Western Carolina University officials have suspended a fraternity for five years after a pledge said he was "water-boarded."
The US Marine Corps is holding a ceremony in eastern North Carolina to dedicate its newest - and largest - hangar.
The leader of the North Carolina House says his chamber won't debate a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, has been sentenced to two years' probation and a $100,000 fine for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.
A legislative compromise to mandate insurance coverage of autism treatment in North Carolina has the support of several groups and the state's dominant insurer.
A ceremony is scheduled to mark the start of construction of a monument at Camp Lejeune to honor the Montford Point Marines, the first black Marines to enlist in the Corps.
A U.S. Marine who vanished in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon will be on trial in military court on desertion and other charges. A news release Friday says a Marine general has referred 34-year-old Cpl. Wassef Hassoun for a general court-martial. No date has been set.
State historical attractions in the coastal area are slated to receive thousands of dollars in repair and renovation funds under a statewide capital improvement campaign that has been on hold for several years due to the recession.