News archive from 24 November 2014

Tar Heels men end Charlotte 49ers soccer season 2-1

Tar Heels men end Charlotte 49ers soccer season 2-1

On a Sunday marked by awful weather, a fortunate bounce lifted the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 2-1 second-round NCAA men's soccer tournament win over the Charlotte 49ers. Senior forward Tyler Engel scored his second goal of the game on a rebound...

 

Obama defends moves on immigration

HENDERSON, Nev. President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. In an interview broadcast Sunday on ABC's "This...

 
Travel-disrupting storm possible Wednesday in Carolinas

Travel-disrupting storm possible Wednesday in Carolinas

Sunday's daylong soaking rain was merely the start of a wild weather week that could include a travel-disrupting storm system on the day before Thanksgiving, forecasters said. A low-pressure system expected to develop Tuesday off the Florida coast...

 
3 families rescued after water main breaks on Carmel Road

3 families rescued after water main breaks on Carmel Road

A water main break in south Charlotte flooded several homes Sunday, forcing firefighters to use inflatable life rafts to rescue three families. The break happened before 9 a.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of Carmel Road, between Quail Hollow and Colony...

 

Boy who died in bat accident ID'd

The 5-year-old Fort Mill boy who died Friday afternoon after being hit with a baseball bat has been identified as Luke Howard. He was hit with the bat in a home in the Springfield neighborhood of Fort Mill and went into cardiac arrest, according to a...

 
Bill Cosby has more to answer to this weekend

Bill Cosby has more to answer to this weekend

Fullscreen Cosby is showcasing his African-American art collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. He promoted the collection in an interview with NPR, in which he was directly asked about assault allegations. Cosby did not say...

 

Photos: American Music Awards red carpet

Fullscreen Danica McKellar. (Photo: Jason Merritt, Getty Images) Fullscreen Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Harry Styles of One Direction. (Photo: Jason Merritt, Getty Images) Fullscreen Jaden Smith. (Photo: Jason Merritt,...

 
Album of the week: David Guetta's 'Listen'

Album of the week: David Guetta's 'Listen'

French DJ/producer David Guetta was one of the first EDM acts to take his sound from dance clubs to radio. In the USA, he broke through with 2009's collaboration with Akon, Sexy Bitch, then followed with hits such as Titanium, Turn Me On and Without...

 
'Scorpion' actors like to play it smart

'Scorpion' actors like to play it smart

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – The stars of Scorpion aren't the geniuses they portray in CBS' new hit drama (Mondays, 9 p.m. ET/PT), yet a recent conversation about intellectual brilliance hits on topics that might be welcome at a Mensa meeting. Elyes...

 

Mexico summons Uruguay's ambassador over comment

MEXICO CITY Mexico has summoned Uruguay's ambassador for talks after the South American country's president described Mexico as a kind of "failed state" in a magazine interview. Mexico's foreign ministry released a statement Sunday...

 

Prep Results 11.23.14

Boy's Basketball LATE FRIDAY West Charlotte 86, West Mecklenburg 65 WC (1-0): Carter 10, Rivers 15, Sanders 3, Boone 11, Knight 5, Massey 8, Williams 2, Blackmon 22, Hatchett 1. WM (1-2): Alexander 2, D. Brown Jr. 2, Stover 3, Price 13, Montgomery 6,...

 

Local Golf 11.23.14

Hole-in-One Norman Sancibrian aced 165 yard hole No. 3 at Pine Lake Country Club on Sunday using a 6-iron. It was his 1st. Local Golf 4th Carolinas Net Amateur Championship Final Results Men A Dan Pearce66-71--137 Ryan Patton70-76--146 Ken...

 

Carolina Panthers cornerback Norman: Munnerlyn didn't try to help me

For two years, Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman had his locker next to Captain Munnerlyn, the former Panthers' corner who signed with Minnesota as a free agent in March. With the Panthers preparing to face the Vikings Nov. 30 following...

 

Carolinas College Football: Weekend in review

Appalachian State (6-5, 5-2 Sun Belt) Beat Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16 What worked: In winning their fifth consecutive game, the Mountaineers worked the Ragin' Cajuns over on the ground, with Marcus Cox rushing for 151 yards and two touchdowns on 36...

 

Charlotte Hornets Observations

• Clearly Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is out for a while longer with that stress reaction in his right foot. Coach Steve Clifford said Kidd-Gilchrist isn't allowed to shoot because the medical staff doesn't want him jumping. • Luol...

 

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