5 things to know for Friday


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

SWAT team shoots, kills accused murderer after standoff
A SWAT team in Lincoln County shot and killed a man overnight who they said murdered his estranged wife just hours earlier. Full story here.



Legal expert: Cannon investigation could grow to include others
It may be April before prosecutors ask federal grand jurors for an indictment against Charlotte's former mayor Patrick Cannon. Not only is the investigation into Cannon's allegedly corrupt activities not over, it could grow. Full story here.


Teen charged for posting nude photos of young girls on Instagram
An 18-year-old suspect accused of posting nude pictures of young girls on Instagram has turned himself in. Peter Kiever has been charged with 14 counts of child exploitation. Full story here.


FBI: Missing girl could be traveling through Carolinas
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering thousands of dollars for information about missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd. Officials believe Kahlil Tatum killed his wife and took Relisha in late February. Full story here.


Australia says planes checking new search area
Planes are searching a new area of the Indian Ocean for possible signs of the Malaysian airliner after a new analysis of radar data suggests the plane flew faster than thought and used up more fuel, which may have reduced the distance it traveled, Australia said Friday. Full story here.