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Stories with place: Salisbury
  • Rowan County commissioners appeal ruling in prayer case 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 2:42 pm

    SALISBURY, North Carolina - Rowan County commissioners are appealing a federal court ruling which said their practice of opening meetings with Christian prayers violated the First Amendment.

  • Person struck and killed by train in Salisbury 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 7:16 am

    SALISBURY, North Carolina - Officials say a pedestrian has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Salisbury.

  • Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 10:07 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In 1967, Liane Peters, an immigrant from Germany, fell in love with a quiet, handsome man she worked with at a Miami bakery. The couple went together to the Dade County courthouse and asked for a marriage license. But she was white and he was black, and a county judge turned them away.

  • Kentucky clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenses 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 7:40 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses - or any marriage licenses at all - following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.