CONCORD (AP) — A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing for a man who has spent 44 years in prison for a rape he says he didn’t commit. The Charlotte Observer reports that the Fourth Circuit Court of ...Read More »
District Court Judge Debra Sasser has been named the new chief district court judge for Judicial District 10, which covers Wake County. Sasser will succeed Chief District Court Judge Robert Rader upon his retirement on Aug. 31. North Carolina Supreme Court Chief ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A life insurance company has agreed to a $1.1 million penalty after North Carolina regulators found claims processing violations and delays, according to state Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. Gerber Life Insurance Co., which the Department of ...
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By Jeff Trueman and Patrick Coughlan Litigated construction disputes often involve numerous parties, such as developers, general contractors and various subcontractors, architects, engineers, and perhaps financial institutions and public entities. Numerous claims, cross-claims and counterclaims are asserted, often arising under ...
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(AP) — A jury will decide if a former Charlotte police captain acted with malice when he ordered the detention of a mother on a charge of child abuse for leaving her children unattended in a car briefly while asking ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — Attorneys representing people who have been convicted of felonies are urging a three-judge panel to block a North Carolina law that keeps felons from voting until their full sentences — not just their prison time — are complete, ...Read More »