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Michael Peterson goes free after pleading guilty to manslaughter in wife’s death

Through an Alford plea in which the Durham novelist refused to admit guilt, Michael Peterson pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge Friday that allowed him to walk out of Durham County Superior Court a free man.

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Governor says HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to NC

Gov. Roy Cooper said that HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to North Carolina, and that some companies won't move here because of the 11-month-old law.
John Murawski jmurawski@newsobserver.com
Governor says HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to NC 1:45

Governor says HB2 is a hindrance to recruiting businesses to NC

Senate leader sees no 'true compromise' in Cooper's HB2 proposal 1:41

Senate leader sees no 'true compromise' in Cooper's HB2 proposal

Cooper offers compromise HB2 repeal proposal 8:20

Cooper offers compromise HB2 repeal proposal

Dallas Woodhouse calls on Gov. Cooper to find HB2 compromise 3:15

Dallas Woodhouse calls on Gov. Cooper to find HB2 compromise