90-year-old endangered man reported missing in Charlotte

A Silver Alert was issued Wednesday for a 90-year-old man believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

Pfizer has been gearing up for even wide distribution if given a similar nod by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a decision expected as early as next week.
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  Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session occurring as the coronavirus pandemic rockets out of control in President Donald Trump’s final weeks in office.


  Snow and bitter cold sweep across the North Carolina mountains

  DHEC reports 100% hospital beds occupied in York County; hospital explains they still have beds available

  CMPD releases additional video of officer-involved shooting of Danquirs Franklin

  WANTED: ‘Too Tall Bandit’ responsible for at least 16 bank robberies from N.C. to Tenn., FBI says

  COVID-19 vaccine to be free as N.C. health officials prepare for distribution

Early results show that two vaccines – from Moderna and Pfizer – to be highly effective.
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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

N.C. reports record-high 2,033 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 10.2% percent positive

South Carolina reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, nearly 1,300 new cases

  Christmas Town U.S.A. turns on its ‘scaled back’ lights Tuesday in McAdenville

43K+ coronavirus cases, 456 virus-related deaths reported in Mecklenburg County

What school will your child go to next year? CMS School Choice Lottery is open now

  N.C. mountain county schools learning remotely Tuesday due to inclement weather

  Man killed in southeast Charlotte shooting

  Snow blankets the N.C. mountains

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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.


Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in Maui tourney

Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational.

Ramey, No. 17 Texas beat Davidson 78-76 in Maui Invitational

Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

It’s official: Hornets acquire former NBA All-Star Gordon Hayward in sign-and-trade

Hayward, a 10-year NBA veteran, was an NBA All-Star in 2017.


  Four arrested after man fatally shot during breaking and entering in Cramerton

  People across the Carolinas getting tested for COVID-19 after Thanksgiving holiday

West Charlotte after school program seeking support ahead of Giving Tuesday

  CMS welcomes K-8 middle school students back to classrooms amid questions about holiday travel

  Thousands of companies denied CLT business grants but records showing which ones not released

While thousands of businesses received awards of $10,000 and even $25,000 from the city, nearly 2,000 applications were also turned down.
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Photographer witnessed removal of Utah’s mysterious monolith as another appears in Romania

Ross Bernards and his friends ended up with the monolith all to themselves for about an hour and took nighttime photos until some other visitors came walking up.

  Police search for man facing charges in Charlotte Thanksgiving Day homicide

  Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warnings as cold air moves in with mountain snow

  Avery County Schools dismissing early over anticipated snowfall

  21-year-old suspect arrested in Alamance County for deadly north Charlotte shooting