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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic...

Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died
Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.

Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case
A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.

Group still standing watch outside Monroe recruitment center
O'Neal and a few others have posted up on the shopping center sidewalk determined to protect the people who they say aren't being allowed to protect themselves. 

Man arrested after SWAT situation in Gaston County
A man was arrested Monday after SWAT teams were called to a Gaston County home.The incident began just before 4 p.m. when officers got a call about a possible suspect with a weapon on the 2500 block of Linwood Road in Gastonia.According to the Gastonia Police Department's Assistant Chief of Police Travis Brittain, initial negotiations didn’t provide police with any additional information, so they called in the regional SWAT team.Linwood Road was shut down while officers assessed ...

Gaston County animal shelter improvements near completion
The renovations began in early August, after the state informed the shelter that changes were needed.

Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman
The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a...

Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice
Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.

Golf pro at the top of his game with only one hand
"There's no difference with my golf swing than anybody else's except maybe they swing with two hands."

"Under the Dome" not renewed for a fourth season by CBS
The Stephen King-inspired series "Under the Dome" will not return for a fourth season on CBS. The production shot at EUE Screen Gems Studio, and on location across the Wilmington area.

Suspect in Houston-area deputy's death had mental evaluation
The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

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Historic mill being refurbished in West Charlotte
Charlotte's Argos Real Estate is refurbishing the 180,000 square foot Savona Mill in West Charlotte."Its a special pr...

Nations Ford Community Church remembers Pastor's legacy
"It was truly shock and numbness and disbelief that is the bottom line," church member, Adrienne Young said."It was a...

NC Lawmakers Want Changes to Speed up Budget Process
Several North Carolina lawmakers say changes need to be made to speed up the state's budget process.While legislators...

Small Muslim Community Struggles to Find Burial Ground for its Dead
A small Muslim community is facing challenges in burying its dead. After a controversial effort to buy land for a cem...

Autopsy results of 10-year-old Omari Chamber's death
We're learning more about the death of a local 10-year-old boy who collapsed during football practice late last week....

Empire Season 2 Auditions come to Charlotte
Charlotteans are coming out to audition for a spot on season 2 of the hit FOX show Empire! Fox is holding a nationwid...

School Bus Crashes into Tree in Charlotte
A school bus crashed into a tree off Nations Ford Road Monday afternoon, just after 4 p.m. The school bus had come fr...

Family, including 4-year-old held at gunpoint in their home
Police are looking for two other suspects after holding a family at gunpoint.

On Saturday around 10 p.m. the suspect...

Ten years later, East Spencer Woman Remembers Hurricane Katrina
EAST SPENCER, NC-- Hurricane Katrina caused immense devastation and loss of life along the Gulf Coast when it made la...

Confederate monument near CPCC temporarily boarded up
A plexiglass case will be installed to protect the Confederate monument at the Grady Cole Center after being vandaliz...

Police: 1 dead, 1 wounded after Statesville party shooting
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say one man is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a party in Statesvi...

Charlotte pastor dead after accidental gunshot wound
A prominent Charlotte pastor dies in his Union county home from a gunshot wound, according to authorities.Union Count...

Union County declares stage 3 water restrictions
Union County officials declared the stage three shortages when a truck involved in an accident spilled some fuel into...

Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tom Brady overcame two early interceptions to lead his first touchdown drive of the preseason...

Churches open doors after AG decision
Little Rock AME Zion and Greenville Memorial AME Zion churches opened their doors for the community to express themse...

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Senator Thom Tillis on taxes, Trump and more
Thom Tillis likes the free-for-all race among Republicans in the presidential race. Is he endorsing Donald Trump? No,...

Home of the Day: Luxury Living At Royal Court
By Joe Sibielski, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Re...

Despite loss, Carolina Panthers enjoy TV surge
Faster than you can say Deflategate, TV numbers inflated for the Carolina Panthers over the weekend. Carolina lost to...

UPDATE: NoDa Brewing Co. sets opening date for new location (PHOTOS)
NoDa Brewing Co. is targeting an Oct. 1st opening. Construction is in high gear at the brewery?s new home. That means...

Physician shortage report casts shadows on some N.C. counties
Taken as a whole, North Carolina bucks a national trend of physician shortages. However, drilling down into the numbe...

Which N.C. metro costs the most for a family of 4?
Fayetteville is the most expensive metro in North Carolina for a family of four, according to the Family Budget Calcu...