CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A shopping mall in Charlotte was evacuated and four people were taken to hospitals because of possible monoxide poisoning. The Charlotte Fire Department said firefighters were called to SouthPark Mall around 9 p.m. Thursday because of hazardous conditions. Capt. Jackie Gilmore said on the department's Twitter account that firefighters were monitoring carbon monoxide levels. Forty firefighters responded. There was no immediate indication of what caused the problem.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) -- It looks like North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is finally ready to make his formal declaration that he's running for governor next year. Cooper's campaign committee said Friday the Democrat is poised to give a "special announcement" Monday evening in his native Nash County. Cooper has been saying for more than a year he was preparing for a bid for governor.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 12:15 p.m. While Columbia officials are confident they will not lose water service, they can't say when most of the city's 375,000 customers will be able to stop boiling water before they drink it.
(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.) -- A fight that broke out between two groups of students at Northern Arizona University's Flagstaff campus left one person dead and three hospitalized after one of the students shot the others with a handgun. The shooter has been identified as Steven Jones, an 18-year-old freshman at the school, who has been taken into custody by campus police, according to NAU police chief Greg Fowler.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite claims by Doctors Without Borders that the U.S. bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan was a "war crime," a top legal expert ABC News spoke with said it is unlikely that international charges will be leveled in the incident, which left 22 dead. However, there is the possibility that those involved in the bombing could be prosecuted by a U.S. military court.
(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.
(NEW YORK) -- Ever since Microsoft's HoloLens was first shown off in January, the mixed reality headset has generated buzz and ideas for how the technology can be used. Now, Microsoft is gearing up for a crucial next step for leveraging the potential of HoloLens by letting developers get their hands on the technology.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow? Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launched in 2009.
(NEW YORK) -- Jack Black has built a career on making people laugh, but in the latest edition of Parade magazine, he reveals that his childhood was anything but happy. The 46-year-old actor's parents divorced when he was just 10 years old, he tells the magazine, adding the turmoil he experienced during that period led to a number of problems, including substance abuse. "I was having a lot of troubles with cocaine.
(WASHINGTON) -- Despite a summer that's often seen him trailing in the polls and eclipsed by candidates like Donald Trump and Ben Carson, Ted Cruz's campaign amassed a financial haul of $12.2 million in the last three months. Of the candidates who have revealed their latest fundraising numbers, Cruz is second only to Ben Carson. Carson raised $20 million in the last three months. Rand Paul raised $2.5 million.