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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 help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control...

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...

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...

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.

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.

Troopers looking for purple truck involved in fatal I-77 hit-and-run
The accident happened around 3:45 a.m. on Interstate 77 northbound near mile marker 59.

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.

Bank robbery suspect shot, killed in Iredell County ID'd
A bank robbery suspect was shot and killed Friday night in Iredell County, according to Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell. 

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'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office
The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend.

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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...

Gastonia jeweler creates Panthers themed ring
A hardcore Panthers fan in Gaston County is using his business to promote Panthers pride.Facet Foundry Jewelry Studio...

Super Bowl 50 wagers popping up between Charlotte and Denver
The Governor of North Carolina, Mayor of Charlotte and CMPD Animal Care &Control have all made Super Bowl wagers with Denver...

Authorities: Bank robbery suspect killed after shootout with deputies
A bank robbery in Iredell County ended with a deadly shootout between deputies and the suspect.

Deputies with the Ir...

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North Carolina sees 10% bump in HealthCare.gov enrollment
At final count, more than 200,000 consumers in the Charlotte area selected or were automatically enrolled in an Affor...



Unlike the Panthers, WBTV had a successful Super Sunday
The Carolina Panthers had a bad night, but CBS affiliate WBTV had a great one. In Charlotte, 1.4 million people watc...



Signed Cam Newton jersey swiped in Super Bowl heist
Even during the massive football party known as Super Bowl 50, reality cuts in. Bold thieves stole an autographed Ca...



What the wealthy are buying: Luxury auto sales in North Carolina (SLIDESHOW)
New car and truck dealers in North Carolina outpaced the national average in 2015 with a 9% increase in all new vehic...



NCDOT: DeVere Construction is in 'breach of contract' on highway projects
The N.C. Department of Transportation is sticking to its guns that contractor DeVere Construction is at fault for wal...



​CBJ Morning Buzz: Heartbreak in the Carolinas; Analyzing Super Bowl ads; McC...
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Despite Super Bowl disappointment, Cam Newton's uptown condo is a winner (PHO...
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NewBridge Bank execs to fill top roles with Yadkin Bank following merger
Two top executives with Greensboro-based NewBridge Bank will take on leading roles with Yadkin Bank once the two fina...



Tough ending to Carolina Panthers dream season (PHOTOS)
Thud. A dream season for the Carolina Panthers turned into a nightmare on Sunday night as the Denver Broncos won Supe...



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