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Business

BBB Top 12: Local businesses with the most complaints in 2014

BBB Top 12: Local businesses with the most complaints in 2014BBB's annual 'Dirty Dozen List' of worst rated businesses in 2014
  • Business
  • 7 hours, 37 minutes ago
Crime

NC man charged with DWI in wreck that killed 3 relatives

NC man charged with DWI in wreck that killed 3 relativesA Robeson County man has been arrested in a weekend wreck that killed three members of a Hoke County family.
  • Crime
  • 4 hours, 51 minutes ago
Regional

Injured hiker rescued from Catawba Falls Trail in WNC

Injured hiker rescued from Catawba Falls Trail in WNCMcDowell County emergency crews Sunday rescued an injured hiker who fell on the Catawba Falls Trail in western McDowell County.
  • Regional
  • 4 hours, 54 minutes ago
News

CMPD: Cab driver hits home in east Charlotte

CMPD: Cab driver hits home in east CharlotteCMPD: Cab driver hits home in east Charlotte
  • News
  • 13 hours, 19 minutes ago
News

CFD: Fire at vacant S. Charlotte home set intentionally

CFD: Fire at vacant S. Charlotte home set intentionallyFire investigators say the fire at an vacant home off Sardis Lane in south Charlotte was set intentionally.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crime

Man accused of taking indecent liberties with child

Man accused of taking indecent liberties with childMan accused of taking indecent liberties with child
  • Crime
  • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Today in the Sky

List: Airlines waive change fees for Northeast storm

List: Airlines waive change fees for Northeast stormThese airlines had issued waivers as of 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 25.
  • Today in the Sky
  • 21 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

Fire destroys historic hardware store in Claremont

Fire destroys historic hardware store in Claremont150 firefighters from over a dozen agencies were on scene putting out the blaze, of what was a staple in the community for 59 years.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local

NCHP: Black ice led to fiery fatal crash on I-85

NCHP: Black ice led to fiery fatal crash on I-85Authorities say black ice led to a fiery fatal crash on I-85 Sunday morning.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Fire damages trailer at trucking company

Fire damages trailer at trucking companyFire damages trailer at trucking company
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 22 minutes ago
Local

1 dead, 6 injured in Chester County crash

1 dead, 6 injured in Chester County crashA 22-year-old Rock Hill woman died and six people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Chester County.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Crime

Is legal marijuana likely, eventually, in NC?

Is legal marijuana likely, eventually, in NC?What some are calling a marijuana revolution taking root in other states will result in legalization of the much-debated weed in North Carolina, Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan believes.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Crime

Entombed body found in Va. house; NC woman charged

Entombed body found in Va. house; NC woman chargedAuthorities in Virginia are seeking the extradition of a North Carolina woman on a charge related to the discovery of a body in a house where she had once lived.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Politics

GOP 2016 contenders vie for conservative support

GOP 2016 contenders vie for conservative supportAt least nine potential Republican presidential contenders gathered Saturday at a conservative summit billed as the first cattle call of 2016 in the early state of Iowa. With no clear frontrunner for the GOP nomination, the forum was an early opportunity to test their...
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

1 person injured when light rail strikes vehicle

1 person injured when light rail strikes vehicleOne person was injured Saturday afternoon after a vehicle was hit by the Lynx light rail.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Consumer

Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire risk

Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire riskKia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire.
  • Consumer
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

26-year-old dies in single-vehicle Charlotte crash

26-year-old dies in single-vehicle Charlotte crashA 26-year-old man died in a single-vehicle accident overnight in Charlotte.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Super Bowl

Will 'Deflategate' mean a low-scoring Super Bowl?

Will 'Deflategate' mean a low-scoring Super Bowl?Did he or didn't he? That's the question people are asking about Tom Brady, who did his best Bill Clinton impersonation on Thursday when he said during a press conference that he did not have ... anything to do with those deflated footballs he used to beat the...
  • Super Bowl
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Traffic

Downed power lines block Randolph Road

Downed power lines block Randolph RoadDuke Energy crews are on the scene working to clear up downed power lines and a downed tree that are blocking a busy Charlotte roadway.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

National Moms group protests Harris Teeter's gun policy

National Moms group protests Harris Teeter's gun policyMembers of a national parent group say they won't shop at Harris Teeter as long as shoppers can bring gun into their stores.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
News

No bombs discovered on threatened airplanes

No bombs discovered on threatened airplanesBoth airplanes involved with the bomb threats at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have been cleared with no bombs discovered.
  • News
  • 2 days ago
Weather

Winter weather graces Winter Fest goers

Winter weather graces Winter Fest goersA second day of a wintry drizzle turned into flurries in Boone Saturday morning. While some whined about cold temperatures, Blowing Rock's annual Winter Fest warmly welcomed the weather.
  • Weather
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Crime

CMPD: Teen spotted with BB gun on elementary campus

CMPD: Teen spotted with BB gun on elementary campusTwo students, one armed, were spotted on an elementary school campus on Friday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Baseball

Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks dead at 83

Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks dead at 83Ernie Banks, known simply as "Mr. Cub" after hitting 512 home runs over a 19-year career spent entirely in Chicago, died Friday night at 83.
  • Baseball
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Photo appears to show CMS school bus driver texting

Photo appears to show CMS school bus driver textingThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Department is investigating a photograph that appears to show a school bus driver texting while behind the wheel.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Food

Tupelo Honey plans menu overhaul

Tupelo Honey plans menu overhaulTupelo Honey Cafe is giving its longstanding menu an overhaul. Now, this is not to be confused with the small changes the restaurant makes each season. We're talking big, people, like year-in-the-making big.
  • Food
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Firetruck overturns responding to call in Cabarrus Co.

Firetruck overturns responding to call in Cabarrus Co.A firetruck responding to a call overturned Friday evening in Cabarrus County.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago