I was traveling to the beach a few weeks ago on a Friday evening when, during a heavy rainfall, my car hydroplaned and crashed into the center wires in the…Click to Continue »]]>
Forensic anthropologists need to understand human decomposition to interpret and solve real-life scenarios involving recovery of human remains. Studying this process leads students and professionals to a mountain slope at…Click to Continue »]]>
But it wasn?t until 1799 that Charlotte?s emergence as a financial center began, with the discovery of a 17-pound gold nugget in the northern woods, sparking the nation?s first gold…Click to Continue »]]>
If you were paying attention last week, you will recall that our first European vacation got off to a shaky start after I was given a thorough, and thoroughly embarrassing,Click to Continue »]]>
In Charlotte?s Chantilly neighborhood on Monday nights, young and old swing and stomp. A new generation is embracing centuries-old contra dancing.Click to Continue »]]>
North Carolina?s free dental clinics help thousands, but dentists say health reformers need to take a broader view.Click to Continue »]]>
A 9-year-old Arizona girl’s accidental killing of her firearms instructor this week reignited the national debate over guns, but with an unusual focus: children using fully automatic rifles.Click to Continue »]]>
The Rev. Clifford Jones Sr. is one of five candidates to lead the National Baptist Convention. The vote is next week in New Orleans, where the denomination will hold its…Click to Continue »]]>
A couple of new cookbooks inspire home cooks to cook their food over wood.Click to Continue »]]>
For the third consecutive Labor Day, photographer Deborah Triplett invites Charlotteans to tap into their own creativity ? and meet their neighbors in the process…Click to Continue »]]>
Students in Davidson College?s physics department have been examining artifacts from a long-ago grounded ship off the N.C. coast that state officials say was Blackbeard?s Queen Anne?s Revenge.Click to Continue »]]>
A cheerful gardener works with what she has ? and what nature gives her…Click to Continue »]]>
Kitty Gaston was an arts advocate who, along with her late sister, was responsible for notable Charlotte projects such as artist Ben Long?s fresco at St. Peter?s Catholic Church and…Click to Continue »]]>
It started in a field of corn on a farm near Concord. It ended with a hungry family in Charlotte.Click to Continue »]]>
Six ways to refresh your wardrobe for the new season.Click to Continue »]]>
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Hickory Police have arrested a 17-year-old in a crash that killed another teen.
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday morning on a felony domestic violence charge, according to San Jose police. McDonald posted $25,000 bail and was released from jail about six hours after he was booked.
A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said.
The General Assembly passed a law this summer that opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools. But the law doesn't mean the academic standards previously agreed to by more than 40 other states are automatically eliminated.
Iraqi security forces, with the help of Shiite volunteers, broke a six-week siege by Islamic State militants on the northern Iraqi town of Amirli on Sunday, a day after U.S. airstrikes targeted the area.