Gunshots At Charlotte Homecoming

Gunshots rang out around 10 p.m. Friday in the parking lot of West Charlotte High School on Senior Drive.  Friday night  was their football homecoming game.  There were two separate incidents of violence going on at the same time. CMPD said a fight broke out between football players, and that one person was injured.

Governor, environment chief praise court ruling on waterways

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Gov. Pat McCrory is praising an appeals court ruling that blocked a new federal rule involving small streams, wetlands and other waterways. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday put the regulations on hold nationwide until the jurisdiction of lawsuits challenging them is resolved. McCrory's state environmental department is among states that have filed legal complaints against the rule.

Donald Trump, brash New Yorker, picks up Southern campaign

ATLANTA (AP) -- Donald Trump is a brash New Yorker who knows the path to the Republican presidential nomination runs through a swath of Southern states where residents pride themselves on graciousness and gentility. He leads many state polls in the region just as he does nationally.

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed Friday Amid Mounting Sexual Assault Accusations

(LOS ANGELES) -- Bill Cosby is set to be deposed Friday for the first time since a growing number of sexual abuse allegations have emerged against the actor. "In any deposition, we are permitted to ask any question that is relevant and that is reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence," said Gloria Allred, the high-profile civil rights lawyer who will be deposing Cosby.

US and Russia May Soon Have Second Round of Syrian Airspace Talks

(WASHINGTON) -- Will there soon be another round of talks between the U.S. and Russia on airstrikes? Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook issued a statement on Friday saying that Russia had contacted the U.S. about a second round of talks to deconflict the airspace over Syria where U.S. and Russian planes are now flying airstrike missions.

Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha Acquitted of All Charges

(NEW YORK) -- Thabo Sefolosha was acquitted Friday of three counts stemming from an incident outside a New York City nightclub earlier this year. The Atlanta Hawks forward was arrested in April outside the nightclub, where former New York Knicks player Chris Copeland had been stabbed. Sefolosha had nothing to do with the stabbing but was charged with resisting arrest, obstruction and disorderly conduct.

Twitter Reportedly Expecting Layoffs Next Week

(NEW YORK) -- Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey just started his new job with the social media site and there's already talk about layoffs. Multiple reports from sources within the company say a new plan to downsize the company will include layoffs coming up potentially within the next week. According to the New York Times , the plan also includes stopping the expansion of the company headquarters in San Francisco.

New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data

NEW YORK (AP) -- California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state. Civil-liberties advocates called the new law that takes effect Jan. 1 an important advance and said it highlights the need for similar protections at the national level. The California Electronic Communications Privacy Act was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.

Kim Zolciak-Biermann Says She'll Have Heart Surgery

(NEW YORK) -- Although her mini-stroke disqualified her from further competition on ABC's  Dancing with the Stars , Kim Zolciak-Biermann has   said she's thankful it revealed she had a small hole in her hear. The  Don't Be Tardy  star is also going to undergo surgery to correct it.  "I have one of the top cardiologists in the country, who's amazing," Zolciak told  E! News  of the already scheduled surgery.

President Obama Talks Trans-Pacific Partnership in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama used his weekly address to tout the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Saturday. "With this Trans-Pacific Partnership, we are writing the rules for the global economy.  America is leading in the 21st century.  Our workers will be the ones who get ahead.  Our businesses will get a fair deal.