Published April 03, 2013
After a series of mass shootings involving high-powered rifles across the country, police officers in Nashville's Metro Police Department are the latest to upgrade their firepower.
Published February 26, 2013
As Washington bickers over raising taxes, North Carolina has joined a growing list of states that are moving in the opposite direction by looking to eliminate the income tax altogether.
Published January 17, 2013
With a March 1 deadline looming for Congress to once again strike a deal in order to avoid $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts -- including $500 billion at the Pentagon -- some companies that rely on the defense industry are already bracing for the worst by canceling contracts and laying off workers.
Published January 06, 2013
A recent spate of planned gun shows has ignited controversy following the deadly mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo., last year.
Published October 19, 2012
A Fox News poll of Florida likely voters shows Republican nominee Mitt Romney now tops Barack Obama in the battleground state by 48 percent to 45 percent.
Published October 14, 2012
A unique North Carolina law requires county elections officials to hold voter registration drives on high school campuses each year – even before students are of legal age to vote.
Published October 05, 2012
Federal health officials have expanded the recall list of potentially contaminated injectable medications suspected in a multi-state meningitis outbreak and the death of five people
Published October 03, 2012
Five new cases of meningitis have been confirmed in the past 24 hours in Tennessee, while at least one case has been confirmed in North Carolina - and the outbreak could potentially spread to other states
Published April 13, 2012
Chapel Hill, home to the University of North Carolina, is the first municipality in the nation to enact a complete ban on all cellphone use in cars, including hands-free devices, such as Bluetooth and speakerphones.
Published March 26, 2012
With 1,706 confirmed tornadoes, last year was an exceptionally destructive and deadly year in the United States. 550 people died -- almost as many deaths as the past ten years combined. The National Weather Service is hoping that new radar technology upgrades will help them better predict severe weather this year and save lives.