The state of North Carolina will stop defending its same-sex marriage ban after a federal court ruled Virginia’s ban unconstitutional and cracked the door to gay marriage in the Carolinas.

Nancy Writebol, the Charlotte missionary infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia, remained stable Monday, though her condition was described as “very serious.”

Defense witnesses in the trial of Gary Scott Goins said the former East Gaston High School wrestling coach was authoritative and passionate about the team he led but not someone who would cross the line and engage in sexual misconduct with students.

Police say a 10-week summer initiative to bring down violent crime across Charlotte-Mecklenburg is beginning to show results. Across the city, police have seen 21 percent fewer gun crimes in 2014 than in 2013.

Seven drum corps teams from around the country competed in front of a crowd of 8,000 on Sunday at American Legion Memorial Stadium.

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Duke Energy Progress to pay $1.2 billion for the interests N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency owns in four Duke power plants.

Slideshow: Thousands of Charlotte-area Muslims pray at The Park in observance of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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Update: Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has a bone bruise in his left knee, an MRI showed on Monday.

Sorensen: Nothing Greg Hardy said Sunday – not a single answer – implied he was contrite.

Jeff Gordon captures fifth victory at Brickyard on 20th anniversary of his first; earns 2nd win of season.

For all the skeptics out there, UNC forward Kennedy Meeks has offered proof of his newly developed dunking ability.

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