A Cumberland County judge has converted three death sentences to life in prison in a Racial Justice Act ruling.
Alzheimer's patients on Medicaid in special housing might see their federal payments cut below the limit where the facilities can no longer afford to care for them.
Gov.-elect Pat McCrory names secretaries of Health and Human Services and of Environment and Natural Resources, and a chief of staff. All are fresh faces in state government, but well-known in Repbulican circles.
Mayors from the state's biggest cities got together to chart out a common course for the next legislative session.