Posted: 08/23/2013 - Superior Court Judge Richard Boner ordered that members of the Hidden Valley Kings could be charged with a misdemeanor crime if they ride together in a car, or stand, sit, walk or gather with other known gang members in public.
Posted: 08/23/2013 - The General Assembly's web site says 33 of the 34 bills that hadn't been acted upon to date were signed Friday by the governor.
Posted: 08/23/2013 - A federal judge wants to hear from lawyers in person on the legality of 2011 ultrasound requirements passed by North Carolina legislators before deciding whether they should be tossed out permanently as unconstitutional.
Posted: 08/22/2013 - A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday.
Updated: 08/22/2013 - President George W. Bush's former secretary of state Colin Powell thinks North Carolina's new voting law hurts the Republican Party and punishes minority voters.
Updated: 08/22/2013 - WITN has learned a well-known television show host and political commentator is making her way to Eastern North Carolina for a closer look at the Voter ID law.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - The measure requires hospitals to make public their prices on 140 common services and procedures, which will be posted online. Hospitals also would be unable in some situations to place a lien on someone's house to collect unpaid bills.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - A U.S. House member from western North Carolina says she will not seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Democrat Kay Hagan.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - A Pakistani court has indicted former Pakistani president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf, in the 2007 assassination of a former prime minister.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - One vetoed bill would have required drug testing for some welfare benefit applicants. The other would have expanded the exemption for employers required to use the E-Verify identification system for temporary workers.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - British authorities detained the partner of a journalist who received leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for just under nine hours under the Terrorism Act.
Updated: 08/21/2013 - Progress NC Action wants Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos to rescind $20,000-plus raises to two department workers in April. Spokesman Ricky Diaz and policy adviser Matt McKillip make more than $80,000. Both worked on McCrory's campaign last year.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Officials and experts say the White House's attention is focused elsewhere - even as more than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the deadliest month since 2008.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - The Obama administration is sending four North Carolina organizations more than $3 million to help people sign up for insurance under the new health care law.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - A tug of war over the Republican Party's future continues as conservative activists and party leaders from across the country gather in Boston for the Republican National Committee's annual summer meeting.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Newt Gingrich has a message for Republicans: Stop being so negative, and start talking about ideas – including alternatives to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Updated: 08/14/2013 - A federal judge has sentenced former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to 30 months in prison, following his guilty plea that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.