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One person was shot on Cindy Creek Lane in West Charlotte early Sunday, police said.
Cheaper gas and an improved economy will help send 1.8 million Carolinas residents traveling 50 miles or more over the Thanksgiving holiday, an increase of more than 4 percent over a year ago.
U.S. Transportation Secretary and former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx asked national transportation leaders in Charlotte on Sunday to help pass a long-term transportation funding bill, saying the current funding system is short-term and prevents states from keeping up with population growth.

Three gay-rights advocates are charged with damaging property after confronting protesters outside a Greensboro fundraiser celebrating same-sex marriage and other social changes.

The 5-year-old Fort Mill boy who died Friday afternoon after being hit with a baseball bat has been identified as Luke Howard. He was hit with the bat in a home in the Springfield neighborhood of Fort Mill and went into cardiac arrest, according to a Fort Mill police report. Fort Mill police responded to the scene, said Maj. Bryan Zachary, but determined the incident was an accident and that there was “no malicious intent.” The (Rock Hill) Herald

For the Carolinas, the precipitation will fall as rain, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Pat Moore. But he said that, depending on the storm track, several inches of mountain snow is a possibility.

A water main break in south Charlotte flooded several homes Sunday, forcing firefighters to use inflatable life rafts to rescue three families.

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