Special Reports

Special Reports

Against the Odds: Are big winners gaming the NC lottery?

A Charlotte Observer investigation found N.C. lottery players who beat staggering odds so consistently that statisticians said chances of being that lucky were less than one in a trillion.

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Protests follow fatal police shooting

Protests turned violent in Charlotte after the fatal police shooting of a black man Sept. 20, 2016. Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for the city and deployed the National Guard and State Highway Patrol troopers to assist local police.
The Charlotte Observer
Protests follow fatal police shooting 3:43

Protests follow fatal police shooting

Charlotte protesters chant, march and confront police after no charges filed against officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott 1:19

Charlotte protesters chant, march and confront police after no charges filed against officer who killed Keith Lamont Scott

EXCLUSIVE: DA Murray on Keith Lamont Scott shooting aftermath: 1:22

EXCLUSIVE: DA Murray on Keith Lamont Scott shooting aftermath: "It was a false-narrative world that began spinning out of control"

DA shows police evidence to explain 3:01

DA shows police evidence to explain "unanimous" decision not to charge Officer Vinson in Keith Lamont Scott death