George Wyant, the teen’s grandfather, said intruders were on the deck in the back of the house and trying to get through a sliding glass door. He said his grandson warned the men to leave. "He told them, ‘Stop, I’ve got a gun.’ "

Police have charged a man in connection with threats made against Providence High School earlier this week.

The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and expand trade in the most sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuba policy in 50 years, President Obama announced Wednesday.

The branding brawl between two Charlotte coffeehouses over rights to use a neighborhood name has cooled off after both business owners dismissed their federal lawsuits and one changed the name of his shop.

The school board has yet to detail plans for how it will proceed on picking a new leader for CMS, one of largest school districts in the nation.

Busiest Thanksgiving ever and successful opening of hourly deck have left management feeling confident.

Lake Norman Charter sixth-grade science teacher Elizabeth Padgett earned the distinction of North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year.

The developers of a proposed amateur sports complex adjacent to Bojangles’ Coliseum say they will be ready to sign a formal deal by Jan. 20.

The $83.3 million widening project covers a 9.189-mile stretch from Interstate 77 to Rea Road.

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The quarterback looked limber and threw with a fluid motion while participating in all drills.

All-conference teams, as selected by coaches, for CMS conferences: MECKA 8, Southwestern 4A and SoMeck.

Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is seeking a court order directing him to stay away from her.

Dealing away top acquisition Lance Stephenson might require patience by the Charlotte Hornets, partly because publicity about his struggles.

Sprint, whose involvement in NASCAR dates to 2004, cited a need to focus on "core business priorities" in deciding to end the partnership after 2016.

“The Hobbit” concludes as it began: in a welter of continuous action. Grade: B-

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