Posted: 06/23/2008 - Gov. Mike Easley, local governments and environmental groups are making progress on reforms to respond to the current and future droughts.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Truck Safety Coalition is asking state lawmakers to put the brakes on a proposal that would allow longer trailers on more North Carolina roadways.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - A former Marine at Camp Lejeune, N.C., has pleaded guilty to running away with a 13-year-old girl that he met online and sexually assaulting her.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Internal Revenue Service says more than a quarter million retirees and disabled veterans in the Carolinas have not filed a return to qualify for a tax rebate.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - State lawmakers are considering a plan that would provide a tax credit to parents of special-needs students who send their children to private schools.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - General Motors Corp. told dealers Monday it plans to raise prices on 2009 models by an average of 3.5 percent despite a tough market that is forcing the automaker to cut production and discount its 2008 models.
Updated: 06/23/2008 - George Carlin, who had a history of heart trouble, went into St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon complaining of chest pain and died later that evening
Updated: 06/23/2008 - Eastern Carolina suffered minimal damage after storms rolled through many parts of viewing area.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - Duke University's business school is planning to gather hundreds of graduate students this fall to sign the school's honor code and promise not to cheat.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - State lawmakers are considering legislation that would make it illegal to hang a noose or burn a cross while trying to intimidate someone.
Updated: 06/23/2008 - The Rocky Mount Police Department's street engagement teams are living up to their name. The teams are pulling drugs, guns and suspects off the streets.
Updated: 06/23/2008 - Rescue crews from three Coast Guard stations towed a red skiff back to the North Carolina shore after the vessel spent a stormy night in the Pamlico Sound.
Updated: 07/09/2008 - Camp Lejeune says the annual base July 4 celebration will feature traditional activities, fireworks and a concert by Nashville star Lee Ann Womack this year.
Updated: 06/23/2008 - Officials in Winston-Salem are asking their employees to begin carpooling to help the city cut what it spends on gasoline.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - The cook-off between Charleston caterer Jimmy Hagood and Ed Mitchell of The Pit restaurant in Raleigh is scheduled to appear on NBC's "Today" show on Monday.
Posted: 06/23/2008 - Greenville Police are investigating who set fire to a chair on one home's front porch early this morning.
Posted: 06/22/2008 - Rocky Mount Police are investigating two violent crimes from Friday.
Updated: 06/22/2008 - Five people had to be rescued by boat after heavy rains caused flash flooding near uptown Charlotte Saturday.
Updated: 06/22/2008 - Private security contractor Blackwater Worldwide has been able to keep 17 AK-47s at its armory under a deal that sidesteps federal laws prohibiting private parties from buying automatic weapons.
Updated: 06/22/2008 - Two popular barbecue cooks in the Carolinas are competing on national television.
Posted: 06/22/2008 - North Carolina-based FairPoint Communications reluctantly agreed to a two-month delay in completing its takeover of Verizon's northern New England landlines.
Posted: 06/22/2008 - Sen. John McCain may be the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, but supporters of Ron Paul in Montana refused to abandon their candidate.
Posted: 06/22/2008 - Four men are missing and believed drowned after a boat authorities say was overloaded sank in a California river delta.
Posted: 06/22/2008 - For the next few months, it'll be "Meet the Press" with Tom Brokaw.