With Carolina Panthers starting quarterback Cam Newton sidelined with cracked ribs and Derek Anderson taken out after an injury to his right hand in the second quarter, Joe Webb came in and guided the Panthers past Pittsburgh 10-0 Thursday night.
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The head of a prominent Charlotte-area road-building company on Thursday became the sixth defendant to plead guilty to defrauding the state and federal government out of $87 million in highway work.

North Carolina was prepared to offer Toyota up to $107 million worth of incentives to lure the automaker’s North American headquarters to Charlotte, documents obtained by the Observer show.

The Catawba County district attorney has filed a motion to seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a Newton-Conover counselor Maggie Daniels. Meanwhile, search warrants reveal new details about the case.

A federal jury decided Thursday that a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer used excessive force in the 2011 death of a man who died after being twice shocked by the officer’s Taser.

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Mother says another student attacked her 15-year-old daughter, a developmentally disabled student at Wolf School.

But the retailer didn't offer any specifics on what it plans to do following Family Dollar’s rejection of its bid.

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Tony Stewart will return to the track for this week’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, three weeks after being involved in a fatal incident at a dirt track in New York.

The Charlotte 49ers opened their second season of football Thursday the same way they started their first a year ago: with a victory against the Campbell Camels.

The South Carolina Gamecocks, preseason ranked No. 9, were dreadful on defense and were clobbered by No. 21 Texas A&M 52-28.

The NFL will strengthen penalties against players convicted of domestic violence-related charges. How that affects Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s case is unclear.

Hough High running back Bishop Fordhas always heard he was too small to be a big-time football player.

Appalachian State will play again Saturday at Michigan, in the same stadium in which it opened the 2007 season with a stunning 34-32 upset.

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