'The opioid epidemic has taken lives and torn apart families all across North Carolina.'
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announces a lawsuit his office filed against Insys, an Arizona-based drugmaker, accusing the company of offering kickbacks to doctors to prescribe Subsys, a fentanyl-based spray.
Red4EdNC, a teachers' advocacy group, is asking educators to sign a "Declaration in Defense of North Carolina's Public Schoolchildren." The document, modeled on the Declaration of Independence, lists education grievances with the General Assembly.
York County Judge Jack Kimball threw out a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina man Thursday. Plaintiff Russell Walker demanded county officials put a Confederate flag and other items back in the main courtroom of the York County Courthouse.
State Rep. Tim Moore, the Republican House speaker, says states with voter ID laws have seen “zero decrease” in participation. As legislators consider a referendum on the issue, PolitiFact checks Moore's claim.
A News & Observer / Charlotte Observer investigation found that low-income students with high test scores were often missing out on advanced classes. Lawmakers responded by approving a bill to address the problem. #ReadLocal at nando.com/readlocal.
A special panel appointed by the State Board of elections voted three to two along party lines to disqualify a Jennifer Mangrum, a Democratic candidate who is challenging Republican state Sen. Phil Berger.
Darrion Smith, a DHHS health care tech and officer with UE Local 150, a union for state and local government workers and Nathanette Mayo, president of the North Carolina chapter talk about gaps in the guaranteed $15 minimum wage for NC state workers.
The NC NAACP urges Apple and Amazon to stay away from North Carolina because of a law allowing four mostly white towns in Mecklenburg County to create their own charter schools and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring voter ID at polls.
Rep. George Holding, a Raleigh Republican in Congress, is running campaign ads in June 2018 to highlight his support for congressional term limits. He faces Linda Coleman in the November election for the 2nd District.