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No. 1 Clemson blasts Charlotte 52-10 for 19th straight win

Sep. 22, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney was happy with the final score. He was even more pleased with how many of his players contributed to the top-ranked Tigers 19th straight victory. Quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw touchdown passes in little over a quarter while reigning Atlantic Coast...

The Latest: Deputies say SC shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

Sep. 21, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting Saturday at a South Carolina bar (all times local): 1:50 p.m. South Carolina officials have identified the two people killed in an early morning shooting Saturday at a bar. Coroner Karla Deese tells news outlets that the two men killed were 39-year-old...

Panthers QB Newton ruled out for Sunday's game vs Arizona

Sep. 20, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will be counting on second-year quarterback Kyle Allen to help them climb out of an 0-2 hole to start the season. Allen was named Carolina's starter for Sunday's game at Arizona after Cam Newton was ruled out with a mid-foot sprain. It will be the second career start for...

Hugo at 30: Remembering the first US modern hurricane

Sep. 20, 2019 7:59 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — From evacuating hundreds of thousands of people from the coast to live TV coverage in the shrieking wind and rain, 1989's Hurricane Hugo might have been the first U.S. storm of the modern age. When it slammed into South Carolina just minutes before midnight on Sept. 21, 1989, Hugo's...

North Carolina university shooting suspect pleads guilty

Sep. 19, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The man charged with killing two North Carolina university students and wounding four others in April pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of first-degree murder and other charges, then apologized for his crimes. Trystan Andrew Terrell also pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of...

Panthers QB Allen awaits decision on starting vs Arizona

Sep. 19, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Allen doesn't have Cam Newton's flamboyant nature, his adventurous fashion sense or his huge contract. But teammates say Allen does have the confidence to be a successful NFL quarterback. And the Panthers, mired in an 0-2 hole to the start the season, will need Allen to have...

Gunman in North Carolina university classroom shooting that killed 2, wounded 4, pleads guilty to first-degree murder

Sep. 19, 2019 3:06 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gunman in North Carolina university classroom shooting that killed 2, wounded 4, pleads guilty to first-degree murder.

Newton misses 2nd straight day of practice with foot injury

Sep. 18, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is confident backup quarterback Kyle Allen can get the job done if Cam Newton can't play Sunday against the Cardinals, a scenario that seems increasingly likely each day. Allen took reps with the first team again Wednesday after Newton missed his second...

Police investigate after transgender woman's body found

Sep. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have launched a homicide investigation after the body of a transgender woman was found in the debris of a house fire. The Charlotte Observer reports Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they're trying to determine if someone intentionally set the fire. The body...

The Latest: Pelosi swears in 2 North Carolina congressmen

Sep. 17, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new House members from North Carolina (all times local): 6:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sworn in two Republicans who won special elections in North Carolina last week. One is conservative Dan Bishop. As a state legislator, he wrote North Carolina's 2016 law...