National/World

Supreme Court Case From North Carolina To Shape Ferguson Investigation

The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina. Read More »

Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Awry, Firefighters Hurt

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an 'ice bucket challenge.' Read More »

Charlotte Missionary is Ebola Free

A Charlotte missionary who survived the Ebola virus, and is now out of the hospital, is considering going back to West Africa.

Dr. Kent Brantly Cured of Ebola, Released from Hospital

The first known Ebola patient to be treated on U.S. soil is considering his next move. Samaritan's Purse doctor Kent Brantly spoke about his recovery Thursday before he left the hospital.

American Ebola Patients Released From Atlanta Hospital

Officials say both Americans who were being treated for Ebola at Emory Hospital in Atlanta have been released. Read More »

Family Dollar Rejects Proposal From Dollar General

Family Dollar announced Thursday that its board of directors unanimously rejected the non-bidding proposal from Dollar General based on anti-trust issues. Read More »

Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantly Will Be Released From Emory Hospital Today

Samaritan's Purse Dr. Kent Brantly will be released from Emory University Hospital following a news conference at 11 a.m. where he is expected to speak. Read More »

Supreme Court Puts Virginia Same-Sex Marriages on Hold

The U.S. Supreme Court put the unions on hold Wednesday until it can decide whether they should be legalized nationwide.

Grand Jury Hears Evidence in Michael Brown Case

A grand jury started hearing evidence in Brown's shooting Wednesay. Officer Darren Wilson has told friends he shot Brown after he rushed at him. Read More »

President Obama Speaks Out Against ISIS

New U.S. airstrikes Wednesday night against ISIS terrorists in Iraq. The strikes come as President Obama blasts the terror group over the murder of an American journalist.

President Obama Says A Group Like ISIS Has No Place In The 21st Century

President Obama says a group like ISIS has no place in the 21st century when he spoke on the beheading of American Journalist James Foley around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. Read More »

Recall: 12-Ounce Corona Extra Beer May Contain Glass Particles

Constellation Brands Beer Division is recalling 12-ounce clear glass bottles of Corona Extra Beer because it may contain small glass particles. Read More »

ISIS Claims to Have Murdered Journalist, Threatens Another

ISIS terrorists claim to have beheaded an American journalist, and are threatening the life of a second journalist.

Report: Suspect Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting Four Miles From Ferguson

Several media reports claim that police in St. Louis have shot and killed a person approximately four miles from Ferguson. Read More »

Cleveland QB Johnny Manziel Taking Heat Over Obscene Gesture During Game

Cleveland Browns' Johnny Manziel taking heat for making an obscene gesture to the Redskins bench. Read More »

Carl Edwards And Daniel Suarez Join Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that drivers Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series full time in 2015. Read More »

Duke Energy Reports Oil Spill In Ohio River

Duke energy reports that in a routine transfer of fuel at the W.C. Beckjord station, 5,000 gallons of oil was dumped into the Ohio River just after 11 p.m. Monday. Read More »

'This Has To Stop': 31 Arrested After Fresh Confrontation In Ferguson

At least 31 people were arrested in Ferguson after peaceful protests devolved into another night of chaos. Read More »

New Ebola Treatment Facility Opens in Liberia

Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol is gaining strength as she battles the ebola virus. Three Liberian doctors who have received the same drug are also showing signs of improvement.

Hackers Steal Millions Of Patients Info From Community Health Systems

Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. Read More »

Molotov Cocktails, Tear Gas Fly In Ferguson, Missouri

A day of peaceful protests devolved into a night of Molotov cocktails and tear gas in Ferguson, Missouri. Read More »

Use Of Riot, Tactical Gear Scrutinized Amid Ferguson Violence

With scrutiny of law enforcement in Ferguson, WCCB Charlotte took a look at CMPD's SWAT team and it's use of riot and tactical gear.

Doctors: Ebola Crisis May Last Another Six Months

The Ebola outbreak will get worse before it gets better. That's the word from doctors working in Ebola hot zones.

Governor Perry Indicted By Grand Jury

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Read More »

Police Chief Claims Brown Involved In Robbery Before Fatal Shooting

Police released documents alleging Michael Brown had been suspected of stealing a box of cigars from a convenience store in a 'strong-arm' robbery shortly before he was killed. Read More »