County Updated: Jul-27-15 7:23 am
FRANKLINTON, North Carolina - A man has surrendered to police in the shooting death of a woman in Franklin County.
- Raleigh teen drowns in quarry at state park near Durham Updated: Jul-24-15 6:37 am
DURHAM, North Carolina - Officials say a Raleigh teen has drowned in a quarry at a state park near Durham.
- Education judge, expert on state compliance, to retire Updated: Jul-24-15 4:20 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning Jr. will retire at the end of this month, but will still handle some cases.
- NC court upholds taxpayer-funded grants for private schools Updated: Jul-23-15 6:56 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Republican-backed program that spends taxpayer money on tuition for students at private and religious schools.
- Confederate monuments vandalized at 2 North Carolina sites Updated: Jul-21-15 3:50 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Authorities say Confederate monuments have been vandalized in two locations in North Carolina.
- Dangerous heat over central, coastal North Carolina Updated: Jul-21-15 7:07 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - It will be dangerously hot across much of central and eastern North Carolina.
- Apartment complex no longer banning bookmobile project Updated: Jul-21-15 3:49 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The management of a Raleigh apartment complex has reversed its ban of an elementary school project that featured volunteers reading to children.
- NC reaches deal with family of inmate who died in custody Updated: Jul-20-15 6:34 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The N.C. Department of Public Safety says its Division of Adult Correction has reached a $2.5 million settlement with the estate of a man with mental illness who died of thirst after being held in solitary confinement for 35 days.
- Annual NC adjournment guess raises schedule change options Updated: Jul-19-15 10:04 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Another annual meeting of the North Carolina General Assembly is poised again to end late in the summer, with lawmakers dug in for negotiations on the state budget, incentives and Medicaid.
- NC advocates call for stricter fines for cheating employers Updated: Jul-17-15 6:44 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Pressed to take action on companies that misclassify workers as independent contractors, North Carolina lawmakers are pushing legislation backed by several business associations to set up an agency to investigate and punish cheating employers.
- Health care advocates push NC governor to expand Medicaid Updated: Jul-16-15 2:43 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Healthcare advocates released a report Thursday detailing the effect of North Carolina's healthcare coverage gap on children, and held six demonstrations in cities across the state calling on the governor to expand Medicaid.
- Not-so-smooth criminal: Police say cash spilled in heist Updated: Jul-16-15 11:58 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Police say three armed men wearing masks robbed the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre of $500,000, but left a trail of cash that led to at least one arrest.
- Police look for 2 Walnut Creek robbery suspects; 1 arrested Updated: Jul-16-15 10:05 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Police have made one arrest and are looking for two suspects in the robbery of $500,000 from the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh.
- Board finds no violation of North Carolina finance law Updated: Jul-15-15 6:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An investigation into more than $270,000 in questionable donations to the campaigns of top North Carolina officials from an Oklahoma Internet sweepstakes magnate has found no violations of state campaign finance law.
- 4 killed in apparent drag race; driver charged with murder Updated: Jul-13-15 4:40 pm
MIDDLESEX, North Carolina - A man who was illegally drag racing has been charged with second-degree murder after he careened into spectators gathered late at night on the shoulder of a country road, police said, killing four people and injuring others in a chaotic and bloody scene.
- NC Speaker Moore's law firm hired for Cleveland County job Updated: Jul-10-15 4:53 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore has been hired as the attorney for his home county.
- Wake County libraries will allow religious groups to meet Updated: Jul-10-15 1:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Wake County libraries say they'll allow religious and political groups to use meeting rooms.
- Budget, incentives, bonds on tap for returning NC lawmakers Updated: Jul-10-15 10:39 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina General Assembly returns from a weeklong break on Monday to begin an expected long, hot summer at the Legislative Building.
- William Peace University hires new president Updated: Jul-09-15 7:52 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - William Peace University in Raleigh has hired a new president.
- DMV sells out of NC Confederate battle flag plate after flap Updated: Jul-08-15 4:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Talk about ending sales of a North Carolina license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag prompted a sales rush that sold out the available stock.