Some of the top cadaver dogs in the nation converged in Wilmington to test their noses against ground-penetrating radar that will guide the exhumation of unmarked graves in advance of a North Carolina highway project.

The United States used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western targets.

A year after Gov. Pat McCrory created data-driven rankings to “take politics out of road building,” he has proposed borrowing $1 billion for new construction that includes low-rated projects.

Paranoia – not a heavy heart – apparently sent a Watauga County man on a frantic, sleepless trek to Arizona, where he confessed to a murder that happened 17 years ago, police said.

The city of Charlotte quietly has stopped paying Officer Randall Kerrick’s legal costs in the lawsuit filed by the family of a man Kerrick fatally shot last fall.

A bipartisan group of S.C. lawmakers told business leaders they are ready to raise the state’s gas tax to repair roads and bridges.

Authorities say the cases all involved children ages 10 and under, though they did not where the children live.

Despite cooler conditions which began spreading through the area Monday, meteorologists predict autumn will be warmer than usual, especially early.

Notices of 2015 rates for Medicare Advantage plans started landing in mailboxes last week,  and a...

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Bank of America said it is investing $325,000 in the work of eight Charlotte nonprofits that help the needy find and maintain affordable housing.

The Daily Edit: 9.23.2014

Fullback Mike Tolbert and running back Jonathan Stewart are both sidelined with leg injuries sustained during the Panthers’ 37-19 loss to Pittsburgh.

Fowler: The Panthers can’t turn Cam Newton into a pocket passer, not with this offensive line and this running game.

Roster flexibility also a factor entering training camp in Asheville.

Complete race replays of each Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race broadcast will be available at each week following the event.

NC State QB Jacoby Brissett has four games under his belt. He doesn’t know if that’s enough to get into game shape to face No. 1 Florida State.

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