Founded in 1994 by two friends, the Spokes Group has given 36,650 bicycles to children around Christmas through the years. This year, the group will give away about 3,100 bicycles throughout all of its chapters, including Charlotte, Raleigh, Charleston and its new chapter in Kinston.

Police responding to a call to check on an east Charlotte residence found a woman dead Monday afternoon.

A local police leader said lawmakers should do more to protect officers after two New York policemen were fatally shot by a man who had threatened to retaliate against officers for the killing of unarmed black men.

The man accused of killing Monroe teenager Phylicia Barnes in 2010 is headed for a third trial after another Baltimore judge found prosecutor error had tainted the case presented to jurors.

Chilly conditions and light rain are expected Tuesday in the Charlotte area, and that will be followed on Christmas Eve by heavier rain and a chance of thunderstorms.

After sitting vacant for more than 30 years, the Carolina Theatre is closer to reopening as a space for community use.

Inspectors discovered that varying colors of field paint had been unknowingly discharged from Bank of America Stadium into the storm water system.

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down N.C.'s requirement that health-care providers show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking abortion.

Congress and the national parties are riding your apathy all the way to the bank.

The owner of the Colony Apartments in SouthPark on Monday filed a rezoning request to allow a $400 million mixed-use redevelopment of the site.

The Daily Edit 12.22.14

Playing with smooth ball movement and fine shooting, the Charlotte Hornets thumped the Denver Nuggets at Time Warner Cable Arena Monday 110-82.

Leading late in the fourth quarter in wins against Tampa Bay and Cleveland, the Panthers kept mixing the run and pass, and picked up a couple of key first downs to salt away the victories.

Panthers tight end Ed Dickson finally got his chance to make key catches in Sunday’s 17-13 victory over the Browns, and he took advantage.

NC State’s ball-handling and rebounding will need to improve to take care of Louisiana Tech on Tuesday night.

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