The Panthers' defensive end agreed to take a paid leave of absence and will be placed on the NFL commissioner's exempt list until his domestic violence case is resolved. The move could keep the Hardy out until at least November and possibly for the rest of the season.

As House Democrats made a Hail Mary attempt to force a vote on laws to protect gays in the workplace, Rep. Robert Pittenger, a Charlotte Republican, continued to stand by comments he made earlier this month that businesses should be free to fire employees based on their sexual orientation.

Preliminary results from an autopsy conducted on Anna Smith indicate the Appalachian State University freshman committed suicide, the Boone Police Department said Wednesday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees paid by Mecklenburg County will get the same raise as their state-paid colleagues after county commissioners voted Wednesday to give CMS $12.2million for the salary boost.

The former Philip Morris plant site in Concord will apparently become home to an electric battery manufacturing operation, according to help wanted ads placed online by the firm.

Traffic is moving well on Charlotte-area interstates early Thursday, but there are problems on a few other major routes.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detective says a Supreme Court ruling against warrantless cellphone searches has made investigations more difficult.

Fraud checks are inadequate and applications are flawed, among other problems. State official says the issues are “old news” because they’ve been addressed.

Officials say one person is missing after a trench collapsed in Alexander County, WBTV reported.

We're on our way, thanks to North Carolina lawmakers.

Olympic High School has lost its security guards this year, sparking some concern among teachers ...

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Steelers safety Mike Mitchell looked like the same physical guy Panthers fans remember on a hit on former teammate Steve Smith.

Charlotte’s new United Soccer Leagues Pro franchise – the Independence – was officially introduced Wednesday.

Last weekend's upset of then-No. 17 Virginia Tech marked the third straight win for the Pirates against ACC teams, all coming on the road.

Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women.

Paul Simon opened his namesake men’s clothing store in 1975 and has developed a loyal Charlotte following.

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