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.

When our 5-month-old kitten, Jasper, went into kidney failure a few years ago, letting him die wasn’t an option.

In June, the well-respected Journal of the American Medical Association published an article that...

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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.

The Daily Edit: 07.29.14

Byron Bell is in a fight for the starting left-tackle position for the Carolina Panthers, but he has the background for it.

The New England Patriots claimed Carolina Panthers rookie running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers Monday, meaning the Panthers received one play from their sixth-round pick from the May draft.

     I liked Tyler Gaffney. True, I never saw him run an NFL play or talked to him. But aside fro...

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