The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is defending the actions of four officers shown on a video caught on camera punching and elbowing an unarmed suspect in the head during an arrest and after an extended foot chase.
Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday appointed John Arrowood to fill a seat on the state Court of Appeals vacated the same day by Doug McCullough, a Republican who reaches the mandatory retirement age next month.
Video: N.C. Sen. Thom Tillis wants to expand the H2B visa program, which allows workers from other countries into the U.S. to do seasonal work. Landscaping companies like Greenscapes, Inc. in Raleigh, N.C. use some of the workers on their jobs.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr said Tuesday that Congress’ failed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was “messed up,” while speaking to local Chamber of Commerce officials in Franklin County. Burr also said Speaker Paul Ryan needs to be the leader of the House and not necessarily the policy guru.
North Carolina Representative Larry Pittman jokes to a group that he doesn't think President Obama wasn't a traitor because he hasn't harmed any Kenyans. Pittman recently caused controversy by comparing Abraham Lincoln to Hitler.
Alex Hitt of Peregrine Farm in Graham, N.C. praises Republican lawmakers after they introduced the Carolina Cares bill Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the General Assembly. The proposal would extend government health insurance coverage to individuals who are ineligible for Medicaid due to income levels but are otherwise unable to afford health insurance.
Durham County Chief District Judge Marcia Morey shares her top priority after being appointed to the N.C. House District 30 seat on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
Key words: Marcia Morey, Durham, Democrats, Paul Luebke, Democratic Party, House, District 30.
Gov. Roy Cooper hosted a press conference after signing a compromise bill passed by he General Assembly on Thursday that replaces House Bill 2 but restricts anti-discrimination ordinances in cities and counties.
Several dozen demonstrators protested outside the Executive Mansion Thursday evening after Gov. Roy Cooper signed an HB2 replacement bill after the legislature approved the bill earlier in the day. The demonstrators favored a full repeal of the bathroom bill and called the replacement a watered-down compromise.
Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, calls the HB2 repeal passed by the Senate on Thursday a compromise that accomplishes a pre-HB2 reset while still protecting North Carolinians. "Compromises are ofttimes difficult to get to, and sometimes difficult for folks to fully appreciate at the time," he said.
Senators Phil Berger (R) and Dan Blue (D) debate a compromise bill to replace the controversial HB2. Both the House and Senate passed the bill, sending it to Governor Roy Cooper Thursday, March 30, 2017.