The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to spend $7 million to buy body cameras for police, putting the lipstick-size on each patrol officer by October.

All signs are pointing to an announcement on Tuesday that Google has chosen Charlotte as one of the new locations for its super-fast Internet service.

Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

Two Garinger High students were hit by a vehicle in Charlotte on Monday morning while crossing the street to school, just feet from where the city installed sidewalks and crosswalks to make the busy intersection safer.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district is dealing with a $600,000 reduction in the transportation budget, part of a $4.6million cut statewide, according to information scheduled to be presented to the school board.

A former Clover teacher was arrested and charged with sexual battery of a student and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The Charlotte City Council approved Monday $1.9 million of public art for the Lynx Blue Line extension and a contract amendment to spend an extra $21 million to help a contractor overcome delays.

Charlotte-based Sonic Automotive is eying expansion this year with plans to acquire more dealerships, open more standalone used-car stores.

Proponents of the red-hot “paleo“ diet say we should all eat like the cavemen did. Scientists say: Not so fast.

~ The Daily Edit 01.27.15

Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will have surgery in New York Wednesday to remove a cyst that has been causing inflammation in his left knee.

Carolina Panthers’ only two Pro Bowl players had a big impact on Sunday’s game, and are in line for big raises.

North Carolina overcame 20 turnovers and Syracuse’s feared 2-3 zone for a 93-83 win over the Orange at the Smith Center Monday night.

Fowler: NASCAR’s new Chase format remains terrific. But it needs to close obvious loophole – no one should be allowed to win the title without winning a single race.

White, who will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday, was among the first drivers to focus on winning a championship by competing in most or all of the events of the season.

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