Confession failed to free NC man, who has died as a prisoner

New York 04/10/19, 03:37

Lee Wayne Hunt died a prisoner, officially deemed guilty of a double murder — even though a co-defendant absolved him in a conversation with a lawyer that remained secret for decades. Attorney Staples Hughes said a client who also was convicted in the case told him not long after the 1984 ...

Bathroom bill sponsor leads GOP field in NC election re-do

Politics 03/15/19, 15:24

Republicans are heading for a lively and rapid-fire faceoff to decide who'll represent the GOP in a new North Carolina congressional election mandated after a ballot-rigging scandal blocked the former Republican candidate's presumed victory in November. Nine Republicans filed by Friday's deadline to run for their party's nomination in the 9th ...

EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds

U.S. 02/15/19, 15:57

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.The Chemours Co. also failed to provide information showing when the company learned the chemical GenX contaminated ...

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