| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Julius Chambers, a tenacious North Carolina civil rights lawyer whose house was bombed and office torched as a result of his advocacy, died Friday.
The 76-year-old attorney, whose cases paved the way for public school integration in the Charlotte-...
| Sep 10, 2013
The flight was scheduled to take off at 5:45 a.m. on May 25, but Giannina Lozano didn't mind getting up early.
Her trip, booked in April through Travelocity, was still a heck of a deal. For less than $2,000, she and her husband received round-trip...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 date, time, TV channel and preview: FOX airs NASCAR's longest race from Charlotte Motor Speedway to cap off a big Memorial Day weekend of auto racing. The Memorial Day weekend is one of the best for auto racing fans, as...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The beard has been validated.
After a critically praised freshman season, "Homeland" scored nine Emmy nominations that resulted in six wins, including outstanding drama series actor for Damian Lewis and actress for Claire Danes. Yet, Mandy Patinkin's...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
North Carolina is channeling Alabama and South Carolina when it comes to the best economic, social and political model for a U.S. Southern state.
For more than half a century, North Carolina has been progressive on education and public investments, and...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers.
The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If Sage Karam had not won those weekend go-kart races in Charlotte, N.C., as an 8-year-old, he might be getting ready for his final high school football season in Nazareth, Pa.
If Karam had not won the Skip Barber School Shootout in Sebring, Fla.,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:33 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will announce the results of the first round of its new Power2give online fundraising on Thursday — and the results should make many arts groups happy.
In its first 90 days, nearly $90,000 was raised for area...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A North Carolina man was indicted in Howard County Circuit Court Wednesday in connection with the May fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend outside of her Columbia apartment.
Ryan Patrick Matthias, 42, of Charlotte, was indicted on first- and second-...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Don Spinelli sat eating a plate of fried chicken beneath the shade of a tent, tucked away behind the stage on which he would later perform as principal percussionist with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra.
Spinelli, 55, of...
| Jul 3, 2013
Len and Barb Maiolatesi, of Jarrettsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina Marie, to Charlie Helms, the son of Charles Ray Helms and Tammy Peak, of Charlotte, N.C.
Maiolatesi is a graduate of North Harford High School and York College...