Panthers owner David Tepper scrutinized in criminal probe
Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and his real estate company are the focus of a criminal investigation to see if they misused any public money in their failed effort to build a practice facility for the NFL team. The York County Sheriff's Office said state agents and local prosecutors are aiding its investigation, and that the probe does not mean that any crime happened. “An investigation is simply an inquiry and should not create any inference that wrongdoing has been committed by any party,” York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson and Solicitor Kevin Brackett said in a joint statement Thursday night that named Tepper and GT Real Estate, the company created to oversee the construction project.news.yahoo.com
No. 18 Alabama beats No. 1 North Carolina 103-101 in 4 OTs
Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 in a quadruple-overtime thriller in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.
TV meteorologist, pilot die in news helicopter crash
A helicopter pilot and a meteorologist who worked for a North Carolina television station died Tuesday when a news helicopter crashed along a Charlotte-area interstate, with police praising the pilot for heroically avoiding the roadway in his final moments. Meteorologist Jason Myers and pilot Chip Tayag were identified as the people killed in the crash in a statement by WBTV — and by coworkers who'd been reporting on the crash live from the station's studio. Fighting back tears, anchors Jamie Boll and Molly Grantham mourned their colleagues while providing updates during a broadcast that carried on uninterrupted for hours.news.yahoo.com
Truck in North Carolina holiday parade crashes, kills girl
A truck pulling a float for a holiday parade in North Carolina crashed Saturday, striking and killing a girl participating in the event, news outlets reported. The driver who lost control of the vehicle and struck the child was arrested and charged with reckless driving and other offenses, the Raleigh Police Department said in a news release. Police identified the driver as Landen Christopher Glass, 20.news.yahoo.com
North Carolina teen jumps out of Lyft car after suspicions about driver
A Raleigh, North Carolina, teen is safely back home after jumping out of a moving Lyft vehicle, acting on suspicions […] The post North Carolina teen jumps out of Lyft car after suspicions about driver appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Virginia named third in CNBC’s nationwide business ranking, a drop from last year’s first
Virginia was named CNBC’s “Top State for Business” in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2019, and 2022 according to the Associated Press, but this year’s rankings left Virginia in third, a drop from the previous years of coming out on top.