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Jul 30, 2014 at 2:51 PM
On Wednesday, jurors heard new testimony from a parent of a former wrestler and assistant coach in the alleged sexual abuse trial centered around an ex- Gaston County High School wrestling coach.

Gary Scott Goins is charged with 22 sex...
Jul 30, 2014 at 12:25 AM
The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can...
Jul 30, 2014 at 12:15 AM
Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from...
Jul 29, 2014 at 4:31 PM
Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura has won a defamation case against the estate of a Navy SEAL sniper.
Jul 29, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court...
Jul 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the...
Jul 28, 2014 at 8:16 PM
People are falling for a door-to-door scam in Gastonia
Jul 28, 2014 at 10:05 PM
In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file. The study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute found...
Jul 28, 2014 at 2:56 PM
On Monday, jurors heard new testimony from a former wrestler and assistant coach in the alleged sexual abuse trial centered around an ex- Gaston County High School wrestling coach.
Jul 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM
One victim didn't buy the man's story, and shut the door. She then called her mother in Bessemer City and found out that the same man had appeared last week at her home.
Jul 28, 2014 at 1:13 PM
A Gastonia woman was scheduled for a court appearance after the N.C. Highway Patrol said she drove her car into the South Fork of the Catawba River with her children restrained in the rear seat.
Jul 28, 2014 at 4:04 AM
More than 2,000 Syrians - almost half of them pro-government forces - have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition...
Jul 26, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Lucy Coffey joined the Army, or the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, in 1943, just a month shy of her 37th birthday.
Jul 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM
The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland...
Jul 26, 2014 at 2:44 PM
Police say 19-year-old Tony Scott Tyler Lewis was speeding along Davidson Avenue when he ran off the road, hit two trees and the car he was driving flipped.