5 things you need to know this Sunday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- From West Nile Virus found in SC to rescue crews working in China here are 5 stories you need to know.

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus

South Carolina health officials say samples from mosquitoes trapped in Beaufort County have tested positive for the West Nile virus.

Beaufort County Mosquito Control Director Gregg Hunt said insecticide has been applied where the mosquitoes are most active. Hunt said the insecticide is very effective and was chosen because it is fast-acting.

Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles hosts Town Hall on job recruitment

This was the first of two Town Halls this week focused on recruiting women and minorities to jobs with the city.

A handful of residents who asked about job opportunities in police and fire service heard from women and minorities working in those jobs.

Lyles says she wants women and minorities to know that jobs traditionally held by men as police officers and firefighters are a line of work that can be great jobs for women as well, especially in civilian jobs.

The next Town Hall will focus on how women and minorities can apply for contracts with the city.

Birth control vending machines installed in college campuses

Students at the University of California, Davis have a new selection in their vending machines.

That late night or early morning contraceptive need now has a quick fix.

UC Davis is offering students the morning after pill, condoms, and pregnancy tests inside the convenience of a vending machine on campus.

U.K. police: 6 hurt as vehicle crashes into pedestrians

British police say they have arrested a woman after a car collided with pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center, injuring six people. Police say the incident is not believed to be terror-related.

The ambulance service said three children and three adults were being treated at a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

10 bodies found, scores missing in massive China landslide

Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for signs of life amid the rubble of huge boulders that rained down on Xinmo village in Sichuan province early Saturday.

As of Sunday, only three people — a couple and their month-old baby — had been rescued from the disaster site.

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