20, Sep 2014 - Appeals court sets quick date on North Carolina voting law
A federal appeals court decided Tuesday to hasten arguments in a case challenging a tough, new North Carolina voting law that critics say will suppress minority voter turnout in November.
19, Sep 2014 - Groups sue Duke Energy over coal ash pollution
A coalition of North Carolina environmental groups sued Duke Energy on Wednesday over pollution leaking from the company's coal ash dumps. Three lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court cite water pollution and dam safety issues at Duke's coal-fired power plants at Buck Steam Station near Salisbury, the Cape Fear Plant in Moncure and the H.F. Lee Plant near Goldsboro. The complaints, filed under ...
19, Sep 2014 - Appeals court hustles to hear case challenging North Carolina's GOP-backed voting changes
RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal appeals court is hurrying to hear arguments in a case challenging changes to North Carolina voting law. The new law is considered one of the toughest in the country and critics say it will suppress minority voter turnout.
19, Sep 2014 - Appeals Court Sets Quick Date on NC Voting Law
Appeals court hustles to hear case challenging North Carolina's GOP-backed voting changes
19, Sep 2014 - DA Dismisses Most Remaining Protest Arrests in NC
DA dismisses hundreds of 'Moral Monday' arrests in North Carolina, citing recent court rulings
19, Sep 2014 - NC paving company president pleads guilty to fraud
A top executive at a North Carolina paving company has pleaded guilty in federal court in what prosecutors say was an $87 million scheme involving government-funded road construction projects.
18, Sep 2014 - Fed charges dropped so North Carolina fugitive can return to prison
WATERLOO | The U.S. government is dropping its case against a North Carolina bank robbery fugitive who was caught living in Waterloo this year.
18, Sep 2014 - Ala. man sentenced in illegal pesticide case
MACON, Ga. (AP) — The owner of an Ala.-based company that authorities say incorrectly used pesticide at nursing homes had been sentenced to two years in prison. Steven Murray of Pelham appeared in federal court on Wednesday. Prosecutors say his company, Bio-Tech Management, used the pesticide Termidor inside nursing homes in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama, contrary to the ...
17, Sep 2014 - Mountain City men facing drug charges
Three Mountain City residents currently detained in North Carolina have been named in a federal indictment announced on September 12, 2014 by U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina Anne M. Tompkins.
17, Sep 2014 - 1973 escapee found in Waterloo was up for parole
WATERLOO | A fugitive who was captured in Waterloo in April has been transferred to North Carolina so he can resume serving his sentence in a 1970 convenience store robbery.
05, Apr 2014 - Federal Court Orders St. Augustine, Florida Couple and Their Company to Pay $5.76 Million for Defra
Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained federal court supplemental consent Order requiring Defendants Gary D. Martin and Brenda K. Martin of St. Augustine, Florida, and their company, Queen Shoals Consultants, LLC (QSC) of Charlotte, North Carolina, to jointly pay a total of $5.76 million in civil monetary penalties for defrauding customers through a retail ...
04, Apr 2014 - North Carolina vehicle inspector sentenced for fake tests
Court records say man conducted 201 illegal inspections in 2010 and 2011
04, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC Two top DOJ officials stand by decision to fire SBI agent Deaver
Two high ranking members of the North Carolina Department of Justice told a judge they stand by their decisions to fire SBI agent Duane Deaver, who filed a petition to get his job back.
04, Apr 2014 - Hearing Friday on Musto's release petition
A federal court hearing on whether former state Sen. Raphael Musto may be released from a medical facility in North Carolina to be examined by his family physicians for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma is scheduled for 130 p.m. Friday in U.S. District Court on South Main Street.
03, Apr 2014 - Judge backs NC prison hand-held camera requirement
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Thursday with an outside expert who recommends that North Carolina Central Prison staffers should use hand-held cameras to record how some prisoners are treated by guards after force is used to subdue the inmates.
03, Apr 2014 - Judge: Subpoenas in NC voting suit must be honored
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators can't ignore subpoenas seeking documents that could provide insight on the development and approval of last year's elections overhaul law being challenged in court, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - Federal Court in North Carolina Orders Mitchell Brian Huffman to Pay $2.1 Million Penalty for Defra
Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained a federal court supplemental Consent Order requiring CFTC Defendant Mitchell Brian Huffman , of Charlotte, North Carolina, to pay a $2.1 million civil monetary penalty for operating a fraudulent commodity pool scheme that defrauded customers of more than $3.2 million in connection with exchange-traded commodity ...
02, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC U.S. judge to hear plea in N.C. terror assistance case
RALEIGH, N.C. A North Carolina man accused of seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group is scheduled to appear in court to officially hear the federal government's case against him.
02, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC Duke Energy seeks to keep records from regulators - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Worried about a possible backlash, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal investigation is ongoing.
02, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC Duke Energy seeks to keep records from regulators
Worried about getting a fair shake from investigators, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal probe is ongoing. ...
02, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC Duke Energy seeks to shield records from NC regulators until federal investigation is resolved
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Worried about getting a fair shake from investigators, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal ...
02, Apr 2014 - Durham, NC US judge to hear plea in NC terror assistance case
(AP) A North Carolina man accused of seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group is scheduled to appear in court to officially hear the federal government's case against him. U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle has scheduled an arraignment Thursday for 29-year-old Basit Sheikh of Cary. He's expected to enter a plea on the criminal charge. Boyle is allowing some government motions to stay ...
01, Apr 2014 - Delay in terror assistance case against NC man
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group is scheduled to appear in court to officially hear the federal government's case against him.
01, Apr 2014 - Raleigh, NC Wake County, N.C., District Attorney Colon Willoughby to Step Down After 28 Years, Join McGuireWood
RALEIGH, N.C., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby, one of North Carolina's longest-serving prosecutors, announced plans Thursday to leave the office at the end of March and join McGuireWoods LLP. Willoughby, who earlier announced his intent to depart, informed Gov. Pat McCrory's office Thursday that his last day as district attorney will be ...
06, Mar 2014 - Appeals court upholds NC terrorism convictions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the convictions of three members of a North Carolina terror ring who plotted to attack the U.S. Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., and targets abroad.
07, Sep 2013 - Durham, NC Nonprofit asks court to stop sale of land leased for N.C. Cultural Center
PEMBROKE - The nonprofit organization that has run the dilapidated North Carolina Indian Cultural Center near Maxton since 1994 has asked a federal court judge to stop the state from selling its land.