Carolinas

Forbes names North Carolina best state for business

After being in the top five for the past 12 straight years, North Carolina has finally come out on top of the Forbes' Best State for Business list.

Police: 16 fatal crashes, 445 DWI arrests on I-40 over holiday weekend

Troopers were placed every 20 miles along I-40 during the most heavily traveled periods this past Wednesday and Sunday that led to thousands of citations.
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AMBER ALERT: Search underway for missing 3-year-old Onslow County girl

An Amber Alert was issued Monday morning as police search for a missing 3-year-old girl in Jacksonville.

Thieves steal Christmas gifts for children from Greensboro toy drive

According to toy drive organizers, the thieves back a truck up to a semi-trailer and loaded it up with boxes filled $1,200 worth of toys.

Woman arrested for carrying a concealed weapon at RDU

A 19-year-old woman is facing charges after she was arrested for having a gun at Raleigh Durham International Airport over the weekend.
Duke Energy

A look ahead: Duke Energy and state to begin final hearings on proposed rate...

Still at issue is whether the company will be allowed to charge consumers the full, multibillion-dollar cost of cleaning up its coal ash pits.

Chemical company’s response to water worries: Silence

Americans have grown accustomed to hearing apologies from everyone from cheating car-makers to cheating presidents, but a Fortune 500 chemical company with a pollution problem in North Carolina is following a different model: don't apologize, don't explain.

Scammers use employee’s name to take $56,000 from county

A South Carolina county says it paid scammers $56,000 after they pretended to be a county employee.

North Carolina clerk fired after allegedly beating robber

A North Carolina store clerk said she was fired after she attacked a burglar with a baseball bat on Tuesday — a move her employer said violated company policy.

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