RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina authorities say a prison employee was seriously injured in an attack by two inmates using a homemade weapon. The Department of Public Safety says in a statement that the attack happened Tuesday afternoon at a Raleigh prison and the employee has been hospitalized.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Roy Cooper says he's bringing home the three North Carolina National Guard members working at the Mexico border because of President Donald Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Cooper said Tuesday the decision was a "strong response" to the "cruel policy." Attorney General Josh Stein also signed a letter seeking to end the policy.
TRYON, N.C. (AP) - The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust said in a news release Tuesday that it will develop and find a new use for the house in Tryon where Simone was born in 1933.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Republican overrides of two vetoes of election-related bills by North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper are partially complete. The state Senate voted late Tuesday to enact the two laws despite Cooper's objections. Next up is the House. One measure changes many judicial election districts in large counties. The other requires criminal background checks of many state and county election officials and narrows candidates for new political parties.
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