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Life

Mecklenburg's population surpasses 1 million

Mecklenburg's population surpasses 1 millionIn 2010, Mecklenburg County's population was 923,413. Four years later, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates we have more than a million people.
  • Life
  • 5 hours, 37 minutes ago
NCAA

Dean Smith makes final grand gesture to former players

Dean Smith makes final grand gesture to former playersThe legendary former University of North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, who was well-loved and highly-respected by all who knew him, is making the news again for a final grand gesture.
  • NCAA
  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
Crime

Murder suspect identified after January killing

Murder suspect identified after January killingThe homicide unit identified Jawan Tyquan Smith, 17, as a suspect in William Walter Allen III's death.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
Regional

Magic Johnson to SC State: 'You have to work hard'

Magic Johnson to SC State: 'You have to work hard'BA Legend and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson spoke to students at South Carolina State University Thursday.
  • Regional
  • 48 minutes ago
Life

Californians taste South Carolina food

Californians taste South Carolina foodEast Coast, best coast– are we right, or are we right?
  • Life
  • 6 minutes ago
Regional

911 transcripts with ties to Codd murder case reveal fear

911 transcripts with ties to Codd murder case reveal fearTranscripts of 911 calls reporting a fire at a house owned by a man suspected in a double killing reveal callers desperate for help, one caller fearing multiple fires were being set.
  • Regional
  • 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Consumer

AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts Saturday

AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts SaturdayTravelers will see the most tangible sign yet of the US Airways-American Airlines merger this weekend when US Airways' frequent-flier program is absorbed into American's.
  • Consumer
  • 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
NCAA

Former NBA star Mark Price named Charlotte 49ers new coach

Former NBA star Mark Price named Charlotte 49ers new coachThe Charlotte 49ers hope Mark Price's NBA knowledge will pay off at the college level.
  • NCAA
  • 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Nation

Blast, fire rips buildings in NYC's East Village; 12 hurt

Blast, fire rips buildings in NYC's East Village; 12 hurtThree people were hospitalized in critical condition after probable gas explosion, mayor says.
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
Local

CMS: Teacher did not assault student

CMS: Teacher did not assault studentCMS released new information regarding an alleged assault on a student at Quail Hollow Middle School.v
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  • 5 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Burke County man missing nearly 2 months

Burke County man missing nearly 2 monthsThe Burke County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 35-year-old man.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation

Records: Mom forced child to put dead sister in freezer

Records: Mom forced child to put dead sister in freezerMitchelle Blair was arraigned on child abuse charges and ordered held on a $1 million cash bond.
  • Nation
  • 6 hours, 8 minutes ago
Health

SC warns residents about smoke from landfill fire

SC warns residents about smoke from landfill fireThe South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is warning those living in Lockhart that smoke from a nearby landfill fire can cause health concerns.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
Crime

SC couple charged after kids found chained in room

SC couple charged after kids found chained in roomAn Inman couple has been charged with child neglect after two of their six children were found chained in a room inside their filthy home.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 49 minutes ago
Politics

No further charges from the Cannon case

No further charges from the Cannon caseOn the first anniversary of the arrest of former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, it now appears he will be the only one to be charged in the political corruption scandal that rocked the city.
  • Politics
  • 7 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Concord business evacuated after chemical scare

Concord business evacuated after chemical scareEmergency first responders are on the scene of a HazMat situation in Concord.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 53 minutes ago
Nation

DOJ: Guardsman, cousin charged with supporting ISIL

DOJ: Guardsman, cousin charged with supporting ISILSuspect was arrested at Chicago airport allegedly preparing to travel to join ISIL
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Crime

Mom was babysitting when frozen bodies discovered

Mom was babysitting when frozen bodies discoveredAs the frozen bodies of two of Mitchelle Blair's children were found in a deep freezer at her apartment by an eviction crew, the mother of four was at another apartment – babysitting for a neighbor.
  • Crime
  • 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Inmate attempted suicide in Lancaster City Jail

Police: Inmate attempted suicide in Lancaster City JailThe State Law Enforcement Division is investigating after an inmate at the Lancaster City Jail reportedly attempted to commit suicide.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 55 minutes ago
NFL

Aaron Hernandez murder trial interrupted by bomb threat

Aaron Hernandez murder trial interrupted by bomb threatBuilding was evacuated and swept by Massachusetts State Police. No explosives were found.
  • NFL
  • 8 hours, 54 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into Alps

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsCo-pilot deliberately worked to "destroy" the plane, French prosecutor said.
  • World
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Health

Procedure offers permanent relief for chronic sinus infections

Procedure offers permanent relief for chronic sinus infectionsFor those whose allergies lead to chronic and acute sinusitis or sinus infections, traditional sinus surgery is often the only path to relief.
  • Health
  • 8 hours, 35 minutes ago
Entertainment

'Duck Dynasty's Robertson under fire again

'Duck Dynasty's Robertson under fire againA story told by Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson at a Friday prayer breakfast in Florida is bubbling up into controversy.
  • Entertainment
  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
University - Highland Creek

UNCC students rally around injured fraternity brother

UNCC students rally around injured fraternity brotherHundreds of people gathered on the campus of UNC Charlotte in a show of support for a student who suffered a serious injury.
  • University - Highland Creek
  • 17 hours, 19 minutes ago
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