North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it ‘downplayed’ dangers of nicotine to children
May 18North Carolina sues e-cigarette maker Juul, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products
NC becomes first state to sue JUUL for targeting younger customers
May 18North Carolina's attorney general is suing JUUL, alleging the company designed and marketed its e-cigarettes to attract younger customers.
DNA Used to Charge Man in Series of Cold Case Rapes in Cumberland County
May 7DNA was used to link a man to seven different sexual assaults in Cumberland County dating back 10 years, the North Carolina attorney general announced Monday.
NC Attorney General files ‘investigative demand’ against Charlotte Fiberglass Pools
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein tells WBTV his office has received more than 19 complaints about Charlotte Fiberglass Pools. “They assert that the company took money but didn’t do any work or did very little work. Obviously that would be illegal,” Stein said.
NC attorney general works to get thousands of untested rape kits processed
May 7In January, Stein announced the Survivor Act, legislation he is working to help pass that will provide funding to test the old kits and put in place requirements that will prevent such a backlog from occurring again.
Her body was found with her baby, still alive, beside her. 47 years later, an arrest
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein called it a good day for public safety and for the people of Johnston County. Early DNA evidence proved to be inconclusive, Stein said. But since 2017 the Crime Lab has developed techniques that have improved the chances of making DNA matches. The e…
One year on, NC AG commends Asheville Police's effort to clear sexual-assault kit backlog
May 7In the year since the Asheville Police Department determined it had 573 backlogged kits of its own, the agency has submitted 406 kits for testing — catching the attention of the attorney general. "That's a lot, and I commend them," Stein recently told the Citizen Times after …
North Carolina AG Appeals Order That Lets Duke Charge Customers For Coal Ash Cleanups
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision made by regulators last year to let Duke Energy charge ratepayers for coal ash cleanups.
NC attorney general gives reasons why Duke customers shouldn’t pay for coal ash cleanup
May 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein on Friday filed formal appeals to the N.C. Supreme Court seeking to overturn a state regulator’s decision allowing Duke Energy to bill customers in Charlotte and elsewhere for its coal ash cleanup costs.
N.C. attorney general praises Winston-Salem police for submitting over 300 old sexual-assault kits to the State Crime Lab for testing
May 7N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein praised the Winston-Salem Police Department on Wednesday for submitting 346 old sexual-assault kits to the State Crime Lab for review and testing. “Testing these kits sends a clear message to rapists. No matter how long ago you committed your crime, w…