Former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth will walk free Monday

After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth is scheduled to be released Monday, October 22 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton.
  Family talks about son’s diagnosis of rare Polio-like disease

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Wanted man accused of sexually assaulting woman at Charlotte home arrested
The victim told police she was in the home talking to 40-year-old Tommy Williamson when he pulled out a weapon and began sexually assaulting her.
Person killed in hit-and-run in east Charlotte
The hit-and-run happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Lawyers Road between Brickstone Drive and Meadow Glen Drive.
Family talks about son’s diagnosis of rare Polio-like disease
North Carolina has three cases - the closest to our area reported in Huntersville. South Carolina so far has just one case.

Artist Uses His Talent To Help Convey Hope And Recovery At Nazareth Child & Family Connection

Artist Uses His Talent To Help Convey Hope And Recovery At Nazareth Child & Family Connection

Board of Elections updates information regarding judge candidate’s campaign compliance

A local candidate for Judge accepted campaign contributions and paid expenses from his campaign account while his campaign was terminated from active status by the North Carolina State Board of Elections, records show.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Customer orders 2 waters, leaves $10,000 tip at NC restaurant

The tip was arranged by a YouTube star known for donating large amounts of money to unsuspecting people for the videos on his channel.

  Woman walking her dog attacked twice by pack of 5 pit bulls who escaped from yard

The victim was treated at the hospital for multiple bite wounds, while her dog was taken to an emergency animal clinic in critical condition after suffering multiple life-threatening puncture wounds and lacerations.

SPORTS

Appalachian State earns first-ever Top 25 ranking

Appalachian State has made history again during its record-setting start in FBS football.

Charlotte battles in 21-13 loss at Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers dominated time of possession and total offense, boasted a 100-yard runner for the second straight game, but fell at host Middle Tennessee, 21-13, Saturday.