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Belmont Abbey holds on for 75-72 win over Charlotte in OT

Jan. 9, 2021 11:19 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sean Halloran hit a 3-pointer with 4:07 left in overtime to give Belmont Abbey a lead they would not relinquish en route to a 75-72 win over Charlotte on Saturday night. The Crusaders used a 14-2 run, capped when Quest Aldridge made a 3-pointer to even the score at 61-all with 22...

Court: Officers' shortcut across yard soiled evidence

Dec. 15, 2020 3:37 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police unlawfully obtained evidence of drugs, a gun and counterfeit money at a North Carolina home because officers took a late-night shortcut through the suspect's yard, instead of walking up the driveway, the state Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday. A three-judge panel ruled 2-1...

Grand jury indicts man accused of killing NC police officer

Dec. 15, 2020 8:00 AM EST

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury in North Carolina has indicted a man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who was responding to a call. The Gaston County grand jury returned the indictment against Joshua Tyler Funk after meeting to listen to witness testimonies on Monday, Gaston Superior Court...