A top executive with Atrium Health said the hospital could look to move its business operations elsewhere as state financial regulators express skepticism at the hospital’s request to re-finance hundreds-of-millions of dollars of debt from a hospital it bought in Georgia last year.
North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced the re-reinstatement of the Hurricane Recovery Committee on Tuesday, just one day after a second report found questionable spending of money intended to help those impacted by Hurricane Matthew.
A judge has ruled Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney will not be held in contempt of court over the department’s handling of video depicting a deadly officer-involved shooting that played out in a Burger King parking lot in March.
The chairman of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners opened Tuesday’s night’s meeting with a monologue that attacked a fellow commissioner and local media after questions surfaced about whether the commissioners violated state open meetings laws in discussing changes to the county’s budget
Andrew Murray, the United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, was critical of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff on Monday, as his office filed a federal criminal charge against a man who was twice released from the county jail after being arrested on charges related to domestic
The budget set to be released by the North Carolina Senate next week will include money to test all untested sexual assault kits across the state, according to a source with knowledge of the budget, who asked not to be named to discuss legislation that had not yet been released.
A copy of the search warrant executed on the Chester County Sheriff’s Office in late April obtained by WBTV is providing new details about the federal investigation that led to the indictment of now-suspended Sheriff Alex Underwood, his chief deputy and a lieutenant at the agency.
A senior VA leader-turned-whistleblower is breaking his silence for the first time to detail the way he says his case has been mishandled, as the VA office responsible for investigating whistleblower complaints is investigated itself by the agency’s internal watchdog.
The Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development is conducting a review of North Carolina’s agency that distributes federal aid money intended to help rebuild from hurricanes.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections is expected to name Karen Brinson Bell as its next director when it meets by telephone Monday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the board’s plans.
As sheriff of Chester County, Alex Underwood ran his agency with fear and intimidation, sometimes using his power and authority to intimidate political rivals, a former deputy who worked for Underwood told WBTV in an exclusive interview.
Criminal charges have been dropped against a Chester County man and his mother who were both arrested in November 2018, paving the way for a federal investigation that has led to the county’s sheriff and two deputies being indicted.
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has cancelled basic training for new driver license examiners as it prepares for an expected uptick in customers seeking a new license or ID card this summer.
Agents with the FBI and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division seized the phone of Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood during a raid of his office on Monday, according to a source who was in the building at the time.
Jason Reid, a former captain in the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office who ran unsuccessfully to lead the office last year, pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges Monday morning in connection with allegations he places a GPS tracking device on the car of his ex-girlfriend.
The second officer who was on scene during a fatal shooting in March in the parking lot of a Burger King on Beatties Ford Road has a string of disciplinary action stemming from incidents, according to personnel information released by CMPD on Monday.
A judge has ordered the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department to appear in court and explain why the full body camera video depicting the events before, during and after the shooting of Danquirs Franklin was neither provided to a judge to review or released publicly.