INDIAN TRAIL (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol says 20 people have been hurt in a school bus wreck in Union County. The wreck happened shortly before 8 a.m. Monday near Indian Trail. Sgt. Michael Baker says a bus ...Read More »
WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Delays at North Carolina’s state crime laboratory have grown so bad that Winston-Salem city officials are hiring a private company to test alcohol and drug evidence. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that law enforcement officials say the move ...Read More »
SEATTLE (AP) — A year into the nation’s experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales. In ...
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DURHAM (AP) — The woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape has appealed her separate conviction for stabbing her boyfriend to death. WRAL in Raleigh reports that on Monday, a lawyer for Crystal Mangum filed an appeal ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — The slate of laws taking effect with the new year includes lower taxes for corporations and individuals, though taxi drivers and movie-makers are losing preferential breaks. Scores of new laws or significant tweaks approved by state lawmakers ...Read More »
BRASSTOWN (AP) — For most of the past 20 years, a live animal has been used in a small North Carolina town’s annual New Year’s Eve Possum Drop. But this year, following challenges from People for the Ethical Treatment of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has struck down a North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound of the fetus to the pregnant woman, even if the patient refuses to look or listen. ...Read More »