The N.C. Department of Transportation’s contract with a private developer to build toll lanes on Interstate 77 includes a controversial noncompete clause that could thwart plans to build new free lanes on the highway again for 50 years.
No one ever doubted Stephen Curry’s ability to shoot a basketball. But since he was an undersized and lightly recruited high school player at Charlotte Christian, Curry crafted his game into one that surprised almost everybody.
When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the shooting apparently was captured on the officer's dashboard camera — a video that state police have steadfastly refused to release.
Officials wrapped up an eight-year, $1.5 billion round of construction projects at Charlotte’s airport Monday and promptly kicked off a 10-year, $2.5 billion program that will change the roadway passengers use, the terminal and the airfield itself.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
While it doesn't appear a caution on the final lap of Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway would have changed the winner, NASCAR's decision not to throw one as cars were wrecking didn't sit well with some drivers.