Two companies have been cited for an accident at a paper recycling operation in Virginia that killed a worker from North Carolina.
A plan to transfer control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport from the city to an independent board has cleared another hurdle.
Current and former Democratic state legislators testified Tuesday that Republican legislative leaders lacked justification to draw majority-black districts to protect themselves from federal voting rights challenges during the most recent round of redistricting that favored GOP candidates.
A North Carolina House panel endorsed a Republican tax plan Tuesday after adding a half-billion dollars in deductions to help the housing industry, drawing criticism from the bill's lead sponsor that the amendment will require raising overall tax rates to make up lost revenue.
Already under siege, the Internal Revenue Service was cited by a government watchdog for a $4.1 million training conference featuring luxury rooms and free drinks, even as conservative figures told Congress Tuesday they had been abused for years while seeking tax-exempt status.
More than 100 people have been arrested in the largest demonstrations yet in the state chapter of the NAACP's campaign against the Republican-led General Assembly. Police estimate that roughly 1,000 people attended a rally late Monday afternoon.
A key figure in one of the largest fraud cases in North Carolina history has pleaded guilty in connection with the $100 million real estate scam. Randy Carpenter pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Charlotte last week to two counts of making false statements on tax returns in 2005 and 2007.
State officials are trying to put the brakes on a North Carolina man who they say took more than $2 million from people all over the world to restore Pontiac Trans Ams but did not deliver the cars or return the customers' money.
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government. The justices differed strikingly on how big a step that was.
A man has died after a shootout with deputies in Carteret County. Authorities say they were investigating a domestic situation involving death threats on Friday afternoon when 54-year-old Michael Neal Peters of Newport told them by phone that he didn't want to live anymore and threatened to harm someone else also.