There's a new battle for control over the controversial I-77 toll lane project. Local lawmakers filed a bill on Monday that would give control of the contract to Governor Roy Cooper.
Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity.
Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump but set the stage for new rounds of political and legal fighting.
He's a millennial from the Midwest, who some say represents the future of the Democratic party. Mayor Pete Buttigieg met with voters in Rock Hill on Saturday.
The North Carolina county at the heart of a ballot-collection scandal that forced a new congressional election is getting a clean slate of elections overseers.
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency, entangled Trump’s family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president’s closest associates.
Sheriff Garry McFadden isn't backing down after a speed trap caused controversy in Cornelius. Neighbors think they were targeted, while the Sheriff says privilege is at play.
Former state Rep. Rodney Moore of Charlotte was indicted on Monday by a Mecklenburg County grand jury. Also included in the indictment is Moore's campaign treasurer, Tammy Neal.
Plans are moving forward to transform part of Second Ward. County Commissioners got an update on Brooklyn Village, a mixed-use development which will replace Marshall Park.
We are learning more about security measures local mosques and places of worship are taking in response to the resurgence of white nationalist violence.
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal.
The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft “effective immediately,” in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said.
Charlotte-Douglas Airport is preparing for facial recognition technology.
Milwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, party leaders announced Monday, highlighting the battleground state of Wisconsin that helped elect President Donald Trump and now will launch an opponent who could oust him.
North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue that their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians, a significant break from sentencing guidelines that called for a 20-year prison term.
North Carolina's elections board has set a Sept. 10 date to fill a congressional seat still vacant after November's result was tainted by ballot-fraud concerns.