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Panthers QB Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's offseason "sabbatical" is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder, according to team spokesman Steve Drummond. Drummond said Tuesday that Newton…

WBT, WFNZ and 107.9 The LINK crews host Beds for Kids drive

WBT, WFNZ and WLNK are collecting gently used items to help local families in need. Join the WBT, WFNZ and WLNK hosts and teams in helping local families and spring cleaning as you go along. This Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bo Thompson, Jim Szoke, Scott Fitzgerald, John Hancock, Boomer Von…

1 dead after light rail train crashes into truck

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they are investigating after a car and light rail train collision Thursday morning in south Charlotte. Medic said one person was killed on the scene. CMPD said the wreck happened around 9:20 a.m. on South Boulevard at Hebron Street. CMPD News on Twitter CMPD investigating a light rail train (Lynx) vs. a vehicle…

Changes coming to an uptown neighborhood during future CIAA tournaments.

Residents of uptown Charlotte's First Ward have had enough. Steps are now being taken to make it more difficult to get permits for parties near a neighborhood after a shootout just before the CIAA Championship game on February 25th. The First Ward Neighborhood Association has asked the city to change how permits are granted for…

Mobile Justice NC - ACLU

Mobile Justice NC smartphone app was created to empower individuals to hold North Carolina law enforcement agencies accountable for their actions. Click on Read more; then Click HERE to get the app.