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.
Texas grand jury indicts Amanda Hayes on body-dumping charge
Amanda Hayes, convicted of killing her husband's ex-girlfriend, Laura Ackerson, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for getting rid of Ackerson's remains there.
- 'A gift from heaven': NC pays millions to help crime victims
When Dick Adams' son was murdered two days before Christmas 1982, the emotional burden was accompanied by a financial one - the unanticipated funeral expenses for a 21-year-old. In the nearly 32 years since his son's murder, Adams has worked to help other crime victims and their families get millions of dollars from the state to help with funeral expenses, medical bills, lost wages and counseling.
- Cary police release sketch of man wanted in sex assault
Cary police on Wednesday released a sketch of a man sought in a sexual assault over the weekend.
- NCSU researchers predict relatively quiet hurricane season
Researchers at North Carolina State University said Wednesday that they expect the 2014 hurricane season to be relatively quiet when compared to the last 20 years.
- Reinstatement of Jordan Lake pollution controls urged
Environmentalists, local officials and a Durham businessman urged lawmakers Wednesday to bring back the so-called Jordan Lake Rules to control pollution in the lake.
- Durham widow gets husband's 11 Army honors
Decades after his service to his country ended, Army Corporal Donald "Buddy" Moore got the honors he earned Wednesday. Moore's widow, Wanda, accepted 11 medals and awards on his behalf for service in World War II and the Korean War.
- Senate Majority PAC uses staffer scandal against Tillis
- April 15 provides soapbox for backers, critics of NC tax overhaul
- Teacher pay report gets chilly reception
- Cooper, lawmakers split on how to pursue vouchers case
- Repealed bias law lives on in NC challenge to overturned death sentences
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