Testimony continued Monday in the trial of Fitzgerald Rice, the convicted sex offender accused of kidnapping, strangling, and sexually assaulting a woman in his east Charlotte apartment in 2012. 12:39 PM
Authorities say the granddaughter of Sheriff Landric Reid was shot early Sunday morning. Shaundasia Smith later died. Officials with the sheriff's office say the SBI was asked to lead the investigation due to the relationship of the victim to the sheriff.
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A new anti-smoking ad campaign from the Centers for Disease Control launched on Monday, and this is the first time the CDC mentions electronic cigarettes in their ads.
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Police Search for Suspects in Attempted Armed Robbery
Police in Charlotte are investigating an attempted robbery at a northeast Charlotte restaurant. Two men entered the Waffle House on N. Tryon Street at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and started shooting. 10:01 AM
NAACP Protests NC Senators Over Opposition to Lynch Appointment
Demonstrations will be held Monday at the offices of Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis to push for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general. The Greensboro native was nominated months ago but the Senate continues to delay her confirmation. 07:21 AM
More Than 100 Roosters Saved From Cockfighting in Need of Homes
Animal rescuers are asking for the public's help finding homes for more than 100 roosters. In all, 117 roosters, along with 11 dogs and a duck, were saved during a cockfighting ring bust in Marlboro County, S.C., on Saturday night. 07:40 AM
Restaurant Owner Proposes Mandatory Hepatitis A Shot for Workers
A Charlotte restaurant owner is going on the offensive battling perception and health concern over Hepatitis A. 11:54 AM
Duke Energy Executive Compensation Cut Over Coal Ash Spill
An annual statement released ahead of the company's May shareholder meeting says CEO Lynn Good's $8.3 million compensation in 2014 was cut by close to $600,000. The top financial officer and three other executives saw similar reductions in compensation tied to annual performance. 08:18 AM
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Locally Born Pepsi Now Second Most Popular Soft Drink
Pepsi, now a worldwide brand, got its start in New Bern. Now, it just bumped up to the second most popular soft drink in the U.S., beating Diet Coke, according to the Beverage Digest's Annual Industry report. It now trails only Coca-Cola. 07:44 AM
Duke Back in Final Four After 66-52 Win Over Gonzaga
A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. 06:54 AM
Tax Filing Season Enters Final Stretch
As April 15 draws near, many Americans who are yet to file their taxes will be part of the last-minute rush to get it done. Based on estimates from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a little more than 15 percent of Americans will wait until April to file. However, experts advise taxpayers among that crowd to take careful steps to maximize their refunds. 03/29/2015 03:57 PM
Farms Work Through Night to Save Berry Crop
A cold weekend during this time of year could have a huge effect on strawberry crops in North Carolina.The sprinklers at the Lineberger's Berry Hill Farm have been running all night, and they'll remain on through Sunday morning. 03/29/2015 01:15 PM
Physically Disabled Get Free Swim Lesson
The first swim clinic, held at Queens University, taught recent amputees and those who were born with mobility challenges how to be comfortable in the water. 03/29/2015 02:33 PM