A Charlotte police officer accused of shooting an unarmed man 10 times after he was in a car crash over the weekend is scheduled for appearance in court on voluntary manslaughter charges Tuesday afternoon.Read More »
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Some child-welfare advocates are worried a consolidation of North Carolina adult prison and juvenile justice offices could reverse recent positive trends involving young people and crime.Read More »
N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson, R-Mecklenburg, has been appointed co-chair of the state Environmental Review Commission by Speaker Thom Tillis, the state announced. She joins Rep. Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, and Sen. Brent Jackson, R-Johnston, who was appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger.Read More »
New consumer protections taking effect in January are forcing mortgage lenders to change how they do business, but the head of the federal government's new consumer finance watchdog agency said Wednesday it'll give responsible lenders an advantage.
Tagged with: American Mortgage Conference Capital Bank Consumer Financial Protection Bureau consumer protection Dodd-Frank mortgage mortgage lender North Carolina Bankers Association Richard Cordray Rollie Tillman Thad WoodardRead More »
There's a lot of potential to develop wind power along the Southeast coast but the industry faces challenges including a regulatory environment that does not offer much incentive to develop the power source.Read More »
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has hired a former Republican campaign staffer and lobbyist as the agency's new director of brands and marketing.Read More »