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Lawsuit filed against new pet cemetery owners (Photo by Matt Born/StarNews)
Preliminary injunction saves pet’s graves for now
Dozens of grave sites are safe for now, after the property owner of Walden Pond Pet Cemetery told pet owners they had 90 days to dig up their pets before he develops that land. The pet owners filed a lawsuit against the owner in April. Their attorney Gary Shipman says on Monday a judge entered a preliminary injunction restraining the owner from requiring that anyone move graves or prohibiting anyone from visiting until a decision is made. Tue, 06/02/2015 - 6:08pm
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FIRST ON 3: Former superintendent fights defamation lawsuit
Former Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden is facing a lawsuit over alleged defamatory statements. In January, founder of Roger Bacon Academy, Baker Mitchell, sued Pruden over false accusations. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 6:17pm
Jurors say it's 11-to-1 for decision in Starbucks lawsuit
Jurors say it’s 11-to-1 for decision in Starbucks lawsuit
Jurors will resume deliberations next week in a lawsuit filed by a Raleigh police officer who says he suffered third-degree burns after a cup of Starbucks coffee spilled in his lap three years ago. Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:43pm
Former CFCC president amends lawsuit against Board of Trustees
Former CFCC president amends lawsuit against trustees
The former Cape Fear Community College president amended the lawsuit he filed against its Board of Trustees in March. Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:03pm
Lawsuit filed against new pet cemetery owners (Photo by Matt Born/StarNews)
Pet owners file lawsuit over pet cemetery development
Pet owners with animals buried at the Walden Pond Pet Cemetery in New Hanover County filed a lawsuit against the new owner of the property. That’s according to attorney Gary Shipman. Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:46pm
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