Wednesday, May 27, 2015

First Drip (5/27/15): Teen drowned at Mountain Island Lake

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:23 AM

A 17-year-old North Meck High School student drowned at Mountain Island Lake on Tuesday. The teen had been swimming with friends and detectives are investigating for a cause.

The North Carolina DMV is doing away with the two-sticker system to identify vehicle registration. Moving forward, there will only be one gray sticker with the month and year on it in the upper right corner of the plate. The DMV will save an estimated $70,000 per year with the change. 

Charlotte ranks 33rd out of the country's biggest 51 cities when it comes to energy efficiency. Two years ago, Charlotte ranked 31st. Rankings come from the energy efficiency of their government operations, community initiatives, buildings, utilities and transportation.

The U.S. Department of Justice indicted 14 FIFA officials on Wednesday charging them with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy.

The Cleveland Cavaliers made it to the NBA Finals after sweeping the series against the Atlanta Hawks. They'll face the winner of the best-of-7 series between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets. Golden State leads the series 3-1, with Game 5 scheduled for tonight.

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