FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old Ginsburg had the procedure Wednesday morning after a coronary blockage was discovered. ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — Attorney General Roy Cooper is asking North Carolina’s highest court to block the state’s largest private water utility from raising customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback, Cooper’s office said Tuesday. Cooper’s office filed an ...Read More »
Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown — a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot.
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RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state’s mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It’s ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE (AP) — An Asheville police officer has been charged with assaulting a woman Local media outlets report that 22-year-old Ethan Taylor Russell was arrested at his home and charged early Thursday. The night before, authorities say Russell held down ...Read More »