Little government response to bombing a year later
A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.
- Cool temperatures to linger Thursday ahead of Easter warm-up
Sunshine will dominate on Thursday across central North Carolina, but it will do little to warm below-average temperatures that have been in place since Tuesday evening, WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth said.
- Cary police to canvass area of sexual assault
Investigators on Thursday plan to canvass an area where a 20-year-old woman was raped in her apartment Saturday morning. The canvass comes one day after Cary police released a sketch of a man sought in the sexual assault.
- $25K offered for more arrests in prosecutor's dad's kidnapping
The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of two additional suspects in the abduction of a Wake County assistant prosecutor's father nearly two weeks ago.
- Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
- McCrory proposes coal ash legislation
Gov. Pat McCrory is calling for tighter controls on how the material left over after coal is burned for fuel is handled. A Feb. 2 spill sent 39,000 tons of toxin-laced coal ash into the Dan River.
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