It has been 54 years since they were arrested for ordering food from a "whites-only" lunch counter. The men were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace and chose to serve hard labor for 30 days rather than allow a civil rights group to post their bail.
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly.
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
Murthy is coming to Charlotte as part of a cross-country listening tour to meet with community stakeholders, public health officials, faith leaders, and others from the charlotte community. 08:09 AM
They were arrested in a drug bust yesterday in the Catawba Heights Neighborhood. 09:58 AM
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM
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There was a time when four doors meant family car, not performance car. Our Ed Keiner has more on how automakers are blurring that distinction.
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The first Republican-led confirmation hearing of the Obama administration is about to get underway as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general. 07:29 AM
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board named Ann Clark as its superintendent on Tuesday evening. 01/27/2015 09:45 PM
Google Fiber is coming to Charlotte and the City of Oaks after the company announced the expansion in both the Queen City and Raleigh Tuesday afternoon, offering customers another option for high speed internet. 01/27/2015 05:50 PM
More than $1,000 worth of gardening equipment is gone. The loss was discovered on Jan. 22. It's a theft that could impact food donations that feed hundreds every year. 01/27/2015 05:40 PM
Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte are working together on new ideas for the former site of Eastland Mall. 01/27/2015 04:44 PM