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Charlotte

Pat McCrory raises $1.7M for gubernatorial campaign

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The campaign for presumptive Republican nominee for North Carolina governor Pat McCrory is picking up the pace with fundraising. Full story...
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Passenger attacks crew on NC-to-Florida flight

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A passenger aboard a US Airways flight from North Carolina to Florida has been arrested after witnesses say she attacked crew members before being wrestled to the jet's floor. Full story...
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'Miracle babies' to return home as tornado cleanup begins

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A North Carolina family says three children were ripped from their beds by a tornado, throwing one about 100 feet away along a fence lining a highway. All have been released from hospitals and are back with relatives. Full story...
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Man shoved in front of car during fight

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Authorities say a man was killed outside a Charlotte bar after he was shoved into the path of a car during a fight. Full story...
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Obama to address economy in politically important NC

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President Barack Obama will travel to Charlotte Wednesday to speak about the economy. The trip keeps up Obama's weekly visits to politically important states, drawing attention to the economic recovery and steps aimed at sustaining it. Full story...
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Charlotte police identify man shot at complex

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Charlotte police have identified a man who was shot and killed at an apartment complex earlier this week. Full story...
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Billy Graham association laying off nearly 50

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The Charlotte-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is laying off nearly 50 workers, or about 10 percent of its staff, as it shifts focus to its online ministry and other initiatives. Full story...
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First lady Michelle Obama coming to NC for visit

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First lady Michelle Obama is planning to visit Raleigh and Charlotte to meet with military families, school children and to make remarks in advance of this summer's Democratic National Convention in the Queen City. Full story...
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Jurors in NC can get psychological counseling

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People who serve on juries are sometimes exposed to graphic or traumatizing evidence, and now North Carolina wants to help them cope with that responsibility. Full story...
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Duke Energy, Progress Energy file new merger plan

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy are taking a third stab at a deal that would create the largest U.S. electric company, offering to spend up to $150 million to reduce competition concerns. Full story...
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2 boys killed by truck while walking in Charlotte

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Two young boys are dead after being hit by a truck in Charlotte while walking with their father to a nearby daycare center. Full story...
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Greenpeace protesters arrested at NC demonstration

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Six Greenpeace demonstrators have been arrested after hanging a banner in front of the Duke Energy building in Charlotte protesting rate increases for the utility's customers. Full story...
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NC Catholics say play insults the Virgin Mary

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Charlotte Roman Catholics led by Bishop Peter Jugis are protesting the production of a play they say is insulting to the Virgin Mary. Full story...
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UNC Charlotte hosts US diplomat George Mitchell

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A former U.S. senator and peace envoy to world trouble spots is reflecting about the Middle East for a North Carolina audience. Full story...
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Lawmakers hold meeting on NC sterilization program

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Two North Carolina lawmakers will take questions about whether the state should compensate thousands of people it surgically stopped from having children, and if so who should collect and how much. Full story...
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