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City of North Charleston approves $6.5 million settlement with Walter Scott f...
North Charleston City Council has unanimously approved a motion for a $6.5 million settlement with the Walter Scott family.
VW executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker, asserting top corporate officials had no knowledge...
VIDEO: Woman rams police cars, says her name is 'faith, hope and love'
When officers got to the scene and located the vehicle, the woman driver hit two police cars and two civilian cars before she struck a guy-wire and fire hydrant.
Daily fantasy football draws attention, ire of NCAA
By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Watch any of the weekend's college football games and it's hard to go even 30 minutes without seeing a commercial for upstart sites DraftKings and FanDuel.
EPA investigating VW emissions controls in 2016 diesels
Volkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to...
Clashes intensify in Syria from Russian-backed offensive
Clashes intensified Thursday between Syrian troops and insurgents in central and northwestern Syria, part of what a top general called a "wide-ranging" offensive aided by Russian airstrikes and apparently aimed at clearing...
Randall Kerrick resigns from CMPD, city reaches $170 thousand+ settlement
"Randall Kerrick has resigned from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) effective Oct. 2, 2015. As part of the separation agreement, Kerrick will receive $112,935.98, subject to taxes and standard deductions," city officials said in a statement released Thursday.
France train hero stabbed in CA
Stone, an Air Force Airman 1st Class, was one of three men who stopped a gunman from opening fire on a train in France in August.
NC man sues maker of Viagra, claiming drug gave him skin cancer
According to the lawsuit, Willard Hoffman took Viagra between 2011 and 2014, when he was diagnosed with a lesion growing on his scalp was diagnosed as melanoma.
Volunteers help clean flood victims' homes as they wait for FEMA, insurance a...
Thursday, flood victims cleaned out their house and stacked what was left outside. FEMA and insurance adjusters are expected soon.
Mecklenburg Storm Water staffers may head to SC
"Obviously we were a lot luckier in the Charlotte Mecklenburg area than 90 miles South in Columbia and Richland County,” he said. “We have a rain gauge network throughout the county."
Race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway kicks off with Bojangles Pole Night:...
Look for a busy weekend in and around Concord with NASCAR back in town. The big race is the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, but that's certainly not the only thing drawing fans to the area