State workplace safety investigators have issued more than $9,000 in fines for serious violations from a fire that broke out at a Durham hospital as employees tried to resuscitate a patient last year.
A teen who said he left two unloaded shotguns in his car at school after skeet shooting last weekend will be allowed to graduate, an attorney for the Johnston County Schools Board of Education said.
The North Carolina chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced Friday that it's planning another round of protests at the General Assembly following the arrest of 17 activists.
Nearly 70 years after Clyde Ballenger's ship sank in the North Atlantic, a Wilmington mother stumbled across his Purple Heart while spring cleaning her home.
A new rule set for approval by the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission requiring some disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing has been withdrawn at the request of industry giant Halliburton.
Gov. Pat McCrory's administration revealed Thursday it expects this year's Medicaid shortfall to be more than double what was previously estimated. A legislative budget-writer said tax collections should help fill the immediate gap but the disclosure accentuates long-term challenges for the health insurance program.
Some North Carolina lawmakers say the governor's transportation overhaul will be a tougher sell after a House committee added several turnpike projects to the bill Thursday.
The incoming chancellor of the country's oldest public university will enjoy several benefits beyond her $520,000 annual salary when she moves from the Ivy League to North Carolina this summer.
The National Rifle Association has spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington and state capitols across the country.
A bill toughening income requirements for pre-K applicants is headed to the North Carolina House floor for debate after passing a committee Tuesday.