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Explosion in New York subway called 'terror-related incident' Video included

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The New York Police Department has one person in custody in relation to an explosive device detonating Monday morning.

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School closings, delays announced due to weather

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Some North Carolina counties have delayed school for students Monday due to the weather. 

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Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages Video included

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Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.

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Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget Video included

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Republicans are negotiating with Democrats on the contentious issue of how much the government should spend on the military and domestic agencies to avert a holiday shutdown, among other issues.

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Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.

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Molly's Kids: Major surgery planned for Fort Mill teen living with POTS

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Since introducing him in April, he has been at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and started seeing specialists in Charleston at MUSC.

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Molly's Kids: Emily Cloninger and her soon-to-be new jogging chair

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Emma Cloninger was born with Dandy Walker Syndrome, a congenital brain malformation that means she'll always be 6-months old, developmentally.

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Early praise for 'The Last Jedi' after elaborate premiere

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Final preparations under way for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premiere, which features the return of Luke Skywalker and Carrie Fisher's last role.

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VIDEO: Mother, 2-year-old kicked off Spirit Airlines flight Video included

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A Houston pianist and cancer researcher is speaking out after she was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight along with her 2-year-old son and elderly parents, CBS affiliate KHOU reports.

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Police: Man crashes in front of middle school after driving over 100 mph Video included

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According to officials with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Crestdale Middle will remain open for students and staff Monday. School officials are asking parents to use Highway 51 as a detour to get to the school. 

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Two face child abuse charges

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A Kannapolis woman has been charged with child abuse by deputies. Lisa Marie Pitz, 26, was arrested on Sunday night in the 1100 block of West C Street in Kannapolis. 

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Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against Moore Video included

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Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception.

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South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims Video included

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A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered.

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Here's what you should know when shopping for drones Video included

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Drones have exploded in popularity due to advances in technology, their ease of use and their dropping price tags. So, WBTV went to the experts to find out what you need to consider when you're out shopping for drones this holiday season. 

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Man injured, hospitalized in Matthews house fire Video included

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The fire started around 12:45 a.m. at a home located near the intersection of Sam Newell Road and Rice Road. Firefighters with the Mint Hill and Idlewild Fire Departments responded and found the house fully involved in flames upon arrival. 

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Domestic violence survivor shares thoughts on east Charlotte shootings after police ID victims Video included

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Domestic violence affects men, women and children and we unfortunately witnessed it with Saturday's shootings at Woodland Park apartments. 

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BLOG: Chilly start to workweek, light snow possible in mountains Video included

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After another cold start down in the 20s, Monday will feature sunny skies with afternoon readings rebounding to the low to mid 50s. Cold temperatures in the 30s are expected again Monday night under mostly clear skies, with a few snow showers possibly starting in the mountains late. 

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Man arrested after accusing family of being 'ISIS,' attacking them with bat Video included

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Police say they are investigating the incident as something that was “racially motivated.”

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Officials: Whales, after deadly year, could become extinct

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Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them.

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Family digs woman's grave after burial plot left unfinished Video included

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The woman’s husband says when the family arrived, her grave was only one foot deep.

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Woman shot, injured after altercation inside apartment in Charlotte Video included

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According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 1500 block of Clanton Road.

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One injured after crash blocks part of I-85 North

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It appears several lanes are blocked near where the crash took place.

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From Tiny Tears to Elmo, NC museum wants your toys

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The museum is especially interested in toys with a North Carolina connection. All must be in good condition.

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Chilly Monday, cool workweek ahead

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Are you ready for Monday? The good news is that it won't be terribly eventful.

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Man wanted by police arrested in Charlotte

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Police are thanking the public for assistance in this matter.

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Congress averts shutdown, sends Trump stopgap spending bill Video included

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Without legislation, many agencies would run out of money after midnight Friday and grind to a close.

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Fire damages home in Huntersville

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Officials say the fire started in the 1200 block of Blue Moon Court.

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Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma's Mayfield wins in landslide Video included

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football.

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Field goal try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy 14-13

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Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in a swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 to win its first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy since 1996.

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Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack Video included

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Gaza officials say two Hamas members have been killed in Israeli airstrikes following a rocket attack on Israel.

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Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5 million to carry his child

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Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona resigns; former aide says he offered $5 million to carry his child.

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2 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill Video included

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Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans' massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress.

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Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

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President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show.

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Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama

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Aided by scandal, Democrats still fighting math and history in Alabama Senate race against Republican Roy Moore.

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Suspects and victim identified after fatal crash in west Charlotte

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One person is dead after a car crash in west Charlotte early Sunday morning. The four-car crash happened around 2 a.m. near Billy Graham Parkway and West Boulevard. Officials say six people were transported to the hospital.  

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Police: Driver crashed into CMPD car, crashes into building

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A man crashed into a building after attempting to flee from officers during a brief pursuit.  Officers received a call of an intoxicated driver near Whitehall Estates off of Ella Jane Lane in southwest Charlotte Sunday morning around 6 a.m. 

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2 Democrats: Minnesota governor's top choice mulling '18 run Video included

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Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he would resign, just a day after new allegations brought the number of women alleging he had groped or tried to kiss them to at least eight.

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'Chef Challenge' heats up for students on Monday

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From the North Carolina Research Campus: Students from four Cabarrus County high schools are competing December 11, 12 and 13 in the 5th Cabarrus Chef Challenge, presented by Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA).

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Airport panel to discuss new hangars

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The Rowan County Airport Advisory Board will hold a special meeting on Friday, December 15, at 10:00 am to make a recommendation on the construction of new hangars.

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Couple warns against 'Property Brothers' scam Video included

A couple who were scammed online by someone pretending to be associated with 'The Property Brothers' want to get the word out. (Source: KMGH/HGTV/CNN) A couple who were scammed online by someone pretending to be associated with 'The Property Brothers' want to get the word out. (Source: KMGH/HGTV/CNN)
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Lisa Hartman was thrilled when she thought she'd been picked to be featured on HGTV's 'The Property Brothers.' Later, she felt betrayed when she learned the offer was a scam that has affected viewers all over the country.

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Inmate sues sheriff after gouging his own eyes Video included

While Ryan Partridge was an inmate at the Boulder County Jail, is suing the sheriff because he holds jail staff responsible for a psychotic episode in which he gouged his own eyes, leaving him blind. (Source: KMGH/CNN) While Ryan Partridge was an inmate at the Boulder County Jail, is suing the sheriff because he holds jail staff responsible for a psychotic episode in which he gouged his own eyes, leaving him blind. (Source: KMGH/CNN)
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The inmate, who has schizophrenia and had refused to take medications, says the injuries he suffered in the Boulder County Jail should not have happened.

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Apple reveals most downloaded iPhone apps, movies and music of 2017

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Apple just revealed its most popular apps, movies, TV shows and music for 2017,

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Black ice likely as temps drop below freezing Saturday night Video included

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Believe it or not, driving tonight might be even worse than Friday night, when many of us had snow falling.

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Fire damages house in Concord

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No injuries were reported, but the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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One dead after stolen car crashes on I-77 N

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Highway patrol officials said the crash occurred between Exits 5 and 6 near Woodlawn Road.

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New Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicide Video included

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A shooter killed two classmates at a New Mexico high school Thursday as students hid in their classrooms or in closets.

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7-Eleven employee fatally shot in southwest Charlotte identified

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Police are conducting a homicide investigation after one person was fatally shot at a 7- Eleven in southwest Charlotte early Saturday morning.  

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