- North Carolina takes map delay request to US Supreme Court Updated: Feb-09-16 7:25 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The federal court that struck down two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina refused Tuesday to delay its order demanding that new boundaries be drawn in barely a week's time.
- NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value Updated: Feb-09-16 4:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.
- Electrolux gives up tax breaks to expand North American HQ Updated: Feb-09-16 4:10 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Appliance-maker Electrolux is backtracking from plans announced two years ago to expand its North American headquarters in Charlotte and add more than 800 jobs.
- Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: 'I will not conform' Updated: Feb-09-16 1:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Cam Newton isn't apologizing for acting like a "sore loser" after the Super Bowl.
- Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91 Updated: Feb-08-16 10:45 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Charlotte Hornets are finally close to being 100 percent healthy again, and are working their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
- The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl Updated: Feb-07-16 10:26 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local):
- Weekend shooting leaves man dead in downtown Charlotte Updated: Feb-07-16 3:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Police in Charlotte are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a downtown parking lot.
- Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer Updated: Feb-07-16 9:44 am
EDEN, North Carolina - Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.
- Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards Updated: Feb-06-16 10:38 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, after dealing with an injured toe the past four weeks.
- Freeman has 38, Old Dominion tops Charlotte 74-69 in OT Updated: Feb-06-16 9:16 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Trey Freeman scored six of his career-high 38 points in overtime to give Old Dominion a 74-69 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night.
- Man wanted in Seneca bar shooting found in North Carolina Updated: Feb-06-16 1:34 pm
WALHALLA, South Carolina - A man wanted for a fatal shooting nearly a year ago in an Oconee County bar has been arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets Updated: Feb-05-16 11:16 pm
- NHP: Man to face federal charges in Vegas drug luggage case Updated: Feb-05-16 5:51 pm
LAS VEGAS - Authorities say a passenger faces a federal drug trafficking charge after he was arrested at the airport in Las Vegas with several pounds of drugs in his checked luggage.
- Charlotte doctor indicted on sexual assault charges Updated: Feb-05-16 5:47 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A Charlotte doctor accused of molesting patients during exams has been indicted on 12 sexual-assault-related counts involving nine patients.
- Charlotte churchgoer accused of sexually assaulting children Updated: Feb-05-16 4:24 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Police say a Charlotte man sexually exploited fellow church members' children over a nearly three-year period.
- Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season Updated: Feb-04-16 3:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.
- Denver (NC) is backing Panthers, not Broncos in Super Bowl Updated: Feb-04-16 1:17 pm
There are hardly any Broncos fans these days in Denver - not Denver, North Carolina, that is.
- Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 1 Updated: Feb-03-16 11:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James.
- Charlotte rolls to 92-72 win over North Carolina A&T Updated: Feb-03-16 10:28 pm
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Joseph Uchebo scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Charlotte rolled to 92-72 win over North Carolina A&T on Wednesday night.
- Hornets G Walker sits out game vs Cavs with sore knee Updated: Feb-03-16 5:56 pm
- NASCAR's Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury Updated: Feb-02-16 2:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of the extent of his injuries just a week before he is expected in Daytona to prepare for his final season in Sprint Cup.
- Panthers' fast starts in playoffs keyed run to Super Bowl Updated: Jan-28-16 7:45 pm
- Authorities: Woman fatally shot, man wounded in front of son Updated: Jan-27-16 6:16 pm
KINGS MOUNTAIN, North Carolina - The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with murder after a woman was fatally shot and her husband wounded as their son watched.
- China's ambassador visiting NC to mark big New Year holiday Updated: Jan-27-16 4:15 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - China's ambassador to the U.S. is visiting North Carolina to celebrate the Chinese New Year for what officials say is the first time the country's envoy has marked the big Asian holiday outside of the District of Columbia.
- Clemson, Florida State highlight Louisville's 2016 schedule Updated: Jan-26-16 5:13 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Louisville will visit national runner-up Clemson and host Florida State within a three-week span in a 2016 schedule featuring three ranked teams and six 2015 bowl teams.