Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are suing a North Carolina roadside zoo that keeps bears in concrete pits on reservation land.
Two women who worked for former state Sen. Dick Elliott say he fondled them at his North Myrtle Beach realty office.
A humanist group has sued over a Greenville County public school’s decision to hold its 5th-grade graduation ceremonies at a Christian university.
A man condemned for decades to South Carolina’s death row says prosecutors wrongfully pursued a case against him in a widow’s 1982 death.
The legal forum for challenging North Carolina’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is taking shape in a Greensboro federal court.
A new lawsuit accuses the South Carolina Department of Social Services of mismanaging a boys’ home where an 11-year-old resident was assaulted by an older child.
The warden of North Carolina’s Central Prison has been promoted and given a 15 percent raise, less than two weeks after reports about a lawsuit alleging he failed to stop systematic beatings of handcuffed inmates held in solitary confinement at the Raleigh facility.
A couple is suing the state of South Carolina for what they say was unnecessary sexual assignment surgery on a toddler they adopted.
A federal lawsuit on behalf of eight inmates at North Carolina’s Central Prison alleges correctional officers used “blind spots” out of view of security cameras to beat handcuffed and shackled inmates.
A civil liberties group has filed a federal lawsuit against the Rowan County Board of Commissioners for its use of Christian prayers to bless its meetings.