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Mecklenburg County led the state in the number of pedestrian deaths and vehicle collision fatalities last year, but the 20th annual AAA Carolinas rankings of road safety says other parts of North Carolina are more dangerous.
Your water bill is based on how much water you use. Your power bill is based on how much electricity you consume.
First-grade teacher Allie Smith prepares her classroom at Cotswold Elementary School Tuesday.
Mecklenburg County authorities arrested a woman facing involuntary manslaughter charges in Brunswick County in connection to the death of her infant son in 2013.
Fight breaks out in Charlotte courtroom The fight happened in a courtroom during an appearance for Raphael White.
With broad opposition, the N.C. House Tuesday defeated a bill that would have capped sales taxes in North Carolina counties and given state officials millions more money to lure companies.
Before her board endorsed Mecklenburg County's upcoming sales tax referendum, school board Chairwoman Mary McCray hailed the effort, but wished her members had been included in the planning to get it to the November ballot.
A Mooresville teen was arrested after detectives say he stole his mother's credit card and spent more than $500 in two counties.
William "Bill" Constangy, a Mecklenburg County judge for more than a quarter-century, will retired Aug. 31, court officials say.
Charlotte missionary David Writebol completed his 21-day quarantine Sunday and traveled to Atlanta, where he saw his wife for the first time since she was evacuated Aug. 5 to Emory University Hospital for treatment of Ebola virus disease.
Charlotte viewers of next week's "60 Minutes" were scheduled to see a political ad sponsored by Freedom Partners, a group affiliated with the conservative Koch brothers.
Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk, N.C. confers with Rep. Charles Jeter of Mecklenburg County during debate of Senate Bill 734 at the afternoon session of the House of Representatives on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte, left, confers with House Speaker Pro Tempore Paul Stam of Apex during debate of Senate Bill ... (more)
After more than a decade of debate, it appears construction on the Monroe Bypass will begin in early 2015.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:04 am
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