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N.C.

2nd wildfire burns in western NC national forest

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A second wildfire in under a week has broken out in a western North Carolina national forest, but firefighters say both blazes are under control. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine found not guilty of hazing charges

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A Camp Lejeune Marine has been found not guilty of charges that he assaulted members of a scout sniper platoon when they could not complete a series of pushups. Full story...
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Close friend of Perdue pleads not guilty

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A close friend of Gov. Beverly Perdue has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges related to unreported flights on private planes he provided. Full story...
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NC man charged with burying dog alive

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A Cleveland County man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he tried to bury his dog alive. Investigators say the man buried the German shepherd mix's head in a shallow hole and packed its nose and mouth with dirt. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman sentenced in father's stabbing death

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A Jacksonville woman will spend at least nine years in prison for the 2010 stabbing death of her father. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted on dog fighting charges

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North Carolina authorities are searching for a Scotland County man they say is the ringleader of multiple dog fighting operations. Full story...
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House immigration panel hears from employers

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North Carolina lawmakers considering the state's response to illegal immigration are hearing from representatives of businesses that have often hired cheap labor. Full story...
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North Carolina to honor Tuskegee Airmen at Capitol

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The state of North Carolina is planning a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen at the State Capitol. Full story...
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NC House group to look at jobless benefit fraud

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The North Carolina House is forming a task force to see what it can do to discourage people from attempting to bilk the state unemployment insurance system of benefits. Full story...
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NC ALE agents help make arrests in Rocky Mount

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State Alcohol Law Enforcement officials say they'll continue operations such as one this past weekend in Rocky Mount, where 35 arrests were made on charges including selling cocaine, possessing a stolen firearm, driving while impaired and operating an illegal alcohol establishment. Full story...
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NC man mistakes gas for drink, causes fatal fire

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A North Carolina man is dead after police say he accidentally drank from a jar of gasoline and then smoked a cigarette. Full story...
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NC congressman wants to overturn Hatteras beach driving

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A North Carolina congressman has filed a bill to overturn new rules on beach driving along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Full story...
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NC House forming task force aimed at unemployment fraud

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The North Carolina House is forming a task force to see what it can do to discourage people from attempting to bilk the state unemployment insurance system of benefits. Full story...
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90-year-old former university doctor running for governor

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A 90-year-old Harnett County man says he's running North Carolina governor on a platform of creating a state foundation that would allow North Carolina government to reduce or possibly eliminate taxes over time. Full story...
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First lady Michelle Obama coming to NC for visit

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First lady Michelle Obama is planning to visit Raleigh and Charlotte to meet with military families, school children and to make remarks in advance of this summer's Democratic National Convention in the Queen City. Full story...
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