North Carolina

Roy Cooper

North Carolina gov.-elect sues over law stripping his powers

North Carolina’s incoming Democratic governor sued Friday over a new law passed by Republican legislators to limit his powers as… READ MORE

North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’ set on fast path to repeal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – North Carolina lawmakers appear poised to repeal a controversial law widely derided as the “bathroom bill” because… READ MORE

NC governor signs bill curtailing successor’s powers

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Friday signed legislation that will severely curtail the powers of his successor, Democratic… READ MORE
cooper

Gov. Pat McCrory concedes to Roy Cooper in governor’s race

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Gov. Pat McCrory conceded to Attorney General Roy Cooper in the race for the governorship of… READ MORE
Hillary & Michelle

North Carolina Is the Real Bellwether State

Michelle Obama, making her first joint campaign appearance with Hillary Clinton in North Carolina on Oct. 27, suggested the state… READ MORE
Jones Benton

NC State House candidates scuffle at Beast Fest

BLDENBORO — The annual Beast Fest brought out the beast in two attendees Saturday and resulted in charges being filed… READ MORE

Charlotte sued for using tear gas against protesters following killing of Keith Lamont Scott

Seven Charlotte, N.C. residents sued the city and its police department Friday over local law enforcement’s use of tear gas… READ MORE
NC Voters

‘All hands on deck’ as Republicans fight to keep North Carolina

GRAHAM, N.C. — Spread out like a Burma-Shave ad, the message on a trio of roadside signs was jarring but… READ MORE
NC GOP HQ

GOP HQ in North Carolina Fire Bombed

Gov. Pat McCrory Sunday called the weekend firebombing of a North Carolina Republican headquarters “an attack on our democracy,” while… READ MORE
Hurricane Matthew

Matthew leaves 18 dead in US; 8 killed in North Carolina amid severe flooding

As North Carolina reeled from Matthew’s devastating flooding, officials announced Sunday that the storm killed at least eight people in… READ MORE
Hurricane Matthew

North Carolina, Florida Governors Declare a State of Emergency

Although it is too early to know for certain where Matthew will head after it hits the Greater Antilles, authorities… READ MORE

Extra security planned for Panthers-Vikings game amid Charlotte protests

Charlotte officials plan to add extra security around Bank of America Stadium for Sunday’s NFL game between the Carolina Panthers… READ MORE

4th Night of Protests: Hundreds Briefly Block Charlotte Interstate

A crowd of demonstrators briefly shut down Charlotte’s Interstate 277 Friday evening as a fourth night of protests over the… READ MORE
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