At least 13 arrested during second night of protests in uptown Charlotte

Hundreds gathered, carried signs and chanted, seeking justice, less than a week after a black man died while a Minnesota police officer kneeled on his head.

  Massive protests worldwide raise fears of new coronavirus outbreaks

Health experts fear that silent carriers of the virus who have no symptoms could unwittingly infect others at packed gatherings with people cheering and jeering, many without masks.
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SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

Forecasters put the odds of acceptable conditions at 50-50 for the 3:22 p.m. liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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15 arrests made, 3 officers hurt in Friday’s Charlotte protests

N.C. Gov. Cooper extends moratorium on utility cut offs and implements evictions moratorium during COVID-19 pandemic

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Six shot, man killed at Gastonia block party

  City council member among arrests as police station damaged, grocery store looted in Charlotte protests

Police say a city council member was among several people arrested as hundreds gathered in Charlotte Friday to protest the death of George Floyd, the man who died in police custody in Minnesota.
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  Tear gas and burning cars in US cities as unrest over police killings continues

The unrest followed the killing in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody.

  Charlotte City Council member Braxton Winston arrested during George Floyd protests

Franklin Graham’s Charlotte-based chaplains head to Minneapolis in Floyd case

Police looking for man accused of shooting 17-year-old girl in N.C. Burger King parking lot

  Sports in the Carolinas can resume, yet some aren’t ready

  Employer must submit paperwork before woman can get unemployment benefits

  Scammers pose as deputies from Catawba County Sheriff’s Office

  Antibody testing continues in Burke County

Third person arrested in shooting death of man in Albemarle

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News reporters injured at demonstrations across US

A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

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Chase Elliott ends week of misery with overdue Cup victory

Chase Elliott ended a week of miserable finishes with an overdue Cup victory.

Elliott ends Busch’s win streak, collects $100,000 bounty

Chase Elliott snapped Kyle Busch’s seven-race Truck Series winning streak and collected a $100,000 bounty for beating NASCAR’s most successful truck driver with a victory Tuesday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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  Meck. County reports nearly 3,800 positive cases of COVID-19, 89 deaths

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South Carolina COVID-19 cases surpass 11,000, with 483 deaths

  ‘This sets us back decades’: CMPD Police Chief condemns death of George Floyd at hands of Minneapolis police

Prisons announce mass COVID-19 testing at Caswell Correctional after news investigation

North Carolina prison officials announced Friday that they will test all inmates at Caswell Correctional Center for COVID-19. The announcement comes a little more than a week after a network of journalists across the state revealed that a nurse who worked at the prison died of the virus.
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  Pentagon ready to send troops to Minneapolis if state asks

Protests erupted in Minneapolis and spread across the country after the police killing of George Floyd.

NC responds to RNC letter detailing safety conditions for 2020 convention

  Strong storms moving through with potential for severe wind gusts, hail and flash flooding

  As more COVID-19 testing leads to prison workers being out, DPS asks other law enforcement if they’d work at prisons

Coroner: Person dead in accident at York County work site near NC line