An American Airlines plane with University of Pittsburgh cheerleaders and fans aboard had just taken off for Greensboro when an odor forced it back to Charlotte. Officials haven’t said what caused the smell.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are searching for a masked assailant who carjacked a woman at an ATM on Woodlawn Road and tried to sexually assault her. Police released surveillance photos of the attacker.
Shelby Tripp of Stokes, NC, listened to her mom and bought a scratch-off lottery ticket at a Speedway in Greenville. She won $4 million on the $150 Million Cash Explosion ticket. Mom’s house to be redecorated.
Lockdowns and drills, once a minor disruption in Charlotte Mecklenburg schools, now spark anxiety in some students and parents after a fatal school shooting, a chilling threat and several guns found in schools.
Patrick Braxton-Andrew, the Davidson schoolteacher who was presumed missing for weeks in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, is believed to have been murdered by a drug trafficker, according to an official.
North Carolina Schools Superintendent Mark Johnson emailed parents around the state with an offer of a chance to win $250 if they took an online survey about student testing. Critics say it’s a PR scheme.
The film “Green Book,” starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, shows how blacks traveling in the United States used “The Negro Motorist Green Book” to find accepting businesses, including in North Carolina.