Federal authorities accuse the co-owner of a Winston-Salem nonprofit substance abuse and mental health treatment center of trafficking large amounts of heroin across the country and from Mexico.Read More »
Former fire chief, wife charged with embezzlement
The former fire chief in Bryson City and his wife have been indicted on embezzlement charges.
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Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks founder
He's won asylum in Ecuador, but Julian Assange is no closer to getting there.Read More »
Town wants beach to be smoke-free, but needs help
Carolina Beach is taking steps to become the first community in North Carolina to ban smoking on the beach.Read More »
Regulators order Duke, Progress to disclose deals
North Carolina utilities regulators have ordered Duke Energy and Progress Energy to detail some of the deals they cut with major customers before their merger earlier this year.
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Ohio man wanted in NC murder arrested after manhunt
Federal agents arrested an Ohio man at a motel Wednesday morning in the killing of his on-and-off girlfriend during a vacation to North Carolina's Outer Banks earlier this summer, ending a monthlong nationwide manhunt.
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Police say woman threatened to kill judge
A 35-year-old North Carolina woman is facing three felony counts of making threats against a district judge.Read More »
Asheville man pleads to health care fraud in Va
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to a health-care fraud charge.Read More »
NC joins NY, 12 other states to back affirmative action policy
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, on behalf of 14 states, is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions.
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NC isn’t set on Medicaid changes in US health law
While other Southern states already have drawn the line on the federal health care overhaul, North Carolina doesn't seem quite settled on whether to commit to insuring hundreds of thousands more people starting in 2014.
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