Catawba County passed a resolution Tuesday making it a "Second Amendment sanctuary" county, while Cabarrus County unanimously approved support of its own resolution that would do the same.

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A pizza deliveryman shot three suspects who tried to rob him during a late-night delivery in Charlotte, police said Tuesday.

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KANNAPOLIS — A North Carolina man has been charged with assault after he charged onto the mat at a high school wrestling match and tackled his son's opponent.

NC Appeals Court Upholds Lawfulness Of 2016 Session

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RALEIGH — A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday upheld the legality of a legislative session Republicans quickly called in December 2016 to push through laws that weakened the power of incoming Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.

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Much of Charlotte’s recent violent crime has involved young people who acquired guns because they felt unsafe, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney. 

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Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

The Impeachment trial. The Chief Justice will gavel it into session on Tuesday and we get a preview.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina senators will return to the Statehouse this week with a long, complex debate in front of them.

Snow Rejoins Rhule As Panthers' New Defensive Coordinator

Jan 20, 2020
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Phil Snow is rejoining head coach Matt Rhule in Charlotte as the new Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator.


More than 1,500 people gathered at the Charlotte Convention Center Monday morning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and talk about how his mission should continue today.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential contenders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at a Baptist church Monday and linked arms with each other and civil rights leaders in a march of tens of thousands to the Statehouse.

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Events are planned around the Charlotte region Monday in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which marks the birthday of the late civil rights activist. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s online archival military collection now includes installation camp newsletters and newspapers that contain little-known information about life in the state during World War II.

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Sheriff's deputies in York County, South Carolina, say they seized 14 dogs that may have been used for fighting Saturday after a 71-year-old woman was mauled. The woman is alive but had to be flown to a Charlotte hospital for treatment.

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The lines outside the Spectrum Center on Saturday morning stretched along the sidewalks uptown. But they were nothing compared to the lines inside the arena, where Oprah Winfrey was making her third stop of the “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” tour. That’s a day-long wellness event presented by WW – the newly rebranded Weight Watchers.

The focus might have been on overall health and wellness, but the draw, unquestionably, was Oprah.

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Walk into VisArt Video nowadays and you'll see a donation jar next to the checkout. Charlotte's last video rental store is going nonprofit, and it's joining a growing number of video stores elsewhere in the county that say the model is a way to survive in the age of streaming.

Tom Steyer has been spending a lot of time in North Carolina lately. The billionaire environmental activist and Democratic candidate running for president made campaign stops in Raleigh and Goldsboro last weekend. And this weekend, he has stops in Charlotte. And he joined All Things Considered on Friday. 


The man dubbed the "Bad Wig Bandit" for his propensity to wear distinctive wigs while robbing banks has struck again, the FBI said. 

Santee Cooper and SCE&G had been adding two reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant in Fairfield County.
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A group of state lawmakers from North and South Carolina want to deregulate the states' electricity markets by allowing competition for power production. At a press conference Thursday in Charlotte, the lawmakers said they want the two states to study the issue together and suggest reforms.  

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YORK, S.C.  — A South Carolina woman pleaded guilty to fatally poisoning her husband by putting eye drops into his water for days. She was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey has pulled out of the Pro Bowl after a memorable season.