NC church members facing charges in beating of gay man
A North Carolina student says he feared for his life when he was beaten by church members in an attempt to cure him of being gay.
Man arrested, accused of robbing two NC banks
Police have arrested a man they say robbed two banks in North Carolina. Quinton Tennell is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Police said he robbed the Wells Fargo on Park Street in Belmont last month. They said he then robbed the SunTrust bank in Norwood last week. After leaving the bank an alert was issued with details about the van he was seen driving. Deputies patrolling the area ...
NC laws on Venus flytraps, BB guns take effect
North Carolina laws taking effect Monday will add protections for Venus flytraps, let children in eight counties shoot BB guns unsupervised and allow criminal defendants statewide to have their case decided by a judge instead of a jury. Provisions of nine laws are effective Dec. 1.
Atlantic hurricane season ends, NC took only hit
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the six-month season which ends Sunday saw only one hurricane making landfall along the East Coast. That was Arthur, which hit North Carolina's Outer Banks on July 3 and 4.
Mocs Women's Team Notches Win Over Belmont
The Chattanooga Mocs women's basketball team made a short trip to Nashville to match up with the Belmont Bruins. The Mocs come away with the victory thanks to balanced scoring. Jasmine Joyner led the team with 13 points. She also grabbed seven rebounds and blocked six shots. ...
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John Wall scored 21 points and equaled a career high with 17 assists and Rasual Butler had 23 points as the Washington Wizards won their fifth game in a row, 109-95 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Medically fragile 14-month-old girl leaves Holy Angels to live at home in Charlotte
Two-month-old Swayze Rose Kerns came to Holy Angels in Belmont last December with seizures and sleep apnea. She couldn't eat by mouth and needed around-the-clock care. Her parents, with three other children all under the age of 6, couldn't handle it. So they placed her in the care of Holy Angels, a private nonprofit that looks after children and adults with intellectual developmental ...
UNH, UVM Prove Victorious
Durham, n.h. ? Tanner Leissner had a career-high 21 points and New Hampshire scored 10 straight in the final three minutes to pull ahead of Colgate for a 63-57 win on Sunday.
Charlotte Fire Dept. truck crashes in south Charlotte yard, driver injured
The crash happened on Community House Drive near Johnston Road in Charlotte.