make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

N.C.

Workers cheated out of nearly $5M in unpaid work

READ MORE:
A new report from a liberal-leaning think tank says thousands of North Carolina workers are at risk of being cheated out of wages they've earned. Full story...
»

Forest begins tour for bid for NC Lt. Gov.

READ MORE:
One of two Republicans who have been running for months to become North Carolina's next lieutenant governor says he's officially kicked off his campaign. Full story...
»

Democrats want NC primary delay over redistricting

READ MORE:
Democrats and advocacy groups suing over new Republican-drawn maps for legislative and congressional districts say the state's May 8 primary should be delayed until July 10 while judges decide whether the boundaries are unconstitutional. Full story...
»

Two people shot to death in Durham

READ MORE:
Two people have been shot to death at a home in Durham. Police say the shootings happened shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday. Full story...
»

NC to recommend money for sterilization victims

READ MORE:
A task force is planning to recommend how much North Carolina should pay victims of forced sterilization, which would make it the only state in the country to offer compensation for eugenics program victims. Full story...
»

Painting of Zahra Baker reminds Hickory PD of duty

READ MORE:
The North Carolina police department that solved the killing of a disabled 10-year-old Australian girl now has a portrait of the child to remind them of their duty to protect children. Full story...
»

Charlotte proposes cracking down on DNC protesters

READ MORE:
North Carolina's largest city is hearing from the public on new ideas by Charlotte police and city attorneys to limit protesters during this year's Democratic National Convention. Full story...
»

Soldier accused of having C4 in luggage out on bond

READ MORE:
A soldier accused of trying to bring powerful explosives on a flight from Texas to North Carolina has been freed on bond. Full story...
»

Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" campaign nets 3,627 DWI arrests

READ MORE:
State and local law enforcement officers cited 3,627 motorists for driving while impaired during the Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, which ran Dec. 3–Jan 2. They issued a total of 136,769 traffic and criminal citations statewide. Full story...
»

Mike Easley avoids disbarment after felony

READ MORE:
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. Full story...
»

Judge hears bid to delay John Edwards trial

READ MORE:
A federal judge in North Carolina is considering whether former presidential candidate John Edwards goes on trial for alleged campaign finance violations later this month. Full story...
»

Residents near Charlotte airport sue over noise

READ MORE:
Four dozen Charlotte residents are suing Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, claiming noise from a new runway has lowered their home values. Full story...
»

NC woman charged with putting children in crates

READ MORE:
A Buncombe County woman has been arrested and accused of placing her children into dog containers. Full story...
»

Elisa Baker pleads guilty to one federal drug charge

READ MORE:
The North Carolina woman who pleaded guilty to killing her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Full story...
»

NC gov names judicial nominating panel members

READ MORE:
Gov. Beverly Perdue's choices for a panel that will recommend potential appointees for North Carolina judgeships include a sheriff, a former chief justice and a previous U.S. Senate candidate. Full story...
»