Hundreds of Harley riders will converge on Statesville Sunday to celebrate the life of Don Tilley, who died as he lived most of his 78 years: Riding a motorcycle with his wife.

Business owners surrounded by construction on Interstate 485 say they’ve lost revenue because of the traffic changes and will have to spend thousands in reprinting marketing materials to reflect a change of address.

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.

A plan to disrupt homeless loitering by removing benches at The Square remains on hold, but community leaders are moving ahead with other solutions.

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.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating an alleged rape that occurred early Saturday in uptown Charlotte, Police Capt. G. Farley said.

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.

Denise Lockie of Charlotte alleges Staples fired her in part for taking extended leave because of PTSD related to the crash.

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.

~Daily Edit 9.2.2014

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.

~Yard Art on Labor Day
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