After six years of planning and $1.5 million spent, Monroe’s airport is nearly ready to debut a Customs and Border Protection service that will allow international flights to land in the city.

One student was shot Tuesday morning at Albemarle High School in Stanly County, according to emergency communications officials.

A Union County grand jury indicted the stepfather of 4-year-old child abuse victim Kilah Davenport on a second-degree murder charge Monday afternoon.

Bank of America has agreed to pay a $7.65million civil penalty to settle charges resulting from the Charlotte bank’s multibillion-dollar miscalculation of its capital ratios, a regulator said Monday.

Acknowledging that North Carolina’s medical examiner system has been chronically understaffed and underfunded, state officials on Monday told lawmakers of a plan to overhaul the way the state investigates suspicious deaths.

An earlier wreck on northbound Interstate 77 in south Charlotte is causing big problems for motorists.

A meteorologist says the fog likely will lift within an hour or so after sunrise, paving the way for what will be a very nice day across the area.

How did that teddy bear get aboard a military transport headed to Iraq? A little girl made it so.

Patients undergoing knee and hip replacements can get a single bill with a 'bundled payment.'

Watch our daily animated comics starring SNL alums like Dana Carvey, David Spade, Chris Rock and Dennis Miller.

The Daily Edit: 9.30.2014

The running backs are depleted. But the team is still tied for first in the shaky NFC South.

Panthers fan Ross Levin of Charlotte finds a unique way to cheer Steve Smith.

Marvin Williams and Lance Stephenson will join Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker in the Charlotte Hornets starting lineup.

Fowler: Tony Stewart said he never considered leaving racing. And if you know Stewart at all, this doesn't surprise you.

Stalling or injured? Coaches from NC State and Florida State disagree about what happened in Saturday’s game.

The unbeaten Patriots are in the Observer poll for the first time in school history.

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