Instead of a family trip to Mexico, the Schemm family’s vacation was derailed Saturday when someone broke into their car and stole their passports minutes before they were to head to the airport for a flight to Mexico.

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, but not someone who would engage in sexual misconduct with students.

Dollar Tree, a discount retailer known for selling everything for $1, said Monday it plans to buy Matthews-based Family Dollar for $8.5 billion.

Police said 26-year-old Sam Babb Clonts of Mint Hill was charged in the shooting.

Progress on the inner loop is very slow Tuesday morning, with average speeds about 10 to 15 mph.

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

Bank of America is vacating a 5 1/2-story building in Ballantyne Corporate Park, the latest move to shrink the amount of office space it occupies.

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

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Seven drum corps teams from around the country competed in front of a crowd of 8,000 on Sunday at American Legion Memorial Stadium.

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.

Luke Kuechly, Humble Prince of the Gridiron, treats fans, teammates, coaches, almost everyone, with respect.

Tyler Gaffney, the Carolina Panthers hardly knew you.

The Charlotte 49ers’ defense had an all-or-nothing feel to it last season.

The Charlotte Knights on Aug. 5 will honor former players from the city’s minor-league team once named the Hornets.

Against all odds, "Sharknado 2" has wised up and is a hilarious must-see treat.

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