A federal judge in Winston-Salem sentenced Casey Parsons to 10 years in prison and Sandy Parsons to eight years. A grand jury indicted them after investigators say they defrauded the government for accepting benefits for Erica Parsons after her disappearance in 2011. 11:18 AM
Two women took the stand Friday morning and testified that Rice also sexually assaulted them at his Central Avenue apartment in two separate incidents. Both women described brutal attacks where Rice hit and strangled them while forcing them to perform different sex acts.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened in west Charlotte during the early morning hours. One person was killed on Elswick Lane at around 2 a.m. Friday.
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State Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged From January
The state released its new numbers Friday morning, showing February's rate was the same as January at... 09:20 AM
31 Years Ago: Carolinas Tornado Outbreak
This weekend marks 31 year years since one of the largest outbreaks of tornadoes in North and South Carolina history. 09:16 AM
Changes on the Way for Rowan County Animal Shelter
Nine members will be elected to an animal task force on Monday, March 30. But already, some volunteers have noticed changes. 08:38 AM
Women's NCAA Sweet Sixteen Set to Tip Off in Greensboro
The second-seeded Florida State Seminoles face the third-seeded Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday night in a Greensboro Region semifinal. And South Carolina will be facing off against the UNC Tar Heels at 7 p.m. 11:10 AM
Museum to Mark Vietnam Veterans Day With Play, Other Events
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. 06:15 AM
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Rowan County Man Charged With Sex Crimes Involving 7-Year-Old Child
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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 06:34 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 04:39 PM