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PETA Challenges New Possum Drop Law

Posted: 07/18/2014 - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed another lawsuit in its effort to stop the use of a wild opossum as part of a New Year's Eve celebration in the North Carolina mountains.

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Medical Examiner: Crisco Died Of Heart Problems

Posted: 07/16/2014 - The state medical examiner's office says the death of former N.C. Commerce Secretary and congressional candidate Keith Crisco was due to heart problems.

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89 Killed In Worst Afghanistan Bombing Since 2001

Posted: 07/15/2014 - A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent attack on civilians since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion.

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NC Home Insurance Increase Set For October Hearing

Posted: 07/15/2014 - North Carolina's top insurance regulator says an August hearing for insurance companies to explain their request to raise the cost of homeowners coverage by an average of 25 percent won't come until October.

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Obama Pushing Research On Cars That Talk To Cars

Posted: 07/15/2014 - President Barack Obama is envisioning a time when cars will be able to talk with other cars or with America's roads. Today Obama will visit a federal highway research center in northern Virginia.

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Governor Takes In Morehead City Baseball Game, Talks Budget With WITN

Updated: 07/16/2014 - North Carolina lawmakers are still at an impasse over the state budget and Governor Pat McCrory told WITN Monday he isn't backing down from plans to veto the NC Senate's proposed budget, which would raise teacher's salaries by an average of 11 percent.

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NC Lawmakers Want Review Of Abortion Plate Ruling

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Republicans at the North Carolina legislature want the nation's highest court to review a ruling barring the state from issuing anti-abortion license plates unless they provide a similar option to pro-choice motorists.

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McCrory Willing To Review Medicaid Expansion Later

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd be willing to consider expanding Medicaid in North Carolina through the federal health care overhaul law once the state's system is repaired after years of cost overruns.

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NC Budget Talks Remain Slow On Education, Medicaid

Posted: 07/14/2014 - North Carolina budget talks remain slow as House Republicans held a meeting with empty seats and Gov. Pat McCrory tried to keep pressure upon senators to ease back on their teacher pay proposal.

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Bergdahl Returned To Active Duty Monday

Updated: 07/15/2014 - A senior defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.

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Border Budget Battle Continues

Posted: 07/11/2014 - President Obama is demanding Congress pass an emergency funding bill so that the federal government doesn't run out of money to deal with the border crisis.

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House GOP Takes First Step To Sue President Obama

Posted: 07/11/2014 - House Republicans have taken the initial step in suing President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.

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Budget Trouble At Tryon Palace

Updated: 07/10/2014 - As lawmakers work through the state budget, there is concern about the future of a historic landmark in North Carolina's colonial capital due to lack of funding.

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Abortion Rights Advocates "In The Dark" About New Rules

Posted: 07/09/2014 - Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.

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