Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth, now 44, was released from prison Monday in Clinton, N.C.. He served nearly 19 years in prison for conspiring to murder Cherica Adams, who was pregnant with Carruth’s child when she was shot in 1999.
Carolina found itself in an early 17-0 hole to the Washington Redskins Sunday and never could climb out of it, as a two-minute drive fell 16 yards short of the end zone in a 23-17 loss for the Panthers.
Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano made a 63-yard field goal with one second left to beat the New York Giants, 33-31, Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. It was the longest field goal of Gano’s career.
Saundra Adams, the mother of Rae Carruth’s late girlfriend, talks about how she’s forgiven the men who killed her daughter. People close to the case are preparing for Carruth’s release on October 22, 2018.
Rae Carruth’s murder trial comes to a close with three guilty verdicts, including conspiracy to commit murder, and one not guilty verdict. He and the other men involved in his girlfriend killing are sentenced.
After being caught in Tennessee by the FBI, Rae Carruth’s murder trial takes place in Charlotte NC for the killing of his pregnant girlfriend. The hitman he allegedly hired testifies in court, in front of a jury.
After his girlfriend dies and is buried, Rae Carruth tries to escape NC by hiding in the trunk of a car. But the FBI leads a manhunt and catches him in Tennessee after his mother gives authorities a police tip.
Read about Rae Carruth’s son, Chancellor Lee Adams, who was born in the hospital after his mother was shot by a hired killer in Charlotte. Learn about the resulting police investigation, arrests and manhunt.
Learn about Van Brett Watkins, a hitman hired by former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth. Watkins claims Carruth paid the gunman to shoot his pregnant girlfriend Cherica Adams and their unborn son.
I first met Rae Carruth in 1997 while covering the Panthers. He was their No. 1 draft choice. I never could have imagined I would still be writing about him 19 years later as he gets out of prison next week.
Learn about former Carolina Panthers football player Rae Carruth, before and after he paid to kill his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams. Read about her and the 911 call from the night she was shot in Charlotte.
Eric Reid, who became widely known as one of the NFL players who regularly knelt for the national anthem, held a wide-ranging press conference Monday that touched on both football and African-American empowerment.
After a knee injury to starting left tackle Matt Kalil, the Carolina Panthers were forced to look for another left tackle in a hurry. They found Chris Clark out of football, signed him -- and started him four days later.
The Carolina Panthers signed safety Eric Reid, who became well-known for protesting during the national anthem alongside former San Francisco 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick, to a one-year contract Thursday.
After 17 years in San Antonio, point guard Tony Parker joined the Charlotte Hornets in the offseason. He will serve as the primary backup to Kemba Walker but stresses that, at age 36, he still can play.