Early Wednesday morning, the Charlotte Area Transit System started testing the new street cars. Representatives from CATS say they did the testing overnight because they didn't want to interfere with any workday traffic. 07:23 AM
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty.
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The commission says if left alone, most transient bears will find their way out of town and back to their natural habitat. People are urged not to approach or follow bears, or get between a bear and its possible escape route.
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Report: Higher Than Usuual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM
World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 117
The world's oldest person has died. Japanese officials say Misa Okawa died Wednesday in Osaka of natural causes, she was 117-years-old. 08:40 AM
Police Looking for Suspect who Stole Laptops from Gaston Co. School
Gastonia police are looking for the person who broke into a Gaston County school and stole dozens of MacBook laptops last weekend. 03/31/2015 09:22 PM
NC Leaders Weigh In on National Debate Over Religious Freedom Legislation
The proposal was recently signed into law in Indiana and similar legislation has been filed in North Carolina. The nation has watched as protesters, business leaders and others have weighed in on that state's new religious freedom law. 03/31/2015 04:32 PM
BrainCore Therapy Offers New Hope for Autism Patients
April is Autism Awareness Month and one Charlotte doctor is using an alternative treatment to help children with the disorder. It's called BrainCore Therapy and works to retrain the brain. He says it offers new hope to families coping with Autism. 03/31/2015 04:57 PM
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Ex-Social Worker Charged in Child Abuse Case Accepts Plea Deal
Wanda Sue Larson, a former county Social Services worker and the child's guardian, will spend between six and 17 months behind bars. Authorities say that's because she cooperated with their investigation. Updated 03/31/2015 05:30 PM
Advocacy Center Reports Davie Co. Kids Reporting More Abuse Cases Each Year
Kids in Davie County are reporting more cases of sexual abuse every year, according to the Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center. It’s an issue law enforcement say many in the community don’t want to talk about. 03/31/2015 07:55 PM
Man Charged With Killing Granddaughter of Anson County Sheriff
Deputies told area media outlets that Roger Lee Rorie Jr. is charged with involuntary manslaughter, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and obstruction of justice. It was not clear if he had an attorney to comment on the charges. 03/31/2015 11:53 AM
Workshop Prepares Veterans for Job Search After Service
Finding jobs can be tough, but the challenge can be even greater for military veterans. The USO of North Carolina held a workshop Tuesday to educate employers on what skills veterans can offer and to help guide veterans making the difficult transition back to civilian life. 03/31/2015 01:05 PM
Rolling Stones Return to Raleigh With U.S. Stadium Tour
There is a big concert announcement for the Capital City—the Rolling Stones are coming to Raleigh. The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. 03/31/2015 12:01 PM