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Stewart Unsure If He’ll Race Sprint Cars Again

For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loves the feel, the way they drive, the purity he finds at all the tiny dirt tracks across the country.


Ronald Carnes, 69, escaped from prison in1973. He was serving time for the 1970 armed robbery of a convenience store. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Captured Fugitive Returns To North Carolina After 40 Years On The Lam

Ronald Carnes, 69, escaped from prison in 1973, was caught in Iowa by facial recognition technology.


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Halloween Fun In And Around Charlotte

A few great ideas for parents looking for the hot spots around town for trick-or-treaters.


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Charlotte’s Most Haunted Places

Charlotte’s ghosts come out at night. From nature trails to converted churches, you can haunt the ghouls of the Queen City.


Booking photo of Robert Lee Miller. (Credit: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Man Took Pictures Of 12-Year-Old Girl Inside Target Dressing Room

Huntersville police have arrested a man they believe has been taking pictures of a 12-year-old girl while she was trying on clothes at a local Target.


Birkdale Village

A Guide to Birkdale Village

Located minutes from Lake Norman on Sam Furr Road in Huntersville, just about 15 miles away from Charlotte’s metropolis, Birkdale Village is a mixed-use development that offers one-to-three bedroom luxury apartments above its Main Street, shopping, restaurants and a movie theater. During the summer, live music at the fountain and the Family Film Festival at Birkdale Cinemas keep residents and visitors alike entertained and keeping cool during the long summer months in North Carolina. In the winter, Christmas at Birkdale Village is especially festive with all the lively decorations and even singing bears. Residents love the convenience of “having it all” right within walking distance with high-end shops and restaurants just outside their front door.

CBS Charlotte–07/14/2011


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