They came in dress suits pinned with medals and faded shirts from wars old and new for Friday’s opening of the American Legion 96th National Convention.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday that the girl, who was walking alone on the greenway not far from Pineville-Matthews Road, escaped serious injury.

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.

The Sheriff’s Office said Dr. Steven Elliott Skorman was arrested Thursday at his office, Carolina Foot and Ankle, in the 100 block of Lee Street.

A Charlotte system of food banks, emergency pantries and community gardens works to get fresh fruits and vegetables that aren't harvested to people in need.

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New York’s Central Park offers a zoo, nature sanctuary, a literary walk and a movie tour.

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Butler running back Benny LeMay scored three TDs, and QB Anthony Ratliff passed for a pair in the Bulldogs’ 54-6 win.

Myers Park held Olympic to 13 yards in the second half after giving up an interception for a TD.

Nico Alcalde is training for a pilot’s license. He needs just three more flights to earn his license.

Another win and Carl Edwards will be in contention for the Chase’s No. 1 seed.

Rookie P.J. Hairston's contract is worth about $2 million over first 2 seasons.

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