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Increased police presence at Charlotte NFL game

Increased police presence at Charlotte NFL game

Protests have taken place in downtown Charlotte every evening since Tuesday, when 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer. Authorities say Keith Lamont Scott was sitting in a vehicle when police arrived to serve a warrant on another man. "They (officers) were reacting to what they saw and they have a duty to do so", Putney said.


Clinton, Trump agree to postpone North Carolina visits, amid demonstrations

Clinton, Trump agree to postpone North Carolina visits, amid demonstrations

City and Clinton campaign officials say the campaign had conferred with city staff about a Sunday visit before announcing it at around 4:30 p.m. Friday. The mayor of Charlotte is urging Hillary Clinton to postpone her announced visit to the embattled North Carolina city. "Dem pols said no way, dumb!" "In the meantime her prayers are with the people of Charlotte during these hard days", she added.



Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie is charged

Thompson faces felony charges for assault on a public official for hitting Johnson in the face with a pie on Wednesday. He was not charged. But such hasn't been the case for ex-NBA All Star Kevin Johnson, who's now the mayor of California's capital, Sacramento.



Wells Fargo execs should not profit from the company's misdeeds

Wells Fargo fired 5,300 for improper sales push. In other words, the "rogue" employee explanation just doesn't fly. Some of the practices in which the bank engaged, as alleged by the CFPB, include: opening deposit accounts and transferring funds, as well as applying for credit cards and issuing and activating debit cards, all without consent.



Company aims to restart gasoline pipeline Wednesday evening

Colonial has estimated that 252,000 gallons to 336,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from the line. The shutdown of the pipeline led to dry pumps at gas stations in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas despite executive orders by governors across the South to suspend limits on trucking hours.



Dodgers honor Vin Scully for his 67 years of storytelling

Scully's 64-year career will conclude following his October 2 broadcast of the game between NL West rivals, the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants . Dodgers chairman Mark Walter, former owner Peter O'Malley and former manager Joe Torre, now an Major League Baseball executive, were among those on hand.