03/06/14 01:00 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A company that handles customer calls for corporations and creates websites for companies and sells and markets their products is consolidating its operations in Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/1hQmMD2) that Red Ventures of Indian Land is...
By Michael Biesecker | 03/06/14 08:10 AM
Federal prosecutors say deputies of a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers shared links to a bloody video game in which players shoot people entering the country illegally, including children and pregnant women.
By Michael Biesecker | 03/04/14 08:09 AM
North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/04/14 07:11 AM
Approval ratings continue to drop for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, who is seeking re-election in the key battleground state of North Carolina, according to a new poll.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:47 PM
North Carolina regulators issued notice to Duke Energy on Friday that the company will be cited for violating environmental standards in connection with a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.
02/27/14 06:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AT&T is announcing 130 job openings in North Carolina in retail sales, technician and call center positions. Thursday's announcement follows the company's $1.6 billion investment in the state between 2011 and 2013. The company says the investment was designed to enhance...
02/26/14 09:25 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday planned to unveil its latest version of ideas on how to change North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid health care system for about 1.7 million poor and disabled people. The state Department of Health and Human Services was...
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:16 AM
A recent three-time candidate for statewide office in North Carolina and a retired physician added their names Tuesday to the list of Republican candidates seeking Democrat Kay Hagan's U.S. Senate seat this year.
02/25/14 09:00 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say they may force Duke Energy to move a pair of leaky coal ash dumps, more than three weeks after a massive spill coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic gray sludge. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Tuesday it...
02/25/14 12:15 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimates about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into a North Carolina river earlier this month. Wake Forest University researchers released results Tuesday. The study used photos...
02/20/14 02:45 AM
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (AP) — State and federal officials are due in South Boston to brief Southside residents on a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River. Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency and public health and water officials from the McAuliffe administration are to brief...
02/18/14 09:45 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials said Tuesday that groundwater containing unsafe levels of arsenic apparently leaching from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is still pouring into the Dan River, which is already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill. The state Department of...
02/18/14 02:17 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper reminded towing companies on Friday that state laws against price gouging and unfair business practices are still in effect after a major winter storm. Cooper Price gouging, which occurs when companies charge...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 11:38 AM
As federal prosecutors launch a criminal investigation into Duke Energy's massive coal ash spill on the Dan River, two North Carolina lawmakers say they will push legislation to force the nation's largest electricity provider to clean out its leaky waste dumps across the state.
02/14/14 03:27 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning North Carolinians about scammers who might try to take advantage of consumers following this week’s winter storm. Cooper Cooper said Wednesday that while many tree removal companies are reputable,...
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