NC Headlines
republicanvote.jpg
GOP remains comfortably in charge at NC statehouse
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:28pm.

Several million dollars from independent groups on top of an expensive US Senate race that negatively portrayed the Republican agenda in Raleigh helped Democrats knock off a few GOP incumbents at the North Carolina legislature on Election Day.

Full Story »
Medical examiner: Missing App St. student killed herself
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:25pm.

The North Carolina medical examiner's office has ruled that the death of a freshmen at Appalachian State University was a suicide.

Full Story »
AT&T to hire more than 160 in North Carolina
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:58am.

AT&T says it is hiring worker for more than 160 jobs in North Carolina as part of its effort to enhance and expand its wireless and wireline networks.

Full Story »
Bank_of_America.jpg
Bank of America taking $400M litigation charge
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 7:58pm.

Bank of America says it is taking a $400 million charge to cover additional litigation costs and cut its results for the third quarter. The Charlotte, North Carolina, company says it is in talks with U.S. banking regulators about its foreign exchange business. Citigroup cut its third-quarter earnings by $600 million on Oct. 30 for similar reasons.

Full Story »
dukeenergy.gif
NC orders Duke to redo coal ash monitoring plans
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:10pm.

videoNorth Carolina regulators have ordered Duke Energy to resubmit its proposal for assessing the extent of groundwater contamination leaking from 33 coal ash dumps across the state after deeming the company's current plans "inadequate."

Full Story »
PatrickCannon.jpg
Former Charlotte mayor gets house arrest for illegal vote
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:08pm.

A federal judge is placing the former mayor of North Carolina's largest city under house arrest until he begins serving a nearly four year sentence for taking bribes.

Full Story »
GayMarriageNCseal.jpg
Court official defends directive to NC magistrates
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:03pm.

The chief administrator of North Carolina's courts says magistrates are duty-bound to marry gay couples and says he finds no federal law or rulings that would exempt them based on religious beliefs opposing same-sex marriage.

Full Story »