5 things to know for Friday

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

11-year-old boy dies after jumping into creek to save sister
Hospital officials said an 11-year-old boy who jumped into a creek Thursday night to save his sister has died. More here.

 

 

Weekend warm up arrives today, but won't last long
The Charlotte area is in store for a quick warm-up Friday. Temperatures will climb into the 70s this afternoon, after a week’s hiatus. Full forecast here.

 


Man arrested, accused of sucking woman’s toes at Walmart
Police arrested Michael A. Brown and charged him with assault on a female after a woman said he sucked her toes at a Lincolnton Walmart. More here.

 


Police searching for man who exchanged gunfire with officers
Gunfire was exchanged between a man and police after an undercover officer was robbed in the 1100 block of Jordan's Pond Lane in Charlotte Thursday night, police said. The officer was not hurt and the robber is on the loose. More here.

 


Nothing spotted in search for jet, Australia says
Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries. More here.