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Three killed, two injured in weekend violence in Charlotte

Nov. 29, 2021 14:18 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others suffered life-threatening injuries after a weekend of violence in North Carolina's largest city, authorities said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a series of shootings occurred within a 15-hour period,...

Oubre, Hornets blister Timberwolves from long range, 133-115

Nov. 26, 2021 22:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night. Miles Bridges and...

Man convicted of ramming girlfriend's car at police station

Nov. 26, 2021 13:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A jury in North Carolina has convicted a man of charges arising from an argument with his ex-girlfriend in which he shot at her car and rammed it while she was at a police station. In February 2019, when the woman drove off with her four children,...

Holcomb still chasing dream of becoming NFL head coach

Nov. 26, 2021 11:04 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As an African American growing up in Queens, New York, Al Holcomb spent his fall Sundays watching Tom Landry and the Dallas Cowboys on television, and dreaming of one day becoming an NFL head coach. The 51-year-old Holcomb has spent more than a...

2 dead after tractor-trailer hits car on I-85 in N. Carolina

Nov. 25, 2021 08:10 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed when a tractor-trailer carrying mail on Interstate 85 crashed into a car stuck in the middle of the roadway, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol. The patrol said a car crashed just after 2 a.m. Wednesday and stopped...

Judge throws out lawsuit from N. Carolina police shooting

Nov. 20, 2021 10:22 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused a North Carolina police officer of needlessly escalating a 2019 standoff before fatally shooting a Black man. Senior U.S. District Judge Graham Mullen on Friday threw out the lawsuit filed in...

Ball scores 32 points, Hornets hold off Pacers 121-118

Nov. 19, 2021 23:01 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a season-high 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets held off a furious second-half rally from Indiana's backups to beat the Pacers 121-118 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Gordon Hayward added 25 points, and Kelly...

Hornets beat Wizards 97-87 for 4th straight victory

Nov. 17, 2021 22:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 19 points, Miles Bridges added 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 97-87 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory. Kelly Oubre Jr. had 14 points for Charlotte, which ended Washington’s...

Bridges, Rozier help Hornets snap Warriors 7-game win streak

Nov. 14, 2021 23:07 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Terry Rozier sought out Charlotte Hornets teammate Mason Plumlee, the team's 7-foot center, after the game Sunday night game and joked with him that he plans to handle all jump balls going forward. Rozier outleaped Draymond Green on a late jump...

Bridges, Ball lead Hornets past Walker, Knicks 104-96

Nov. 12, 2021 23:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 24 points on some high-flying dunks and athletic spin moves, point guard LaMelo Ball had a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 12 points, nine assists and five steals, and the Charlotte Hornets erased an early 16-point deficit to beat the New York...