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NEW OVERNIGHT: The question has been asked many times whether the Ferguson, MO police chief will step down after the shooting of Michael Brown by one of his officers. Right now, CNN is citing its sources that Chief Thomas Jackson will leave his post in hopes of helping ease tension there. We have details on how soon Jackson will step down.
BREAKING: Two people have been shot in Charlotte. A couple hours ago there was a shooting at a nightclub in the area. WBTV's Ashton Pellom takes us to the scene and has details on what happened.
VIDEO ALERT: A major fail for NASA. We've been talking about its rocket launch that was supposed to happen already but got pushed back. Wait until you see the video of it taking off overnight. It was barely in the air before things really started going south.
The Buzz is Back! And boy are tickets sales through the roof for the Charlotte Hornets season.
Remember we have NEW STORIES in our 6 a.m. hour of the show too and we're always giving you news as it hits the wires from the Alert Center.
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David Tepper, the soon to be owner of the Carolina Panthers arrived in Atlanta shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. WBTV's Ben Williamson asked him if he was excited for tomorrow. "Of course! Why wouldn't I be? For sure," said Tepper.More >>
Roger Self is accused of driving his car into a Gaston County restaurant Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law.More >>
Officials responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon in north Charlotte Monday night. The incident occurred in the 900 block of N. Tryon around 10:30 p.m. Officials say it appears there may have been a fight involving two subjects however it is not clear whether the person was stabbed or hit with an object.More >>
Dozens of first responders met Monday night to debrief about what had taken place just one day earlier. Many men and women had rushed to the site of a deadly incident at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City Sunday afternoon.More >>
Councilman Tariq Bokhari says he requested the ride-along because it was Police Week, and because of negative coverage surrounding fellow council member LaWana Mayfield's recent social media post.More >>