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Traditional superhero stalwarts, new film and television-inspired costumes head this year’s top choices. Look for Elsa, flappers and zombies trick or treating in the hood.

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team has not heard officially whether defensive end Greg Hardy’s domestic violence trial will take place next month or be postponed until after the season. But he says Hardy should be allowed to return to the field.

A conservative activist whose videos have been at the center of previous controversies is taking on local candidates.

The Rev. Al Cadenhead of Providence Baptist Church borrowed $16,500 that went to con artists, who pulled off an elaborate charade this week.

Mo Collins played offensive line on a national championship college football team at the University of Florida and started for the Oakland Raiders in the Super Bowl. But always, Collins was a West Charlotte Lion.

A judge ordered the former owner to remove metal poles blocking access to dozens of disputed parking spaces.

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David Levine uses unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph the work being done to build a county park.

Charlotte trick-or-treaters may want to take a raincoat tonight, as forecasters say a steady rain and unseasonably cold temperatures are on their way.

Last month’s federal court ruling making same-sex marriage legal in North Carolina is causing ripples and waves in houses of worship across the state.

~Daily Edit 10.31.14

Michael Keaton makes a welcome comeback as a former action-film hero trying to validate himself on Broadway.

PG Kemba Walker officially signed $48 million extension Thursday that was agreed to Tuesday night.

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