| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Julius Chambers, a tenacious North Carolina civil rights lawyer whose house was bombed and office torched as a result of his advocacy, died Friday.
The 76-year-old attorney, whose cases paved the way for public school integration in the Charlotte-...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:13 PM
A North Carolina police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man who may have been looking for help early Saturday morning, officials said.
Local media identified the victim as a former football player...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:22 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police.
But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:37 PM
CONCORD, N.C. -- Brad Keselowski snapped a 37-race winless streak Saturday night by chasing down Kasey Kahne in the closing laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The defending Sprint Cup Series champion, who failed to qualify for the Chase this year,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Charlotte, N.C., judge on Tuesday issued an arrest order for Ric Flair, considered by many to be the greatest pro wrestler of all time, for not paying his estranged wife $32,352.51 in spousal support.
Flair, whose real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers.
The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Kyle Larson, the 21-year-old racing prodigy from Elk Grove, Calif., will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut Oct. 12.
Larson will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet in the night race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, then also compete in the Oct. 27...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For Solar Decathlon 2013, we put a virtual microphone in front of some teams and let the competitors explain their home design, in their own words. First up: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which like the 19 other teams in the Department of...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The beard has been validated.
After a critically praised freshman season, "Homeland" scored nine Emmy nominations that resulted in six wins, including outstanding drama series actor for Damian Lewis and actress for Claire Danes. Yet, Mandy Patinkin's...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:44 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, President Obama offered a sobering message as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country’s recovery from the worst economic crisis since...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa urged Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would prohibit local law enforcement from detaining arrestees who are illegal immigrants as well as effectively blunt federal deportation efforts....