A step forward for supporters of same sex marriage. North Carolina officials say they will stop defending the amendment that bans this kind of union. Read More »
President Obama announced new sanctions against Russia as fighting flares up between Russian-supported rebels and the Ukraine army.
AG Roy Cooper made the comments after a ruling Monday by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.
The move comes as Ukrainian officials say they are seeing artillery attacks coming from Russian territory.
Some lawmakers in Washington accuse the Obama administration of using the ban to impose an economic boycott of Israel.
A large crowd at the Cornelius town hall proved people are not happy about toll lanes on I-77. The NC DOT says the hot lanes from uptown Charlotte to Mooresville would ease congestion and create jobs.
The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv.
US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials.
A plan to cap North Carolina's sales tax rate at 2.5 percent is headed to the full Senate. If it passes, it could impact raises for teachers in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
The US is warning Americans not to travel near the Israeli crisis. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo Monday, calling for a cease-fire. A shelling at a hospital in Gaza killed at least five people inside.
Train cars full of bodies rolled away from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 impact site Monday. Meanwhile, President Obama is pressuring Vladimir Putin to allow international investigators full access to the site.
Israel has invaded the Gaza strip, escalating a 10-day military campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers. Another 18,000 reserve soldiers are on standby.
One local terrorism expert says what happened Thursday sets a terrible precedent within the Ukraine/Russia conflict.
The election results are in and some voters turned on Jay Gaither after a former employee sued him last month for sexual harassment.
Hours after Israel agreed to an Egyptian peace deal, Hamas militants fired more than 40 rockets into Israel. One rocket hit an empty school. Read More »
The immigration court in Charlotte has a smaller load compared to larger cities, but that might change without action from Washington.
Texas Governor Rick Perry made a stop in Rock Hill Wednesday to talk job creation and economic development. He was joined by South Carolina congressman Mick Mulvaney.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a religious exception to the Affordable Care Act. The ruling treats corporations like people, with the rights to exercise religious freedoms.
The decision is a sweeping endorsement for privacy rights, and could be a major blow for technology like the Stingray program.
There's a new plan to give teachers in North Carolina raises, without forcing them to give up tenure rights.
The situation in Iraq, with Islamic militants battling Iraqi security forces, is now prompting action from Washington.
We talked to a Iraqi War veteran Matthew Ridenhour about the possibility of future US military involvement in Iraq.
State lawmakers have pushed through a bill that supporters hope will close the question of who should run Charlotte-Douglas International.
A NC Senate bill would put operational control of the airport into the hands of a new commission.
A newly-signed presidential memorandum lets borrowers adjust fees to 10 percent of their monthly incomes.