DURHAM (AP) A breach-of-contract lawsuit brought against Duke University by a soccer player accused of sexual misconduct has been resolved, but neither party will reveal the terms. The News & Observer reports the case ended July 30, months after Ciaran McKenna won ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Republican Party says Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has no authority to name a new state elections board because a lower court still must review a Supreme Court ruling favoring him. The state GOP ...Read More »
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — About 5,500 faculty will be represented in a class-action lawsuit alleging two prestigious North Carolina medical schools conspired to depress their wages by agreeing not to poach professors from each other. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of North Carolina voters are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure this year’s legislative elections are held under district lines redrawn recently by federal judges, since previous elections this decade occurred under what have ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in eastern North Carolina are threatening criminal charges against sweepstakes cafe operators, the latest round in a five-year battle between business owners and officials who call the games a form of gambling. District Attorney Seth ...
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FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A Fayetteville city councilman says an armed stranger who walked into his church during a New Year’s Eve service handed over his rifle and prayed with the pastor before police arrived. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1ODsUlw ) that ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE (AP) — Homicides in Charlotte rose to a six-year high of 62 people killed in 2015. The Charlotte Observer reports Saturday (http://bit.ly/1VwMr6z ) the deaths represent a nearly 50 percent increase over 2014, when there was an historic low 42 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incendiary rhetoric has seeped into 2016 presidential politics, surfaced in the public debate over accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. and popped up repeatedly following attacks by extremist elements in Paris and San Bernardino. Attorney General Loretta ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — The interim administrator of North Carolina’s courts system has been asked to stay on in the position. Chief Justice Mark Martin announced Tuesday that he has appointed District Court Judge Marion Warren of Brunswick County as director ...
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RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly did some heavy lifting this week giving final approval to significant legislation that overhauls Medicaid, expands economic development incentives and moves the 2016 primaries up to March. A $2 billion bond package ...Read More »