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Three shot in West Charlotte, minor injuries
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are investigating after three people were shot in West Charlotte.It happened around 5 a.m. on West Boulevard near Remount Road.Police tell WBTV all of the victims have non life-threatening injuries. Initially, one person was listed as having serious injuries but that status has since been downgraded.No word on the circumstances surrounding the shooting or any arrests.
US abandons Pentagon's failed rebel-building effort in Syria
The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and instead partnering with established rebel...
30 killed, 126 injured in Ankara bomb attacks
Two bomb explosions targeting a peace rally in Turkey's capital Ankara on Saturday killed at least 30 people and injured 126 others, Turkey's Interior Ministry said.
Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby
A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he...
Divided House Republicans see savior in Paul Ryan
Endlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum. But the GOP's 2012 vice presidential nominee showed little appetite for the prestigious...
Nobel Peace Prize boosts struggling Tunisian democracy
It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was...
Quaid taken into custody in Vermont trying to cross border
American actor Randy Quaid was taken into custody Friday night while trying to cross into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner opens up about Bill Cosby allegations
"The Cosby Show" alum Malcolm-Jamal Warner says the series' legacy is "tarnished" by the sexual assault allegations made against Bill Cosby.
Agent credited with saving Ronald Reagan's life during assassination attempt ...
Jerry Parr died Friday of congestive heart failure, according to multiple media outlets.
Neighbors decorate home of former CMPD officer fighting cancer
The leaves have yet to turn, but that's not stopping the Christmas lights from going up on Bill Schmidt's Concord home. "It's been a tradition since we've been in the house," Schmidt said. It may seem a bit early, but for the former CMPD officer and volunteer firefighter, time is everything.
Northern Arizona IDs victims in campus shooting; 1 dead
A suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at the Flagstaff, AZ, campus of Northern Arizona University left one person dead and three wounded.
Police: Fight breaks out, shots fired in parking lot of Charlotte HS during h...
The incident happened just before 10 p.m. at West Charlotte High School on the 2100 block of Senior Drive. The school was having their homecoming football game at the time.