Bank of America announced Wednesday that it lost money in the first quarter as it absorbed the cost of a multi-billion-dollar settlement with the government.

Many were surprised to learn of the decision by Mark Harris, pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, to run for U.S. Senate. But Harris has never been one to apologize for bringing the church into politics’ “marketplace of ideas.”

Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday he’ll ask legislators for broader authority over coal ash disposal when the General Assembly convenes next month.

The federal government appears to have shielded murder suspect F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the early 1990s as part of its witness protection program, potentially providing money for his family – and causing lingering confusion over his name.

It was the second such case in recent months, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Most areas west of Charlotte remained above temperature levels where significant damage was possible to fruit crops.

Those photos of your sweetheart or grandkids uploaded to Facebook live near Forest City.

Sheriff candidate Chris Hailey wants to open jail substations to reduce the amount of time officers spend carting suspects to jail.

‘Blue Man Group’ plays Belk Theater in Charlotte through Sunday. The opening night audience was whooping for more.

From frilly frocks to a new spin on the coat and tie, these looks work for any special spring occasion.

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Bubba Watson won’t be playing at Quail Hollow in May, according to a tweet from his verified Twitter account.

Charlotte has made a bid to host the ACC baseball tournament, with a decision from the league coming as early as mid-May.

A sortable database of 2014 NFL draft prospects compiled by the Observer includes more than 350 players who could be taken in the May draft.

There are playoff seeding considerations at stake for both the Charlotte Bobcats and Chicago Bulls entering their regular season finale Wednesday.

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