Stories tagged: North Carolina
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
A deaf man who was shot and killed by a North Carolina state trooper after he didn’t stop for the officer’s blue lights was unarmed and likely did not understand …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Witness reports of gunshots ringing out inside a busy North Carolina mall caused chaos Saturday afternoon as shoppers ran screaming for the doors or sheltered in stores while dozens of …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Bill Dooley, a three-time coach of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference who piled up 162 wins at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, died Tuesday. He was …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
North Carolina local election officials are having to work quickly to comply with a federal appeals court ruling last month that directed another week of early in-person voting in addition …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
North Carolina’s top public health official acted unethically and possibly illegally by telling residents living near Duke Energy coal ash pits that their well water is safe to drink when …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
A federal appeals court has found that a North Carolina voter ID law was enacted “with discriminatory intent” and must be blocked.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
The NCAA is sending a questionnaire about potential discrimination laws to organizers in cities that will be or are hoping to host sanctioned college sporting events.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A Virginia school board is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a transgender male from using the boys’ bathroom until the court decides whether to review his discrimination case.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Sixty-eight companies have signed onto a legal brief opposing a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
A federal judge has rejected claims by GOP leaders that North Carolina’s attorney general – a Democrat running for governor – won’t adequately defend a state law that lets magistrates …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign together next week for the first time this year, and their decision to meet up in Charlotte says a lot about how her …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state’s congressional districts in ways that gave …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
Members of a federal appeals court expressed skepticism Tuesday that North Carolina’s 2013 major rewrite to voting laws, requiring photo identification to cast in-person ballots, doesn’t discriminate against minorities.
Sun., May 29, 2016
How do you go about preserving political principles and cherished personal values in everyday transactions?
Fri., May 27, 2016
Many high school students get detention for refusing to study. Wildin is stuck in permanent detention, and he has to fight for his right to study.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a training mission Thursday, and their four crew members were airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries after …
Fri., May 20, 2016
Pressuring recalcitrant states to do something in the public interest is not a new tactic. As we’ve seen, it has been used under both parties.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
The Obama administration made clear Thursday it won’t withhold money for North Carolina while a legal fight plays out over the state’s law on bathroom use by transgender people.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
North Carolina’s Republican leaders are showing no signs of backing down from their new bathroom rules despite the U.S. Justice Department’s declaration that they violate federal civil rights laws and …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that …
Fri., April 29, 2016
Thanks a lot, you two, for driving a stake through the heart of what probably would have been a fun and memorable daddy-daughter date night.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
People in an Alabama city who use public restrooms intended for a gender other than what is listed on their birth certificate will be punished under an ordinance officials passed …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
A day of rallies at North Carolina’s statehouse began Monday with the delivery of petitions signed by 180,000 people seeking the repeal of a law that curtails protections for LGBT …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
A North Carolina legislative leader said Wednesday he doesn’t see the need to repeal or revise a law that limits protections for the LGBT community.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
The rock group Boston is the latest act to cancel concerts in North Carolina because of the state’s new law on LGBT rights.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Montana officials sought to capitalize on North Carolina’s loss and announced Wednesday that they would be courting PayPal to open an operations center.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
The white Donald Trump supporter accused of punching a black man being escorted from a Trump rally in North Carolina by sheriff’s deputies has had his case continued.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
PayPal says it’s canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.