Vote also defeats cap on county sales taxes
In a rebuke to Gov. Pat McCrory and Speaker Thom Tillis, House Republicans on Tuesday helped defeat a bill that would have given the administration millions to lure jobs while capping local sales taxes.

The Islamic State posted a video Wednesday showing the beheading of an American photojournalist, and it threatened to execute a second U.S. captive if President Barack Obama didn’t halt the attacks.

The man accused of wounding two Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers and a 10-year-old girl Sunday did not appear in court Tuesday as expected.

Activist investor Carl Icahn stepped up his attack on Family Dollar’s board of directors Tuesday, while the board evaluates a $9.7 billion bid from Dollar General.

Katherine Anne Jennings, the mother of two babies who died under mysterious circumstances in 2012 and 2013, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the second baby’s death.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students don’t start classes until Monday, but school bus drivers are conducting practice runs to prepare.

Buzzer entry systems, more security cameras and new visitor check-in equipment are among the upgrades.

The Ireland-based company expects to close its clutch-assembly facility in north Charlotte.

Register before the first NFL game Sept. 4 for a shot to win one of three $50 gift cards from Dick's Sporting Goods.

Kevin Brown of Matthews is self taught in the art of making drums and in the business of selling them.

Hummus - and its delicious variations - is the go-to food for those who want an easy, nutritious lunch or snack

~ The Daily Edit 08.20.14

The Panthers traded running back Kenjon Barner to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, reuniting the second-year back with Chip Kelly, Barner's coach at Oregon.

Charles Godfrey didn’t need to watch the NFL’s annual officiating video to find out the league is cracking down on illegal contact.

Former N.C. State standout Carlos Rodon worked three innings with three strikeouts in Charlotte Knights debut.

Joe Gibbs Racing officials announced Tuesday that they will add a fourth Sprint Cup Series car in 2015 with driver Carl Edwards.

Their coach calls them the Cheetahs, and this season Duke’s secondary could be the key in the race to the ACC Coastal Division title.

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