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Recall troubles mount for auto supplier Takata

Recall troubles mount for auto supplier TakataFor an otherwise largely unnoticeable automotive supplier accustomed to staying in the background, Japan's Takata couldn't be more front and center as its air-bag recall woes mount.
  • Consumer
  • 4 hours, 7 minutes ago
Politics

Fact Check: Are roach-killing chemicals in our drinking water?

Fact Check: Are roach-killing chemicals in our drinking water?This… got our attention. A full-page ad in Tuesday's Charlotte Observer with a picture of a dead cockroach floating upside-down in a glass of water.
  • Politics
  • 6 hours, 37 minutes ago
Traffic

Gold Line construction, Elizabeth Ave and Kings Drive: What you need to know

Gold Line construction, Elizabeth Ave and Kings Drive: What you need to knowGold Line construction, Elizabeth Ave and Kings Drive: What you need to know
  • Traffic
  • 5 hours, 24 minutes ago
Local

Local Air Force vet receives service dog

Local Air Force vet receives service dogThrough the assistance of Oasis Shriners, Charlotte Bridge Home and Dogs Doing Good, an Air Force Veteran now has a paw to lean on.
  • Local
  • 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Life

Prized WWII memorabilia hangs proudly in Charlotte art gallery

Prized WWII memorabilia hangs proudly in Charlotte art galleryne man's discovery about his father's military past is now a history lesson on display at a local art business in Charlotte.
  • Life
  • 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
Crime

Officials: SC man posted child porn to Facebook

Officials: SC man posted child porn to FacebookA Lexington County man is being accused of taking sexually explicit photos of a child and uploading them to the internet.
  • Crime
  • 8 hours, 58 minutes ago
Crime

SC teacher arrested for DUI at school

SC teacher arrested for DUI at schoolA teacher at Red Bank Elementary in Lexington County is facing charges of DUI and child endangerment following an incident near the school Monday.
  • Crime
  • 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Consumer

Where to find the best deal on Halloween costumes

Where to find the best deal on Halloween costumesIf you're on the hunt for a costume this year, is it cheaper to buy a costume online or in the store?
  • Consumer
  • 7 hours, 8 minutes ago
Crime

Shelby residents on edge amid inmate search

Shelby residents on edge amid inmate searchShelby Police say they are getting a lot of calls about possible sightings of 57-year-old Hoyle Mincey.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 16 minutes ago
Crime

3rd suspect arrested in Spencer double homicide

3rd suspect arrested in Spencer double homicide3rd suspect arrested in Spencer double homicide
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  • 12 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Sanitation truck failing to stop for school bus strikes kid

Sanitation truck failing to stop for school bus strikes kidA student was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a trash truck failed to stop for a school bus.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

NC veteran asked to leave cafe due to service dog

NC veteran asked to leave cafe due to service dogA local veteran went to a restaurant he visited many times before, but Friday his experience was a little different.
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  • 9 hours, 15 minutes ago
Local

SC schools show improvement on federal report cards

SC schools show improvement on federal report cardsSouth Carolina's federal report card is out, and the state's schools showed improvements in several areas.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 29 minutes ago
Politics

At-large candidates present wide partisan views

At-large candidates present wide partisan viewsIn a debate between at-large candidates for Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, a wide gulf of partisan views was proclaimed as one of North Carolina's largest counties struggles with high poverty and unemployment.
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
Health

CMC says it is prepared to meet new Ebola guidelines

CMC says it is prepared to meet new Ebola guidelinesCarolinas Medical Center says it already has in place most of the new guidelines the Centers for Disease Control has put in place for hospitals to follow in case someone comes in with Ebola.
  • Health
  • 6 hours, 59 minutes ago
Crime

Sheriff: 2 men wanted in storage facility robbery

Sheriff: 2 men wanted in storage facility robberySheriff: 2 men wanted in storage facility robbery
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

3 injured in north Charlotte accident

3 injured in north Charlotte accident3 injured in north Charlotte accident
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  • 12 hours, 35 minutes ago
Local

Bunker Hill HS students mourn another loss

Bunker Hill HS students mourn another lossBunker Hill High School students are mourning the loss of another classmate; sophomore Austin Hedrick is the third Bunker Hill student to pass away in as many weeks.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 13 minutes ago
Entertainment

Hail to the Fake! Check out Obama impersonator

Hail to the Fake! Check out Obama impersonatorLouis Ortiz didn't need the audacity of hope. Audacity was enough for the middle-aged, unemployed father from the Bronx, a presidential look-alike who sought to cash in after Barack Obama's 2008 election.
  • Entertainment
  • 9 hours, 43 minutes ago
Nation Now

Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta has died

Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta has diedOne of the world's most legendary fashion designers, Oscar de la Renta, has died, reports ABC News and Univision.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Politics

North Korea releases 1 of 3 Americans held captive

North Korea releases 1 of 3 Americans held captiveThe North Korean government has released Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held captive there, the White House confirmed Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 45 minutes ago
Crime

Meck. Co DSS employee charged in Medicaid scheme

Meck. Co DSS employee charged in Medicaid schemeA social worker with the Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services is charged with taking kickbacks in a Medicaid fraud scheme that involves the selling of the names and identifications of 25 children in the DSS system, according to federal court documents.
  • Crime
  • 16 hours, 32 minutes ago
Health

U.S. limits fliers from Ebola nations to 5 airports

U.S. limits fliers from Ebola nations to 5 airportsThe Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that all travelers from Ebola outbreak countries in West Africa will be funneled through one of five U.S. airports with enhanced screening starting Wednesday.
  • Health
  • 9 hours, 58 minutes ago
Politics

Sheheen accuses Haley of pay-to-play

Sheheen accuses Haley of pay-to-playDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen wants South Carolina to ban companies that get economic incentives from donating to candidates who helped get them the breaks.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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