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Mecklenburg County commissioners get revised soccer stadium proposal
Mecklenburg County commissioners are expected to vote next week on a revised plan to build a Major League Soccer stadium that reduces the contributions from the county and Charlotte City … Click to Continue »

Lobbyist or liaison? Jeter registers his new CMS role after blogger raises qu...
Former state Rep. Charles Jeter this week registered his new role as paid liaison for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, after a Huntersville blogger questioned whether he was following state rules for lobbyists. … Click to Continue »

After gun found at Randolph Middle, CMS won’t say how many guns at schools th...
After Randolph Middle School notified parents late Friday that a student had been caught with a gun on campus, at least one worried mother wanted to know more. But neither … Click to Continue »

Airline passenger bound for Charlotte had box cutter hidden in her carry-on, ...
A woman trying to board a flight from Key West to Charlotte earlier this month was arrested after federal agents said she had a box cutter hidden inside her carry-on … Click to Continue »

Lack of permanent housing hurts effort to help chronically homeless, initiati...
A lack of permanent housing for Mecklenburg County’s most vulnerable homeless people continues to dog efforts to help them, leaders of a community initiative told county commissioners Wednesday. Housing First … Click to Continue »

Here’s the route for Women’s March on Charlotte this Saturday (and more details)
Organizers expect 3,000 to 5,000 demonstrators at the Women’s March on Charlotte scheduled for Saturday morning, which will wind through much of uptown. The march is scheduled to coincide with … Click to Continue »

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Lottery numbers from several games. … Click to Continue »

After a decade in politics, DOT chief Foxx now wants to look elsewhere for so...
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx pointed to one of the few remaining pieces of art hanging on the walls of his spacious office Wednesday and said it epitomized his political tenure … Click to Continue »

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CMPD holds 'Conversation Team' training, aims to deescalate tense situations
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police is taking several steps to bridge the gap with the community following protests that spa...

Charlotte mother charged with murder of 3-month-old baby boy
A Charlotte mother has been charged with the death of her infant son, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.Chaz ...

Giant concrete slab blocks ramp from 77 southbound to 277
It was a traffic nightmare on Wilkinson Boulevard Thursday after a giant concrete slab fell off the back of a tractor...

Pedestrian deaths doubled in 2016 in Charlotte
The number of pedestrians killed by cars in Charlotte doubled last year. Police say 20 people died. That's the highes...

CMS school bus catches fire in Plaza-Midwood
The Charlotte Fire Department responded to reports of a school bus fire Thursday afternoon in the Plaza-Midwood neigh...

Suspect arrested in connection with robbery in Charlotte
FOX 46 Charlotte was up close, cameras rolling, as one of a handful of suspects linked to a series of armed robberies...

Local leaders ask for transparency from Salisbury after "no-knock" warrant sh...
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Beloved Winthrop University senior unexpectedly passes away
A Winthrop University senior less than a year from graduating has passed away.Tara Sims, a business administration ma...

Retired Charlotte police canine passes away
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are mourning the loss of one of their retired canines who passed away this month."We are...

Loyd formally charged in officer's death; defiant during first court appearance
The man suspected of gunning down an Orlando police officer has been formally charged in her death.Markieth Loyd is a...

No jail time for man whose deadly boat crash led to 'Sheyenne's Law'
The man convicted of operating a boat while being drunk and killing a Concord, NC teen on Lake Norman in 2015, in an ...

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5 reported alive in rubble of alpine hotel hit by avalanche
Police radio and news reports say five people are believed to have been found alive in the rubble of the avalanche th...

Mark Martin overwhelmed to enter NASCAR Hall of Fame with his idols
"I was overwhelmed, I really didn't expect it."

Trump to become 45th president on rainy Inauguration Day
With no political experience, but an understanding of branding and showmanship honed by his years in the business wor...

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra
Islamic State group militants destroyed a landmark ancient Roman monument and parts of the theater in Syria's histori...

Charlotte officer injured, driver charged with DWI after crashing into police...
CMPD says 25-year-old Lance Owens ran a red light at the intersection of Tyvola Road and Old Pineville Road, striking...

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
Donald Trump has upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, and now the real estate mogul ...

Protesters, Trump supporters clash outside 'DeploraBall'
Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night b...

Mexican drug lord El Chapo extradited to US
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States. 

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
Miguel Ferrer, who brought a stern authority to his role on CBS' hit drama "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to "...

Mother charged with murder in death of infant son
Chaz Bush, 28, is charged with murder and felony child neglect resulting in serious injury.

Driver follows alleged hit-and-run suspect leading to arrest
Most can say they've felt the jolt of a fender bender or two. You get out of your car and swap insurance cards, but o...

Conover Fire Chief hailed a hero after rushing into crisis
Wednesday morning, the fire chief rushed to save two people after a car crashed into a building.