Remembering the Charleston 9, Cosby trial ends, and other stories you might have missed

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- 5 stories you might have missed over this weekend.

Bill Cosby trial ends in mistrial on sixth day of deliberations

Bill Cosby and his team declared victory after jurors in his sexual assault trial deadlocked and a judge declared a mistrial.

Prosecutors say they will retry Cosby on charges he drugged and molested Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Remembering the Charleston 9, two years later

The architect who designed the 9/11 Memorial in New York has been chosen to create a memorial to honor the nine worshippers who died in a racist attack on a Charleston church.

The planners of the memorial announced their choice of Michael Arad on Saturday, the second anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME church

Air Force Staff Sergeant says American Airlines kept bags away from her

An Air Force Staff Sergeant says American Airlines staff at Charlotte Douglass withheld her bags for almost 12 hours.

Sgt. Krystall Roach’s 3 p.m. flight out of Charlotte was delayed for several hours Thursday, and was eventually canceled after midnight. She still needed to make it to her brother’s air force officer graduation in Alabama Friday morning.

“I asked them to pull my bag and he told me that all the workers left at 11 p.m.” she said. “Something that took four hours of me waiting and complaining and having to record somebody, and it took someone 10 minutes to get my bag,” she said.

She and her son drove through the night and made it to the graduation with minutes to spare.

London fire death toll rises as 58 are missing, presumed dead

Authorities in London said Saturday that 58 people missing are presumed dead from this week's fire disaster at a high-rise tower.

The update from police came as Prime Minster Theresa May met for more than two hours with survivors of the blaze at her office at 10 Downing Street. May has faced a barrage of criticism for the government's initial response to the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.

The presumed dead includes 30 people authorities previously confirmed perished in the Wednesday morning blaze at the public housing complex.

Reports: Beyonce, Jay Z welcome their twins

Blue Ivy is officially a big sister!

Earlier this week, Beyoncé, 35, and Jay Z, 47, welcomed their twins, according to People and US Weekly. Names and sexes for the twins have not yet been revealed but the little ones have a lot to learn about instant fame from their big sister, Blue, 5, who also made major pop culture waves when she was born.

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