House Speaker Tim Moore said Tuesday that discussions over a "religious freedom restoration" proposal would slow in his chamber to give lawmakers time to see if the legislation would harm North Carolina's economy, especially in light of criticism over Indiana's similar new law.
A bill that restores a reduced version of North Carolina's historic preservation tax credits is in keeping with last year's tax overhaul that did away with the credits, House members said Tuesday as they pressed senators to approve the new legislation.
North Carolinians should get ready for a sea-level rise over the next three decades that could be as little as 3.5 inches on the southern coast and as much as 10.6 inches in the northern Outer Banks, a state science advisory panel said Tuesday.
A former social worker apologized for failing to protect the kids in her care as she was sentenced Tuesday to up to 17 months in prison over the abuse of a boy who was found handcuffed to her porch with a dead chicken around his neck.
Companies that judge how likely big borrowers are to repay their debt have given their top rating to North Carolina ahead of a new round of bond sales, state Treasurer Janet Cowell's office said Tuesday.
A confrontation over his failure to buy fast-food biscuits may have led to the death of a 19-year-old Clemson University fraternity pledge, who plunged to his death from a bridge into rocky, shallow water, his parents say in two civil lawsuits filed Monday that seek at least $50 million in damages.