The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds.
Jason Jernigan will serve 28 months in federal prison for his role in investment and financial fraud that netted $1.4 million from clients, including three NFL players. The High Point businessman must pay restitution to his victims.
The Haw River Assembly is holding a rally at the Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro from 4:30-5:30 p.m., said Director Elaine Chiosso. They’re asking Chatham Park and the Town Board to protect more trees.
An attorney for the Gila River Indian Community says a powerful state lawmaker's push to change Arizona water law is based on misinformation and the concerns of a "small number of farmers" who took water they did not have the right to use.
A lawmaker from the district holding the troubled Western State psychiatric hospital highlighted a pair of bills that would restrict the location and release of violent offenders committed in the state's mental health system.
Durham housing is in demand, especially downtown, and city leaders are considering opening up the zoning to allow much more of it. Some neighborhoods want housing density vote delayed to allow further study.