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U.S. Judge Delays Criminal Sentencing Of Duke Energy

Vicki Lawrence song influences a North Carolina judge to defer sentencing against Duke Energy for polluting local rivers.

April 14, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused In Chapel Hill Shooting That Killed 3

No hate-crime charges were brought against Craig Stephen Hicks.

February 16, 2015

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Two Provisions Of North Carolina Elections Overhaul Bill

Learn more about this big victory for voting rights.

October 1, 2014

Damage But No Casualties As Arthur Hit Some, Missed Some NC Beaches

By Anne Blythe, The News & Observer RALEIGH, N.C. — The day after Hurricane Arthur roared ashore at Shackleford Banks with 100-mph winds whipping, the season’s first hurricane left dramatically different legacies on opposite ends of the North Carolina coast. Along the southern beaches, hotel clerks were as sunny as the clear, blue skies — […]

July 5, 2014
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North Carolina Demonstrators’ Sit-In Tests New Legislative Building Rules

By Anne Blythe, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) RALEIGH, N.C. — Demonstrators ratcheted up the volume at the North Carolina Legislative Building on Tuesday, singing, raising their voices and staging a sit-in at the office of House Speaker Thom Tillis. Fifteen were supplied with sleeping bags and pizza, prepared to stay the night if allowed. […]

May 28, 2014

Durham Settles Lawsuit With Former Duke Lacrosse Players

By Anne Blythe, The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) DURHAM, N.C. — Eight years after three Duke lacrosse players were wrongfully accused of rape in a case that put Durham and its police department under a harsh spotlight, a long-running lawsuit has been settled. Under terms of the settlement, the three players — Reade Seligmann, Collin […]

May 16, 2014