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Thousands gather to honor slain officer in New YorkThousands gather to honor slain officer in New YorkVice President Biden and thousands of police officers attend officer's funeral in New York
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Dumptruck overturns in HuntersvilleDumptruck overturns in HuntersvilleAn overturned dumptruck left quite the mess on a roadway in Huntersville Friday morning.
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Mecklenburg Mugs | 37 arrests on FridayMecklenburg Mugs | 37 arrests on FridayJOSEPH CANTADORE Arrested: 12/26/2014 Charge Description: DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED
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10 reasons to download the NBC Charlotte app10 reasons to download the NBC Charlotte appWe hope you had a wonderful Christmas, surrounded by love, family and friends! Just in case you unwrapped a new iPad or smartphone, we wanted to share some reasons why you should download the WCNC NBC Charlotte news app for your new gadget:
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Victim's car vital clue in I-85 shootingVictim's car vital clue in I-85 shootingThe car once driven by an Easley man left for dead along the Interstate 85 roadside is a chief clue in the deadly shooting case — but what answers the car might hold aren't clear.
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Several new NC laws hit the books January 1Several new NC laws hit the books January 1Among the many new laws starting January 1st:
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Skeletal remains located off Old Pineville RoadSkeletal remains located off Old Pineville RoadCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found Friday afternoon.
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In a sea of blue, NYC cops honor slain officerIn a sea of blue, NYC cops honor slain officerVP Joe Biden will attend the Saturday funeral for Rafael Ramos, who was shot dead with a fellow officer.
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New use for an old iPhone: Security cameraNew use for an old iPhone: Security cameraSo maybe this happened to you this Christmas: You got a new iPhone or iPad, but you already had an older iPhone or iPad. That old device no longer hooks up to the cell network, but it still works on Wi-Fi. So rather than use it as a phone, people are using them as...
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TV's 'Screech' arrested on weapons chargeTV's 'Screech' arrested on weapons chargeDustin Diamond, the actor who played "Screech" on the TV sitcom "Saved by the Bell," was arrested Friday in Wisconsin on a weapons charge, according to the Ozaukee County sheriff's office.
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Body of autistic boy, 4, found in pondBody of autistic boy, 4, found in pondJayden Morrison, whose family was visiting grandmother, had been missing since Christmas Eve.
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Weight Watchers: Butts are in for 2015Weight Watchers: Butts are in for 2015Here's one way for a diet behemoth to get its end-of-the-year ad noticed: Make it about a woman's butt.
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Shopper injured during attack in parking lotShopper injured during attack in parking lotA woman attacked in a Kohl's parking lot in Gastonia while Christmas shopping earlier this week is speaking out to NBC Charlotte.
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Asia marks 10th anniversary of tsunamiAsia marks 10th anniversary of tsunamiThe Indian Ocean tsunami killed 230,000 people and displaced millions in 12 countries.
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Xbox up, but PlayStation still down after attacksXbox up, but PlayStation still down after attacksHack group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for takedowns.
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Diamond engagement ring found in NC Red KettleDiamond engagement ring found in NC Red KettleThe Salvation Army of High Point says it received a very special gift this past Saturday in one of its red kettles.
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Obama gives Christmas-time salute to troopsObama gives Christmas-time salute to troopsPresident Obama hailed the imminent end of combat operations in Afghanistan during a Christmas Day meeting with troops in Hawaii, but added that challenges remain in that country and across the globe.
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10 huge after Christmas deals10 huge after Christmas dealsIn my continued search to save you time and money, today huge bargains that don't break the beak. The key to these price drops are timing and below you'll find the list of my favorite deals today.
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Raleigh Amber Alert turns into homicide investigationRaleigh Amber Alert turns into homicide investigationPolice say the search for 2-year-old Tristan Matthew Blue, the subject of an Amber Alert on Christmas Eve out of Raleigh, has turned into a homicide investigation.
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2014: Year in Review2014: Year in ReviewTake a look at the best moments of the year, the top stories, those we lost, and the most memorable photos.
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Consumer Reports: Naughty & nice company policiesConsumer Reports: Naughty & nice company policiesJust in time for the holidays, Consumer Reports is out with its Naughty and Nice List, an annual look at company policies that are consumer-friendly, and some that are not.
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Car smashes into home in GastoniaCar smashes into home in GastoniaA woman was sent to the hospital Christmas Day after her vehicle struck a house in Gastonia.
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Bowl game attendance on decline but TV interest growsBowl game attendance on decline but TV interest growsSometime in the next several years, the powerful overlords of college football finally might decide they've seen enough.
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5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphone5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphoneSo you just got a new smartphone as a gift, and you're wondering, what's all the fuss about? I can make phone calls, check e-mail, surf the Web, listen to music, take photographs. Gee, is that all?
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Mecklenburg Mugs | 14 arrests on ThursdayMecklenburg Mugs | 14 arrests on ThursdayTYLER MARSHALL Arrested: 12/25/2014 Charge Description: DWLR
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5 things you need to know Friday5 things you need to know FridayThe biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
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Your car's hidden 'black box' and how to keep it privateYour car's hidden 'black box' and how to keep it privateMost commercial airplanes have an indestructible flight recorder, also called a "black box" — even though the casing is actually bright orange. Actually, there are two of them: One records information from the flight computers, and the second box records...
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A special choir made up of 22 children arrived in Atlanta to kick off their tour across the country to raise money for food for fellow orphans in Uganda. The money raised by their songs provides 5 million meals a year.
After plans for a wedding seemed to be going nowhere, a groom took matters into his own hands and planned a surprise flash mob wedding for his bride-to-be.
For 40 years, a slim spruce covered in tinsel and dusty Christmas decorations has stayed parked in a Wisconsin man's living room. He's waiting for all six of his sons to return home to be together at Christmas.
Moviegoers celebrate the release of 'The Interview.' Sony originally pulled the movie after hackers threatened violence against theaters showing the film on Christmas Day.
A second night of protests took place in Berkeley, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed an armed teen.
A statement from the Centers for Disease Control says a worker may have been exposed to Ebola.
USA TODAY'S Carly Mallenbaum interviews USA TODAY science contributor Traci Watson about the highs and lows in science over the past year.
USA TODAY's Gregg Zoroya spends time with U.S. soldiers in Liberia who are working to make a difference in a battle of a different kind as they work to fight Ebola.
Josh Brolin, one of the stars of the new movie 'Inherent Vice' sat down with USA TODAY to talk about some of his vices. Video shot by Todd Plitt.
Dryden Shirks is only 6 years old, but she is on a mission to help kids with cancer have a merry Christmas. Shirks knows a little something about spending time in a hospital...she battled leukemia for over 2 years.