It's the end of an era for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' iconic elephant acts. The company announced on Thursday it will phase out the elephants from their traveling circus performances by 2018.
A cat missing for more than three years was reunited with his owner this week. Rebecca Patt lived in Mooresville when her cat disappeared one day. She since moved to Asheville. This week, she got a call the cat was found all thanks to a microchip.
A yearly contest to promote North Carolina food and the people who make it is growing in reputation. 04:51 PM
For just the third time in North Carolina's history, the State Board of Education voted Thursday to revoke the charter of a public charter school. 09:01 PM
On Thursday, the governor released his two year, $21.5 billion budget saying the state is still having to make tough choices on his plan to spend its limited funds. 11:38 AM
Passengers on board a Delta MD-80 encountered a scary landing at LaGuardia on Thursday. 01:39 PM
No criminal charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in connection to domestic violence allegations made against him by his ex-girlfriend. 02:59 PM
In this series, "Through My Eyes," Time Warner Cable News reporters speak with African-American youth and adults about the issues black males face and how they feel in today's America. How has the country progressed since the Civil Rights marches of the 1960s and how do African-American men feel they are perceived in today's world? Watch it the full special now!
The fire department has said she was let go because of inappropriate Facebook posts about Ferguson, Missouri. Eschert believes she shouldn't have been fired without a hearing. 07:53 AM
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said Thursday that philosophy professor Jan Boxill is ending her fight to hold onto her job. She was targeted for firing in October on the day that a scathing report into the cheating scandal was released. 01:51 PM
It began at the Sedgefield Inn when seven universities pulled out of the Southern Conference in May of 1953, and one month later the ACC was formed. In December, Virginia joined. Women have been playing in the ACC every year since 1978, a few years before the first NCAA championships for women. 01:30 PM
Neighbors were surprised when they woke up to what they thought was an ostrich looking into their windows. 07:43 AM
The man charged with assaulting an elderly woman and an employee at the Cotswold Harris Teeter in Charlotte made his first appearance in court Wednesday afternoon. Scottie Barringer, 34, appeared before the judge in a wheelchair and suffering from a broken nose. 03/04/2015 04:32 PM