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Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign amid rising scrutiny in Ukraine scandal

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who is under scrutiny over his role in the Ukraine scandal, has told the president that he intends to leave his job soon. Read more

Local News

Overdose killed former chief district court judge in Guilford, autopsy shows

GREENSBORO — A fentanyl and heroin overdose caused the unexpected death of Guilford County's former chief District Court judge, the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said in an autopsy released Thursday.  Read more

Juul Labs halts sale of menthol, fruit and dessert e-cigarette flavors

Juul Labs Inc., maker of the controversial top-selling electronic-cigarette, said Thursday it will halt all sales of its four non-tobacco a… Read more

State fines PSNC Energy, subcontractors in deadly gas explosion in downtown Durham

DURHAM — The N.C. Department of Labor has fined PSNC Energy and two subcontractors $21,100 in April's deadly gas-line explosion in downtown… Read more

Ex-Raleigh, Orange County band teacher re-arrested on additional sex-crime charges

RALEIGH — A former Raleigh and Orange County school band teacher who had statutory rape charges against him dropped last week spent two hou… Read more

1 taken to hospital after morning house fire on Butler Street

A Thursday morning house fire in the 1900 block of Butler Street sent one person to the hospital and will temporarily displace the family w… Read more