Mike Easley
Mike Easley gets law license back
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 4:07pm.

video Former North Carolina Governor Mike Easley has his license to practice law again. The two-term Democratic governor hasn't had a license in over two years.

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Wilson quiet as DOT names bridge after him
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 4:58pm.

video State and local leaders gathered today to honor Lanny Wilson by naming the bridge at MLK Parkway and 23rd Street after him.

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DOT to rename bridge after Lanny Wilson
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:27am.

video The North Carolina Department of Transportation tomorrow will rename a Wilmington bridge in honor of a former Board of Transportation member who quit amidst controversy.

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Former Easley aide completes sentence
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 7:51am.

A man who served as a top aide to former Gov. Mike Easley has finished a federal sentence for tax evasion. Ruffin Poole reportedly left a halfway house Friday.

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NC court backs trooper who kicked canine partner
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:33pm.

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's ruling that ordered a state trooper who was fired for kicking his dog to be reinstated with back pay.

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Mike Easley avoids disbarment after felony
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:54am.

Former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley will be able to resume practicing law at end of this year under an agreement reached with the State Bar on his punishment related to a campaign finance-related felony in 2010.

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NC State Bar issues complaint against Easley
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/07/2011 - 1:51pm.

The North Carolina State Bar has filed a formal disciplinary complaint against former Gov. Mike Easley after he was convicted last year on a campaign finance-related felony.

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Ex-aide to former NC governor starts prison time
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/26/2011 - 7:23am.

A top aide to North Carolina's former governor is heading to Florida to begin serving a yearlong sentence for federal income tax evasion.

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Ex-Easley aide Poole gets one year in prison
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 2:41pm.

A former aide to ex-North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley must spend a year behind bars for failing to report a $30,000 profit on coastal property that was uncovered during a federal probe involving the two-term governor.

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Ex-NC senator admits illegal donations to Perdue, Easley, others
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/09/2010 - 1:38pm.

A former North Carolina legislator is admitting he funneled money from his company to prominent Democrats for more than a decade.

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