5 things to know for Wednesday


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

Panthers' DE Hardy arrested on domestic violence charges
Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy is expected in court today for his first appearance after being charged with assault on a female and communicating threats. Read more here.

Last day of dry, warm weather before flood, wind threat arrives
High temperatures will warm to the mid-to-upper 80s again but a slow-moving storm system to the west of Charlotte will move in Thursday, bringing very heavy rain and cooler temperatures. Full forecast here.

Woman hurt when leaving car during high speed chase
A woman is in the hospital and a man is behind bars, set to appear before a judge Wednesday morning after North Carolina state troopers said a chase led to a serious crash on Brookshire Boulevard Tuesday evening. Click here for details.



NC Legislature resumes Wednesday
North Carolina lawmakers returning to Raleigh already are entangled in disputed legislation before the first gavel on this year's session falls. Click here for more.



Death toll in Turkey mine disaster rises to 232
The death toll in the coal mine explosion and fire in western Turkey increased to 232 on Wednesday, the prime minister said. The fate of around 190 miners remained unclear in one of Turkey's worst mining disasters. Read more here.