Carowinds rollar coaster stalls, remembering the late Adam West: 5 things you need to know

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – From a Carowinds roller coaster stalling to remembering the late Adam West here are five stories you might have missed over this weekend.

Roller Coaster at Carowinds reportedly stalls mid-ride.

The roller coaster, the Intimidator, required on-scene assistance and was reportedly shut down following the ordeal.

Carowinds crews reportedly had to come open the lap belts manually and let the stranded riders off down a set of maintenance stairs.

No injuries were reported, and officials have not released any information as to the cause of the shut down at this point.



Adam West, who played TV's 'Batman,' dies at 88

Actor Adam West, who originated the role of Batman through the kitschy 1960s TV series, died Friday at age 88, his family posted on Twitter.

Driver accused of hitting cyclist charged with DWI

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers responded to a reported hit-and-run incident near the intersection of Matheson Avenue and North Tryon Street a little before 1 a.m Friday. When police arrived at the scene, they found a bicyclist, identified as Gregory Mobley, who had been struck by a vehicle.

Mobley was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he later died due to his injuries.

The driver, identified as Tamara Gisell Juarez, 23, was arrested by detectives after an interview. She was charged with felony hit and run, DWI, driving while license revoked, open container, failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision and Felony Death by Motor Vehicle.

Rock Hill Peeping Tom arrested again

Travis Cousar was arrested early Friday morning for looking through the windows of a woman’s home on Laurel Street.

Friday’s arrest makes the fifth time Cousar has been convicted for looking in on unsuspected young girls and women.

Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday

The attorney general said Saturday he will accept an invitation to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.

"In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's recent testimony,"  the attorney general wrote in a letter Sen. Richard Shelby, chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee on justice, "it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in (the Senate Intelligence Committee, which) has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified information."

Sessions' testimony is expected to occur Tuesday in a closed meeting and to focus on the moments leading up to the private Feb. 14 conversation where, according to Comey, President Trump pressed the then-FBI director to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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