A Mecklenburg County judge issued a temporary restraining order early Wednesday evening prohibiting WBTV and Investigative Reporter David Hodges from airing an investigative story. That order was dissolved following a court hearing Thursday.
A local veteran was forced two wait roughly two months to be seen by a specialist paid for by the VA, despite the implementation of a new program meant to speed veteran’s access to outside care when the VA is unable to see them quickly.
A WBTV investigation has uncovered frequent use of state airplanes by members of the UNC Health Care board, including its chairman, Charles Owen III. The investigation has also found Owen failed to disclose a business relationship between a company in which he's invested and UNC.
A member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and an attorney hired by that member tried to use contacts at the North Carolina General Assembly as part of an effort to obtain video of the then-interim chancellor of ECU, new records obtained by WBTV show.
Scholarships intended to help children of North Carolina combat veterans--including service members killed and wounded in action--have been delayed amid the fight between Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly and Democrat Governor Roy Cooper over the budget.
A former employee at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction leaked details of a bid for software to assess the reading comprehension of K-3 student and wiped multiple DPI-issued electronic devices in an effort to destroy evidence of the leak, DPI officials have said.
A legislative committee investigating the circumstances by which the administration of Governor Roy Cooper approved a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline last year has asked that Cooper appear before the committee to answer questions.
A new report released by the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Inspector General substantiated claims of whistleblower retaliation by senior leaders within the agency, including officials who led the office charged with protecting whistleblowers.
Mecklenburg County Sheriff Gary McFadden has not returned calls and emails from leaders with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency said, despite repeated calls from McFadden for he and the agency to sit down together and find a solution to their ongoing problems.
A solar industry group solicited campaign contributions for a senior Republican legislator in an email to its members and tied the request for funds directly to action he had taken days earlier on a bill opposed by the group.
Josh Malcolm, the former chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, has resigned from his full-time job as general counsel at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, effective this Thursday. The resignation comes as WBTV pushes for Malcolm's communication records.
A concerned parent called police about interactions between his son and the principal at his son’s school more than a decade before the principal was arrested on charges related to having sex with students, records obtained by WBTV show.
The new second-in-command of the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte outlined a plan to reporters Monday morning to increase transparency surrounding how the local church handles cases in which priests and other clergy are accused of sex abuse.
The chairman of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors issued a statement defending the system’s interim president, Bill Roper, in response to a WBTV investigation that found Roper repeatedly failed to properly disclose his seats on two corporate boards on state ethics forms.
William Roper, the current interim president of the University of North Carolina system and former longtime CEO of the UNC Health Care System, failed to disclose his seats on the boards of major corporations between 2011 and 2019, at the same time as those corporations did business with the state.