Stories tagged: North Carolina
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” isn’t hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Gonzaga and South Carolina will tip off at 3:09 p.m. on Saturday in the first of two national semifinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure to make elections for local trial judges officially partisan races again. “North Carolina wants its judges to be fair and impartial, …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the backlash against House Bill 2 is making some employers reluctant to hire him but he’s currently doing consulting and …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
North Carolina’s Joel Berry II still replays it in his mind, over and over. The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
A North Carolina-style “bathroom bill” is nearing a first vote in Texas despite opposition from big-name companies including Facebook and the NFL warning that the Super Bowl won’t return to …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina’s size in a …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
The Supreme Court appeared likely Monday to strike down a North Carolina law that prohibits sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites. At least five justices suggested …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017
Government cannot mandate acceptance, but it should support and defend equal treatment with thoughtful rules and guidelines. Washington state has a proud legacy of doing just that.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
A North Carolina lawmaker filed a bill in the North Carolina House that would establish life at the moment of conception.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
A North Carolina court has temporarily blocked a state law passed by the GOP-controlled legislature that strips the Democratic governor of his some of his powers.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
The conservative North Carolina Values Coalition, which championed North Carolina’s anti-gay House Bill 2, is now taking a stand against the Boy Scouts of America for announcing this week that …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able to receive a portion of government …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
Whereas President Barack Obama is honoring the tradition of the peaceful transfer of power, a fundamental pillar of American democracy, North Carolina Republicans are taking a different path.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
A deal to undo the North Carolina law known as the “bathroom bill” fell apart Wednesday night when legislators couldn’t agree on a plan to the repeal the measure, a …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 5:37 a.m.
A North Carolina state senator applied for a nearly $1 million grant from a program he helped create, but he says he was just checking on complaints that the awards …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
North Carolina’s incoming governor says that legislators are planning to hold a special session to repeal a law limiting protections for LGBT people.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
North Carolina legislators wrapped up their work Friday on a pair of proposals that would deprive the incoming governor of a substantial part of his authority to make appointments and …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Responding to the General Assembly’s effort to limit his power before he takes office Jan. 1, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said it’s time for lawmakers to go home.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
The leader of North Carolina’s NAACP is suing American Airlines, saying he was removed from a flight because he is black.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle multiple times inside a pizza restaurant in the nation’s capital while investigating the internet conspiracy theory known as “pizzagate” will face …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump vowed Tuesday night to strengthen the U.S. military but limit its use, suggesting a pullback from areas like the Middle East where the country has spent decades …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
A teen found chained to the porch of a house with a dead chicken around his neck is suing his former foster mother as well as social services officials and …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:42 p.m.
Prosecutors said that the officer who fatally shot a Charlotte man in September will not be charged for the shooting, concluding that the man was armed and that the officer …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Three couples have asked an appeals court to revive their challenge to a North Carolina law allowing magistrates with religious objections to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
The election of Donald Trump and the people he is choosing as advisers and cabinet members have brought renewed attention to one fan club that the president-elect has tried to …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
A military judge has newly adjusted the trial date for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying the proceeding is to open in April 2017.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
A federal trial on the legality of a North Carolina law limiting which restrooms transgender people can use in schools and government buildings has been pushed back until at least …