The industry-funded report concluded North Carolina’s film credit creates a positive effect of $25.3 million, however, legislative analysts contend the credit creates an overall negative effect of $33.1 million.
The suspect in a 2013 Prattville homicide case asked a judge Wednesday to withdraw his not guilty plea and replace it with a guilty plea to manslaughter. Autauga County Circuit Court Judge John Bush agreedMore >> The suspect in a 2013 Prattville homicide case asked a judge Wednesday to withdraw his not guilty plea and replace it with a guilty plea to manslaughter. Autauga County Circuit Court Judge John Bush agreed to the Joseph Nolin's request.More >> The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.More >> The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men...More >> Kenny Adams was found guilty Wednesday of the murder of his cousin during an argument over borrowed DVDs.More >> Kenny Adams was found guilty Wednesday of the murder of his cousin during an argument over borrowed DVDs.More >> Selma police say two people were injured in a drive-by shooting Tuesday afternoon. Officers responded to the 1500 block of Philpot Avenue after receiving a report of shots fired around 2:45 p.m. Lt.More >> Selma police say no arrests have been made, but suspects are being interviewed in connection to a drive-by shooting that injured two people Tuesday afternoon.
A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said.More >> A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the Los Angeles area made his first court appearance Wednesday on charges that could lead to the death penalty.More >>
Republican leaders in the General Assembly say they have reached a compromise deal on implementing new coal ash regulations, and forcing Duke Energy to close all 33 of its coal ash ponds across North Carolina. AccordingMore >> House and senate lawmakers in the NC General Assembly passed a bill mandating cleanup of all Duke Energy coal ash ponds by the year 2029. The action follows a massive spill of coal ash into the Dan River in February from a company site in Eden. You can click on a link inside this story to see the specifics of the bill, which is now headed to the Governor's desk.More >> The Film and Entertainment Grant Fund proposal will go back in front of state lawmakers tomorrow and Wednesday, after House and Senate conferees made slight changes to the proposal already approved inMore >> It appears lawmakers are moving forward with a grant fund that will replace the current Film Incentive Tax Credit that has been in place to lure film and television productions to North Carolina.More >> Governor Pat McCrory is appointing Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin as the new Chief Justice of North Carolina's Supreme Court. Judge Martin will replace the current Chief Justice, Sarah Parker, whoMore >> Governor Pat McCrory's decision to elevate Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin to be the new Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court is being met with criticism from Judge Ola Lewis of Brunswick County, who is opposing Martin for the seat in the November General Election.More >> North Carolina legislators failed to complete their primary work session for the year because House members couldn't agree quickly to work through bills that address economic incentives, local sales taxesMore >> Some House Republicans joined Democrats Friday, opposing a move to bring up a sales tax and economic development bill to the floor for a vote. The defeat forced leaders to schedule a Monday session.More >> The North Carolina General Assembly may be officially winding down two weeks after lawmakers left Raleigh without an agreed-to plan on when to return to take up pending legislation. Both the House andMore >> With proposals on extending the state's Film Incentive Tax Credit and Historic Development Tax Credit still pending, state lawmakers could adjourn the short session until after the General Election in November.More >>