Duke University will pay $112.5 million dollars to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed over a research technician who falsified data in order to get government grants & embezzled money, prosecutors say.
A man watching the movie ‘US’ was shot inside AMC Concord Mills 24 inside Concord Mills Mall late Sunday and a suspect remains at large. The victim’s wounds were not life threatening, North Carolina police say.
A United Blood Nation, or Bloods, street gang leader in Charlotte was sentenced to federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors say Shamon Goins plotted murder, trafficked guns and drugs.
The N.C. Association of Educators is urging teachers to take a personal day on May 1 to march on state lawmakers in Raleigh. Last year’s protest drew more than 19,000 people and caused many school districts to close for the day.
A homicide investigation resulted in an arrest after an argument turned fatal in northeast Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Neighbors said there was a fight between a man and woman.
S.C. Governor Henry McMaster is talking about bringing the Carolina Panthers practice facility and team headquarters to Rock Hill from Charlotte, N.C. Owner David Tepper has met with South Carolina officials.
Eight tickets from Saturday’s Powerball drawing matched the five winning numbers, including one sold in South Carolina and one in North Carolina, for a prize of $1 million. The jackpot now climbs to $750 million.
A passenger peed on another’s luggage on a Chicago to Charlotte flight, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report. In a statement, the airline confirmed contacting police ‘due to an intoxicated passenger.’
Police charged a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man outside an apartment in a student housing complex near UNCC that is unaffiliated with the university. Secret Service and SBI agents helped in the arrest