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1 injured after shooting outside downtown Asheville music venue

Asheville police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of New Mountain AVL early Friday morning. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) Police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of a downtown Asheville music venue. It happened around 2:20 a.m. on Friday outside New Mou

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-16 15:24:16

Hendersonville man charged in shooting on Harper Drive

On Sunday, Henderson County deputies responded to Harper Drive in reference to a gunshot wound inflicted during an altercation. The victim was rendered care, taken to the hospital and released the same day, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Following interviews and crime scene investiga

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2018-03-16 17:13:04

Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. Happening today, the Asheville City Council has called a special meeting to discuss a use of force complaint against former officer Christopher Hickman. Click here for more on this story. A little boy who was seriously hurt more than five yea

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-16 07:14:03

Method used to build failed bridge in Miami was used on Asheville bridge

The Biltmore Avenue bridge over the Swannanoa River in Biltmore Village was built in 2010 using the accelerated bridge construction method. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) A $14.2 million pedestrian bridge that was supposed to link the community of Sweetwater to the campus of Florida International Univer

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-15 23:04:13

News of plans to close Toys R Us hits shoppers at Asheville store

CNN is reporting iconic toy retailer Toys R Us will close or sell its remaining U.S. stores, including the one on Brevard Road in Asheville. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) It's the end of the road for retail store Toys R Us. CNN is reporting the iconic toy retailer will close or sell its remaining U.S.


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Asheville City Manager Gary Jackson announces changes in city management assignments

The city of Asheville announced a new organizational chart on March 16. Graphic courtesy of city government Press release from the city of Asheville: On March 15, City Manager Gary Jackson announced these changes to management assignments: Equity and Inclusion Office: Based on the Council's Blue Rib

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

'ClimateCon' 2018 kicks off in Asheville

Highland Brewing Company is hosting the kickoff event for ClimateCon in Asheville. The 10-day conference is focused on discussing climate-change solutions and is dubbed "The Climate City Experience." The kickoff is a toast and launch of Highland's special small-batch environmental pale ale. One doll

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-16 21:11:05

Asheville, police likely to face lawsuit following beating

ASHEVILLE - The city has started talks with a Charlotte-based civil rights attorney who has raised the possibility of suing on behalf of a man beaten by police in August. In a letter sent to Asheville City Manager Gary Jackson and Police Chief Tammy Hooper, attorney James Ferguson announced that he

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-03-16 18:18:59

Code Purples continue with more winter weather in Asheville

As of Wednesday, staff at Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry - or ABCCM - already spent more than $30,000 on those freezing and in need in 2018, compared with about $50,000 in 2017. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) Freezing temperatures meant Code Purple in Asheville on Wednesday. Code Purple


Judge allows Owens' lawyers to stay on Zebb Quinn case, despite prosecutor's wishes

ASHEVILLE - A judge on Thursday quashed an attempt by prosecutors to separate the man accused of killing Zebb Quinn, who disappeared in 2000, from the lawyers defending him. The prosecution, led by Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams, contended in court documents that capital defender Vi

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-03-15 20:37:01