Hundreds of people lined Tryon Street Monday to catch Charlotte’s annual Labor Day Parade, a celebration featuring marching bands, politicians, and lots of workers.

Two men, including an armed security guard, were charged after a weekend confrontation in which the guard fired at a car driving toward a crowd of people leaving a concert at the PNC Music Pavilion.

One person was seriously injured Monday afternoon after falling at Crowders Mountain State Park.

Mecklenburg County commissioners are scheduled to hear from the public Tuesday about a proposed ban on smoking on government grounds and all tobacco use – including electronic cigarettes – at county parks, greenways and golf courses.

Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying the drug Narcan, which can resuscitate victims.

A 17-year-old Hickory High student died Sunday in a one-car crash and the teen driver has been charged with felony death by motor vehicle.

Party Pix 09.01.14

North Carolina’s free dental clinics help thousands, but dentists say health reformers need to take a broader view.

Oscar winner Adrien Brody stars in a two-night miniseries focusing on the life and career of the master illusionist Harry Houdini.

The Daily Edit: 9.01.2014

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton practiced Monday for the first time since cracking a rib against New England on Aug. 22.

Kasey Kahne took advantage of NASCAR’s new win-and-you’re-in Chase format, passing Matt Kenseth during a second two-lap overtime to win Sunday’s Oral-B 500 in Atlanta.

N.C. State win, big defensive play at end, makes it all worthwhile for Pack safety Jarvis Byrd, who is back after three ACL injuries.

Marquise Williams and Mitch Trubisky split time on Saturday, and the rotation is likely to continue until there’s separation.

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