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Meet the first couple to get married at Taco Bell’s new wedding chapel in Las Vegas

Take away the giant, neon Taco Bell logo in front of the bride and groom. Take away the bride’s bouquet made of taco sauce packets. Take away the tacos elegantly … Click to Continue »

The 81-year-old said she just wanted coffee. And she led officers on a 25-mph chase

Nancy Strader said she just wanted a coffee, but after a broken car window, slashed tires, an arrest and a $1,000 bond to get her out of jail, that coffee … Click to Continue »

AP Source: Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to acquire Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul. The Clippers will get … Click to Continue »

Mecklenburg GOP judge changes parties, blames Republican ‘assault’ on courts

A longtime Mecklenburg County Republican judge has switched parties, saying the GOP’s ongoing legislative “assault” on a nonpartisan judiciary has given him the opportunity “to do what I think is … Click to Continue »

‘We stand by our decision’: CMPD responds after board finds error in Scott case

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says its review of the Keith Scott case was thorough, despite the Citizens Review Board’s finding last night that there was “substantial evidence of error” in … Click to Continue »

Charlotte-area unemployment rate remains steady, North Carolina’s rises slightly

Unemployment in the Charlotte metropolitan area remained steady in May as North Carolina’s rate rose slightly. Charlotte’s unemployment rate remained at 4 percent from April to May, according to a … Click to Continue »

People debated the Ten Commandments statue for 2 years. It was destroyed in 24 hours.

Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert worked for two years to get a monument to the Ten Commandments erected outside the State Capitol in Little Rock. On Tuesday, that became a … Click to Continue »

Camp Walter Johnson: Where faith and confidence grow

Salvation Army Major Larry Broome has been affiliated with Salvation Army camps most of his life. He attended one at Kings Mountain State Park beginning in about 1963 and became … Click to Continue »

81-year-old woman on a coffee run leads police on slow-speed chase

An 81-year-old woman was arrested on June 22, 2017, after leading Denton, Texas police on a slow-speed chase because she wanted a sandwich and a cup of coffee. … Click to Continue »

Charlotte man stopped on I-95 had 12 guns, grenades, night-vision goggles and masks

A Charlotte man is being held in Rhode Island, after a minor traffic stop revealed he was driving around with an arsenal of weapons and ammunition, including military issue smoke … Click to Continue »

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