A state judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Carolina's photo identification requirement to vote starting next year even after the General Assembly eased the mandate for some without IDs who want to cast ballots.
North Carolina's flagship public university is being billed more than $3 million for the probe by outside attorneys that detailed a nearly two-decade-long scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible.
A former NFL player has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison and two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud conspiracy.
U.S. Attorney Anne M. Tompkins says 43-year-old Jimmy Hitchcock was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty in June 2013 to mortgage fraud conspiracy, bank bribery conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.
A man awaiting a new trial in the death of his wife six years ago has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
Multiple media outlets reported that 40-year-old Brad Cooper pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday in Raleigh.