People run from flash-bang grenades in uptown Charlotte, NC during a protest of the police shooting of Keith S (Image Credit: REUTERS)

Charlotte, North Carolina chaos: State of emergency declared

Protests over police shooting of black man descend into chaos for second consecutive night

Charlotte, North Carolina:  One person was shot and gravely wounded on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as riot police dispersed unruly protesters after the fatal police shooting of a black man under disputed circumstances.

North Carolina's governor later declared a state of emergency amid the disturbances and said the National Guard and state Highway Patrol troopers would be sent in to help police in Charlotte restore and maintain order...Read more...