Charlotte-Mecklenburg police use a secretive surveillance system that collects information from cellphones and wireless devices to locate crime suspects but also gathers data from innocent people.

Research has been slow to get off the ground, campus officials acknowledge. The recession hampered growth and dashed plans by some big corporations such as PepsiCo to open labs.

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on Sunday defended her call for a ban on travel from countries affected by the Ebola epidemic and denied that it represented a change of position.

Fulton Meachem, CEO of the housing authority, admits even he was surprised at the flood of 32,128 applicants, who were allowed to file online Sept. 22-26.

Residual slowdowns extend back beyond Briar Creek Road to near Eastway Drive.

Thousands participated in the 36th annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday. Organizers were hoping to raise at least $360,000.

Celebrity Roundup 10.19.14

Ke Cheng, a professor at N.C. State, has designed a nanomedicine he hopes will give the heart some help.

'Private Violence,' a documentary by Durham filmmaker Cynthia Hill, airs at 9 p.m. Monday.

~Daily Edit 10.20.14

Guard Lance Stephenson has 14 points in return for Charlotte.

Brad Keselowski held off Matt Kenseth on a second two-lap overtime to win the GEICO 500 at Talladega.

UNC QB Marquise Williams, a Mallard Creek graduate, accounted for 463 total yards and led the Tar Heels on a late winning drive against Georgia Tech.

~NFL Cheerleaders 10.19.14

The SEC has reached a new milestone in the Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five.

Take a look at ads for new homes in 1970, along with newer photos and 2011 house values.

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