A student at South Stanly High School in North Carolina got bacterial meningitis and died, according to school officials. They told news outlets the student transferred from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district.
A new ad video Rep. Mark Walker put out this month pokes fun at political campaign ads — and House Democrats’ plan to help finance them. The ad targets HR 1, the sweeping election-law bill House Democrats passed.
North Carolina’s ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy is unconstitutional, a court ruled. The state ban has exceptions for certain emergencies, but critics said it conflicted with Supreme Court rulings.
The Supreme Court's conservative majority sounded wary of allowing federal judges to determine when electoral maps are too partisan, despite strong evidence that the political parties drew districts to guarantee congressional election outcomes.
Some North Carolina legislators want to derail imminent changes to the health insurance plan for state employees, teachers and retirees that would rework how it pays hospitals and other service providers.
A Duke University report found that there are more than 1.2 million driver’s license suspensions in the state. About 827,000 of the suspensions are for failure to appear in court. About 263,000 are for failure to pay traffics costs, fines and fees.