DENVER (AP) — A federal law crafted to fight the mob is giving marijuana opponents a new strategy in their battle to stop the expanding industry: racketeering lawsuits. A Colorado pot shop recently closed after a Washington-based group opposed to ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — For 17 months, a member of the North Carolina Board of Elections appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory demanded regular updates about the confidential investigation into $235,000 in political contributions to the campaigns of the governor and dozens ...Read More »
WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A voting rights trial stemming from three federal lawsuits challenging provisions of a 2013 North Carolina law is getting under way. A judge in Winston-Salem scheduled arguments to begin Monday. The trial could last two to three ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — A Yadkin County lawyer is joining the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday he appointed Valerie Johnson Zachary of Yadkinville to succeed Judge Sanford Steelman, who retired last week after 12 years on ...
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GREENSBORO (AP) — The Greensboro City Council is planning on suing the state over a new law that restructures the council. The News & Record reports that the council voted 8-1 on Wednesday to file a lawsuit against the state ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE (AP) — A judge in Charlotte has refused to move the trial of an officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago. Multiple media outlets reported that Superior Court Judge Robert Ervin ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — Former Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker is preparing to run for North Carolina labor commissioner next year. Meeker has filed campaign committee paperwork with the State Board of Elections listing the commissioner’s job as the office he’s seeking. ...Read More »
CHAPEL HILL (AP) — In the wake of the controversial closure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s anti-poverty center, the law school professor who led the center has launched an anti-poverty research fund outside of the domain ...
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