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Drug Agents Plumb Vast Database Of Call Records

Posted: 09/02/2013 - Newly released documents show that for at least six years, drug agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret.

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Union Groups Join NC NAACP At Labor Day Event

Posted: 09/02/2013 - The protest movement against the Republican-led North Carolina legislature continues on Labor Day by focusing on what its critics call anti-worker legislation.

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Egypt's Morsi To Stand Trial Over Violence

Posted: 09/02/2013 - Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will stand trial on charges of committing and inciting violence, a state prosecutor decided on Sunday.

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Sister Says Liz Cheney's Opposition To Gay Marriage 'Dead Wrong'

Posted: 09/02/2013 - Mary Cheney, the younger daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney who married her long-time partner Heather Poe last year, chastised her older sister, a Republican who is running for the Senate, for her opposition to same-sex marriage in a posting on Facebook.

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Romney's Untaxed '47 Percent' In US: It's Shrinking

Posted: 08/30/2013 - The "47 percent" of U.S. households who owe no federal income tax, memorably disparaged last year by former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has shrunk to 43 percent, said the research group that produced the original estimate.

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Greenville Rally Recalls "March On Washington"

Updated: 08/28/2013 - Like many other parts of the state and country, a rally was held in Greenville Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington."

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MLK Niece Hopes March On Washington Unites Americans

Posted: 08/28/2013 - The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece says in the 50 years since his "I Have a Dream" speech, people have "walked away" from his spiritual message and "tried to solve everything with laws."

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Kerry: Chemical Arms Use In Syria An 'Obscenity'

Posted: 08/26/2013 - Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday outlined the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, saying there was "undeniable" evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack, with intelligence strongly signaling that Bashar Assad's regime was responsible.

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Crowd At Lenoir Co.Courthouse For Defund Obamacare Rally

Updated: 08/23/2013 - About 100 people from all over the east met on the steps of the the Lenoir County courthouse Friday evening in Kinston to rally against the new federal healthcare system. The Defund Obamacare rally was organized by the Lenoir County Republican Party.

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Gov. McCrory Signs Remaining Bills

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.

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State Abortion Law From 2011 Before Judges Again

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.

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Colin Powell Blasts State's New Voting Laws

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.

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MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Coming To Elizabeth City

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.

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