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Police search for Conover convenience store robber
Police believe the robber may have been "on something" when he went into the Fast Lane Express on Fairgrove Church Road without a shirt on..

Flea market watchman fires shot at burglar, investigation underway
A man who lives on the property of the Webb Road Flea Market told deputies that he fired a shot at a dirty and scruffy man he caught breaking into vending machines on Tuesday night

Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends
Indonesia's air force promised Wednesday to investigate whether the aging transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating rules by carrying non-military passengers who paid for...

Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arson
A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday.

Police say someone set fire that damaged vacant home
Investigators say someone meant to burn down the vacant house located on the corner of N. Clay Street and Liberty Streets on Wednesday morning

Human remains found in wooded area of Catawba Co., investigation underway
Deputies found the remains around 2:30 p.m. near Highway 70 SE.

One person seriously injured in northwest Charlotte shooting
The shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 100 block of South Hoskins Road. Medic took the person, whose identity has not been released, to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries. 

Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 50
Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 50 soldiers, security and...

Duke Energy: Water traveling away from residents homes and wells
In a public meeting with residents who live near the Buck Steam station and a coal ash pond in Rowan County and who have been told by health officials not to drink or cook with their water, Duke Energy spokeswoman Erin Culbert said that water wasn't moving towards the homes and wells of those residents.

Obama aims to change conversation around health care law
President Barack Obama is aiming to change the conversation around his health care law from talk about undoing it to talk of how to make it better.

Officials working to determine cause of east Charlotte house fire
The fire started in the kitchen of a home in the 4800 block of Dogwood Place around 9:30 p.m. Fire officials say the fire reached to areas of the attic.

In the midst of tough season, Tony Stewart looks for fireworks in Daytona
Its no secret that this has been one of the most difficult seasons of Tony Stewart's illustrious career in NASCAR.

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Another black church in South Carolina burns; cause unknown
Mt. Zion AME church in Williamsburg County is fully engulfed in flames, according to Clarendon County authorities.

Suspect shot in deadly Shelby shooting
Police are searching for Calvin O'Brian Moore, accused of shooting and killing a man along Buffalo Street Tuesday night.

New NC moped rules, local tax repeal take effect Wednesday
The Division of Motor Vehicles now needs to know more about North Carolina's moped owners and will be offering a new standard license plate option beyond the "First in Flight" theme.

A 25-story apartment complex possibly coming to South End
The South End neighborhood of Charlotte may soon be seeing its largest apartment complex yet.

Meat packaging could change in grocery stores
Since 2009, meat packagers have been required to disclose the country to meat is from. But soon, it could get a lot harder for consumers to know the origins of their meat.


Man shot near Busy Mini Mart taken to CMC
One man was taken to CMC with a gunshot wound Tuesday night.

Gaston County Animal Care looking for owner of Donkey
Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement need helping finding the owner of a donkey.

Daughter: Missing Belmont Woman Found
Debra Pittman, who disappeared from her Belmont home earlier this month, is now safe, according to her family.


POLICE: On High Alert for Terrorist Threats during July 4th Celebrations
Law enforcement is on high alert for possible acts of terrorism this July 4th weekend. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police made a clear call to action during a Tuesday news conference asking the public to call authorities if you see anything suspicious.

Amber Alert canceled for NC missing teen
The Amber Alert for a missing teen has been canceled.




One arrested in fight at Statehouse over Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- One man has been arrested after a fight over the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina Statehouse.

40 acres burn in woodland fire on Bakers Mountain
Catawba County hopes to have the fire completely contained by late Tuesday afternoon but the weather may be an issue. 





Witness shoots, kills gunman threatening grandmother
Gunman dies after witness intervenes in argument between him and his grandmother.


No injuries after car crashes into Charlotte apartment
The car's front end came to rest inside the apartment.

Missing elderly Charlotte woman found
Willie Lee Sherman was found in a Gaston County hospital.




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Babcock & Wilcox completes spinoff; two independent companies begin public tr...
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (NYSE:BW) successfully spun off Tuesday evening from what is now known as BWX Technologies and debuted this morning on the New York Stock Exchange. The Babcock & Wilcox Co. issued stock just after 4 p.m. Tuesday to its existing shareholders to constitute the sharehol...

Wells Fargo tests technology that tackles bane of modern life ? computer pass...
Wells Fargo is piloting technology that promises to eliminate cumbersome user names and passwords to access your bank accounts. The San Francisco-based bank, which has its East Coast hub in Charlotte, wants to one day offer customers the option of using biometric technology that relies on voice ...

Top brass at BB&T in line for $2.6M in incentives for successful Susquehanna m...
Top BB&T Corp. executives are in line for a combined $2.6 million in incentives following a successfully completed purchase and integration of Susquehanna Bank. A filing this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission details what each of five top executives with Winston-Salem-based BB&T (NY...

Florida exec to lead Charlotte Area Transit System
After six months with no permanent leader at the helm, the Charlotte Area Transit System has a new top executive lined up. John Lewis Jr., CEO of the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority's bus system ? coincidentally called Lynx, the same name given to Charlotte's light-rail line ? ...

Home of the Day: Spectacular Denver waterfront home
By Susie Johnson, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured prope...

Home of the Day: Tranquil thoughtfully designed home
By Anita Sabates, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured prope...

Home of the Day: Open Waterfront Full Brick Home with Floating Dock
By Suzette Gerhardt, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured pr...

Home of the Day: Live in the Clouds
By Sandy Kindbom, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured prope...

Home of the Day: Lake Wylie House Built in a Classic Style of the Nineteenth ...
By Catherine Montsinger, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's feature...

Home of the Day: Lake Norman Waterfront Home
By Jillian Hulse-Mack, RealtorŪ, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured ...