- Domestic violence laws remain high priority for legislators Updated: Feb-06-16 10:40 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Domestic violence has remained a high-priority legal topic in the decade since the passage of sweeping North Carolina laws to protect victims.
- Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districts Updated: Feb-05-16 9:51 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice.
- The Latest: State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts Updated: Feb-05-16 8:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local):
- Lawmakers, magistrate want to defend gay marriage exemption Updated: Feb-05-16 3:54 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Two North Carolina lawmakers and a magistrate have asked a federal court to let them defend a religious exemption law involving civil marriages challenged as discriminatory against gays.
- Lawmakers, magistrate want to defend gay marriage exemption Updated: Feb-05-16 3:04 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators and a magistrate who won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples are asking a federal court to let them defend a religious exemption law challenged as discriminatory.
- McCrory's 1st re-election campaign ad linked to Super Bowl Updated: Feb-05-16 12:34 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory's first television commercial of his re-election campaign seeks to connect the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl run with the Republican's time in office.
- Skvarla pitches broadband, crowdfunding, venture capital Updated: Feb-04-16 6:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's commerce secretary says rural and small-town economies won't grow without access to high-speed Internet.
- North Carolina elections take shape with fundraising numbers Updated: Feb-04-16 6:24 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's March 15 primary and the November general election are taking shape as candidates and party committees disclosed financial reports over the past week as state and federal filing deadlines came and went.
- Enrollment plunges at UNC teacher preparation programs Updated: Feb-04-16 4:33 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Enrollment at the 15 University of North Carolina schools of education has plummeted 30 percent since 2010.
- Cooper's $2.9M in last 6 months is more than McCrory's haul Updated: Jan-27-16 2:10 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Democrat Roy Cooper kept outraising Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in the past six months and held roughly $800,000 more cash on hand entering 2016 before what many expect will be their hard-fought general election campaign.
- Police arrest 4 protesting incoming UNC president Spellings Updated: Jan-26-16 5:18 pm
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Four people are facing charges after chanting, table-pounding demonstrators disrupted a meeting Tuesday of North Carolina's public university board to protest its hiring of former U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings to head the 17-campus system.
- The Latest: Winter storm warning posted west of I-95 Updated: Jan-21-16 8:36 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The latest on a winter storm approaching North Carolina:
- Arizona, North Carolina governors wager on NFC Championship Updated: Jan-21-16 7:28 am
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has made a wager with North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on who will win Sunday's NFC championship game.
- Ross, Cooper, Coleman get North Carolina AFL-CIO endorsement Updated: Jan-19-16 7:06 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina State AFL-CIO has endorsed Roy Cooper, Linda Coleman and Deborah Ross in 2016 as the three enter some high-profile Democratic races in the March primary.
- 2 dead, third injured in Fayetteville crash Updated: Jan-16-16 3:08 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina - A wreck in Fayetteville has claimed two lives and left a third person in the hospital.
- North Carolina revenues are $120M ahead of projections Updated: Jan-15-16 6:39 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Revenues are slightly exceeding what North Carolina lawmakers anticipated would be needed to carry out the state government budget so far this fiscal year.
- N. Carolina Persian Gulf War exhibit to be created Updated: Jan-15-16 2:32 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina is going to use $100,000 donated by the Kuwaiti government two decades ago to create a traveling exhibit honoring the state's Persian Gulf War veterans and those who died in the conflict, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Friday.
- Public Safety secretary defends agency leadership shakeup Updated: Jan-14-16 6:20 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Public Safety Secretary Frank Perry is defending his recent department shake-up that removed two top agency leaders from their posts but retained a top deputy even when that position was eliminated by lawmakers in the state budget.
- Law to banning sex offenders from NC State Fair sought Updated: Jan-14-16 3:57 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - State Agriculture Department officials say North Carolina needs tougher laws that will ban registered sex offenders from the N.C. State Fair.
- Medicaid overhaul chief says work on track to meet deadlines Updated: Jan-12-16 6:08 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - With North Carolina's path to overhauling Medicaid finalized last fall, the race is on for state health officials to meet a tight schedule so a new managed-care system can take effect by 2018 or 2019.
- Study: N. Carolina agencies fall short on private contracts Updated: Jan-11-16 2:56 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A report says North Carolina state government is falling short in crafting private-sector contracts to ensure farming out work makes sense financially and rationally.
- Rubio campaign releases more North Carolina endorsements Updated: Jan-07-16 2:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is rolling out more North Carolina endorsements in advance of his first public campaign appearance in the state in four months.