CHARLOTTE (AP) — Prosecutors say a Charlotte police officer acted properly when he shot and killed a man who charged at him with 10-inch garden shears. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/SUSrDt) that prosecutors have concluded that Officer O.S. Swenson did nothing wrong when he shot and killed 26-year-old Clay McCall on Sept. 14.Read More »
CHAPEL HILL (AP) — His first name was William, but few ever called him by it, preferring to use the title that was given to him in 1956 and that he earned for a lifetime — President Friday. William "Bill" Friday, the man who personified higher education in the state even after he stepped down after 30 years as president of the University of North Carolina system, died at his home in Chapel Hill early Friday.Read More »
Two guards at a private prison in North Carolina have been charged with accepting bribes to smuggle in cellphones and cigarettes.Read More »
A Nashville court has issued a temporary restraining order against a Franklin-based hormone replacement therapy company after the state attorney general filed a lawsuit for making unsubstantiated health claims and failing to advise patients of potential side effects.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has agreed to pay an ex-teacher nearly $700,000 to settle his lawsuit claiming he was improperly forced to quit after he was accused of improperly touching students.Read More »