Heavy rains flood homes, roads in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – A system of thunderstorms across western North Carolina stalled on Saturday and dumped about a foot of rain on the area, causing power outages and flash floods that swamped homes and […]


NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A federal judge sentenced Donte Jamar Sims on Wednesday to […]


NBC's Tom Brokaw hospitalized; tweets he's OK

NEW YORK (AP) – NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken to a Charlotte, N.C., hospital Thursday morning after appearing on MSNBC‘s “Morning Joe.” He later tweeted that he was doing OK. The network […]


Obama's convention speech being moved indoors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Democratic officials are moving President Barack Obama’s convention speech Thursday indoors because of the possibility of severe weather. Obama had planned to accept his party’s nomination in an outdoor football stadium […]


Democrats eye rainy weather as Obama speech nears

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Despite a wet week unfolding around the Democratic National Convention, organizers say the president’s outdoor acceptance speech Thursday in Charlotte will go on rain or shine. The National Weather Service says […]



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