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North Carolina woman sues city, police over brother's death

Jan. 24, 2022 14:16 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man shackled to a floor while in police custody did not get help from police officers who watched him swallow cocaine, beg for water and tell them he couldn't breathe, according to a lawsuit filed by the man's sister. Andrell Mackey filed the...

Young scores 30, Hawks hammer cold-shooting Hornets 113-91

Jan. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and the streaky Atlanta Hawks defeated the cold-shooting Charlotte Hornets 113-91 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win. De’Andre Hunter chipped in with 20 points and survived...

Wagner brothers, Magic top Hornets to end 10-game skid

Jan. 14, 2022 22:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored a season-high 26 points, younger brother Franz added 19 points and seven assists, and the Orlando Magic beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-109 on Friday night to snap a 10-game losing streak. Gary Harris added 18 points for the Magic (8-35),...

Overall crime down in North Carolina's largest city

Jan. 11, 2022 08:27 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Overall crime in North Carolina's largest city dropped by 5% in 2021, and police say there were declines in several major categories including violent crime and homicides. The end-of-year crime statistics released Monday evening by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg...

Rozier, Ball lead Hornets to back-to-back wins vs. Bucks

Jan. 10, 2022 22:45 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball spent his youth “playing up” against older competition. That's when he learned to shoot floaters. “Playing against bigger people, you can't really get no shot up, so I did all of these little floats,” Ball said. ...

Truck driver indicted in crash that killed police officer

Jan. 10, 2022 17:16 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A truck driver has been indicted on charges connected to a crash that killed a North Carolina police officer who was investigating another accident. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney's office said Monday that Daniel Morgan, 50, has been indicted on...

Rozier, Hornets hand Bucks 3rd loss in last 4 games, 114-106

Jan. 08, 2022 22:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 28 points, Miles Bridges added 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-106 on Saturday night, handing the defending NBA champions their third loss in four games. LaMelo Ball chipped in with 19...

Oubre, Hornets set franchise record for 3s, rout Pistons

Jan. 05, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. hit a career-high nine of Charlotte's franchise-record 24 3-pointers and the Hornets routed the Pistons 140-111 on Wednesday night. Oubre had eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, tying an NBA record set by Milwaukee's Michael Redd in 2002....

Police charge North Carolina juvenile in fatal shooting

Jan. 04, 2022 16:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a North Carolina man, police said Tuesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said its homicide unit identified the teenager as a suspect in the shooting on Dec. 14. A secure custody order for...

Booker scores 24 points, depleted Suns rout Hornets 133-99

Jan. 02, 2022 22:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 24 points, Jalen Smith tied a career high with 19 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Phoenix Suns hammered the Charlotte Hornets 133-99 on Sunday night. Chris Paul had 16 assists to help the Suns improve to 28-8 — a half-game...