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Mecklenburg County Mugshots October 18th

Check out the mugshots from Saturday, October 18th.

The FDA and The BBB Warn People about Ebola Scams

The BBB is warning people about possible Ebola scams and bogus products that scammers may be trying to sell. Read More »

Florida Man Gets Life In Prison In Loud Music Killing

A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music was sentenced in court Friday. Read More »

Obama Chooses Ron Klain To Be Ebola Czar

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday. Read More »

Joe Biden's Son Discharged From Navy For Testing Positive For Cocaine

The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed. Read More »

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola to be Treated at Federal Hospital

The CDC admits there were mistakes in the handling of Thomas Eric Duncan, but stresses the virus is under control.

Soccer Coach Arrested After Mistakenly Sending Obscene Video To Players

A high school varsity girls soccer coach tells police he intended to send a video to his girlfriend, but mistakenly sent it to the players. Read More »

CDC: Second Hospital Worker With Ebola Took Flight From Ohio To Texas

Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day. Read More »

Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

A second Dallas hospital worker who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, pointing to lapses beyond how one individual may have donned and removed personal protective garb. Read More »

Texas Nurse Battling Ebola Receives Blood Transfusion from Survivor

It comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigates how Nina Pham contracted the virus. Read More »

Texas Nurse Battling Ebola Receives Blood Transfusion from Survivor

It comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigates how Nina Pham contracted the virus.

Health Care Workers Monitored After Ebola Case

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and keep vigilant watch for symptoms of the disease in any patients who have traveled from the three West African nations that have seen the greatest number of infections. Read More »

Memorial Service for Thomas Eric Duncan to be Held in Salisbury

Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday in Dallas, just ten days after becoming the first person diagnosed with Ebola on American soil.

Ebola Scare -- Airline Passenger Pleads ... 'I Ain't From Africa'

Fear of Ebola led to the scary scene in this video and it should be a lesson to everyone these days -- NEVER say "Africa" right after sneezing on a plane ... because you could be removed by men in hazmat suits. Read More »

Teen Killed by Off-Duty Cop

Thursay, protestors in Saint Louis are still meeting near the scene where an off-duty officer shot and killed a teen Wednesday night. Read More »

Fight Against Ebola Intensifying in U.S.

Officials say 334 U.S. troops are currently deployed in Liberia to help in the fight. And employees at five major U.S. airports are being trained to clean and sanitize anything exposed to the virus.

FBI Director Warns Lone 'Rat' Attacks to Increase

James Comey says North Carolina's law enforcement community is "uniquely knit together" and equipped to battle not only local crime but international terrorism.

Ebola Victim's Family Questions Treatment

Eric Duncan's battle with Ebola.

Federal Official: Fever Screening At 5 US Airports

The government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic. Read More »

Texas Ebola Patient With Ties To Charlotte Area Dies

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokesman said. Read More »

Same Sex Marriages Begin In The South

Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold in a conservative region long opposed to the marriages. Read More »

Same-Sex Marriage for North Carolina: SCOTUS Decision Opens the Door

The Supreme Court makes another historic and unexpected decision regarding same-sex marriage.

Michael Phelps Enters Rehab After DUI Arrest

Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said 'will provide the help I need to better understand myself.' Read More »

Journalist With Ebola Arrives At Nebraska Hospital

An American video journalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital, where he will be treated for the deadly disease. Read More »

Supreme Court Decision Could Allow Same-Sex Marriages In NC And SC

The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. Read More »