Jurors found Fitzgerald Rice guilty Wednesday of seven of the nine counts against him during his trial for rape and assault. He was sentenced to a minimum of 70 years in prison. Updated 06:00 PM
Friends and coworkers came out to offer their support to a Charlotte doctor accused of sexually assaulting dozens of his patients. They held a media conference Wednesday to address the allegations.
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An election law from two years ago moved the presidential primary from May to just three days after South Carolina’s, which takes place in February. However, the February primary would break national Republican Party rules.
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State Lawmaker Concerned Over Sentencing of Former DSS Worker
On Tuesday, Wanda Sue Larson pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges and was sentenced to a year and a half maximum sentence. With credit for time served, she will be released from jail April 8. Rep. Craig Horn said it's too lenient. 06:24 PM
Talk it Out NC Campaign Aims to Prevent Underage Drinking
Two lives are lost every week in North Carolina to underage age drinking. The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission launched a campaign four months ago called Talk it Out NC to battle the ongoing issue. 05:24 PM
Students Rally After Noose Found on Campus of Duke University
Nearly 300 students marched across the Duke University campus Wednesday after a noose was found hanging from a tree overnight. The discovery was made around 2 a.m. in front of the Bryan Center. Updated 04:15 PM
Pet Experts Express Caution Over Rabbits, Ducklings as Pets During Easter
It is the season for chicks, ducklings and bunnies, but many experts warn these so-called Easter pets don’t always make the best house guests. Animal Shelter workers and Southern Store employees warn that it’s a commitment. 04:49 PM
Two Suspects Accused of Skimming Charlotte ATM
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested two men for skimming an ATM on South Boulevard. Savin Iantoc and Luca Pizzingrilli are in custody and they could be linked to other crimes. Police say they may have skimmed other ATMs in the area by placing a scanning device on the card reader to steal people's bank account information. 12:23 PM
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You can follow the Duke Blue Devils all week right here on Time Warner Cable News. Duke tips off against Michigan State at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sports directors Mike Solarte and Jim Connors, along with reporters J.B. Ricks and Cristen Drummond will have live and on scene reports from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, as well as one-hour editions of Jersey Mike's Sports Night.
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Registry Shows Decrease in Chronic Homelessness in Charlotte
The number of people, who are considered chronically homeless in Charlotte, deceased by 36 percent over the past five years. 12:54 PM
CATS Begins Testing LYNX Gold Line Street Cars
Early Wednesday morning, the Charlotte Area Transit System started testing the new street cars. Representatives from CATS say they did the testing overnight because they didn't want to interfere with any workday traffic. 07:23 AM
'Fight For $15' Plans Announcement About Next Mobilization
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty. 07:05 AM
Indy the Site of Past Success for Coach K, Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are expected to arrive Wednesday in Indianapolis for their record-tying 12th Final Four under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Though they still have two games to win, they may just be in the right city to pull it off. 09:42 AM
NC Commission Warns of Increase in Black Bear Sightings
The commission says if left alone, most transient bears will find their way out of town and back to their natural habitat. People are urged not to approach or follow bears, or get between a bear and its possible escape route. 07:14 AM