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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.