U.S. District Court Judge Earl Britt decided Monday that 21-year-old Shkumbin Sherifi won't be released on bond before his trial in November. The FBI says he plotted to kill the witnesses in his older brother's trial.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina says he won't run for a leadership post in the Senate after the 2012 elections because such a job isn't conducive to pushing policy initiatives in which he's interested.
Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, former U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge and state Rep. Bill Faison spoke Thursday at the Raleigh Convention Center from the same stage for the first time using a debate-style format in their primary campaign.
Dozens of people spoke out at Wednesday night's public hearing about a proposal to allow night hunting in our area. Some say it will help control the number of coyotes. Others argue it could put people and endangered species in danger.
Republicans at the Legislature say they plan to take a cautious approach to allow a new method of natural gas drilling in North Carolina that, if successful, probably wouldn't remove a ban on the activity for at least two years.
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Volunteer fire departments on tight budgets sometimes need the help of the public to raise funds--although one department in the east says they're not going door to door to do it, but someone is, claiming to represent the department.
Reese has unsuccessfully filed five other lawsuits to try to stop the stadium and other related downtown deals. He has said he doesn't oppose a baseball stadium in downtown Charlotte, but instead calls for a major-league ballpark.