Posted: 8:17 PM
- A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Updated: 4:48 PM
- A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
Updated: 4:08 PM
- Duke Energy has agreed to buy assets of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, meaning electric bills for thousands of people in Eastern Carolina could eventually be reduced.
Updated: 8:39 AM
- As Belhaven mayor Adam O' Neal reaches his destination of Washington D.C. in his walk for Vidant Pungo, answers about the ongoing battle regarding the recently closed hospital will be provided when hospital officials meet Monday.
Updated: 11:58 AM
- An abandoned house on East Bright Street was destroyed in a fire just after 6 a.m. Monday. The assistant fire chief says he is actively investigating the fire at a home on North Adkin St. that happened late Sunday night.
Updated: 5:35 AM
- The woman authorities say backed over a 2-year-old child in Pender County last Saturday, who later died from injuries, is now facing a new charge from this weekend for drinking and driving.
- An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
- Thunderstorms are quite rare in Southern California, but people living in Southern California got a stark reminder today of how ferocious they can be. Fourteen people were struck by lightning.
Poll Results: Duke Energy has agreed to buy assets of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, meaning electric bills for thousands of people in Eastern Carolina could eventually be reduced. Do you believe the bills will eventually go down?