Lane pleaded guilty in 2003 to voluntary manslaughter after killing her estranged husband, former Carolina Panthers running back Fred Lane Jr.
UPDATE: Deidra Lane is released from prison
UPDATE: California Mayor resigns over watermelon email
Los Alamitos, Calif., Mayor Dean Grose kept his promise to resign Monday after sending an email showing watermelons on the White House lawn.
Webber joins African American Heritage Commission
Former television news anchor Sterlin Benson Webber will help advise N.C. officials in preserving African American culture, history and art
Mr. Erskine Farris Jr.
Mr. Farris, 68, was owner of E & R Cleaning Service. He was employed by Carmel Presbyterian Church for many years before retiring in 2007
Mr. Rayford Jones Sr.
Mr. Jones, 71, died Feb. 10 at Carolinas Medical Center. Mr. Jones was a member of Clanton Presbyterian Church where he sang in the male chorus.
Helen Fincher Hudson of Charlotte
Mrs. Hudson, 58, died Feb. 18 at her residence. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church
Heavy snow blankets Charlotte region
An overnight storm dumped as much as 10 inches in some parts of the region. Other areas reported far less. CMS and most other school districts announced a snow day
$1 million lottery ticket found in truck
Neighbors Larry Pigg and Quinton Harris found the ticket on Monday. Pigg said he plans to share the winnings with Harris, who made the discovery
Obama: Combat troops to leave Iraq by Sept. 2010
The president told Marines and military leaders at Camp Lejeune that U.S. troops had accomplished their mission. The rest, he said, is up to the Iraqi people
The fashion parade we call the CIAA
See photos of some of the fashionable people I found in uptown Charlotte during CIAA week
A tasty find amid the CIAA bustle
Nix Burger & Brew on Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte serves more than 19 different gourmet burgers, but the best part for us were the fries
Have those of us watching on the sidelines — not to mention Rihanna or Chris Brown — learned anything from this very public case of domestic blues?
Alan Keys goes on Obama attack
In a YouTube video, Keys denies that Barack Obama is the legitimate president. He predicts civil war if Obama is not “stopped,” calling him a “radical communist”
Tiffany Randolph is KALC’s new general manager
Randolph, a 2001 graduate of Clark-Atlanta University, said she wants to increase enrollment, hire additional tutors and help build the Kennedy Academic Learning Centers’ brand
The Park Ministries to host gospel concert for youths
The “2009 Victory After Party” is part of the 2009 Gospel Heritage Praise and Worship Conference, an annual event that honors gospel artists