Mecklenburg commissioners Jim Puckett and Vilma Leake come from different backgrounds and districts, and hold opposite political views on most issues. Yet they have cultivated an unlikely friendship that goes back to the late 1990s.

A Charlotte firefighter was hospitalized after officials say the ladder truck he was driving overturned early Sunday.

North Carolina officials want to close the gap with South Carolina and other states that offer larger incentive packages and lower tax rates to lure companies.

Virtual visits – through video and email connections – are among the latest conveniences emerging for patients as Charlotte-area hospital systems and doctors embrace electronic health records.

Wesley Dixon is out of work, out of money and short on hope, so the last thing he wanted to see in his northeast Charlotte driveway Saturday was a squad car.

Authorities say an armed man walked up to the officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire.

Clouds will likely linger over much of the Charlotte-area Sunday, bringing with them rain and chilly winds later into the evening.

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Operation Victory Block Leave, the USO’s annual event, looks after solders as they travel home for the holidays.

In the Season 4 finale, Carrie and Saul return to the U.S. and Carrie investigates events that took place in Islamabad.

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The Daily Edit 12.21.2014

For just the third time this season the Charlotte Hornets won back-to-back games, dominating the Utah Jazz Saturday 104-86 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Cleveland’s Johnny Manziel faces Carolina’s Cam Newton on Sunday in the first meeting between the two former Heisman winners.

Days after coach Roy Williams talked about getting mean – or meaner, at least – the Tar Heels responded with a 82-74 win against No. 12 Ohio State.

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