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Opinion

Constitution's horrible, no good, very bad year: Column

Constitution's horrible, no good, very bad year: ColumnPresident Obama governs by executive fiat, defacto legislation and ignores separation of powers
  • Opinion
  • 8 hours, 35 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Mom drowned girl she thought was being molested

Police: Mom drowned girl she thought was being molestedA woman is charged with murder after police say she held her young daughter under water in a bathtub and drowned her two days before Christmas.
  • Crime
  • 8 hours ago
Life

How to cope with post-holiday blues

How to cope with post-holiday bluesNo doubt, the holidays can be stressful — a lot of traveling, crowd-managing, gift-buying and credit-card-maxing. But for many people, despite all the grumbles about being overscheduled and under-rested, the bustle of parties and family is a definite mood-booster. Once...
  • Life
  • 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Businesses hope for Panthers Playoff run

Businesses hope for Panthers Playoff runThe Panthers hope to ride momentum into the playoffs with a win Sunday and you can bet Charlotte restaurants and bars want to join the victory dance.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Weather

Mild winter weekend leads to cold New Year's Eve

Mild winter weekend leads to cold New Year's EveYou wouldn't know winter is in full swing based on the mild Charlotte temperatures this weekend.
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Nation

De Blasio speaks at funeral; officers turn their backs

De Blasio speaks at funeral; officers turn their backsHundreds of officers outside the church turned their backs in a sign of disrespect as the mayor spoke at the slain officer's funeral.
  • Nation
  • 20 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

10 reasons to download the NBC Charlotte app

10 reasons to download the NBC Charlotte appWe hope you had a wonderful Christmas, surrounded by love, family and friends! Just in case you unwrapped a new iPad or smartphone, we wanted to share some reasons why you should download the WCNC NBC Charlotte news app for your new gadget:
  • News
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Mecklenburg Mugs

Mecklenburg Mugs | 46 arrests on Saturday

Mecklenburg Mugs | 46 arrests on SaturdayCIRILO DIAZ-ANGELES Arrested: 12/27/2014 Charge Description: ASSAULT ON A FEMALE
  • Mecklenburg Mugs
  • 8 hours, 34 minutes ago
Columnist

The 10 best deals and store-wide sales after Christmas

The 10 best deals and store-wide sales after ChristmasThe 10 best deals and store-wide sales after Christmas.
  • Columnist
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Sports

Belk Bowl festivities in full swing

Belk Bowl festivities in full swingBelk Bowl weekend has hit Charlotte and while the game doesn't kick off until Tuesday night, festivities for fans and players are underway.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Crime

NC mother charged with concealing son's death

NC mother charged with concealing son's deathThe mother of a toddler reported missing on Christmas Eve faces additional charges in his suspected death.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

NC Highway Patrol working has almost 150 vacancies

NC Highway Patrol working has almost 150 vacanciesThe North Carolina State Highway Patrol has almost 150 vacancies for troopers and the agency says it has to recruit to find qualified applicants.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Politics

Former South Carolina Governor Jim Edwards dies at 87

Former South Carolina Governor Jim Edwards dies at 87James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, has died
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Traffic

Highway Patrol steps up texting while driving enforcement

Highway Patrol steps up texting while driving enforcementFor Chris Knox, the yellow pickup truck was the perfect disguise for catching drivers paying more attention to their cellphones than North Carolina roads.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day ago
World

N. Korea insults Obama, blames U.S. for Web outage

N. Korea insults Obama, blames U.S. for Web outageNorth Korea accuses the U.S. of causing the country's recent Internet shutdown.
  • World
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Nation

'My heart hurts': Family mourns autistic boy dead in SC pond

'My heart hurts': Family mourns autistic boy dead in SC pondN.Y. boy disappeared from family's S.C. vacation home Christmas Eve.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

Dead whale in Virginia Beach had broken ribs

Dead whale in Virginia Beach had broken ribsVirginia Aquarium officials say a dead whale that washed up in Virginia Beach likely died from a collision with a boat.
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

2014: Year in Review

2014: Year in ReviewTake a look at the best moments of the year, the top stories, those we lost, and the most memorable photos.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Hornets

Westbrook leads Thunder to win over Hornets

Westbrook leads Thunder to win over HornetsRussell Westbrook scored 29 points to lead Oklahoma City to a 98-75 victory over Charlotte on Friday night.
  • Hornets
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Nation Now

New Website focused on helping military find housing

New Website focused on helping military find housingThe Navy, along with the other military branches, has announced a new website, HOMES.mil, that is dedicated to helping service members.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Crime

Man wanted on outstanding rape warrant

Man wanted on outstanding rape warrantThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team is looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant for second-degree rape.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Police: Argument leads to fatal shooting in S. Charlotte

Police: Argument leads to fatal shooting in S. CharlotteCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a man's death in south Charlotte.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Mecklenburg Mugs

Mecklenburg Mugs | 37 arrests on Friday

Mecklenburg Mugs | 37 arrests on FridayJOSEPH CANTADORE Arrested: 12/26/2014 Charge Description: DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED
  • Mecklenburg Mugs
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Traffic

Dumptruck overturns in Huntersville

Dumptruck overturns in HuntersvilleAn overturned dumptruck left quite the mess on a roadway in Huntersville Friday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
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