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Bonnie makes landfall in South Carolina
Tropical Depression Bonnie made landfall 10 miles east of Charleston, SC, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.

UN: 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks
Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said Sunday.

Tropical Storm Bonnie threatens SC with heavy rainfall
Tropical Storm Bonnie's main threat to coastal South Carolina is heavy rainfall, according to the National Hurricane Center. 

3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas
At least three people were still missing on Sunday after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas flooded rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead.

Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged
Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.

Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season
Stephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered.

Fans, families enjoy last day of Speed Street
Families and NASCAR fans flocked to Uptown Charlotte Saturday for the final day of the 22nd Annual Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street. People at Speed Street enjoyed food, concerts, and other activities before Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race. According to a Speed Street spokesman, around 200,000 people head to Speed Street each year. This year, fans were treated to concerts by Kellie Pickler and The Band Perry, as well as appearances by NASCAR drivers Tony Stewart and Joey L...

Funeral for Chester volunteer firefighter scheduled for Sunday
The funeral for Adam Ryan Swygart has been scheduled for Sunday afternoon. 

BLOG: How Tropical Storm Bonnie will impact your weekend
Tropical Storm Bonnie has winds of 40 mph this Saturday evening. The storm is currently stationary but will begin moving to the northwest again.

Loud bang sends crowd running at Speed Street
Police say there was a loud bang which sent a panicked crowd running in fear that is was a gun shot.

Cold case: Many mysteries shroud N.C.?s only mummy
Margaret is also a woman of mystery. Little is known of her afterlife journey from Egypt, the perplexing artistry of her casket or even her real name.

Denny Hamlin rolls on fresh tires to NASCAR Xfinity win at Charlotte
Hamlin came in for a four-tire pit stop after a yellow flag for debris was shown on the 199th of 200 scheduled laps.

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Mecklenburg County's Only Beach Opens
Many took a swim at Mecklenburg County's first public beach which opened Saturday in Cornelius. "...

Canadian fans make 800 mile drive to Coke 600 in unique camper
Fans from across the country are expected to attend the Coca-Cola 600, but did you know the race ...

Operation Tattooing Freedom helping Veterans cope with stress
Tattooing veterans to help them have a better future, that's what Operation Tattooing Freedom's (...

A True Patriot: Fallen Special Tactics Officer to receive Silver Star medal
This Memorial Day, two fallen Special Tactics Airmen will be honored in Charlotte during this we...

Ohio veteran remembered for her dedication to the NC National Guard
For some people, Memorial Day means time away from work and a longer weekend to hang with friends...

Group takes action to lift spirits of 4-year-old hurt in drive-by shooting
More arrests Friday in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl - but while some are behind bars for the...

Loaves & Fishes leader retires after 28 years making a difference
The leader behind Mecklenburg County's largest food pantry retired today after nearly 30 years. ...

Dangers behind pets overheating in cars
A quick trip into the store is enough time for a pet to overheat in your car.Charlotte Mecklenbur...

Field of Flags honor America's fallen heroes in Mooresville
This weekend isn't about parties or barbecues - it's about honoring those who made the ultimate s...

Miss North Carolina steps down
A shocking turn of events has forced Miss North Carolina USA to step down. According to pageant o...

Carolina Show Ski Team trailer, equipment found
A group of water skiers are feeling relieved Friday after their trailer and thousands of dollars ...

Suspect wanted in 2 Boost Mobile armed robberies
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they need the public's help finding the person responsible for ...

EMS, police work to keep Speed Street safe
It's day two for Speed Street in Uptown and along with all the fun, there are medical emergencies...

Police arrest second person involved in murder of Charlotte teacher
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Friday they have arrested another man in connection to the...

Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina
A tropical storm warning continues for the South Carolina coastline.Tropical Storm Bonnie was off...