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Crime

Cost, privacy among concerns with police body cameras

Cost, privacy among concerns with police body camerasAs a national debate erupts over police use of force, law enforcement agencies across the Upstate are taking a hard look at body cameras designed to record officer's encounters and potentially shed light on instances of excessive force or even curtail it.
  • Crime
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Consumer

Unclaimed cash means free money; are you on the list?

Unclaimed cash means free money; are you on the list?If the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season now has you rushing to pay it all off, North Carolina and South Carolina might be able to help.
  • Consumer
  • 18 hours, 3 minutes ago
Crime

CMPD looking for NE Charlotte gunman

CMPD looking for NE Charlotte gunmanPolice are searching for a gunman in northeast Charlotte.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 16 minutes ago
Local

Local law enforcement calls officer funeral 'unforgettable'

Local law enforcement calls officer funeral 'unforgettable'Among the sea of blue that flooded New York for fallen NYPD officer Rafael Ramos were two Landis uniforms.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 2 minutes ago
Technology

How to protect your new gadget

How to protect your new gadgetA tipped coffee cup, a loose lid on your water bottle, or a tumble onto a snowy sidewalk — that may be all it takes to turn your precious just-unwrapped gadget gift into a paper weight. Water, dust, dirt, sand, you name it, if it can find a way into your gadget,...
  • Technology
  • 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
Traffic

Two killed in crash near Lancaster

Two killed in crash near LancasterPolice say the driver went off the road and struck a culvert before the vehicle flipped.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Businesses hope for Panthers Playoff run

Businesses hope for Panthers Playoff runThe Panthers hope to ride momentum into the playoffs with a win Sunday and you can bet Charlotte restaurants and bars want to join the victory dance.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Sports

Belk Bowl festivities in full swing

Belk Bowl festivities in full swingBelk Bowl weekend has hit Charlotte and while the game doesn't kick off until Tuesday night, festivities for fans and players are underway.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Nation

De Blasio speaks at funeral; officers turn their backs

De Blasio speaks at funeral; officers turn their backsHundreds of officers outside the church turned their backs in a sign of disrespect as the mayor spoke at the slain officer's funeral.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Nation

'My heart hurts': Family mourns autistic boy dead in pond

'My heart hurts': Family mourns autistic boy dead in pondN.Y. boy disappeared from family's S.C. vacation home Christmas Eve.
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Panthers

With NFC South at stake, Falcons, Panthers slough off detractors

With NFC South at stake, Falcons, Panthers slough off detractorsThe Georgia Dome will be the NFL theater of the absurd and bizarre this Sunday.
  • Panthers
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

NC Highway Patrol working has almost 150 vacancies

NC Highway Patrol working has almost 150 vacanciesThe North Carolina State Highway Patrol has almost 150 vacancies for troopers and the agency says it has to recruit to find qualified applicants.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Weather

Mild winter weekend leads to cold New Year's Eve

Mild winter weekend leads to cold New Year's EveYou wouldn't know winter is in full swing based on the mild Charlotte temperatures this weekend.
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Crime

NC mother charged with concealing son's death

NC mother charged with concealing son's deathThe mother of a toddler reported missing on Christmas Eve faces additional charges in his suspected death.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
News

2014: Year in Review

2014: Year in ReviewTake a look at the best moments of the year, the top stories, those we lost, and the most memorable photos.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Dead whale in Virginia Beach had broken ribs

Dead whale in Virginia Beach had broken ribsVirginia Aquarium officials say a dead whale that washed up in Virginia Beach likely died from a collision with a boat.
  • News
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

10 reasons to download the NBC Charlotte app

10 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:
  • News
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Traffic

Highway Patrol steps up texting while driving enforcement

Highway Patrol steps up texting while driving enforcementFor Chris Knox, the yellow pickup truck was the perfect disguise for catching drivers paying more attention to their cellphones than North Carolina roads.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Columnist

The 10 best deals and store-wide sales after Christmas

The 10 best deals and store-wide sales after ChristmasThe 10 best deals and store-wide sales after Christmas.
  • Columnist
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
World

N. Korea insults Obama, blames U.S. for Web outage

N. Korea insults Obama, blames U.S. for Web outageNorth Korea accuses the U.S. of causing the country's recent Internet shutdown.
  • World
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Former South Carolina Governor Jim Edwards dies at 87

Former South Carolina Governor Jim Edwards dies at 87James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, has died
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Crime

Man wanted on outstanding rape warrant

Man wanted on outstanding rape warrantThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team is looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant for second-degree rape.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Crime

Police: Argument leads to fatal shooting in S. Charlotte

Police: Argument leads to fatal shooting in S. CharlotteCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a man's death in south Charlotte.
  • Crime
  • 3 days ago
Local

Skeletal remains located off Old Pineville Road

Skeletal remains located off Old Pineville RoadCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found Friday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Victim's car vital clue in I-85 shooting

Victim'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.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Traffic

Dumptruck overturns in Huntersville

Dumptruck overturns in HuntersvilleAn overturned dumptruck left quite the mess on a roadway in Huntersville Friday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Several new NC laws hit the books January 1

Several new NC laws hit the books January 1Among the many new laws starting January 1st:
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago