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.

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.

Two men kicked in the door of an east Charlotte home Wednesday morning and gunned down a man as his mother and children cowered in nearby bedrooms, police and family members said.

Three months after a Supreme Court ruling against warrantless cellphone searches, a CMPD detective said it has made investigations more difficult.

The John M. Belk Endowment has given $2.3 million to CPCC to help the school better equip its remedial classes.

Former Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl shared his thoughts on the origins of the financial crisis...

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Of tonight’s two premieres, we pick 'Red Band Society' over 'The Mysteries of Laura' – by a mile.

In 2011, Kings of Leon cancelled the remainder of its tour right before the Tennessee band was sc...

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The Daily Edit: 09.18.2014

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 in uptown Charlotte.

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

Some of the world’s most expensive cars went cruising uptown to promote the AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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

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