When Shelby native Eddie Dodson died 11 years ago in California, his Hollywood hipster days had ended, but the FBI still ranked him as the most prolific bank robber of all time.

A month before the legislative session reconvenes, the likelihood that all North Carolina teachers will see a pay raise this year appears to be fading.

This week, a Catawba County judge could settle a lingering debate in Charlotte: Did the City Council break the law by privately discussing and voting to offer millions of dollars in incentives to keep the Carolina Panthers in town?

Heather Grant says the military taught her to be a problem-solver, and that it’s a trait the public should expect from its elected representatives.

Attorney General Roy Cooper, the target of several challenges to North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban, has asked a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit pending an upcoming marriage ruling from a higher court.

A Cleveland County middle school teacher has been arrested after authorities say she sent obscene videos and pictures of herself to at least two students.

North Carolina’s top education officials now say charter schools must publicly reveal salaries, reversing a March announcement.

Antoine Ensley says his resume gives him a leg up in the race for Mecklenburg sheriff.

Tyler Ford didn’t set out to become the founder and operator of one of Charlotte’s only co-working spaces. He happened into it because of his personal needs.

Courtney Buckley is working harder than she ever imagined - getting up before dawn to deliver doughnuts.

~ The Daily Edit 04.16.14

A sortable database of 2014 NFL draft prospects compiled by the Observer includes more than 350 players who could be taken in the May draft.

There are playoff seeding considerations at stake for both the Charlotte Bobcats and Chicago Bulls entering their regular season finale Wednesday.

Atheist group launched a complaint against Clemson’s football program claiming the team is “entrenched” and “entangled” in religion.

Nationally ranked Myers Park is the 2013-14 Observer Sweet 16 girls’ basketball champion.

It’s not that the ingredients in Burrito Loco’s salsa are all that unusual.

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