CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - An investigation by two newspapers has found that large nonprofit hospitals in North Carolina are dramatically inflating prices on chemotherapy drugs, even as they cover more of the market on cancer care. The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer of Raleigh found hospitals routinely mark... more »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - An attempt by two-dozen protesters to be disruptive near the site of the Democratic National Convention has been largely ignored by the police. During a march though Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, about 25 marchers sat down in front of the headquarters of Bank of America and locked... more »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte officials are planning to buttress the city's sizable police force with as many as 3,400 extra law officers during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The additional officers from outside agencies will help the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service provide security and crowd... more »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police have taken a woman into custody at Charlotte ABC affiliate WSOC-TV after the building was evacuated following reports of an armed woman in the lobby.
Several local media outlets say the woman was taken into custody Tuesday night and that no shots were fired.... more »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A woman with a gun is inside the Charlotte ABC affiliate WSOC-TV, and employees of the station have been evacuated.
Charlotte police say there was a woman who appeared to have a gun but provided no other details. WCNC-TV reports that the woman was spotted... more »
Police say a North Carolina man apparently killed his wife and two daughters days ago, but spared two other children before killing himself as police arrived.
Charlotte police said Tuesday that 33-year-old Kenneth Jermaine Chapman shot and killed himself as police arrived at the family's apartment in southeast Charlotte... more »
A handful of people were reported injured by violent storms that ripped the metal roof off at least one building, damaged dozens of homes and knocked down countless trees in central North Carolina Sunday night, officials said.
National Weather Service meteorologist Gail Hartfield from the Raleigh office said there... more »