U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder delayed the sentencing last month for Sandy and Casey Parsons on tax fraud charges after a hearing revealed the conditions under which Erica Parsons lived before she disappeared in 2011. She was 13 at the time, and wasn't reported missing until 2013. 07:31 AM
The program is scheduled to begin on Friday and continues on Saturday at the museum in Raleigh. A play titled Etchings in Stone that includes audience participation will be performed Saturday night at the museum. North Carolina Vietnam veteran Ron Harris wrote the play.
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The Capuchin monkey named Carter escaped from a car at Carolinas Medical Center - University on Wednesday afteroon.
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Distracted Driving Often to Blame in Teen Traffic Accidents
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied and analyzed nearly 1,700 videos of teen drivers and found distractions played a role in about six out of 10 moderate to severe crashes. That's four times the rate they originally thought. 03/26/2015 04:39 PM
Rowan County Man Charged With Sex Crimes Involving 7-Year-Old Child
Investigators say the child told a teacher she had been assaulted by Joseph Cranford at his home on Lippard Road. He is being held under a $1 million bond. Cranford is charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense and disseminating obscene material. 03/26/2015 04:26 PM
Accuser Testifies in Rice Sexual Assault Trial
Testimony continued on Thursday in the trial of a convicted sex offender accused of kidnapping, strangling and sexually assaulting a woman in his east Charlotte apartment in 2012. Fitzgerald Rice's accuser took the stand for the second day in a row. 03/26/2015 07:34 PM
Charlotte BBQ Landmark to Close After Construction Lull
A longtime staple in Charlotte barbecue is putting out their fire-pit and closing their doors. The Old Hickory House is shutting down after more than 55 years. 03/26/2015 05:39 PM
Former NBA Star Mark Price Named Charlotte 49ers New Coach
The Charlotte 49ers hope Mark Price's NBA knowledge will pay off at the college level. The school introduced Price on Thursday as their new men's basketball coach. He replaces Alan Major, who left the program after five years amid health problems and a lack of success on the floor. 03/26/2015 04:19 PM
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Man Accused of Shooting Son Twice During Argument
Officers say it all started as a dispute inside a home on Scarlet Circle in southwest Charlotte. The fight then moved outside, where the man shot his son twice. 03/26/2015 10:26 AM
State Lawmakers Reach Compromise on Gas Tax Solution
Under the new proposal, the gas tax would almost immediately drop down to 36 cents per gallon, which is a cent and a half less than it currently is. Next year, it would drop another penny, and then to 34 cents in July of 2016. 03/26/2015 04:04 PM
One year Marked Since Arrest of Patrick Cannon
Since then, Charlotte mayor Dan Clodfelter says the city has handled the scandal very well. Mayor Clodfelter touted the way the council pulled together in the last year, after the city was rocked once Cannon was arrested on those federal corruption charges. 03/26/2015 07:38 AM
NC State Wolfpack Arrives in Syracuse to Face Cardinals
The game will tip off at about 7:45 p.m. Friday. The Wolfpack beat Louisville in their only meeting during the regular season. 03/26/2015 07:45 AM
Accuser Takes the Stand in Sexual Assault Trial
The accuser in this case took the stand again Thursday morning. She remained relatively composed as Rice's defense attorney questioned her account of what happened that night. She quietly wiped away tears as she answered his questions, and admits she went willingly to Rice's apartment agreeing to perform a sex act for money because she was desperate for cash. 03/26/2015 12:29 PM