As Charlotte weighs a new proposal to charge residents for how much garbage they produce, many questions remain unanswered.

A Mecklenburg County task force will spend most of 2015 on one daunting mission – finding ways to help the county’s poor overcome poverty.

A water main break in south Charlotte flooded several homes Sunday, forcing firefighters to use inflatable life rafts to rescue three families.

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have turned to secret cellphone surveillance to help investigate high-profile cases, including the murder of teacher Bianca Tanner and the "ski mask rapist" cases from the 1970s. But questions have arisen on whether police and prosecutors properly disclosed how they pursued suspects.

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A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday.

In “Your Atomic Self,” Duke University alumnus Curt Stager discusses atoms that connect us with the infinity of the universe, and how we exist through these atoms forever.

More than a decade after a bitter feud ended with it being moved from atop the State House’s dome to its grounds, the Confederate flag remains a racially divisive symbol in South Carolina.

Once a week, volunteer scientists tease order from nature’s seeming chaos.

Thousands of workers turned to the North Carolina Department of Labor each year to collect the wages their bosses had promised.

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Senior forward Tyler Engel scored with a minute and 10 seconds to play to secure a 2-1 win, send UNC to the third round and end the Charlotte 49ers season.

Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to lead the NC State Wolfpack to a 68-65 win over the USF Bulls at PNC Arena.

Several sources close to quarterback Cam Newton and with the Panthers believe the message is clear: Newton wants to lead a winner in Charlotte, and the team wants to keep him.

North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds to the lead the Tar Heels to a win over Davidson at TWC Arena.

Lance Stephenson, Marvin Williams and Brian Roberts have been OK so far; nothing horrible but also nothing great.

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