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Embiid scores 43, 76ers hold off pesky Hornets 127-124 in OT

Dec. 06, 2021 23:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Embiid had a season-high 43 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the short-handed Charlotte Hornets 127-124 in overtime on Monday night. Tobias Harris returned from a one-game absence due to illness and had 21 points...

North Carolina police ID suspect in 15 cases from 1990s

Dec. 06, 2021 16:25 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A suspect in at least 15 sexual assault cases in a North Carolina city in the 1990s has been identified through DNA testing, police said Monday. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit said in a news release that the...

North Carolina police seek motorists in hit-and-run deaths

Dec. 04, 2021 10:27 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for two drivers involved in separate hit-and-run accidents in which pedestrians were killed. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday that a man struck by a car on Nov. 4 had died, The Charlotte Observer...

Ball, 3 other Hornets in NBA's health and safety protocols

Dec. 04, 2021 10:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four Charlotte Hornets players, including last year’s Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball, have been placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Saturday, an indicator they have tested positive of the coronavirus. Along with Ball, guard...

Ex-manager at security company files discrimination lawsuit

Dec. 02, 2021 08:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A former manager at a North Carolina-based security company says in a lawsuit that she was fired because of her race and for raising concerns about what she said was a culture of racism. The 18-page lawsuit was filed last week in Superior Court in...

North Carolina man charged after girlfriend's body found

Dec. 01, 2021 08:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man whose girlfriend was missing for a week has been charged in her death, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Denee Rawls, 21, left her home in north Charlotte on Nov. 22 and did not return, The Charlotte Observer...

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...