FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Attorneys for an Army general charged with sexual assault will try renegotiate a plea deal with a new set of military officials. The judge in Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair's case sent the jury of generals back to their duty stations this morning, indicating that the trial is not likely to resume soon.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory says he's going to stay out of the debate about whether his former employer Duke Energy should be able to pass the costs of closing North Carolina's coal ash ponds on to consumers. He said today that decision is best left to the state Utilities Commission.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school. The gift from Joseph and Deborah Kapp Gordon is designed to increase the chance of admission for rural students, as well as helping them afford to stay in school.
HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) - The Cape Hatteras National Seashore plans to restrict driving on the beach where shorebirds are expected to nest. A National Park Service spokeswoman said staff will mark the closed areas this month and next based on historic nesting habits.
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