Brett Bursey, director of the South Carolina Progressive network, has joined a lawsuit against the small town of Turbeville for writing municipal traffic tickets he claims are unconstitutional. Bursey estimates Turbeville has been writing these tickets since 2003 and bringing in about $1 million a year.
Actress Alyssa Milano got an idea from a friend of a friend on Facebook to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet." The hashtag #MeToo was tweeted nearly a million times in 48 hours, according to Twitter.
University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams tells reporters that he was shocked on the day the FBI indictments and wide-ranging investigation into illegal activities involving schools and recruits was announced.
Watch University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams describe his reactions to the news that the NCAA would have no sanctions for UNC in the wake of their long-running investigation into academic issues.
North Carolina's Joel Berry II talks about returning for his senior season and the end of the NCAA's investigation of the Tar Heels during basketball's media day at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.
Raleigh’s latest budget included $6.7 million in pay increases across the city, with the biggest and most highly touted raises going to members of the city’s police and fire departments. City workers from other departments – solid waste, parks and recreation, and public utilities – say their raises haven’t been implemented as promised and that workers’ concerns about other workplace policies still aren’t being listened to. About 20 members and supporters of the Raleigh City Workers Union, a chapter of the public service union UE150 demonstrated Tuesday, Oct. 17 outside City Hall.
University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams talks about coaching and recruiting while the school was being investigated by the NCAA. Williams talked with reporters at media day for the Tar Heels Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017.
For 25 years Paul Blankinship has collected artifacts, maps and photographs to present to fair goers a collective memory of 165 years of NC State Fair history. This year, after what happens to be the 150th fair, Blankinship will pack up the small museum for the last time.
Senator John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic". The six-term Republican senator from Arizona made the remarks after receiving the award for a lifetime of service and sacrifice to the country.
Watch NC State's Nyheim Hines return a punt 92-yards for a touchdown in the Wolfpack's victory over Pitt at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. It was the longest punt return by an N.C. State player since Jack McDowall had a 95-yarder against Duke in 1926.