- Governor's attorney: McCrory will veto coal ash panel bill Updated: May-24-16 10:42 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Legislative leaders on Tuesday moved forward with a plan to reconstitute a state commission to oversee the cleanup of North Carolina's coal ash pits, setting up another potential power struggle with Gov. Pat McCrory.
- North Carolina speaker: On LGBT, Charlotte must repeal first Updated: May-24-16 6:33 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won't act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections.
- Kinston sax great Parker honored with North Carolina award Updated: May-23-16 3:19 pm
KINSTON, North Carolina - Gold records line the walls in the office of Maceo Parker's Kinston homestead, commemorating some of the hits the iconic saxophonist has played on over the past half-century. But Parker's most eye-catching artifacts are the pictures of him with various members of the celebrity jet stream.
- In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump Updated: May-21-16 1:05 pm
WESTERVILLE, Ohio - For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.
- Compared to 2015, N Carolina budget talks looking simpler Updated: May-21-16 11:52 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - After a three-month budget stalemate in 2015 that also pulled substantial proposals on taxes, Medicaid and economic incentives into already complicated negotiations, House and Senate Republicans insist they aren't staying in Raleigh all summer long.
- State judge weighs whether to schedule voter ID trial Updated: May-20-16 7:43 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Another pending legal challenge to North Carolina's voter identification requirement is still swimming around in state court, where a judge Friday heard arguments on whether a trial should be scheduled soon or more delays are the proper course.
- North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell: Not looking for work Updated: May-20-16 12:55 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell says she's doing nothing wrong by joining two corporate boards.
- Hurricane storm surge expert speaks in North Carolina Updated: May-20-16 12:50 pm
NAGS HEAD, North Carolina - An expert on storm surge spoke in Raleigh as residents prepare for hurricane season, which starts June 1.
- Maroon 5, citing morality, cancels North Carolina concerts Updated: May-20-16 12:14 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The pop group Maroon 5 on Friday joined the list of entertainers canceling appearances in North Carolina because of its law that denies anti-discrimination protections and dictates which restrooms transgender people can use.
- Budget adjustments clear North Carolina House by wide margin Updated: May-19-16 11:03 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The House's $22.2 billion budget adjustment bill received final approval Thursday by the same wide margin as the day before, its support buoyed by pay raises, a tax break and no deep spending cuts.
- Brannon, US Reps. Holding and Ellmers debate for GOP primary Updated: May-19-16 8:48 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Two U.S. House members with their political futures on the line debated Thursday one of the core issues in their upcoming Republican primary - who deserves to be called a true conservative.
- The Latest: Amendments blocked LGBT law, I-77 toll repeals Updated: May-19-16 12:02 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on North Carolina House debate over proposed budget adjustments for next year (all times local):
- McCrory lawsuit against feds may shift narrative on LGBT law Updated: May-19-16 7:08 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - After weeks of taking a beating from critics over North Carolina's law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, Gov. Pat McCrory adopted a strategy long favored by Southern conservative governors: He went after the federal government.
- Violinist Itzhak Perlman cancels performance over LGBT law Updated: May-17-16 7:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - World-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman said he canceled his Wednesday performance with the North Carolina Symphony after he was told he would not be able to include a personal statement opposing the state's new law limiting antidiscrimination policies for LGBT people in the event program.
- The Latest: Perlman says symphony wouldn't print opposition Updated: May-17-16 7:24 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on Violinist Itzhak Perlman's cancellation of his North Carolina performance
- The Latest: Police: 11 LGBT law protesters arrested Updated: May-16-16 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on developments surrounding North Carolina's LGBT law (all times local):
- Raleigh teenager charged with impersonating police officer Updated: May-16-16 4:02 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A teenager in Raleigh has been arrested and charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer.
- Rally opposing law limiting LGBT protections scheduled Updated: May-16-16 4:01 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Opponents of the North Carolina's new law preventing local governments from passing LGBT anti-discrimination protections and directing which bathrooms transgender people can use are getting together in Raleigh to push for its repeal.
- Legislators try to restart conversation on mileage, expenses Updated: May-09-16 7:51 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Some North Carolina lawmakers agreed Monday to press colleagues to consider again reimbursing House and Senate members more for the expense of driving to Raleigh and personal costs associated with doing legislative business there.
- Florida high school band wins Ellington Competition Updated: May-09-16 4:18 pm
NEW YORK - The New World School of the Arts from Miami has won Jazz at Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington high school jazz band competition.
- Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking Bar investigation of Cooper Updated: May-09-16 12:48 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Raleigh attorney seeking to force the North Carolina State Bar to investigate his complaint against Attorney General Roy Cooper related to Cooper's first campaign for the job.
- Transgender voices in North Carolina: Devastated by new law Updated: May-07-16 11:41 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A student who's losing time in the classroom. A mother trying to show strength to her 8-year-old daughter. A reluctant protester led away in handcuffs.
- Exhibit of Shakespeare's First Folio opens at NC museum Updated: May-07-16 8:57 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An exhibit of the first containing all of William Shakespeare's plays Is opening at the N.C. Museum of History.
- Central Prison hospital being investigated by state Updated: May-06-16 12:45 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Prison officials in North Carolina say an outside agency is investigating the Central Prison in Raleigh.
- Court tie means no retention elections for justices, for now Updated: May-06-16 12:27 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina won't use a new method of voting on state Supreme Court justices, for now, after justices split on the constitutionality of the option called retention elections.