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Storm Brings Heavy Rain, But No Major Damage To NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/CBS CHARLOTTE) – Six deaths and several injuries have been attributed to a severe storm system in the Midwest. The storm made its way to the East Coast this morning, bringing a lot of rain to North […]

CBS Charlotte–12/26/2012

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Decision Time Nears For Panthers Owner Richardson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The time for Panthers owner Jerry Richardson to make several critical decisions is drawing near. With one week left in the season, Richardson will need to make a pair of decisions […]

CBS Charlotte–12/25/2012

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3 Arrested After Deaf Man Killed During Robbery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three teenagers are under arrest after authorities say they stabbed a deaf man during a robbery, and left him lying in the front yard of a Charlotte home festooned with Christmas […]

CBS Charlotte–12/24/2012

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Good Samaritan Shot While Trying To Help Woman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — 12/20/12 Update: Yesterday, CMPD officers arrested a teenager in connection with this crime. The suspect, Deandre Tavius White, shot a Good Samaritan who had stopped on the side of the […]

CBS Charlotte–12/19/2012

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The Streetcar Project: To Fund Or Not To Fund?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — In July 2010, the Queen City won a $25 million federal streetcar grant. The Streetcar Project will break ground today, and the long-term goal of the project is to reduce […]

CBS Charlotte–12/12/2012

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Duke Energy CEO Apologizes To Regulator Over Probe

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of Duke Energy said he regrets that officials with the nation’s largest electric company went too far in their criticism of North Carolina regulators responsible for setting rates in […]

CBS Charlotte–12/12/2012

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Panthers Looking For Revenge Vs. Rival Falcons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It’s difficult to say one play changed the course of a season. But in the case of the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Cam Newton’s late-game fumble in a Week 4 loss to […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–12/08/2012

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Blazers Storm Back To Beat Bobcats 118-112 In OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After playing six games in eight days on the East coast, you might think the travel weary Portland Trail Blazers might be ready to run out of steam. Hardly. LaMarcus Aldridge […]

CBS Charlotte–12/04/2012

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Rivera To Play Youngsters Amid Own Job Uncertainty

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn’t overly concerned with his tenuous job security, saying he’s committed to playing younger players the next four weeks so he can prepare to coach them next […]

CBS Charlotte–12/03/2012

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 02: Players huddle in prayer following the Kansas City Chiefs 27-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Inspired Chiefs Ride Wave Of Emotions In Victory Over Panthers In Kansas City

Not many people knew what to expect when the Chiefs hosted the Panthers on Sunday, because there was nothing to compare it to, but right from the opening drive there was a sense the home team was about to play their best game of the season. And they did, despite the horrific murder-suicide that took place a little more than 24-hours earlier.