A former Raleigh banker accused of running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme has now been charged with federal tax evasion.Read More »
The gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin before being shot to death by police was identified Monday as a 40-year-old Army veteran and former leader of a white supremacist heavy metal band.Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — A registered sex offender selected as an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention from North Carolina resigned after his status was reported. Harvey L. West Jr., 41, resigned about an hour after The News & Observer of Raleigh reported his status online Thursday, the newspaper reported (http://bit.ly/OM8yXu).Read More »
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A North Carolina man serving 50 years in prison for his role in the disappearance and death of an ex-girlfriend won't be allowed to try to show his attorney failed him at trial, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled Friday.Read More »
The U.S. is locking up more illegal immigrants than ever, generating lucrative profits for the nation's largest prison companies, and an Associated Press review shows the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contributing to campaigns.
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For this summer's Democratic National Convention, Charlotte will add thousands of police from outside departments and spend millions on training, equipment and temporary barriers. But their biggest aid in crowd control will be one they didn't have to purchase, build or teach: The layout of the city itself.Read More »
North Carolina utilities regulators are hiring a former federal prosecutor and the Chicago law firm he heads to dig into whether they were misled ahead of the takeover creating America's largest electric company.Read More »