File photo of a gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Settlement Reached In Occupy Columbia Case

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by Occupy Columbia protest members against Gov. Nikki Haley and other state officials.


Documents show the state environmental agency sought to delay a settlement with Duke Energy. (Getty Images)

North Carolina Dumps Coal Ash Deal With Duke Energy

Environmental agency delays its own settlement with Duke Energy a week after a busted pipe dumped coal ash into the Dan River.


Paul Ried was on death row for the 1997 series of killings during fast food robberies. (Getty Images)

School Reaches Settlement Involving Two Sexual Abuse Victims

A confidential settlement agreement has been reached in civil lawsuits involving two sexual abuse victims of a former Charleston-area teacher and coach.


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Bank Of America In $10B-Plus Mortgage Settlement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America says it will spend more than $10 billion to settle mortgage claims resulting from the housing meltdown. Under the deal announced Monday, the bank will pay $3.6 billion […]

CBS Charlotte–01/07/2013


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