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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."

Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is...

Former Lincoln Co assistant fire chief arrested on embezzlement charges
William Vernon Fortenberry, 50, is charged with three counts of embezzlement, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office website.

Panthers fans move beyond the loss
“There are a lot of lessons,” Young said. “How we lose shows sometimes more about our character than how we win, and that you’ve really got to be gracious because you’re setting an example.”

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.

Clinton making a personal pitch to New Hampshire voters
From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic...

Victim ID'd in fatal I-77 hit-and-run, troopers searching for truck involved
The accident happened around 3:45 a.m. on Interstate 77 northbound near mile marker 59.

Woman charged with trying to run over China Grove officer
A woman has been charged and jailed for allegedly to run over a China Grove police officer during a traffic stop. Nicole Marie Jackson, 44, of Heron Glen Drive, was charged Saturday. 

Hundreds leave early after non-credible threat made at Indian Land High School
School officials say the threat was made by a student. Extra security will at the school Tuesday and for the remainder of Monday.

Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM
Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang...

Charlotte man facing multiple kidnapping, armed robbery charges
Saturday, police say 31-year-old Eric Orr held a woman against her will at her home on Equipment Drive and took her gold Ford Taurus.

Disappointed Panthers fans return home from Super Bowl City
WBTV was at Charlotte Douglas International Airport early Monday morning, as a plane returned from San Francisco.

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Panthers return home after Super Bowl 50
The Panthers returned home to the Carolinas Monday afternoon after a heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl 50. Watch live ...

Former assistant fire chief indicted for embezzlement
A former assistant Lincolnton fire chief has been indicted for four counts of embezzlement of a burned children's fun...

NCDOT looks for new contractor for Independence Boulevard construction
NCDOT says they have received notice from DeVere through the bonding company that they would not return to work on In...

CMPD charges suspect linked to multiple business robberies
CMPD has charged a suspect in multiple business robberies in east Charlotte.

On Saturday a victim reported that a kn...

SC Highway Patrol investigates fatal hit & run
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run.

The incident happened early Monday morning a...

North Carolina Gov. McCrory in minor crash after Super Bowl
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sustained no major injuries after the veh...

Havens Men's Shelter keeps pounding
Panthers fans united Sunday night for a super bowl fundraiser benefiting the Haven Men's Shelter in Rock Hill. This i...

Fans cheer for Panthers in Uptown Charlotte
It may be happening thousands of miles away but Panthers fans are showing their love for the team right here in the Q...

Fire crews investigating Gastonia house fire
GASTONIA - Firefighters with the Gastonia Fire Department extinguished a house fire at 104 S. Ransom Street in Gaston...

Pastor keeps Panthers promise five years later
Five years ago Joanne Sizoo made a promise to support the Carolina Panthers during her worship if they went to the Su...

TV sales spike in Charlotte before Super Bowl
Television retailers in the Charlotte area are seeing an increase in business with the Carolina Panthers in the Super...

Wrapping Veterans in Love and Support
Across the country, one group of volunteers sews quilts for all veterans touched by war as a sign of comfort and appr...

Flash mob of Panthers fans surprises crowd
A flash mob of several hundred Carolina Panthers fans broke out at the Epicentre in Uptown on Friday evening.It was d...

Basketball Game for Teen Violence Awareness Month
Tonight the girls in the Al Brown vs. Mallard Creek High School basketball game were all sporting orange socks and th...

Charlotte woman shares her story battling heart disease
It's a disease that kills 1 in 3 women and the American Heart Association is raising awareness by using today as "wea...

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CBJ Afternoon Buzz: Verizon taking close look at Yahoo; warning sign for Fed;...
Good afternoon. Wrap up the workday with CBJ Afternoon Buzz, a daily feature that bundles a stock market roundup with...



Cam Newton's meet the press moment
Michael Powell of The New York Times wrote that Cam Newton “decided to act in his moment of truth like a 13-year-old....



NewDominion president exits to seek CEO position
Marc Bogan, NewDominion Bank’s president and chief operating officer, is leaving. The uptown-based bank’s CEO Blaine...



U-Haul report: North Carolina top 'U.S. Growth State'
U-Haul's orange and white moving trucks made the most trips into North Carolina last year, according to a recent repo...



Golden Cow Creamery to dish up homemade ice cream in South End
Charlotte's South End is about to get a homemade ice cream shop. The Golden Cow Creamery should open this May, says ...



Super Bowl 50 hangover: Let's make a deal
Remember way back on Sunday, when Carolina Panthers’ souvenirs were precious commodities? A loss in Super Bowl 50 too...



Charlotte beer festival highlights local craft brewing, supports ACEing Autis...
A sold-out Queen City Brewers Festival raised awareness about Charlotte’s growing craft-beer industry, while shining ...



Kings Square complex to be revamped, new tenants planned
MPV Properties has acquired the Kings Square retail complex with plans to revamp that center. That roughly 8,700-squ...



Bojangles' expects customers will reel in new fish sandwich
Bojangles' is entering uncharted waters with the release of a new fish filet sandwich. At the request of Bojangles' ...



Meet the finalists in CBJ's first-ever Family Business Awards
Next month, the Charlotte Business Journal will host its inaugural Family Business Awards, celebrating and recognizin...