Ieshia Hicks Watkins, 33, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud conspiracy and one count of receiving illegal kickbacks.

The FBI is now investigating embezzlement claims at a Huntersville private school, the agency’s Charlotte office said Wednesday.

The new report from Kenneth Wainstein describes a group of academic and athletic officials who knew about athletes getting better grades in classes that only required papers, yet taking little or no action.

The day before Chiquita shareholders are set to vote in Charlotte on a proposed merger with Irish produce company Fyffes, two Brazilian firms trying to break up the deal and buy Chiquita themselves increased their offer to $14.50 a share.

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Officials hope the plan could help avoid mistakes that were made in the treatment of Ebola patients in Texas.

CMPD investigators said Justin Assad Cooke is wanted by Pennsylvania authorities for a May shooting death.

The slow demise of Sears and Kmart continues, with the Gastonia store at the Eastridge Mall set t...

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Editorial: The 1/4-cent sales tax referendum isnít perfect, but itís what we have in front of us. Itís what our educators need.

The Daily Edit: 10.23.2014

At 3-3-1 and with the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks coming to town, Newton said his team canít afford to press.

Walker left the team's shootaround Thursday morning after complaining of foot soreness

UNC's football program had become so dependent on Deborah Crowder and her use of classes to keep players academically eligible that her retirement in 2009 caused a panic among academic counselors.

A look back at some of our favorites from the annual Opera Carolina gala, which celebrates its 10th anniversary Saturday.

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