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'It's almost unbelievable': People are having their job offers rescinded days before they start

Joynese Speller was excited to start a new job as a project delivery specialist for a health care company on June 6. As she wrapped up at her old nonprofit job on a Friday, she emailed her new company to confirm her start time on Monday. Hours later, she got another email: The company had some logistics to work out on their end, so Speller would actually start on Tuesday. That slid into Wednesday, and then Thursday.

North Carolina doctor indicted for federal fraud

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. attorney says a North Carolina doctor has been indicted in connection with a scheme that defrauded federal programs of more than $11 million. Dena J. King, U.S. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, said in a news release that Sudipta Mazumder of Charlotte is charged with six […]

1 killed, another hurt in uptown shooting, CMPD says

CHARLOTTE — One person was killed, and another was injured in a shooting Friday night in uptown Charlotte, officials said. First responders were called to East Trade Street near the Charlotte Area Transit Center shortly before 9 p.m., where they found the shooting victims. CMPD said the shooting happened...

CMPD: Child found wandering in Charlotte; mother charged for failing to report her disappearance

CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte mother has been charged for not reporting the disappearance of her 6-year-old daughter from their house, according to a police report. On June 18, the child was found wandering near a gas station at the intersection of North Tryon Street and West Sugar Creek Road, the police report said. A witness told police that they saw the girl trying to cross the road alone.
CBS Sports

WATCH: Four-star TE Jack Larsen to make commitment live Friday on CBS Sports HQ

One of the top uncommitted prospects in the 2024 recruiting class will make his verbal pledge Friday on CBS Sports HQ. Jack Larsen, a four-star tight end from Charlotte Catholic High School in North Carolina, will make his choice at 5 p.m. ET. You can watch the announcement live in the video at the top of this page, on the CBS Sports App or via your connected device (Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV).
Sporting News

NBA Draft 2022: What did Michael Jordan do with Charlotte Hornets' draft picks

Jumpman, Jumpman, Jumpman, that Michael Jordan is up to something. He has to be right? Otherwise how else would you explain Jordan's decision making in the 2022 NBA Draft?. Armed with the No. 13 overall pick, Jordan and Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak selected dynamic Memphis big man Jalen Duren but then reportedly opted to trade him in a three-team deal involving the Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks.
Inside the Magic

Machine Gun Kelly Forces Everyone to Leave Wave Pool at Popular Theme Park

Rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently closed down an entire area of a popular theme park and forced Guests to leave. Theme parks have offerings that range from thrilling attractions to world-class entertainment and much more. Whether you’re visiting a Disney Park— like Magic Kingdom or EPCOT in Walt Disney World Resort, or heading to Disneyland Resort– or another theme park across the country like Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags, Busch Gardens, the all-new Lost Island Theme Park, SeaWorld, Cedar Fair, or any other property, you’re sure to have a fun time.

Steve Clifford returning to be Hornets’ next head coach

see also Kenny Atkinson not taking Hornets coaching job to stay with Warriors It appears the Charlotte Hornets are taking two steps forward and one step back, bringing in former head coach Steve Clifford to take the reins once again. After Kenny Atkinson rejected Charlotte last week, reports surfaced on Thursday that Clifford was emerging as a favorite for the Hornets job. On Friday, ESPN confirmed the veteran head coach’s hire. Clifford takes over from James Borrego, the only head coach during Clifford’s four-year absence. Borrego coached the Hornets to a 138-163 record over four years, with losses in the play-in tournament in back-to-back...
SB Nation

The confusing Jalen Duren trade created peak chaos on NBA Draft night

The NBA Draft was proceeding fairly normally on Thursday night until the Charlotte Hornets selected Jalen Duren at No. 13. It’s here everything went wild, with a huge confusing trade involving the Hornets, Knicks and Pistons — one that fans are still trying to work out today. Confusion...