- North Carolina considers law regulating virtual currencies Updated: May-25-15 11:19 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Legislators in America's second-largest banking center are considering regulations for Bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
- What House members talked about during NC budget debate Updated: May-22-15 4:40 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina House voted on 45 amendments during debate Thursday and early Friday over the chamber's two-year state budget. Here are the outcomes of some contentious or high-profile issues. The chamber:
- GOP's NC budget proposal gets lots of Democratic votes Updated: May-22-15 4:36 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - House Republicans experienced the first showing of strong bipartisan support for a budget bill since before the Great Recession as the chamber passed a two-year spending plan that benefited from a revenue windfall.
- More NC budget changes made before House gives initial OK Updated: May-22-15 12:50 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A solid bipartisan majority in the House gave initial approval Thursday night to the chamber's state budget proposal for the next two years that was buoyed by additional expected funds from a recovering economy for pay raises, reserves and Medicaid.
- NC tanning bed ban for youth signed into law by governor Updated: May-21-15 1:28 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A dozen bills signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory include a ban on anyone under 18 using tanning beds in North Carolina.
- NC state Sen. Bingham says this term will be his last Updated: May-20-15 7:49 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Republican state senator says this two-year term in the North Carolina General Assembly will be his last.
- Tractor-trailer hauling chickens wrecks in Alamance County Updated: May-20-15 4:44 pm
SNOW CAMP, North Carolina - A tractor-trailer hauling more than 3,000 chickens overturned in Alamance County, injuring the driver and closing the highway for several hours.
- Work to slow I-40 traffic in Haywood County in May, June Updated: May-20-15 5:07 am
MAGGIE VALLEY, North Carolina - Officials say Interstate 40 will be narrowed to two lanes in northern Haywood County for construction work this week.
- North Carolina lawmakers honor Duke's NCAA title Updated: May-19-15 4:14 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Another national championship, another visit to the North Carolina Legislature for Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils.
- Court hears about the tall tale of a trooper's missing hat Updated: May-19-15 3:20 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Was firing a state trooper who lied about what happened to his hat justified? That was the question before North Carolina's Supreme Court on Tuesday.
- Grass Roots North Carolina runs radio ad backing gun bill Updated: May-19-15 2:50 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A gun-rights advocacy group is running a radio ad to try to pressure House Republican leaders into letting colleagues vote on a wide-ranging measure that would further ease firearm control restrictions.
- NC high court weighs new trial in pregnant wife murder case Updated: May-19-15 4:05 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's highest court is considering whether a Raleigh man convicted of killing his pregnant wife should get a new trial.
- Deer, swine, eels in NC farm bill that gets Senate OK Updated: May-18-15 9:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The General Assembly's annual bill to address North Carolina's farm industry has cleared the Senate.
- 4 dead after fiery, high-speed crash on NC mountain road Updated: May-17-15 4:55 pm
BOONE, North Carolina - The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a Tennessee family of three and a South Carolina motorist are dead after a high-speed crash in the North Carolina mountains.
- NC Attorney General appeals FCC municipal broadband ruling Updated: May-15-15 11:47 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina is asking an appeals court to toss a Federal Communications Commission ruling allowing city-owned broadband services to expand into areas overlooked by commercial Internet providers.
- 10 people seeking action on NC minimum wage arrested Updated: May-13-15 8:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Another 10 people opposed to Republican state government policies were arrested Wednesday inside the North Carolina Legislative Building, this time while demonstrating in support of raising the minimum wage.
- North Carolina editorial roundup Updated: May-13-15 4:48 pm
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
- House OKs debt option for extensive NC Beach Plan claims Updated: May-12-15 5:42 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Tax-free bonds could be issued in North Carolina to help pay for catastrophic insurance claims caused by hurricanes in a bill given initial approval by the state House.
- Ohio jabs Connecticut in Wright brothers 1st flight fight Updated: May-12-15 3:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's fight to defend the legacy of the Wright brothers soared forward Tuesday in a unanimous vote to repudiate Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat them as first in flight.
- Demonstrators ask McCrory to stop new NC abortion bill Updated: May-11-15 7:52 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Abortion-rights advocates returned to the Executive Mansion on Monday to urge North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to veto a bill, should it reach his desk, that would extend the waiting period for the procedure from 24 to 72 hours.
- Man charged in 4-vehicle accident which killed woman in SUV Updated: May-10-15 3:56 pm
RAEFORD, North Carolina - The N.C. Highway Patrol has charged a man with misdemeanor death by vehicle following a four-car accident in which a woman in an SUV was killed as she waited at a stoplight.
- Woman charged in Charlotte mini-van wreck that injured 7 Updated: May-10-15 9:35 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A Charlotte woman is charged with misdemeanor child abuse and reckless driving to endanger following a wreck on Interstate 85 that injured seven people, including five children.
- Charlotte to add red lights to interstate onramps? Updated: May-09-15 6:11 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Traffic lights for interstate onramps could be coming to Charlotte.
- Broad cuts, narrow tax breaks boost NC business better? Updated: May-09-15 10:31 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators who say their decision to cut corporate and personal income taxes two years ago spurred job growth are again debating whether to preserve elective tax breaks Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has wanted to expand for months.
- 4-state Southeast high-speed rail compact being discussed Updated: May-08-15 10:08 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The nation's top transportation official says he's more optimistic that high-speed rail will eventually become a reality in the Southeast after Georgia and South Carolina expressed interest in a joint agreement between North Carolina and Virginia to study, coordinate and advocate for the project.