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Mihailovic, Johnston score as Montreal tops Charlotte 2-0

May. 14, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Djordje Mihailovic scored just before halftime, Alistair Johnston added a second-half goal and CF Montreal blanked Charlotte FC 2-0 in MLS action on Saturday. Sebastian Breza stopped both shots he faced for Montreal (6-3-2). Mihailovic's goal came in the 45th...

'Good vibes' for McIlroy as he defends at soggy Wells Fargo

May. 04, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Wearing black rain pants on a soggy, foggy Wednesday morning, Rory McIlroy still had a bounce in his step and plenty of reasons to smile as he chatted with reporters, signed autographs and posed for selfies outside the clubhouse at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. He...

Charlotte police: 2 dead after gunfire at business park

Apr. 30, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were shot and killed when gunfire erupted in a crowd at a business park in North Carolina’s largest city, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers and homicide detectives responded to a call early Friday evening and found two people...

2 charged in deaths of men found dead in NC cemetery

Apr. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 20-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have been charged with murder in the deaths of two men found dead last month in a North Carolina cemetery, investigators announced Monday. Northwest Police asked the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation for...

Hornets need defense, rim protection to take the next step

Apr. 14, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While the Charlotte Hornets improved their win total by 10 games over last year’s abbreviated 72-game season, the end result was the same: an embarrassing blowout loss in the play-in tournament. Despite winning 43 games, the Hornets finished in 10th place...

NC program explores causes of violence to help at-risk youth

Apr. 11, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mekayla Rodgers says she understands that without the Juvenile Court Intervention Program, she’d be “in the streets” or “locked up.” After two stints in juvenile detention, the 18-year-old Rodgers decided to make changes in her life and set goals...

Kahlina, Alcivar lead Charlotte past Atlanta United

Apr. 10, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordy Alcivar’s goal and Kristijan Kahlina’s three saves led Charlotte FC to a 1-0 victory Sunday over Atlanta United. Alcivar’s goal came in the 11th minute to secure the win for Charlotte (3-4-0). Charlotte outshot United (3-2-1) 8-7,...

Police: NC officer on armed person call shot, wounded person

Apr. 06, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer responding to a report of an armed person chasing someone early Wednesday shot and wounded a person, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said that the initial call involved someone chasing another...

Jokic's triple-double lifts Nuggets past Hornets 113-109

Mar. 28, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 26 points, 19 rebounds and 11 assists for his 19th triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets 113-109 on Monday night. Aaron Gordon added 21 points and Will Barton scored 18 for the Nuggets, who...

Swiderski, Kahlina help Charlotte beat Cincinnati 2-0

Mar. 26, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Karol Swiderski’s two goals and Kristijan Kahlina’s six saves lifted Charlotte FC to a win over Cincinnati on Saturday by a score of 2-0. Swiderski scored his first goal for Charlotte (2-3-0) in the sixth minute, assisted by Benjamin Bender. He added a...