Details emerging from the theft of nearly $5 million in gold bars on an interstate highway indicate the heist was carefully planned and raise questions about who was involved other than the three armed robbers.
A majority in the House tentatively agreed Wednesday to set North Carolina's state gasoline tax at 36 cents a gallon for the rest of 2015, rather than let it fall several additional cents this July if current law remains in place.
North Carolina's judicial system has done its best with less since the Great Recession, but now it's time legislators provide more resources and improved personnel pay within the state's courthouses, Chief Justice Mark Martin told legislators Wednesday.
North Carolina's state school board could close four public charter schools following a string of bad news about the nontraditional schools running into financial problems, including an audit that said one mismanaged money for years before leaving taxpayers with debts.
Clergy and advocates differed Wednesday whether over judicial officials are obligated by law to carry out civil same-sex marriages in North Carolina even if they object to gay marriage due to their religious beliefs.
The crew of a truck carrying a load of gold bars had just pulled off the interstate in North Carolina when, the two men told police, a seemingly ordinary episode of carsickness turned into a multimillion-dollar heist.
North Carolina’s dental authority fails to ensure dentists who sedate patients have the proper “skills, equipment, drugs, support personnel and procedures” in place, according to a new report by the Office of the State Auditor.