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  • Charlotte man pleads to stealing from employer 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:26 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Federal prosecutors say a Charlotte man who was controller and later chief financial officer of a Mint Hill business has admitted to stealing about $4 million from his employer.

  • Charlotte will spend $1 million to clean PCBs 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:32 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The city of Charlotte expects to spend more than $1.3 million to clean PCB contamination found in its sewer system.

  • Mitchell pulls out of 12th District race 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:56 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - 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.

  • Kevin Siers of Charlotte Observer wins Pulitzer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:59 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Kevin Siers has continued a tradition of Pulitzer Prizes for cartoonists at The Charlotte Observer.

  • Charlotte coach banned for life from USA Swimming 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:52 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A Charlotte swim coach has been banned for life from USA Swimming after being charged with misdemeanor sexual misconduct involving a minor.

  • 3-year-old shot to death in Charlotte 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:18 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a 3-year-old boy has died after an apparently accidental shooting.

  • US Transportation head plans 2 Ohio stops 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:07 am
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx plans to get a close look at projects in two Ohio areas.

  • Robert Hight wins NHRA Four-Wide Nationals 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:02 pm
  • CONCORD, North Carolina - Robert Hight became the first two-time Funny Car winner in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Sunday, beating John Force, Alexis DeJoria and Tim Wilkerson in the final.

  • More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:46 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.

  • Jefferson leads Bobcats over 76ers 111-105 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:17 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Steve Clifford isn't exactly singing his team's praises after the Bobcats won for the sixth time in seven games.

  • Walker will miss 76ers game with groin injury 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:42 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says point guard Kemba Walker is sitting out Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a groin injury.

  • Toll project on I-77 in Charlotte moving forward 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:40 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Work is expected to begin late this year on adding toll lanes on Interstate 77 through Charlotte.

  • Federal judge sentences 7 for Charlotte crimes 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:47 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A federal judge has sentenced seven men who prosecutors say were responsible for violence and dealing drugs in a Charlotte neighborhood.

  • 2 NC women sentenced for Medicaid fraud 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:16 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Two Charlotte-area women have been sentenced to prison for their roles in Medicaid fraud schemes that federal prosecutors say cheated the federal government out of millions of dollars.

  • Crews rescue worker dangling from NC cell tower 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:40 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte firefighters have rescued a cellphone tower worker dangling from the structure after a medical emergency.

  • Panthers sign free-agent S DeCoud, TE Dickson 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:15 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Carolina Panthers added a pair of unrestricted free agents Thursday, signing safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract and tight end Ed Dickson to a one-year deal.

  • Panthers sign former Ravens TE Dickson 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:24 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Panthers added depth at tight end on Thursday, signing four-year NFL veteran Ed Dickson from the Baltimore Ravens to a one-year contract.

  • Rising UNC tuition funds aid for some students 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:01 pm
  • CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Some higher education leaders in North Carolina don't think it's fair that some of the tuition paid to attend the state's public universities is used to provide needier students with financial aid. The University of North Carolina's governing board is likely to tell students and their parents more about where their tuition spending goes.

  • Documents: FBI seized cash from mayor's home 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:12 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Search warrants show that the day former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on public corruption charges, FBI agents seized dozens of items from his home and offices, including cash, computers and financial records.

  • Duke Energy to stop using tree-stunting chemical 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:05 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Duke Energy says it has temporarily stopped using a chemical product that keeps limbs away from power lines by stunting tree growth.

  • Bobcats sign F White for remainder of the season 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:58 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Bobcats announced they have signed forward DJ White for the remainder of the season.

  • NC local business taxes capped in proposal 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:10 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators on Wednesday backed replacing fragmented local business privilege taxes with a streamlined, flat-fee system many hope will get passed when the full General Assembly convenes next month.

  • Charlotte has 4th new mayor since last spring 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:20 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Dan Clodfelter has been sworn in as the fourth mayor of Charlotte since last spring.

  • Clodfelter sworn in as Charlotte's new mayor 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:02 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Dan Clodfelter has been sworn in as the fourth mayor of Charlotte since last spring.

  • Gas prices jump 15 cents in North Carolina 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:05 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Motorists across North Carolina are hoping the oil industry will soon put the brakes on rising gasoline prices.