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 day after a wire service reported that NC Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor’s emphatic reaction to the story nearly eclipsed the news itself.

Frances Darcy is from Athlone, Ireland, so her decision to volunteer Wednesday at the Salvation Army’s Christmas Center was a revelation about the city she now calls home.

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.

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

Bank of America and US Bancorp were sued by the agency that oversees federal credit unions.

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.

Getting ready to hit the road for the holiday? You can learn a thing or seven from NASCAR’s Jill Gregory, whose business trips range from speedway garages to gala events.

The Daily Edit: 12.18.14

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

It's not often a team will so kindly gift-wrap a victory. Then, Wednesday, the Hornets said no thanks in the fourth quarter.

Charlotte Knights CEO says costs in some areas of stadium to go up $1.

Less than two weeks ago, Lake Norman High quarterback Josh Ladowski thought his high school football days were over.

It was after the Michigan State game, Duke’s second of the year, that head coach Mike Krzyzewski first drew parallels between Elton Brand and Jahlil Okafor.

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

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