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4 companies on verge of settling US opioid lawsuits

The three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson are on the verge of a $26 billion deal to settle lawsuits brought by state and local governments across the country over the toll of prescription opioids.

$30M federal lawsuit filed in Andrew Brown Jr. case

Attorneys for the family of Andrew Brown Jr. have filed a $30 million federal civil lawsuit in his death.

Building collapse lawsuits seek to get answers, assign blame

Thirty-two people have been found dead and more than 113 residents are thought to still be missing.

Juul to pay $40M in North Carolina teen vaping suit settlement

Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and sales.

South Carolina governor to sign COVID liability bill

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster plans a ceremonial bill signing for a new law preventing people with COVID-19 from suing businesses.

Manson denies abuse allegations from actor Esmé Bianco

“Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco has sued Marilyn Manson alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

Attorney: Wrongful death suit filed against Wilmington assisted living facility over man’s fatal attack

The family of a man who died at a Wilmington assisted living facility last September has filed a wrongful death suit.

Suit: Armed group seeking teen targeted Black woman’s home

A law firm that advocates for victims of discrimination has filed a lawsuit over an incident last year in which it said a Black woman’s home in North Carolina came under siege by an armed group looking for a missing white teenager.

Ex-firefighter alleges discrimination, harassment in lawsuit

A female ex-firefighter is suing a North Carolina fire department, saying the fire chief deprived her of her duty and inflicted severe mental and emotional distress.

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UNCW men’s and women’s soccer schedules released

Both teams' schedules have been released as of Thursday.

Habitual felon sentenced to up to 4.5 years in prison

Evidence was presented by the State that Jones had committed a similar breaking and entering into a storage building in January of 2018 on Virginia Avenue.

Dept. of Insurance fines Humana $630,000

Humana has accepted the voluntary settlement agreement without admitting any liability or violation of any federal or state laws, regulations or rules.

Interior Department announces next steps for proposed offshore wind energy project

This project, if approved, would be the first to operate off North Carolina's shore and has the potential to provide considerable economic benefits to the region during construction and throughout the project's lifetime.