Advocates for gun rights in North Carolina are pushing to expand who can carry loaded weapons and where they can do so.
By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Legislators are considering changes to how North Carolina educates its young, including giving learning growth more credit when measuring whether a public school earns an A-through-F grade. Lawmakers increased the push Tuesday to change laws affecting students from elementary to college classrooms as they face Read more...
A domestic violence charge was dismissed Monday against former New Hanover County elections director Marvin McFadyen when the alleged victim in the case failed to show up in court, according to the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office.
North Carolina-regulated health insurance plans would be required to cover autism diagnosis and treatment under legislation that has support from a number of advocacy groups and now most state senators.
Religious conservatives are lobbying North Carolina lawmakers to pass legislation that supporters say protects expressions of faith but that opponents contend would legalize discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Loretta Lynch has been sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general.
Youth advocates are hoping they can pass a bill this year that would stop having all 16 and 17 year olds tried as adults in the North Carolina court system.
North Carolina's lieutenant governor and several faith leaders have written an open letter to elected officials in support of a "religious freedom" bill.