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North Carolina woman indicted in fentanyl death

Feb. 25, 2020 10:59 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has been charged with dealing fentanyl that resulted in an overdose death. A news release from the Charlotte-based U.S. Attorney's office said that Shannon White, 42, who lives on the Cherokee reservation, appeared in...

Body of six-month-old found in North Carolina cemetery

Feb. 22, 2020 2:11 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The body of a six-month-old boy who had been reported missing has been found in a North Carolina cemetery and his mother is under arrest, authorities said Saturday. Law enforcement officials said the body of Chi-Liam Cody Brown-Erickson was found about 4 a.m. Saturday at Sharon...

Man convicted in killing of North Carolina newspaper carrier

Feb. 10, 2020 5:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of killing a newspaper delivery man in North Carolina was convicted of first-degree murder Monday. The jury found Roger Timothy Best guilty in the death of Walter “Wes” Edwin Scott Jr., who was killed as he delivered The Charlotte Observer in the early...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, beats Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Curry returns home, scores 26 as Mavs rout Hornets 116-100

Feb. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seth Curry has watched his older brother Stephen have some memorable homecoming games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. He figured he needed one of his own. A motivated Curry was impressive Saturday night in his hometown, making his first 10 shots from the field — six of...

President Donald Trump speaks at the North Carolina Opportunity Now Summit, at Central Piedmont Community College, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump airs impeachment gripes while pushing economic agenda

Feb. 7, 2020 3:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump came to North Carolina on Friday to showcase a new economic revitalization program, but he quickly took a verbal detour to reprise complaints about his impeachment by the House, saying Democrats should have to list a “failed impeachment hoax” on...

Review board rejects decision to clear officer in shooting

Feb. 7, 2020 2:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A citizen's review board in North Carolina has rejected a decision clearing a police officer in a fatal shooting nearly a year ago of a man who had a gun. The Citizens Review Board ruled on Thursday against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department decision that Officer Wende Kerl...

Man charged with fatally shooting passenger in rideshare car

Feb. 7, 2020 7:23 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old passenger using a rideshare service. Trevor Lloyd Powell, 28, was also charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and other related drug and firearm charges on Wednesday,...

The Bristol Tennessee Fire Department's Swift Water Rescue team brings a couple and their 3 dogs to safety after the Shadrack Campgrounds flooded Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 in Bristol Tennessee. (Andre Teague/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)

Storms sweep over Southeast with rain, wind, floods; 4 dead

Feb. 6, 2020 9:38 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A powerful winter storm raked the Southeast on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed at least four people and injured several more across a dozen states. Rescue crews repeatedly pulled people from cars that got stuck in high water, but couldn't reach a person whose...

Two North Carolina teens arrested after robberies, shooting

Feb. 5, 2020 8:32 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina's largest city have detained two teenagers who've been hospitalized after a chaotic series of crimes that included robberies, shootings and the crash of a stolen car. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police statement says it apparently began early Tuesday when the...

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) as Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, and Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller, right, look on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Vucevic helps Magic snap 5-game skid, beat Hornets 112-100

Feb. 3, 2020 10:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — All the Orlando Magic needed to get back on track was a return trip to Charlotte. Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points, Aaron Gordon had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Magic snapped a five-game skid with a 112-100 win over the Hornets on Monday night. Evan Fournier added 17 points and...