KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107.
Beth Kluttz, Cole's only child, confirmed Friday that her mother...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Haas condemned recent hire Nikita Mazepin on Wednesday for an “abhorrent” video showing the driver apparently groping a woman in the back seat of a car.
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (AP) — Russian driver Nikita Mazepin will drive for Formula One team Haas after signing a multi-year deal on Tuesday.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man indicted last month on child pornography charges had searched earlier this year for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s home online, traveled...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Formula One team Haas will replace drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean next year, the team said Thursday.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Linda Johnson, a leading budget writer in the state House who died this week, is being remembered for her kindness and commitment to...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with assault after he charged onto the mat at a high school wrestling match and tackled his son's opponent.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Linda Johnson, one of the House's chief budget-writers, announced Thursday she wouldn't seek reelection next year and endorsed an aide to succeed...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school district has apologized for an assignment that asked middle school students to compare the value of slaves and white people.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will drive a stock car for the first time since he retired from NASCAR in 2016 when he makes a demonstration run at Circuit of the Americas in Austin,...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police say a woman is dead after she accidently shot herself inside a suburban Charlotte restaurant.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The idea of having even a slim chance to race his way into the NASCAR All-Star race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway seems surreal for Daniel Hemric.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a North Carolina man who investigators say molested a 7-year-old girl and was caught in the act by her mother.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen people are reporting stomach and digestive illnesses which officials think may be traced to a North Carolina church's annual fundraising barbecue.
The health department serving Cabarrus County says it's gotten reports of at least 13 people who got sick after they ate food Thursday at the event held by Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church in Concord. The church has hosted the late-fall event for more than 70 years.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Four teenagers are recovering after being shot outside of where a graduation party in North Carolina.
WSOC reported the shooting broke out shortly after midnight Sunday in Kannapolis. Police say the four teenagers sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged a man in the death of a 17-day-old girl.
Multiple media outlets report the Kannapolis Police Department has charged 39-year-old Maurice Lavon Daniels with first-degree murder, child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and an order for arrest.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina minister with a violent past is being tried on charges that he wounded an ex-girlfriend and killed her new boyfriend with close-range gunshots.
Tim Crumitie allegedly ambushed the couple before dawn at their Charlotte apartment in August 2016, according to The Charlotte Observer . He's charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and kidnapping.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch will return to Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2018 season.
Busch, the 2017 Daytona 500 champion, will start his fifth season with SHR with a new crew chief. Busch will be paired on the No. 41 Ford with Billy Scott, who takes over for Tony Gibson. Gibson will remain with SHR in a yet-to-be determined capacity.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Aric Almirola's path to Stewart-Haas Racing took 10 years and included one of the worst days of his racing career.
Almirola was a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing back in 2007 and had a chance to earn his first career victory while filling in for Denny Hamlin in an Xfinity Series race at Milwaukee. Only the sponsor wanted Hamlin in the car, and Almirola had to get out in the middle of a race he was dominating.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart hasn't ruled out a return in some form to NASCAR, perhaps in the Xfinity Series or at Charlotte Motor Speedway's road course.
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in his car at a North Carolina apartment complex.
Salisbury police say officers were called to an apartment complex shortly before midnight Monday after a person reported seeing an injured person being placed in a car.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested a man who they say threatened to go to an elementary school to kill his ex-wife.
A news release from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police on Tuesday said 37-year-old Isaac James Burch was arrested on a fugitive warrant from Michigan.
The news release said Kannapolis police notified CMPD after receiving information that Burch was on his way to the state to kill his wife, who worked at Sterling Elementary School in Pineville.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A portion of Interstate 85 in North Carolina will be closed in successive weeks to allow for the demolition of a bridge.
The N.C. Department of Transportation says a 5-mile stretch of I-85 in Rowan and Cabarrus counties between Lane Street and N.C. 152 will be closed in the northbound lane beginning Thursday and lasting through Saturday. The same 5-mile stretch in the southbound lanes will be closed from Sept. 19 through Sept. 22.
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy was hit and killed while walking on a North Carolina interstate after stealing a car.
North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. J.R. Fleming says the boy from Kannapolis apparently sneaked out of a Statesville hotel where his family was staying early Sunday. Fleming says the boy took someone else's car from the parking lot and drove several miles on Interstate 77 around 4 a.m.
WISE, N.C. (AP) — Two wrecks have snarled traffic along Interstate 85 in two parts of North Carolina.
The Department of Transportation said I-85 was closed for several hours in both directions at exit 229 near the Virginia state line after a crash Monday.
Also, a jackknifed tractor trailer closed the southbound lanes of I-85 in the construction zone near the U.S. Highway 29 exit in Kannapolis.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow's final week with Columbia Fireflies was much like most of the others — a few promising moments interspersed among struggles at the plate.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Edna Price turned 103 last month and handles the years better than some several decades younger.
Edna exercises twice per week, plays bingo three times per week, cooks occasionally and does her own laundry. Her family members joke that Edna occasionally gets upset if others do household tasks for her.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation say passengers who use the Piedmont and Carolinian will need to plan accordingly for the next month as Norfolk Southern performs routine maintenance and improvements.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters from three cities have battled a three-alarm fire at a Kannapolis church.
Local media outlets report the fire at Grace Baptist Church was reported at around 5:40 a.m. Saturday. The fire was brought under control around 7 a.m.
Units from the Salisbury and Concord fire departments assisted the Kannapolis Fire Department in fighting the blaze. Large flames and heavy smoke were seen coming out of the church, and part of the roof collapsed.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for two men wanted in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told local news outlets that Anthony Frazier died at Carolinas Medical Center on Tuesday. Frazier was the son of a Kannapolis police officer.
Police said the teen was visiting family members in Charlotte when he was shot.