Why this Matthews thrift store hires only young adults living with disabilities

The goal for the downtown Matthews shop is to teach their staff skills like multi-tasking and customer service, then send them off to other jobs across the community.

  She’s been missing since 2003; police may have found her remains in a storage unit

Pennsylvania State Police believe they've cracked a 16-year-old cold case. They say a tip led them to the discovery of a body and they think it's a woman missing since 2003.
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‘Jeopardy!’ host Trebek says he’s resumed chemotherapy

After a short period of optimism when he stopped chemotherapy, his "numbers shot up" and doctors ordered him back on the treatment, he announced Tuesday.


  Community members respond after North Stanly HS cheerleaders put on probation for posing with Trump sign

  Good Samaritans to the rescue in I-40 breakdown and fire

Mecklenburg tax collector to go after delinquent Medic bills. Your wages may be seized

Lockdown lifted at Cleveland Community College after threat made to student on campus

  No air conditioning at YMCA-run after school facility in Clover, parents say

Parents say their kids are dealing with no air-conditioning in the building of their after school care program in Clover run by the YMCA.
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  Gay man says someone punched him as church tried to pray away his sexuality

An Oklahoma man said he was held down and punched inside a church, all in an attempt to pray the gay away. Now the church is under investigation.

Panthers QB Cam Newton has reinjured foot; status unknown for Sunday’s game in Arizona

Gas prices are spiking in Charlotte. Here’s how long the increases could last

Former firefighter accused of secretly recording teen girl in bathroom in Rowan County

N.C. sheriff indicted, accused of helping in murder plot of former deputy

  Suspect in Lancaster teen’s shooting death caught in Alabama

Odor forces evacuation at elementary school in Mint Hill

  Train hits ATV in Charlotte, seriously injures one person

  Cornelius town leaders talk future of public education, potential split with CMS

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‘Night owl’ teens gain more weight than their ‘early bird’ counterparts, study says

A new Harvard Medical School study published in the JAMA Pediatrics shows a connection between when teens go to bed and the weight they gain.


Panthers QB Cam Newton has reinjured foot; status unknown for Sunday’s game in Arizona

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has re-aggravated his left foot sprain, raising questions about his availability for the weekend game at Arizona and threatening to derail his team’s entire season.

Clemson football fans can be part of Disney movie about former player who adopted brother

The university announced Friday that production of the Walt Disney Pictures movie “Safety” will continue through Sept. 23.


  Group meets to discuss how to honor UNC Charlotte students killed in tragic shooting

Flour recalled for potential presence of E. coli

  Atrium corrects patient’s bill after WBTV Investigates starts asking questions

  Parent says daughter is living in college dorm covered in ‘black mold’, making her sick

  Father accused of killing 2-month-old son appears before a judge in Morganton

Doctors, according to court paperwork, determined that the child died as a result of “Shaking Baby Syndrome” where brain injuries result.
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Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

She joined ABC News in 1988 and was co-anchor with Sam Donaldson of the Sunday political show “This Week” from 1996 to 2002.

  N.C. mom says Scarowinds is ‘unsafe’ after fight breaks out in park

  2 groups arrested for dozens of Steele Creek armed robberies, possibly targeting Latino community

  Man and woman shot in middle of the street in west Charlotte

NC teacher on administrative leave after alleged inappropriate comments about VP Pence