After a lower court ordered unusual legislative contests this year to mitigate unconstitutional racial gerrymandering, the justices temporarily stayed the order.
An attempt to roll back the state’s controversial “bathroom bill” collapsed amid recriminations on Wednesday.
As Alphabet Inc. rethinks its grand gigabit vision and puts some cities on hold, installation presses forward in North Carolina’s Research Triangle.
Charlotte voted Monday morning to repeal an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance, reportedly the first part of a deal to erase the state’s controversial “bathroom bill.”
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Legislators passed a slate of bills to sharply reduce the power of the incoming governor, over the heated objections of Democrats and hundreds of protestors.
As GOP efforts to restrain gubernatorial power rolled forward, Governor-elect Roy Cooper, a Democrat, threatened to sue, and activists were arrested for disrupting the legislature.
After Roy Cooper narrowly won the gubernatorial race, the GOP-led state legislature is using a special session to sharply limit the incoming executive’s authority.
Incremental infrastructure improvements are laying the foundation for a bigger future in North Carolina’s capital city.
Court challenges to redistricting in North Carolina and Wisconsin could bring national changes in elections.
North Carolina can’t resolve its gubernatorial race until Durham County recounts its votes. But that isn’t as simple a matter as it seems.
“People generally have limited attention, which means that we fail to consider small details.”
Mecklenburg County's district attorney said Officer Brentley Vinson "acted lawfully" when he shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, a black man.
The October storm caused about $2 billion in damage in the state, according to initial estimates.
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Software problems and a lack of paper forms caused delays at polling places in Durham County on Election Day.
“There’s still a long way to go,” said one city manager.
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As state and local officials urge residents in vulnerable areas to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Matthew, some are deciding to ride it out. And that’s “a headache” for first responders.
As utility workers are mobilized to restore service knocked out by the storm, this real-life emergency scenario will test investments in stronger infrastructure and response.
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The family of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Tuesday, wants video of the incident publicly released.
Decisions in dueling lawsuits suggest the religious exemption law will be hard to overturn in the courts.
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A successful cross-sector project to reduce energy consumption in North Carolina’s largest city is laying the foundation for similar collaborations in other places.
The justices voted not to stay a lower court’s ruling that extended early voting and restored same-day registration in the swing state.
Thomas Schroeder temporarily barred the University of North Carolina from enforcing the state’s “bathroom bill,” finding that the law likely violates the Civil Rights Act.
A federal appeals court finds the impact of the state’s voting law can only be explained by “discriminatory intent.”
The league will move the 2017 All-Star Game because of the law.
Legislators restored the right to bring discrimination suits but otherwise failed to agree on changes to the state’s controversial “bathroom bill.”
The controversial bill has cleared the House and made its way through the Senate Wednesday.
Lawmakers are meeting to consider changes to the controversial law, according to media reports.
Its cities must comply with anti-immigrant state laws, or face the funding consequences.