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Raleigh couple found not guilty in underage drinking case
A Raleigh couple has been found not guilty of charges stemming from a party in which underage drinking led to a fatal wreck. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 9:07pm
Voter Laws
Closing arguments completed in challenge to NC voter law
The fate of North Carolina's new election law rests in the hands of a federal judge after three weeks of testimony and an extended round of closing arguments. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:58pm
NC lawmakers delay confirmation discussion after ruling
North Carolina legislative leaders say they'll delay the confirmation process for several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions because of a court ruling involving appointment powers. Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:52am
UNC-CH billed $3M for probe finding fake classes
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. Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:52pm
Ex-NFL player sentenced for role in mortgage fraud
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. Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:28am
Cary man pleads guilty in wife’s death in 2008
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. Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:14am
Two NC men’s convictions overturned in 1983 killing
A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case. Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:45am
Man pleads guilty to murder
A man Chadbourn police say is a known gang member has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:16am
US appeals panel reverses Outer Banks bridge work
A unanimous federal appeals court panel is overturning North Carolina's plans to save money by simply replacing a crucial Outer Banks bridge while chunks of the island where traffic passes is threatened by rising waves. Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:53am
Another trial delay for former NC lawmaker
The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again. Attorney Elliot Abrams, a member of LaRoque's defense team, said Thursday that the retrial has been moved from October to Feb. 2, 2015. Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:31pm