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.

Read the full investigative report (.pdf)

Less than three years after Chiquita Brands International announced with much fanfare that it would move to Charlotte, the banana giant’s future is set to be decided Friday as shareholders vote on whether to merge with an Irish produce company.

In the seven months since Dan Clodfelter was appointed Charlotte’s mayor, the former state senator has taken a light approach at the Government Center.

The Charlotte attorney for Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is preparing for Hardy’s jury trial on domestic violence charges to begin as scheduled next month during the Panthers’ bye week.

The FBI and the Huntersville Police Department are jointly investigating embezzlement claims at SouthLake Christian Academy, Shelley Lynch of the FBI’s Charlotte office said Wednesday.

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside Parliament.

With the state’s U.S. Senate race continuing to tighten, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan briefly stumped for GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis at Wingate University.

The Observer's editorial board will again endorse candidates in the upcoming election. Here's how and why.

If New York-based Development Counsellors International is right, North Carolina and the Charlott...

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

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At 3-3-1 and with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks coming to town, Cam Newton said his team can’t afford to press.

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Gerald Henderson won’t be available for Thursday’s exhibition against the Indiana Pacers.

An official announcement of the change could come as early as Wednesday, sources said.

Emma Roberts joins the FX horror show as a fortuneteller who captivates young Jimmy.

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