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Employee claims Chester County Jail is haunted
Anderson says she's gotten to know some ghosts, such as an entity she calls The Trustee, and that she's not the only one to claim to see him - a visitor recently asked her about an old man.

Sheriff candidate's campaign manager steps aside after video released
Greg Amick, the now former campaign manager for Irwin Carmichael, appears to show Amick telling an undercover person posing as an undocumented citizen that it was okay to vote in the 2014 election.

NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashing
Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National...

Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel...

Vote for the Ford Charlotte Game of the Week for Week 12
Here are your choices for the Ford Charlotte Game of the Week for Week 12. You have until Wednesday at noon to cast your vote. We will announce the winner Wednesday during the sports at 6 and 11 on WBTV.

Vote for the Ford Regional Game of the Week for Week 12
Here are your choices for the Ford Regional Game of the Week for Week 12. You have until Wednesday at noon to cast your vote and we will announce the winner that same day during the 6 and 11 sports on WBTV.

Vote for the FFN Top 10 for Week 12
Week 11 is now in the books and here is your chance to vote for the FFN Top 10 for Week 12.If you don't see your team in the list you can write your vote in the comment box below. You can also tweet in your vote to #FFN3. Every vote counts folks!You have until Wednesday at noon to cast your vote and we will unveil the new FFN Top 10 the same day at 6 and 11 on WBTV.

Senate candidate Thom Tillis thanks volunteers getting out the vote
Thom Tillis and the Republican Party have set up call centers all over the state that they call "victory centers."

Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse
A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

Boone prepares for busy weekend and snow
In Boone the temperature dropped about ten degrees between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm, and a cold rain moved in at around 3:00 pm.

After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief
For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays
Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.

Winthrop student describes sexual assault on campus, suspect in custody
The student says she was assaulted Friday morning when she was walking back to Margaret Nance, a female residence hall. She says the man came up to her in the parking lot from behind and pulled out a weapon. She says he held the weapon, which remains unknown, to her body and told her to come with him. 

Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers
Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is...

Former President Clinton to stump for Hagan in Raleigh
Raleigh's Broughton High School will offer the afternoon backdrop for Clinton and Hagan's visit. Hagan is tied in recent polls against North Carolina Speaker Thom Tillis.

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site
Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already...

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Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy should be allowed to play, coach Ron Rivera says
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team has not heard officially whether defensive end Greg Hardy?s domestic violence trial will take place next month or be postponed until after…Click to Continue »

Undercover video targets Mecklenburg candidates
A conservative activist whose videos have been at the center of previous controversies is taking on local candidates.Click to Continue »

Scam using IRS name dupes Charlotte minister
The Rev. Al Cadenhead of Providence Baptist Church borrowed $16,500 that went to con artists, who pulled off an elaborate charade this week.Click to Continue »

Remembering West Charlotte’s ‘Big Mo’ Collins
Mo Collins played offensive line on a national championship college football team at the University of Florida and started for the Oakland Raiders in the Super Bowl. But always, Collins…Click to Continue »

Health insurance shock: Blue Cross N.C. sends 42,000 the wrong rates, many wi...
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state?s largest health insurer, said Thursday that about 42,000 customers around the state received insurance renewal letters with incorrect rates, some showing cost increases…Click to Continue »

Hornets’ Jeff Taylor sentenced to 18 months probation, alcohol treatment
Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was sentenced Thursday in connection with a domestic violence conviction, according to multiple media reports.Click to Continue »

Carolina Panthers fall to Saints 28-10 in key NFC South game
In a game with first place on the line in what has been an ugly NFC South, the Carolina Panthers were the ugliest team on the field.Click to Continue »

Wells Fargo loses appeal of $203M award over overdraft fees
Wells Fargo & Co. must pay customers $203million for manipulating debit-card transactions to boost overdraft fees, a federal appeals court in San Francisco held, upholding a lower-court ruling.Click to Continue »

Madison Bumgarner country: A visit to a proud father's home
As Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to claim the World Series title, his proud father, Kevin, watched from his home in Hudson.Click to Continue »

Elon poll: Hagan holds slight edge on Tillis
Less than a week before Tuesday?s election, a new poll shows Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan with an edge over Republican Thom Tillis. But other polls show the race remains very…Click to Continue »


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Home of the Day: Former HomeArama ?Best Overall Home? in sought-after Highgrove
By Carl Richmond, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen...

Home of the Day: Waterfront Beauty with 214? of Shoreline
By Candi Schuerger, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. All...

Home of the Day: Executive Ballantyne Home with Separate Studio Apartment
By David Huss, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen Ta...

Home of the Day: Superbly Designed ? Enhanced Locale
By Wyn Page, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen Tate...

Home of the Day: Private .8-acre Setting Close to Uptown
By John Sheperd, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen ...

Home of the Day: Exquisite Craftsmanship in a Waterfront French Country
By Catherine Taylor, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Al...

Home of the Day: Ultimate Waterfront Living on Lake Norman
By Marcia Liedle, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen...

Home of the Day: Luxurious Custom Home for the Discerning Buyer
By Martina Linford, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. All...

Home of the Day: Amazing Golf Course Home in The Palisades
By Dorthe Havmoeller, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. A...

Home of the Day: The Best in South Carolina ? Right across the Border
By Ted Goldsmith, Agent Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Allen...