On Tuesday, two members of a Charlotte gang will be sentenced to life in prison for the 2014 murders of Doug and Debbie London. The Lake Wylie, S.C., couple was gunned down in their home to keep Doug London from testifying against the gang members who months before had tried to rob the couple’s store.
The Del Paso Heights man repeatedly punched by a Sacramento police officer April 10, 2017, during a questionable jaywalking stop alleges he was abused in the Sacramento County Main Jail during his subsequent arrest.
Starbucks' new "Unicorn Frappuccino" has made waves for its colorful presentation, but a Connecticut health department is trying to draw attention to the large amount of sugar found in the purple-pink drink.
A Wisconsin heart surgeon who was vacationing in New Zealand when he caused a highway accident that killed two people and injured four others has been ordered to make reparation payments but has avoided jail time.
In New York, legislators are again set to debate whether alcoholic beverages should be served in movie theaters, after previous attempts at formal legislation fell apart during state budget negotiations.
On Saturday, April 22nd, and Sunday, April 23rd, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., some of the world’s best tree climbers are competing in five categories: work climb, throw line, foot lock, speed climb and aerial rescue, at the annual Tree Climbing Competition at Freedom Park. Qualifiers from Saturday compete on Sunday for the title of Master Tree Climbing Champion. On Saturday there was also a family fun climb where Professional Certified Arborists helped climbers into saddles attached to ropes secured up in the crown of the tree, and professional climbing instructors worked with each climber.
Diedra LairdThe Charlotte Observer
Annual Tree Climbing Competition at Freedom Park
Charlotte Mayoral Democratic Primary Debate Kickoff