National/World

BMW Recalls Nearly 49K Motorcycles

BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. Read More »

Explosion Rocks New York's East Village, Several Injuries Reported

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday in what officials called a possible building collapse. Read More »

Official: US Military To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion

The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years will be court-martialed on charges of desertion and avoiding military service, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed To Reduce Cancer Risk

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer. Read More »

Man Wearing Princess Dress To Help Shy Niece Goes Viral

A Detroit man is an internet sensation after photos of him wearing a dress, to go see "Cinderella" with his niece, go viral. Read More »

Police Unable To Confirm Gang Rape At University Of Virginia

A five-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, described in graphic detail in a Rolling Stone article, showed no evidence the attack took place. Read More »

Ex-NFL Player Darren Sharper Gets Nine Years In Arizona Sex Assault

Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison. Read More »

Funeral Held For 7 Siblings Killed In Brooklyn Fire

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has gathered to mourn the deaths of seven siblings killed in a house fire that was believed to have been started by a hot plate. Read More »

Accused Killer Robert Durst May Be Linked to Local Missing Teen

There may be new information in the case of a Charlotte teen who disappeared without a trace 18 years ago.

Kraft Recalls 6.5 Million Boxes of Mac and Cheese

Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal. Read More »

Penn State Fraternity Suspended For Facebook Page With Nude Pictures

A fraternity at Penn State University has been suspended as police investigate allegations that members used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out. Read More »

Prosecutor: 20-Year-Old Charged in Shootings of 2 Officers

A 20-year-old man charged Sunday with shooting two police officers who were keeping watch over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had participated in the protests earlier that night, police said. Read More »

SAE Alumni Board Hires Attorney

A fraternity shut down over a racist chant sung by some of its members is considering suing the University of Oklahoma. Read More »

The Ferguson Effect: Felt Across Country and in Charlotte

Our own police department, too often at odds with the black community. A well-known and highly respected CMPD homicide detective talks candidly about how we got to where we are and how to begin changing it.

Two Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police Station

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the city's police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court. Read More »

7 Marines From Camp LeJeune In Black Hawk Crash

Seven special operations forces Marines and four Army aircrew members were presumed dead Wednesday, according to a U.S. Defense official, after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed into waters off the Florida Panhandle during a nighttime training mission. Read More »

'Blurred Lines' Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A verdict saying Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye's music to create their hit song 'Blurred Lines' could ripple across the music industry, potentially changing how artists work and opening the door to new copyright claims. Read More »

Official: Eleven Service Members Missing In Helicopter Crash Presumed Dead

Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday. Read More »

Two University Of Oklahoma Students Expelled Over Racist Video

University of Oklahoma President David Boren has expelled two students he says have been identified as leading a racist chant as part of a fraternity event. Read More »

Simpsons Co-Creator Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

Sam Simon, the co-creator of 'The Simpsons' has died ... TMZ has learned. Read More »

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Video Released Of Fatal Hit And Run Involving Suge Knight

TMZ has obtained the video of Suge Knight running over 2 men, killing one. It is gruesome, revealing and it will absolutely become the centerpiece of his murder trial. Read More »

Protests Underway In Madison After Unarmed Black Man Killed By Police

On the surface, the situation seems too familiar: Police kill an unarmed black man. Community members rally. They chant in unison and grief: 'Black lives matter.' Read More »

Apple Unveils Apple Watch

Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room door. Read More »

University of Oklahoma President: Frat Members 'Disgraceful'

The president of the University of Oklahoma severed the school's ties with a national fraternity on Monday and ordered that its on-campus house be shuttered after several members took part in a racist chant caught in an online video. Read More »

POLICE: 19-year-old Dies After Shot By Wisconsin Officer

Protesters carrying signs reading "Black Lives Matter" gathered Saturday, hours after an officer fatally shot a 19-year-old black man who authorities said assaulted the officer in the man's apartment. Read More »

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