The NC Zoo humanely euthanized Ruthie, a chimpanzee at the zoo for nearly 40 years. The adorable chimp was silly, sassy, stubborn and a great aunt to younger chimps, officials said. She died of heart disease.
Mark Harris, the Republican congressional candidate dogged by allegations of absentee ballot tampering in the 9th District Congressional race, confirmed to WBTV that it was his decision to hire McCrae Dowless, but denied wrongdoing.
A man who was hit by a car while crossing East W.T. Harris Boulevard in Charlotte died at Carolinas Medical. He was the 28th pedestrian to die on a Charlotte road in 2018, a record number of deaths, CMPD said.
Christmas gift-givers still have time to send presents via the U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx. The longer you wait, the more you’ll pay, however. Each service has various options for you to consider.
The National Weather Service can be added to the growing list of “fake” accounts locked by Facebook. The Columbia, S.C., NWS Facebook account was disabled in November and reactivated Friday after a major storm.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 485 Inner Loop between South Boulevard and I-77 in Charlotte. The driver was standing beside his car that hydroplaned.
Kimberly Cherry ’s one-time boyfriend shot her twice in the head and left her for dead in the trunk of her car. She escaped, survived and later testified against him. Thursday, she was honored in Mecklenburg County by the district attorney for her courage.
Sixteen emailed bomb threats were received in Charlotte Thursday, including at the Vue and Catalyst apartment buildings in uptown. They were similar to threats received nationwide. Police found no explosives.