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Suspects charged in brutal killing of 20-year-old expected in court

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people charged in connection with the killing of a 20-year-old woman in Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood are expected to appear in court Thursday. Prosecutors say Mary Collins was lured to an apartment and then brutally killed during the first COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020. Collins' friends and family described her as sweet, kind and innocent.
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Contractor Says Panthers Should Be On Hook For Failed Rock Hill Facility

According to the Charlotte Ledger Business Newsletter, the fallout over the Panthers’ abandoned plans to build a new headquarters in Rock Hill continues. The Charlotte Ledger Business Newsletter reports new court documents showing a construction company suggests the team could be liable for tens of millions of dollars in debt related to the failed project. And several subcontractors also say their owed money. For more, we turn now to the Ledger’s Tony Mecia for our segment Biz Worthy.

New NASCAR reality show aims to attract non-racing fans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — NASCAR is going even more mainstream. That’s the hope with a new reality show featuring driver Austin Dillon and his family. The show also features the Dillon family and their experiences in and around the Charlotte area. Filming of the show started in February right before the Daytona 500. […]

NFL world reacts to Luke Kuechly news

Luke Kuechly was one of the best linebackers of the past decade, making the Pro Bowl in seven of his eight years in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. He ultimately decided to retire in his prime at the age of only 28 years old, citing health concerns as the reason for his abrupt decision in 2020.

Former Employees Sue Company for Allegedly Firing Them After Not Participating in ‘Cult-Like’ Prayer Meetings

A new lawsuit alleges a North Carolina company retaliated against employees who didn’t participate in “cult-like” Christian prayer meetings, including by allegedly cutting their pay and ultimately firing them. Per NBC News, the religious discrimination suit—filed this week by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)—sees two...

With methane a climate worry, landfill captures gas for energy

The 550-acre Speedway Landfill is a mountain of decomposing food, plastic and other trash in Concord. It's right off U.S. 29 next to Charlotte Motor Speedway and rises more than 100 feet above the surrounding area. And it grows daily with deliveries by trucks from Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and surrounding counties.

NC attorney general launches investigation into medical data tracking

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – State lawmakers are looking into possible privacy concerns with medical information. Attorney General Josh Stein’s office, along with other state representatives, are conducting an investigation into a tracker using patients’ personal data. State Rep. Brian Farkas along with State Rep. Donnie Lambeth of Forsyth County wrote to the attorney general asking […]

ACC headquarters could be moving to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Could the Atlantic Coast Conference headquarters be moving to Charlotte?. That question should officially be answered within the next few weeks. It’s all part of the North Carolina state budget proposal that republicans unveiled Tuesday night. If the $27.9 billion spending plan...

Faye – “No Vibes”

The Charlotte, NC band Faye released their promising self-titled debut EP back in 2016, and have taken their time following it up. The trio — made up of Sarah Blumenthal, Susan Plante, and Thomas Berkau, who joined as a drummer in 2018 — are finally ready to release their debut album, You’re Better, which will be out in August. Today, they’re unveiling its lead single, the lurching and melodic “No Vibes.”

4 things Carolina Panthers fans can look forward to in 2022

What things can Carolina Panthers fans look forward to during what is sure to be another rollercoaster season in 2022?. It’s been all doom and gloom for the Carolina Panthers over the last few years. The team’s memorable Super Bowl run in 2015 seems like a lifetime ago considering what’s transpired in its aftermath and some big changes might be on the horizon if things continue trending downward for head coach Matt Rhule next time around.
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North Carolina Blaze Pizzas donate to first responder foundation

Blaze Pizza restaurants in Charlotte and Asheville, N.C. will donate a portion of its sales of certain pizzas designated as "Hero Pies" to the Salute to Heroes Charlotte Foundation, according to a WCCB report. The donations will support six first responder families. "One of our core values is built around...