North Carolina is currently one of two states that automatically prosecutes 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds as adults. The proposal would change that so when it comes to misdemeanor offenses, the offenders would be handled in the juvenile system.
The state House and Senate reached a compromised plan on how to reduce the tax rate, while at the same time stabilizing the revenue coming into North Carolina.
NCDOT is seeking input from the community on new plans to add express lanes to Highway 74 in Charlotte. 03/30/2015 10:04 PM
Police continue to search for the man wanted in an armed robbery Friday night at Concord Mills Mall. They say it happened after closing when an employee was walking alone to her car. Police say armed robbery is rare at Concord Mills, they've only had three reports of violent crimes this year and none of them happened at the mall. 03/30/2015 03:46 PM
Testimony continued Monday in the trial of Fitzgerald Rice, the convicted sex offender accused of kidnapping, strangling, and sexually assaulting a woman in his east Charlotte apartment in 2012. Updated 03/30/2015 05:30 PM
A community is rallying behind a championship winning coach who’s now in the fight for his life. West Rowan Coach Scott Young has congestive heart failure. Former players and even rival teams are reaching out to help. 03/30/2015 05:43 PM
A proposed law in the North Carolina legislature is picking up national attention after being called out by Apple CEO Tim Cook for potentially fueling discrimination against LGBT community members. 03/30/2015 04:53 PM
North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse is in Oklahoma cleaning up after last week's deadly tornados. 03/30/2015 09:06 PM
A new anti-smoking ad campaign from the Centers for Disease Control launched on Monday, and this is the first time the CDC mentions electronic cigarettes in their ads. 03/30/2015 03:15 PM
Authorities say the granddaughter of Sheriff Landric Reid was shot early Sunday morning. Shaundasia Smith later died. Officials with the sheriff's office say the SBI was asked to lead the investigation due to the relationship of the victim to the sheriff. 03/30/2015 02:17 PM
Police in Charlotte are investigating an attempted robbery at a northeast Charlotte restaurant. Two men entered the Waffle House on N. Tryon Street at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and started shooting. 03/30/2015 10:01 AM
Demonstrations will be held Monday at the offices of Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis to push for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general. The Greensboro native was nominated months ago but the Senate continues to delay her confirmation. 03/30/2015 07:21 AM