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Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied
Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election.

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit
President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

3 white men, 2 white woman picked for Bill Cosby jury so far
Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles from home.

Trump budget promises balance in decade, relies on deep cuts
Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes a wave of cuts to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.

19 dead after suspected explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England
Police are warning people to stay away from a Manchester arena following a deadly incident. 

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile
In what Pyongyang says is its answer to President Donald Trump's policies, North Korea claims it's ready to deploy and start mass producing a new midrange missile.

Sex offender living near Salisbury High arrested
A registered sex offender who was recently placed on the Rowan Sheriff's Most Wanted list has been arrested, and detectives say he was living within 1000 feet of Salisbury High School.

Target in Huntersville evacuated after fire reported in store
The incident happened around 5 p.m. at the Target on the 9800 block of Sam Furr Road.

North Meck HS teacher accused of sex crime with student
Brandon Flowers, 29, was arrested around 12:30 p.m. Monday and charged with three counts each of sex act with a student and felony indecent liberties with a student.

Family identifies girl killed in Union Co. crash as 11-year-old with beautifu...
"Laila’s heart was so beautiful. She always just wanted to make everyone smile."

Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill
In closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

Piano overturned, window broken on S. Main Street
One of the pianos used in the "Tickle Our Ivories" event was overturned and a window shattered  at a local business on Monday morning.

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Police investigation claims man is terrorizing drivers in Mint Hill
Mint Hill police are warning the public of a man who they say is terrorizing local drivers - and ...

Alleged United Blood Nation gang members appear in federal court
Three more alleged United Blood Gang members are behind bars. It's part of the sweeping gang roun...

Fire Marshal: Fire started in 'grocery section' of Super Target
Shoppers and store employees were evacuated from Target in Huntersville due to a fire inside the ...

FEMA ranks Charlotte #1 for flood risk management
It's pretty to look at, but not pretty for your wallet. Sure, you get to enjoy the view along Lit...

North Meck HS teacher charged with sex acts with student
A North Mecklenburg High School teacher is accused of sex crimes with a student, officials said.B...

Case of missing Uber driver now being handled by homicide detectives
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating missing U...

Fatal crash along I-485 near South Blvd exit
At least one person is dead in a crash along Interstate 485 Monday afternoon, officials said.The ...

Armed robbery suspect arrested after SWAT standoff
An armed robbery suspect is in custody following a standoff with the SWAT team Monday morning in ...

3 more United Blood Nation gang members arrested, 4 remain on the loose
Three additional suspects of the original 10 fugitives wanted in connection with a massive United...

Man hit, killed in NE Charlotte identified
Police have identified the man they say was killed in a hit-and-run Saturday night in northeast C...

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina...

Murder victim's mother accepts his college diploma
The mother of a Johnson C. Smith University student is accepting her son's diploma, four-years re...

Charlotte robbery suspects fleeing CMPD bit by K9 team
Two robbery suspects are in custody after leading Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department units o...

Indian Trail woman charged in University area fatal hit and run
A woman has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run that happened Saturday evening in...

Ramsey Creek Beach opens for the season with new improvements
It's a calm day at Ramsey Creek Beach on opening day."It's nice not having as many people," State...

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Man arrested for setting wife on fire
A man is facing attempted murder for allegedly setting his wife on fire.        

Mint Hill PD: man following drivers
Drivers in Mint Hill on alert, and police say it is more than a case of road rage.  They say a su...

Dale Jr. Donates Bikes to First-Graders
The Dale Jr. Foundation teamed up with JR Motorsports and CAN'd Aid Foundation to build and donat...

Three injured in fire at Target
Firefighters were called to Target after a fire broke out Monday afternoon.        

HS Teacher Arrested for Sex with Student
A teacher at North Mecklenburg High School was arrested Monday afternoon and has been charged wit...

Most Memorial Day Travelers in a Decade
Are you traveling for Memorial Day weekend? If so, you may want to leave now. AAA of the Carolina...