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Nation Mar 09North Carolina police officer charged with felony assault after August beating of black pedestrian
The case against former Asheville police officer Christopher Hickman became public only last week after a leaked body camera video showed Hickman subduing and punching the pedestrian, who was accused of jaywalking.
Nation Mar 02WATCH: The Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham's children remembered "America's Pastor" as a man devoted to spreading the Gospel, living his life at home as he preached it in stadiums, with a personable humility and an unwavering focus on the…
Nation Jan 10GOP vows to fight judges’ decision to strike down North Carolina House districts
A federal court's decision to strike down North Carolina's congressional map has cast uncertainty over the state's 2018 U.S. House races and thrust the state into a national debate over reducing the role of partisanship in drawing electoral districts.
Politics Mar 27AP Exclusive: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76 billion
The bathroom bill will cost North Carolina more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.
Politics Nov 04N.C. names recently removed from voting rolls must be reinstated, rules judge
U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs issued the ruling Friday after an emergency hearing earlier in the week on NAACP allegations that at least three counties purged voter rolls through a process disproportionately targeting blacks.
Politics Oct 17Clinton, Trump condemn Republican Party office firebombing
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Authorities are investigating after a local Republican Party office in North Carolina was vandalized and set on fire in what a state GOP official called an act of "political terrorism."…
Nation Sep 23Charlotte protesters ‘hate white people’ due to envy, NC congressman says
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger also complained that the government has spent too much on welfare programs that ultimately hold people back.
Nation Jun 27Supreme Court to review whether North Carolina relied too heavily on race in redistricting
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether Republican lawmakers relied too heavily on race when they redrew North Carolina's congressional districts to give the GOP a powerful advantage in the swing state.
Politics Aug 25North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan braces for Obama’s visit to her state
Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina's Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama appears in her state before a critical audience she's trying to woo: Veterans.