GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say they have arrested a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Carolina in which two workers were killed. Greenville Police Chief Mark Holtzman said a 911 caller to dispatchers that someone had seen Brandon Council near a restaurant on the city's south side. Officers followed the man's car into a motel parking lot, and he was caught by officers after he ran from the car.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named a business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator as regional administrator for the office that oversees eight Southeastern states. Former Alabama Department of Environmental Management director Trey Glenn will oversee EPA's work in eight states including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina legislators are facing growing alarm about an unregulated and little-studied chemical its maker released for years into the water supply for hundreds of thousands of people. Nearly two dozen lawmakers gathered in Wilmington on Wednesday to hear about discharges of the chemical GenX into the Cape Fear River by the Delaware-based Chemours Co.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former colonel in El Salvador's military is asking a federal appeals court to halt his extradition to Spain on charges he helped plot notorious killings during his country's civil war. Inocente Orlando Montano Morales filed a notice that he plans to appeal a federal judge's decision this week clearing the way to send him to Spain. Spain wants to try him in the 1989 deaths of six priests, most of whom were Spanish.
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