That time a civil rights activist teamed up with Richard Nixon to build a black-run town in rural North Carolina
Retired Engineer Offers Free Expert Testimony for Flood Victims. Licensing Officials Threaten Him With Criminal Charges.
Wayne Nutt worked as an engineer for decades. But because he's not licensed, North Carolina's engineering board says that he can't share his expertise in public.
State investigators say shooting justified because Andrew Brown Jr. drove toward law enforcement to escape arrest.
Don't punish businesses for raising prices during a crisis.
North Carolina's Terrible Body Camera Law Blocks Important Information in a Controversial Police Shooting
Will the public ever see why deputies shot Andrew Brown?
Unresponsive government institutions fuel state-level measures to help parents and children pick learning models that suit them.
The latest anti-trans salvo isn't just a treatment ban. It forces school officials to snitch on kids who don't act or dress as their birth sex.
Technological innovation makes gathering visual land data easier and cheaper—and threatens an industry’s status quo.
Judge Threatens to Jail North Carolina Town Officials for Seizing Man's Money, Refusing To Return It
A misdemeanor marijuana charge leads to an attempt to take $17,000.
The Incoming Biden Administration Raises the Possibility of More Infrastructure Weeks and More Infrastructure Spending
More spending doesn't necessarily mean better results.
Plus: Fewer Americans are watching sports, Milton Friedman's powerful TV series turns 40, Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court, and more...
North Carolina Mother Sues School Resource Officer Who Handcuffed and Pinned Her 7-Year-Old Autistic Son
Just the latest in a string of incidents involving school police and children with disabilities
There are many unique challenges facing election officials this year, but widespread malfeasance isn't one of them.
Lindsey Graham just dodged a third-party bullet, but there are a handful of other tossup Senate races where third-party candidates could exceed the major candidates' margin.
A North Carolina officer was fired after saying, "We are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them fucking niggers."
Trump Wanted To 'Throw Massie Out of Republican Party!' but the Libertarian-Leaning Congressman Just Won His Primary Anyway
The 24-year-old real estate investor Madison Cawthorn also won his primary over Trump-backed businesswoman Lynda Bennett.
The government granted a temporary waiver allowing drone-based deliveries of medical supplies in North Carolina. That shouldn't end when the pandemic does.
A state trooper believed a man driving by and flipping the bird at the cops constituted disorderly conduct. (It didn't.)
The government has broad emergency powers, but that doesn't mean the Constitution is suspended.
The deputy now faces possible criminal charges.
"We’re still doing interviews, speaking with students, learning what was said and the context of the comment."
This year, Mississippi and North Carolina both ditched a vague "good moral character" clause that kept occupational licensing out of reach for people with criminal records.
State legislatures and Congress can (and probably should) take steps to limit partisan gerrymandering. This was never an issue for the courts to settle.
The debate about whether the killer should have been prosecuted for federal hate crimes shows how the Justice Department targets defendants based on the opinions they express.
It looked as though he was trying to put the gun on the ground.
Both companies say the city's restrictions are too burdensome to stay.
Common sense wins out...sort of.
"My son with autism was forced out of the home with military-style rifles aimed at him and made to sit on the cold, wet ground for over an hour."
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
According to the officer who took them down, the phone was "evidence."
CityWell United Methodist Church sheltered an undocumented immigrant until they said he was lured to an immigration office under false pretenses.
North Carolina capped income tax rates at 7 percent, while Florida will now require a supermajority to increase taxes or fees.
Price gouging is not the evil many officials make it out to be.
But she never should have faced criminal charges in the first place.
Tammie Hedges is facing upward of a dozen charges related to the medical care she freely provided to the animals.
If you need help during a disaster, look to the locals before the government.