Lawsuit

NC lawmakers take up McCrory picks while appealing lawsuit
North Carolina legislative leaders say they're going to consider several of Gov. Pat McCrory's choices to government positions while appealing a court ruling involving appointment powers. Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:38am
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
Tobacco companies criticize federal judge
Tobacco companies say they are being forced by a federal judge to inaccurately call themselves unscrupulous villains who continue to deceive the American public. In an appeals court filing Wednesday, the industry says the statements ordered by the judge in a government lawsuit would only trigger public anger against the companies and should be scrapped. Thu, 01/08/2015 - 1:39am
NC governor enters immigration order lawsuit
Gov. Pat McCrory says he joined a lawsuit brought by the Texas attorney general challenging President Barack Obama's executive order last month on immigration because the president exceeded his powers laid out in the U.S. Constitution. McCrory made North Carolina one of the 17 states involved in the lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court over Obama's order designed to keep as many as five million people living illegally in the United States from being deported. Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:44am
Former Bald Head Island officer files suit over firing
A former Bald Head Island public safety officer has filed suit in federal court against the village and Manager Calvin Peck Jr., charging they violated his civil rights and denied him due process when he was fired in August. Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:51am
StarNews files lawsuit against Charter Day Schools Inc.
The StarNews Thursday filed a lawsuit against Charter Day School Inc. alleging that the school group is not following the state's public records law. Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:03pm
STARNEWS Reports: Lawsuit calls New Hanover County Commission’s voting into question
A court case could throw some decisions by New Hanover County commissioners into question. A Wilmington development company is challenging the denial of its special-use permit for a project in Porters Neck. Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:39am
NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed
Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. The Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims says as of July 17, it has received 780 forms from potential eugenics board victims. They had until June 30 to submit a claim to be considered for compensation. Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:43pm
Delay sought on NC same-sex marriage lawsuit
North Carolina's attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation. Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:20pm
Federal receiver sues key players in Ponzi scam
CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — A federal court-appointed receiver is suing key players in a North Carolina online company that promised big returns in a massive Ponzi scheme. Kenneth Bell said Monday he’s trying to recoup money from ZeekRewards executives and investors who made money in the $850 million scam. He says the two lawsuits are Read more... Tue, 03/04/2014 - 2:24am