A section of streetcar track that was laid improperly is being removed and reinstalled by the contractor, the Charlotte Area Transit System said.

A city of Charlotte fire investigator is out of a job because of a Facebook post in the aftermath of the Ferguson, Missouri, riots. It’s the first time a Charlotte city employee has been fired over a posting on social media. An attorney for the investigator says the city overreached.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by law enforcement after the bombings.

Police said Wednesday morning that Carlos Delcid, 20, was taken into custody late Tuesday night. He has been charged with first-degree burglary, police said.

Mercedes-Benz USA is considering moving its New Jersey headquarters to Georgia or North Carolina, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the matter.

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Four people are charged after police found the drugs in a trailer the suspects were hauling through Cleveland County.

Birdsong Brewing Co. has purchased a new, larger building, giving the local craft brewer room to expand.

Roy Tittle was a beloved Santa Claus at Woolworth's and later Blackhawk Hardware.

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The quarterback looked limber and threw with a fluid motion while participating in all drills.

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It's not often a team will so kindly gift-wrap a victory. Then, Wednesday, the Hornets said no thanks in the fourth quarter.

With arena upgrades, Adam Silver says it is "just a matter of what year" the Queen City will land the event.

Charlotte Knights CEO says costs in some areas of stadium to go up $1.

Less than two weeks ago, Lake Norman High quarterback Josh Ladowski thought his high school football days were over.

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