Former MLB pitcher Luis Tiant was the special guest at BB&T BallPark on Wednesday for the Charlotte Knights vs Pawtucket Red Sox game. Tiant spoke with the media about Knights second baseman Yoan Moncada, injuries to pitchers today, Cuba and being blessed.
The Charlotte Knights honored Negro League Baseball Tuesday night by welcoming former players Eddie "G.G." Burton, Luther "Luke" Atkinson, Sam Allen, Bill Cathcart and Carl "Satch" Forney. Also Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles proclaimed it Negro League Baseball Day in Charlotte. Jeff Sinerfirstname.lastname@example.org
Former Atlanta Brave Tony Cloninger Sr. is still the only pitcher in MLB history to hit two grand slams in one game. Still, the North Carolina native wants to be remembered for more than just one game.
House Speaker Tim Moore announced Tuesday that he’s forming a new school safety committee that will be charged with developing recommendations for how to improve safety in the state’s schools. During a press conference Tuesday in Shelby, Moore said that the committee will look at a myriad of issues, with arming teachers as a possibility after getting feedback from school districts and law enforcement.
Davidson College graduate Mbye Njie shares how and why he came up the app that aims to keep both drivers and police safe during stops. The smartphone app enables drivers who are pulled over or anyone else to record police actions and read briefs about their rights. With just a couple taps on the phone screen, video begins recording, local defense attorneys are just a speed dial away and an automatic text is sent to up to five pre-determined, trusted contacts. The text will say you've been stopped by police and give your coordinates.
A 31-year-old man died after loading his car with propane and deliberately crashing into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment building in Fort Pierce, Florida, on July 4, 2017 according to local reports citing police. This police bodycam video shows the car on fire after crashing into the two-story building.