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Raleigh, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

Across the country, mobile home parks are an attractive investment. Tenants own their homes but not the land they sit on, and because the homes aren't actually easy to move, are at the mercy of landlords, who can increase rents or sell the land out from under them. → Read More

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

ASPEN, Colorado (AP) - When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million from a developer who would likely evict her family and friends to build luxury homes, or sell to the county for a fraction of that to preserve affordable housing in one of the most… → Read More

Prosecutor: Student from Boston arrested with guns at N.C. college studied mass shootings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university student arrested with guns and ammunition in his dorm room had studied mass shootings and was → Read More

Prosecutor: Student with guns in dorm studied mass shootings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina university student arrested with guns and ammunition in his dorm room had studied mass shootings and was making plans to kill his roommate and himself if he didn't get into a fraternity, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Paul A. Steber, a 19-year-old freshman from Boston attending High Point University, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two felony counts of… → Read More

Prosecutor: Student with guns in dorm studied mass shootings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university student arrested with guns and ammunition in his dorm room had studied mass shootings and was making plans to kill his roommate → Read More

Prosecutor: Student with guns in dorm studied mass shootings

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — A North Carolina university student arrested with guns and ammunition in his dorm room had studied mass shootings and was making plans to kill his roommate and himself if he didn't get into a fraternity, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Paul A. → Read More

North Carolina prosecutor expands fight against youth vaping

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Tuesday by suing eight more manufacturers and sellers of vaping products. Josh Stein, the Democratic attorney general in the traditionally tobacco-friendly state, said he's filing lawsuits against eight companies that make or sell e-cigarettes and related products in an announcement… → Read More

North Carolina prosecutor expands fight against youth vaping

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products. → Read More

NC PROSECUTOR YOUTH VAPING: NC top prosecutor expands fight against youth vaping; sues 8 more companies

North Carolina's top prosecutor says he's expanding efforts to halt e-cigarette marketing to teens by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products. → Read More

N. Carolina governor moves to block conversion therapy funds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's state health department is barred from allowing public funds to pay for conversion therapy for minors, a controversial practice aimed at changing young LGBT people's sexual orientations, under an order signed Friday by Gov. Roy Cooper. Advocacy groups praised the Democratic governor's executive order as a pioneering step to restrict the therapy in the U.S.… → Read More

North Carolina ballot fraud investigation yields new charges

RALEIGH — A ballot fraud investigation produced new felony charges Tuesday against the political operative at the center of a disputed North Carolina congressional election that's being rerun.Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said in a news release that Leslie McCrae Dowless was indicted on new charges related to the 2018 general election including perjury, obstruction of justice and… → Read More

North Carolina ballot fraud investigation yields new charges

A ballot fraud investigation produced new felony charges Tuesday against the political operative at the center of a disputed North Carolina congressional election that's being rerun. Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said in a news release that Leslie McCrae Dowless was indicted on new → Read More

2 North Carolina bomb squad agents injured in explosion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Two North Carolina bomb squad agents were injured Friday, one of them critically, when bomb-making materials blew up while they were searching the home of a man stopped with homemade explosives in his car, authorities said. Two State Bureau of Investigation agents were assisting the Sampson County Sheriff's Office in a rural area southeast of Raleigh when the materials… → Read More

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state's Democratic governor and transgender plaintiffs covers numerous state-owned → Read More

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state's Democratic governor and transgender plaintiffs covers numerous state-owned buildings including facilities run by executive branch agencies that oversee the… → Read More

Judge: NC can't bar transgender people from restrooms that match their gender identity

RALEIGH — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity → Read More

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. → Read More

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state’s Democratic governor and transgender plaintiffs covers numerous state-owned buildings including facilities run by executive branch agencies that oversee the… → Read More

American flags stolen from Florida restaurant, vandalized a week later

When Mary Self came into work Saturday morning, she expected to see the two flags. They had been hanging here for 8 years, marking the entrance to her restaurant. Instead, one of the flags was nowhere to be found. → Read More

WATCH: Tenn. park visitor gets dangerously close to mother bear and cubs

In the video, the bear appears to lunge at the man and he backs off. The bear and three cubs then continue across the street and into the woods. → Read More