A medication already known to have reversed well over 2,000 overdoses of heroin, OxyContin or other opium-based drugs in North Carolina since 2013 could become more accessible in legislation recommended Tuesday by a state Senate committee.
The state Court of Appeals agreed Tuesday that the former director of Alcohol Law Enforcement was fired from his most recent job as an ALE field agent solely for political reasons and should be reinstated.
The N.C. Court of Appeals has ruled that a 16-year-old sentenced to life in prison without parole for murder will get a new sentencing hearing because the trial court judge didn't sufficiently explain the absence or presence of mitigating factors.
A jail inmate who was backing away from an officer was shocked with a stun gun three times and left alone for about 20 minutes in a padded cell where he died, according to a video released to a North Carolina newspaper.
An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" signs they had made from fern fronds.
A former Mocksville police detective who says he and two other officers were fired for raising concerns about how the department was being run testified Monday that he felt it was "going downhill at a fast pace."
The Rev. Val Rosenquist and retired Bishop Melvin Talbert defied the United Methodist Church's ban on same-sex marriage by performing a wedding at Charlotte's First United Methodist. They married John Romano and Jim Wilborne.
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Men become first same-sex couple to get married publicly in a United Methodist church in North Carolina
Happy 100th birthday, National Parks Service
Prescribed Burn includes Bald Eagle Habitat at Jordan Lake
FBI videos show Patrick Cannon pocketing thousands in bribes