• HealthCare.gov homepage gets makeover .

    Appeals court rules in favor of Obamacare subsidies on same day other court rejects them

    [Adds breaking news update 12:45 p.m.] WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a second decision on the same issue, a federal appeals court in Richmond on Tuesday ruled in favor of government subsidies for people signing up for Obamacare health coverage. That differed from a decision earlier in the day by a federal appeals court in the […]

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    Here’s what you should be buying at Chipotle

    NEW YORK — Forget buying burritos and tacos at Chipotle, purchase the company’s stock. Chipotle shares soared nearly 11 percent in premarket trading Tuesday, a day after the restaurant chain released a blockbuster quarterly report. Despite raising prices, customers are still lining up for more. The Denver-based burrito maker said it earned $3.50 per share in the […]

  • High Point City Council to discuss Core City Action Plan

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point organizations who have worked tirelessly to revitalize the city’s core are finding out what city leaders want to focus on in the next year. City officials plan to present the finalized 2014-2015 Core City Action Plan during Monday night’s city council meeting. After the presentation, city council members may […]

  • Some residents near Belews Lake have health concerns about water quality

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Neighbors of the Duke Energy Belews Creek Steam Station have health concerns for their water quality. A group of Pine Hall community residents met with the grassroots organization Appalachian Voices Sunday afternoon to discuss concerns on coal contamination and the plan to lobby for state legislation and support of coal ash […]

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    Reynolds’ strategy: Transformation through innovation

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The future of Reynolds American Inc. could not look much brighter than it did Tuesday as the company announced plans – from a stout position of financial and innovation strength – to acquire Newport, the nation’s No. 2-selling cigarette brand, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Reynolds’ top executive, Susan Cameron, beamed about […]

  • A UNC researcher remembers Joep Lange, one of the passengers killed when a Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down over Ukraine. (WTVD-TV)

    Malaysia flight crash hits home for UNC researcher

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — People around the world mourn all lives lost when a Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down July 17th over Ukraine. WTVD-TV reported that Joep Lange, a friend of the man in charge of UNC’s Division of Infectious Diseases, was among the hundreds of scientists and advocates for AIDS research killed in […]

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    More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site, according to Ukraine government

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Twenty-seven more bodies have been found at the MH17 crash site in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Sunday. That brings to 233 the total number of bodies recovered from the passenger jet, which was shot down on Thursday. Pro-Russia separatists are keeping the remains of 192 […]

  • The R.J. Reynolds Building has served as downtown Winston-Salem's architectural signature for 85 years.

    Florida jury slams Reynolds Tobacco with $23.6B in damages

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was hit Friday with $23.6 billion in punitive damages by a Florida state court jury, one of the largest such awards in U.S. corporate and legal history, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. A jury in Escambia Court determined Thursday that the widow of Michael Johnson Sr., Cynthia Robinson, […]

  • Timothy Hennis' attorneys filed an appeal to the North Carolina Supreme Court based on the argument that jurors were unduly influenced by gruesome crime scene photos displayed by prosecutors. The high court ruled that Hennis should be granted a retrial.

    NC triple murder suspect goes from guilty to innocent and back to guilty

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Courtroom experts call it a one-of-a-kind murder mystery that some people believe has yet to be completely solved. The remarkable story of Timothy Hennis and the stabbing deaths of a mother and two small girls is full of shocking legal twists and turns. During the course of 21 years, Hennis underwent three […]

  • Half of Winston-Salem’s 2014 homicides remain unsolved

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police say they have had eight murders in the city this year and half of them are still unsolved. The first murder happened on Jan. 3. The body of 44-year-old Delroy East was found in the trunk of a car parked at his home on Manchester Street. Police say an autopsy […]

  • The baby's father, Aaron Davis, said he wishes he had spoken up about the pregnancy sooner and maybe all of this could have been prevented.

    Teen father of NC newborn found buried in backyard shares his story

    LOUISBURG, N.C. — The father of a Franklin County newborn found buried in the teenage mother’s backyard is sharing his story as prosecutors decide whether to press charges in the case. Sheriff’s deputies told WTVD-TV the girl’s parents didn’t know their 16-year-old daughter was pregnant until the day the newborn was found. The baby’s father, […]

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    Charges dropped after Forsyth Co. judge says stop and search violated man’s rights

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A Forsyth County judge ruled Wednesday that a Winston-Salem police officer violated a man’s constitutional rights when he stopped and then searched him without a reasonable suspicion that a crime had occurred, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Jerome Aaron Lindsay, 22, of Eastwood Drive was charged with assault with a deadly […]