RALEIGH — Plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of a legislative session Republicans quickly called in 2016 to limit the power of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper before he could take office now want the state's highest court to hear their case.
RALEIGH — North Carolina's state schools superintendent says a survey he pitched parents and teachers to complete confirm that people want the K-12 education standards known as "Common Core" eliminated.
RALEIGH — Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo visited North Carolina to push for policies to eliminate chemical pollution from industrial products, like those discharged into the Cape Fear River for years.
RALEIGH — An insurance company magnate and two associates go on trial this week on charges they conspired to bribe an elected North Carolina regulator with up to $2 million in campaign money so scrutiny of his businesses would ease.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 6-year-old South Carolina girl who disappeared earlier in the week after getting off her school bus was found dead Thursday, and a homicide investigation has been opened, authorities said.
RALEIGH — Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest was well ahead of his primary rival for North Carolina governor when it comes to fundraising as 2020 began. But Democratic incumbent Roy Cooper lapped them both taking in money.