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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid (25) waits for a play during the second half at an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in New Orleans. The Panthers have released Eric Reid just 13 months after giving the veteran safety a three-year, $22 million contract extension. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Panthers release Eric Reid 1 year after contract extension

Mar. 18, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers released Eric Reid just 13 months after giving the veteran safety a three-year, $22 million contract extension. Panthers general manager Marty Hurney signed Reid to a new deal in February 2019 that included a $9 million signing bonus. The decision to release...

North Carolina police: Man shot to death inside ambulance

Mar. 18, 2020 10:34 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A suspect in North Carolina fatally shot a man while the victim was being treated inside an ambulance on Wednesday, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers were called to a Days Inn hotel around 4 a.m. after a security guard reported a disturbance involving at least five people....

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bojangles Coliseum, Monday, March 2, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump lobs fresh barbs at Dems, rallies GOP faithful in NC

Mar. 2, 2020 8:53 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump gloated about the stock market roaring back Monday, while throwing sharp barbs at the thinning Democratic presidential field on the eve of Super Tuesday's big round of primaries. Trump's spirits were high after the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared nearly...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, looks to drive against Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Antetokounmpo's 41 points lift Bucks past Hornets 93-85

Mar. 1, 2020 4:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo caught the ball on the baseline with 2:39 left in the game, turned and faded away to bury a 9-foot jumper over the outstretched hands of Miles Bridges. Bridges shook his head in disbelief as he ran back down the court, knowing there was nothing more he could...

Osaghae sparks FIU run in 2nd half, defeat Charlotte 67-52

Mar. 1, 2020 4:33 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Osasumwen Osaghae scored 19 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Florida International to a 67-52 win over Charlotte on Sunday. Antonio Daye, Jr. added 14 points for Florida International (18-11, 9-7 Conference USA) while Trejon Jacob scored 13. Osaghae entered...

New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett, left, tries to pass the ball around Charlotte Hornets forwards P.J. Washington and Cody Martin, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Graham returns, Hornets topple Knicks 107-101

Feb. 26, 2020 10:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets coach James Borrego wants Devonte Graham to finish his second NBA season strong, rather than limping down the stretch. That's why Borrego gave Graham the night off Tuesday, in hopes that he would benefit from extra rest — physically and emotionally — during a...

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, beats Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Curry returns home, scores 26 as Mavs rout Hornets 116-100

Feb. 8, 2020 10:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seth Curry has watched his older brother Stephen have some memorable homecoming games at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. He figured he needed one of his own. A motivated Curry was impressive Saturday night in his hometown, making his first 10 shots from the field — six of...

President Donald Trump speaks at the North Carolina Opportunity Now Summit, at Central Piedmont Community College, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump airs impeachment gripes while pushing economic agenda

Feb. 7, 2020 3:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump came to North Carolina on Friday to showcase a new economic revitalization program, but he quickly took a verbal detour to reprise complaints about his impeachment by the House, saying Democrats should have to list a “failed impeachment hoax” on...

The Bristol Tennessee Fire Department's Swift Water Rescue team brings a couple and their 3 dogs to safety after the Shadrack Campgrounds flooded Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 in Bristol Tennessee. (Andre Teague/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)

Storms sweep over Southeast with rain, wind, floods; 4 dead

Feb. 6, 2020 9:38 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A powerful winter storm raked the Southeast on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed at least four people and injured several more across a dozen states. Rescue crews repeatedly pulled people from cars that got stuck in high water, but couldn't reach a person whose...

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) as Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, left, and Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller, right, look on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Vucevic helps Magic snap 5-game skid, beat Hornets 112-100

Feb. 3, 2020 10:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — All the Orlando Magic needed to get back on track was a return trip to Charlotte. Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points, Aaron Gordon had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Magic snapped a five-game skid with a 112-100 win over the Hornets on Monday night. Evan Fournier added 17 points and...