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Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Authorities looking for suspects in NC kidnapping

Authorities say they are looking for more suspects in the abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father last week.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Charlotte will spend $1 million to clean PCBs

The city of Charlotte expects to spend more than $1.3 million to clean PCB contamination found in its sewer system.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race

Former Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell has dropped out of the race to fill the 12th Congressional District seat vacated when Mel Watt became head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Same-sex couples plan filing NC taxes as married

Gay and lesbian activists are protesting North Carolina's ban against same-sex marriage as they file their income tax statements.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Family sues over NC State Fair injuries

A family seriously injured last year on a North Carolina State Fair ride is suing its operators and owners.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

5 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

The five people accused of kidnapping a North Carolina prosecutor's father sent his wife a picture of him tied up in an Atlanta apartment and threatened to torture and dismember him, authorities said Thursday.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Clodfelter sworn in as Charlotte's new mayor

Dan Clodfelter has been sworn in as the fourth mayor of Charlotte since last spring.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Pentagon: Shooting at NC base likely accidental

A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

BofA paying $772M over selling credit card extras

Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators' accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit-card products and illegally charged others for credit monitoring and reporting services they didn't receive.