First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security camera in his jail cell.
The various companies involved in choosing, making and installing the glass on the state’s Green Square project in downtown Raleigh haven’t agreed on what’s wrong with the glass, who is responsible – and who will pay to get it fixed.
The public will have its first chance this week to comment officially on a Wake County school budget proposal that includes a request for $48.3 million more in local funding. Here are some questions and answers about the budget proposal.
North Carolina senator sees the information-sharing legislation as the best move the government can make – aside from taking offensive measures – to scuttle, or at least minimize, losses from cyberattacks.
Senate Republicans and Democrats reach a deal to vote on a bipartisan human trafficking bill, paving the way for a confirmation vote on the stalled nomination of Loretta Lynch to become attorney general.
Researchers at Duke University estimate that more than 79,000 direct and spinoff jobs were created from wind and solar electricity generation between 2008 and 2012, compared with an estimated 49,530 coal industry job losses.
The competition for new jobs and business isn’t limited to the states alone. City staff have drafted a formal program that would offer incentives for businesses to move here, stay here or expand their presence here.
North Carolina’s annual State Energy Conference kicked off in Raleigh Tuesday with a federal official’s defense of a controversial proposal not to allow offshore drilling closer than 50 nautical miles within the state’s coastline.
The photo, shown by prosecutors Tuesday at the start of the penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capital murder trial, was used by the government to argue that he should be put to death for his role in the April 2013 bombings.
An N.C. Senate committee postponed a vote Tuesday on a bill to put the 308-acre Dorothea Dix property up for bid and revoke a deal reached between Raleigh leaders and Gov. Pat McCrory to create a park.
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Wisconsin Gov. and expected presidential candidate Scott Walker will be a featured speaker at the state Republican Party’s convention in June. The convention will take place June 5 to June 7 at the Raleigh Convention Center.
North Carolina drivers would save money when they fill their tanks under tax legislation filed last week by House Republicans – but they would spend a lot more when they buy new cars and trucks, renew their registrations and pay for automobile insurance.
The Wake County school board will review Superintendent Jim Merrill’s $1.4 billion operating budget proposal on Tuesday and holding a public hearing on the plan. The board will also vote on school bell schedules for the 2015-16 school year.