Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday that the girl, who was walking alone on the greenway not far from Pineville-Matthews Road, escaped serious injury.

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.

The sheriff’s office said Dr. Steven Elliott Skorman was arrested Thursday at his office, Carolina Foot and Ankle, in the 100 block of Lee Street.

Officials open meetings between elected officials and the contractor after citizen complaints.

Missionaries Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, have been released from the hospital in Atlanta.

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New York’s Central Park offers far more than greenery, statuary and paths for walkers and joggers. Main draws for visitors include the zoo, the nature sanctuary, the band shell, the literary walk and the movie tour.

We got a kid's-eye-view of Jesus, prayer, heaven and the Bible from Vacation Bible School students.

The new roller coaster will stand 325 feet and achieve a top speed of about 95 miles per hour.

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The Charlotte Hornets have signed rookie P.J. Hairston, the former North Carolina shooting guard they acquired in a draft-night trade with the Miami Heat.

Fowler: If you have to play a fake game, at least play it against the New England Patriots, the team NFL fans either love or hate.

You might be surprised where Marshawn Lynch ranks. And watch out for overreaching at this position.

You're invited to our Tailgate Party on Sept. 4 at Whisky River in the Epicentre. Former players Wesley Walls, Travelle Wharton and Mike Rucker will join our Panthers sports staff for a rolicking chat.

CMS policy change causing confusion about eligibility. Some games have been postponed, coaches say, because schools didn’t have enough players.

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