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Statesville man hurt in hot air balloon landing
A Statesville man was taken to the hospital with a serious ankle injury after the hot air balloon in which he was riding made a hard landing in eastern Iredell … Click to Continue »

Duke Energy says solar power will cost N.C. customers $1 billion too much
Duke Energy, which seeks more control over North Carolina’s fast-growing solar industry, says it will overpay solar developers $1 billion for the energy they generate over the next dozen years. … Click to Continue »

Mecklenburg County manager defends handling of health department problems
Mecklenburg County manager Dena Diorio on Friday defended her handling of the health department’s failure to notify 185 women of their test results for cervical cancer and announced a three-pronged … Click to Continue »

As CMS sees new walkouts, can schools find balance between free speech and di...
As immigration-related protests roiled Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools again Friday, district leaders, principals and teachers are struggling with the balance between free speech and unsafe disruption. At Garinger High in east Charlotte, … Click to Continue »

NAACP urges national boycott of NC over HB2, other policies
The NAACP on Friday urged religious conferences, athletic events and musicians to avoid North Carolina as part of a national boycott protesting the state’s conservative policies including a law limiting … Click to Continue »

This drone crashed inside a prison. Under new bill, pilot could wind up there...
Flying a drone over prisons and jails in North Carolina could soon become a crime, under a recently introduced bill. Earlier this month, a story in the Observer showed how … Click to Continue »

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Teen talked of killing in the name of ISIS. But the question remains, why?
Two years after his parents moved here hoping to give him a fresh start, Justin Sullivan finally began making new friends. He did not meet them at school or the … Click to Continue »

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Meck County deputy involved in crash on Brookshire Boulevard
A Mecklenburg County deputy is expected to be okay after he was involved in a minor bump-up as he was trying to help ...

Dog thrown from car recovering at Atlanta animal shelter
A pit bull that was thrown from a car in Fairburn on Wednesday is recovering at Fulton County Animal Control Services...

One person dead, two with injuries after triple shooting in southwest Charlotte
One person is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident Friday night in Charlotte. Charlotte-Me...

CIAA festivities kick off this weekend
For fans, CIAA weekend is about more than just the action on the hardwood.Check out the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta t...

Mourning mother describes night teen killed in robbery
Family and friends will pay their respects to Javier Flores, an 18-year old Cesar Chavez High School student who was ...

Man wanted for burglary, kidnapping turns himself in to police
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a local man in connection to a home break-in and kidnapping that happened on Th...

Brother of murdered East Meck student speaks out
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released the 911 calls Friday from the night East Meck High School senior Chris Allen wa...

Fatal crash shuts down portions of I-485 near Ballantyne
One person is dead following a serious crash Friday afternoon along Interstate-485.NC Highway Patrol said the crash h...

CMPD: Man crashes into tree during chase after robbing two banks at gunpoint
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a local man Friday after they say he robbed two banks Friday afternoon at gunpo...

Body found in Lincolnton identified as woman missing since 2015
A badly decomposed body discovered Wednesday in Lincolnton has been identified as a woman who was reported missing by...

Hotel temporarily shutdown after hundreds complain for years
Burke County Sheriff's Office deputies served a temporary restraining order on Lowman's Motor Court on Friday. L...

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Charlotte news for metro Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, the Piedmont and high country regions of North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.  

Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect
One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at Kuala Lumpur airport, police say...

Fire destroys vacant Salisbury house
Fire destroyed a vacant house in the 500 block of E. Liberty Street on Saturday afternoon. The fire was noticed by ne...

Democrats elect Perez national chairman
Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by electing a new chairman in Atlanta.

Trump skipping annual correspondents' dinner
Trump's announcement comes one day after the New York Times and CNN, along with other outlets, were blocked from atte...

Indian Trail councilwoman, daughter charged with assault
An Indian Trail councilwoman has been arrested and charged with assault after deputies say she got into a fight with ...

UNC mascot Jason Ray died 10 years ago, but his parents assure his spirit liv...
Their son Jason Ray – a charismatic senior at the University of North Carolina who had played Rameses, the Tar Heels ...

‘Made my eyeballs sweat,” Dale Earnhardt Jr. says of NASCAR video of him and ...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted on Saturday that tears welled as he watched a video of him and his dad that NASCAR had jus...

Police: Gas leak at Maiden Middle after car crash
A gas leak is being repaired at Maiden Middle School after a car crashed into the school's gas line Saturday afternoon.

Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political
A neighborhood bar in suburban Kansas City where one man was killed and two others were injured is scheduled to reope...

ACC Commissioner: 'Encouraged' to see bipartisan effort behind push to repeal...
The head of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has issued a statement calling new legislation that seeks to repeal t...

Remembering Erica Parsons: Community gathers at service, burial Saturday afte...
One day after what would have been her 19th birthday, Erica Parsons will be laid to rest today in Rowan County. 

Addicts using pets to score drugs, veterinarians warn
Twenty years ago, vets were told to closely examine pets, looking for recurring wounds and grilling their owners. Now...