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Randy Travis' brother arrested on drug charges
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 9:39pm.

Authorities say the younger brother of country music singer Randy Travis is in custody for methamphetamine possession.

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Wake Co. judge considers bail bondsmen law
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 8:55pm.

A Wake County judge is giving more thought before deciding whether to block a new law that gives a trade group lone authority to train bail bondsmen in North Carolina.

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MacDonald returns to court in 'Fatal Vision' case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:50am.

video It's arguably one of North Carolina’s biggest murder trials of all time. Monday it was put back in the spotlight several decades after Jeffrey MacDonald was convicted of brutally murdering his pregnant wife and two little girls.

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Embattled UNC-Chapel Hill head Thorp to resign
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:31am.

The chancellor who has run North Carolina's flagship public university is stepping down next year after multiple scandals that have erupted since he took office four years ago.

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Charlotte teen shot to death; no arrests reported
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 6:53am.

Charlotte police say a teen has been shot to death at his home.

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UNC board meets privately with chancellor Thorp
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 4:17pm.

Overseers of North Carolina's public universities are voicing support for the head of the system's flagship Chapel Hill campus amid investigations into academic fraud, improper travel spending by fundraisers and special treatment for athletes.

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NCCU hazing allegations subject of police probe
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 4:13pm.

North Carolina Central University administrators are requesting a criminal investigation over hazing allegations involving members of the school's revered drum line.

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker to stump in NC for McCrory
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 4:05pm.

Republican Pat McCrory is bringing another GOP governor to North Carolina to campaign for him.

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NC Air Force base opposes wind farm plan
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 4:03pm.

The Air Force objects to a planned wind farm in eastern North Carolina, saying the blades reaching nearly 500 feet high could threaten low-flying fighter jets from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

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Progress Energy to retire coal-fired power plant
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 4:00pm.

North Carolina's main electric company is shutting down a coal-burning power plant near Goldsboro as it shifts to generating power with cleaner natural gas.

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