Wanda Sue Larson, the child's guardian, and her boyfriend, Dorian Harper were arrested in November 2013 after a Union County sheriff's deputy said he found the boy chained to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck. Harper accepted a plea deal earlier this month and was sentenced to six to 10 years in prison.
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.
Chefs from Charlotte to Asheville are taking part to showcase the local food industry. Monday at Bonterra in Dilworth, chefs made a six course meal that revolved around eggs and North Carolina-grown ingredients. 10:09 AM
The chamber voted 115-4 on Monday night for the online posting mandate when local and state governments alert the public to proposed zoning and annexation changes, public hearing dates and other actions. 07:19 AM
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. 07:33 AM
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. 07:30 AM
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