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Jul. 12, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Search for NC woman who faked drowning near $50K

The fruitless search for a North Carolina woman who apparently faked her drowning at the South Carolina coast cost taxpayers about $50,000.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:57 PM

State budget talks remained stalled

House Republicans aren't budging in their opposition to a final North Carolina government spending plan that raises teacher pay significantly if it also means cutting funds to employ thousands of current public school educators, Speaker Thom Tillis said Friday.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Misconduct by DA leads to consideration of bail

A North Carolina judge said Friday he is considering bail for a man who has spent nearly 20 years in prison for a double-murder conviction and is getting a new trial because the judge earlier ruled authorities withheld evidence that could have exonerated him.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Mayor plans walk to D.C. to save Pungo Hospital

The mayor of Belhaven is planning to walk to Washington, D.C., in hopes of saving a local hospital.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

Mother charged with child pornography

A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Convicted spy Arthur Walker dies in NC prison

Arthur Walker, a retired Navy lieutenant convicted in 1985 for his role in a spy ring, has died. He was 79.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Former Brunswick sheriff faces weapons charge

A former Brunswick County sheriff is in trouble with the law again.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

Judge: Gay couples can keep marrying in Colorado

Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state's gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims

Germany on Thursday demanded Washington's top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

1 year later, no new abortion rules in NC

Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.