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UNC releases additional documents from NCAA probe
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:36pm.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released more than 2,500 pages of documents connected to an NCAA investigation of the football program as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight with media outlets.

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Convicted US terrorist in NC beheading plot trial
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:34pm.

A North Carolina man spending 45 years in prison for a homegrown terrorist plot read Quranic verses to jurors and scolded the federal judge and prosecutors at his trial on charges he plotted to have government witnesses beheaded.

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NC election official predicts 69 percent turnout
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:57am.

North Carolina's chief elections official predicts overall voter turnout for Tuesday's election will fall a tad short of the percentage recorded in 2008.

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Hearing airs sex crimes case against US general
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:25am.

US Army prosecutors are charging a general with sex crimes against five women, including four military subordinates and a civilian. The first details of the charges filed in September emerged at a military justice hearing Monday for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg.

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First Lady touts Obama campaign in NC on final day
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:22am.

North Carolina gets a visit from First Lady Michelle Obama on her last day on the campaign trail. Mrs. Obama is scheduled to visit Charlotte with singer Mariah Carey and NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher to stir up supporters.

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Early voting ends in NC; turnout higher than 2008
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:14am.

The state of North Carolina's political landscape leading into election day is becoming more clear. Final totals are expected Monday for the number of people who took advantage of early voting.

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Tips help Charlotte police crack 5-year-old case
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 7:42pm.

Detectives say a tip from the public has led to three arrests in the murder of a woman nearly five years ago in east Charlotte.

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Outside group runs attack ad in NC court race
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 7:40pm.

A third-party political group has launched a television ad in the race for North Carolina Supreme Court race that attacks candidate Sam Ervin IV in part by linking him to former Gov. Mike Easley.

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Bounty captain claimed he chased hurricanes
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 7:34pm.

As we told you Thursday night at 11, the Coast Guard has called off the search for missing HMS Bounty Captain Robin Walbridge. Now, a formal inquiry into the sinking of the tall ship during hurricane Sandy is underway. A TV interview with Walbridge may also shed some light on what happened. In the August 12 interview in Maine, Walbridge said there is no such thing as bad weather.

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Energy Star tax holiday this weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 11:09am.

You can save money and energy when you shop for certain items through Sunday. The Energy Star-rated appliance sales tax holiday is now in effect.

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