CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police have issued warrants for two men in the death of an Uber driver whose body was found five days after he was reported missing in North Carolina. Warrants issued in Mecklenburg County show 24-year-old Diontray Divan Adams and 20-year-old James Aaron Stevens face murder, first-degree kidnapping and robbery charges in the death of Mario Johnis Medina-Chevez. Investigators found Chevez's body in a field in South Carolina.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a North Carolina motorist threw three kittens from a car and then ran over two of them. All were later euthanized. New Bern police have identified the driver and visited her home. So far, no charges have been filed in the case.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Federal authorities say an airline passenger tried to bite a flight attendant, then jumped out of the aircraft and onto the tarmac at a North Carolina airport. Authorities say 22-year-old Tu Lon Sein appeared in federal court on Friday to answer to a charge of assaulting/intimidating a flight crew member. The incident occurred at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's new Democratic governor has again sued Republican legislative leaders over laws that he argues unconstitutionally erode his powers. Gov. Roy Cooper sued in state court Friday seeking to block the enforcement of several laws, including one that will reduce the number of Court of Appeals judges from 15 to 12. Cooper already sued over other laws, with mixed results to date but mostly favoring him.
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