N.C.
dukeprogress.JPG
NC regulators clear hurdle to Duke-Progress merger
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:52pm.

North Carolina utilities regulators have approved the merger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy, the last major hurdle to creating the largest American electric company.

Full Story »
gavel.jpg
Murder convict may go free with new evidence
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:21am.

A North Carolina man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a murder may be freed in a case in which law officers and prosecutors hid key details from defense lawyers.

Full Story »
62612.jpg
Perdue vetoing Republican budget adjustments
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:24am.

video North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue is vetoing the Republican budget bill for the second year in a row. Perdue announced her decision Friday on the budget adjustments for the coming year that's been on her desk since last week.

Full Story »
rowansheriff.jpg
4 arrested after calling NC deputy for drugs
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 8:14am.

Four people have been arrested after they called the wrong man about drug purchases. The man was a Rowan County sheriff's deputy.

Full Story »
Unhealthy air quality forecast in NC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 6:34am.

Much of North Carolina is on notice that the air quality is likely to be unhealthy.

Full Story »
NC child dies after being left in hot car
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:49pm.

North Carolina health officials say a 2-year-old child has died after being left in a hot car, the first such death in the state since 2009

Full Story »
Census shows Durham now NC's 4th-largest city
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:40pm.

Figures from the U.S. Census Bureau say Durham has squeaked past Winston-Salem by 867 people to become North Carolina's fourth-largest city.

Full Story »
NC lottery reports record transfer to education
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:38pm.

The North Carolina state lottery has again generated a record amount of money to the state for public education.

Full Story »
UNC Health Care board changed in finalized bill
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:37pm.

The General Assembly has agreed to give more authority to the University of North Carolina system's governing board in choosing who will oversee its state hospital system.

Full Story »
ftbraggshooting.jpg
Soldier killed, 2 wounded in Fort Bragg shooting
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 5:46pm.

Officials say one soldier was shot and killed and two others wounded at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

Full Story »