A vehicle crashed head-on with a Northampton County Schools activity bus on Friday. Nine of the 22 children on the bus were sent to the hospital and the driver of the vehicle was killed, according to the NC State Highway Patrol.
Newly elected black sheriffs in North Carolina not honoring federal requests to hold inmates who may be in the country unlawfully say they're being unfairly targeted by Republican lawmakers with a bill that would force compliance.
News outlets report the Arlington County Board's 5-0 vote came after hours of heated public testimony Saturday. Supporters said Amazon's plan to build a massive facility in Crystal City will lead to tens of thousands of good jobs. Opponents, however, said the tech giant doesn't deserve public subsidies. They also said lower-income residents would be driven out.
North Carolina's environmental agency on Wednesday said Chemours now agrees that within six months it will figure out how much of the chemicals discharged for years from its plant near Fayetteville it can economically and technologically reduce.
The interim president of North Carolina's public universities says he doesn't want to see a Confederate memorial ripped down by protesters last summer return to its prominent spot on the flagship Chapel Hill campus.