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Police: Man swinging a machete shot at New Orleans airport
The New Orleans airport concourse that became a scene of chaos when a machete-wielding man was shot by a sheriff's lieutenant re-opened Saturday morning and a spokeswoman said airport operations were normal.

Over 120 roosters seized in SC cockfighting ring bust
The bust reportedly happened in Wallace, SC where 122 roosters were originally seized but five died overnight from their injuries.

CMPD: Shots fired during attempted robbery at Waffle House
Police and MEDIC are on the scene of an attempted robbery at a Waffle House off North Tryon Street.They responded to Stetson Drive just before 9:30 pm on Sunday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say two men came into the restaurant and fired shots. No one was hit by the bullets; however police say one person was hurt by ducking the gunfire.Police are now looking for asilver SUV with a Georgia license plate. Stay with WBTV News for the latest information.Copyright 2015 WBTV. All rights reserved.
Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.

Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga
Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.

Official: 2 found dead in rubble believed to be missing men
Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and...

Police and sheriff's office win Salute to Heroes charity hockey game
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office battled the Charlotte Fire Department and Medic in the 10th Annual Salute to Heroes charity hockey game Sunday.

Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway
An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its...

A-Rod debut at first base as Yanks beat Astros 7-0
Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.

Arab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis
A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash...

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict
A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about...

Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.

LA light rail running after hitting car; driver gravely hurt
Trains were again running by the University of Southern California early Sunday, a day after a light rail train slammed into a car injuring 21 people, including the train operator and the driver, who was in critical...

Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all...

Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66
With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection.

Troopers: Alcohol may be a factor in fatal Mooresville crash
Rowan County officials say a person died in an accident on Deal Road near the Atwell community.

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Police-Sheriff Team Defeat MEDIC-Fire Team at 10th Annual Salute To Heroes Ho...
Local first responders competed in a charity hockey game for the 10th annual Salute To Heroes competition.

BREAKING: Shots Fired Off Albermarle Road
Investigators are on the scene of a shooting in East Charlotte.MEDIC says they got the call shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday to the 5700 block of Albermarle Road, near Central Avenue.

DEVELOPING: Man Arrested After 3 County Chase and Attempted Kidnapping
Police say 40-year-old Jonathan McCorkle tried to kidnap his girlfriend from Ricky J's bar of Sam Wilson Road and I-85 around 10:30 p.m. Friday night. 

Cold Snap Affecting North Carolina Farmers
As temperatures tumble, the unexpected cold snap means local farmers have to find ways to protect their crops.North Carolina is the 3rd largest producer of strawberries---just behind CA and FL.

Judge: Casey and Sandy Parsons Responsible for Erica Parsons' Disappearance
A federal judge said in court Friday that Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, ?abandoned her body,? referring to Erica Parsons.

Police Investigating Shooting in Charlotte
CMPD is on the scene of a shooting at Pauline Lane in North Charlotte, off Beatties Ford Road. At least one person was shot and has life threatening injuries, according to Charlotte police.

Stealing from Church: First ARP Church Burglarized
Thousands of dollars in electronics have been stolen from First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Gastonia.

Fort Mill Dance Company Owner Arrested on Child Sex Charges
A man who owns a Fort Mill dance company has been arrested for statutory rape.

Some Parents Upset After School District Separates Spring Break from Easter S...
Rock Hill, S.C. (WJZY) -- Spring break seems to change every year.Sometimes it's before Easter?sometimes after. But one school district is separating it altogether from the Christian holiday.There's mixed feelings about that.This year, spring break runs the week before Easter Sunday for Rock Hill Schools, but that's not the case for next year.After some parents shared their concern with us, we reached out to the school district for answers.For years, spring break has been synonymous with East...

One dead after west Charlotte shooting
One person has died after an overnight shooting in west Charlotte Friday.

One person injured in Gastonia house fire
One person suffered minor injuries in a Gastonia house fire early Friday.

North Charlotte apartment fire extinguished
The Charlotte Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire at a north Charlotte apartment complex Friday morning.

CMPD: conducting death investigation in West Charlotte
CMPD is investigating a death that happened at the 900 block of Carrington Drive.

Carter the monkey found at CMC University
The monkey, known as Carter who bit an CMC University employee has been found and is safe.

Charlotte Streetcar Project
?Charlotte's Gold Line Street project could come to a halt.Some local city council members are proposing this as a way to avoid property tax.

Suspect in custody for East Charlotte murder
Jawan Tyquan Smith has been taken into custody by CMPD and charged with murder.

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Employees: Shots fired during attempted robbery at Waffle House
Medic responding to a shooting Sunday night at a University City Waffle House.

Employees told reporter Blake Hanson that two men attempted to rob the store. Both men wore surgical masks and black ho...

Two arrested for murder after man found dead in apartment
Police arrested two people in connection with a Caldwell County homicide.

Police said Marcus Devlin was found dead in an apartment on Free Mason Road near Hudson Saturday night.

Reporter Dave Faherty...

Medic: One taken to CMC following shooting
Medic said one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center after a shooting Sunday afternoon.

The patient was transported from the 5700 block of Albemarle Road. Medic said the patient was not shot ...

DA to contact attorneys in controversial cellphone tracking cases
Mecklenburg County's district attorney says his office will begin contacting attorneys handling cases in which police used a controversial tracking device. It's a technology so secret that police h...

117 roosters, duck seized in South Carolina cockfighting ring
A nonprofit organization is asking the public for help to care for 117 roosters and a duck seized in a cockfighting ring Saturday night. Five seized roosters died overnight from their injuries. Ot...

117 roosters, duck seized in cockfighting ring
A nonprofit organization is asking for the public’s help to care for 117 roosters and one duck seized in a cockfighting ring Saturday night in Wallace, South Carolina. Five seized roosters died ove...

Man leads troopers on chase in Lincoln Co.
Highway patrol arrested a man after he led troopers on a high-speed chase Saturday. Officials ordered Thomas Imler, 40, to pull over when they clocked him speeding, but the man would not stop. Th...

Photo of children playing on Vietnam Women?s Memorial prompts debate
A photo of children climbing on the Vietnam Women’s Memorial statue has sparked a heated debate online. Ohio tourist Matthew Munson took the photo and posted it on Reddit, according to National Re...

Gastonia police arrest two men in credit card fraud
Two men tried to pay with a stolen credit card at a Gastonia business Friday afternoon, officials said. Gastonia police arrested Jason Johnson, 29, and Isiah Keller, 20, after they tried to make a...

Officials: One dead in Rowan Co. wreck
One person died in a crash in Rowan County Sunday morning, officials said. The wreck happened at the intersection between Deal Road and Unity Church Road. Check back at and Eyewitness ...

Police: Crack addict caught shoplifting sparks fight at Family Dollar
A woman told police she was desperate to support her crack cocaine habit when she tried to walk out of Family Dollar with a cartload of items. Sparkle Colquitt, 33, is being held on suspicion of f...

Charlotte vigil held for victims of discrimination
A community vigil calling for peace will take place in uptown Charlotte Sunday. Organizers said the Peace in the Park vigil is in response to events in Ferguson, Missouri, the triple killing of a ...

One transported to hospital after Gastonia wreck
A crash in Gastonia caused one person to be transported to the hospital, the Gastonia Fire Department said.
The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Franklin Boulevard.
A driver involved in the cra...

One shot at west Charlotte house party
One person was shot Saturday night at a house party in west Charlotte.

Police said a person decided to open fire and shot more than a dozen bullets on Lynn Street around 11:30 p.m.

A man was hit once...

WATCH: Destiny's Child performs at the Stellar Awards
Destiny's Child said yes to a reunion Saturday night. Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams came together to sing "Say Yes" at the 30th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas. Acco...