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Fake rentals take toll on tourists

HONOLULU – Scammers who fraudulently advertise Hawaii rental properties have ripped off hundreds if not thousands of visitors to the state, according to Honolulu police, who say it’s difficult to prosecute the con artists because most of them operate out ...

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Mountain getaway runs $10.75M (access required)

Have an extra $41,058 a month? If so, you could meet the monthly mortgage payments on the most expensive residence in North Carolina. The 16,221-square-foot French chateau-inspired home in Biltmore Forest near Asheville was built like a fortress in 2006. ...

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No word on lion and bear selfies (access required)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New state laws that took effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they ...

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Possum Drop’s future again uncertain (access required)

RALEIGH – The use of a wild opossum during an annual New Year’s Eve celebration in the North Carolina mountains again is uncertain after a Wake County judge agreed to block a General Assembly law approved this year. Superior Court Judge Bryan ...

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