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Neighbors to CMS: Don’t sell Sedgefield Middle School land
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plan to sell a piece of Sedgefield Middle School land marked “surplus” has sparked strong opposition from neighbors, who say the school system is being short-sighted. Mecklenburg … Click to Continue »

Vouchers send Charlotte boys to a small, all-male private school
The Male Leadership Academy was designed for boys like Ellijah Palmer and Cail Glaze. Ellijah, 10, has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Cail, his 7-year-old brother, had already been suspended for … Click to Continue »

Disbarred prosecutor could be called in double-murder case
Evidence of prosecutorial misconduct that could exonerate a man who has spent 21 years in prison for a double murder will be at center stage during a hearing in a North Carolina courtroom this week. … Click to Continue »

Missouri man arrested in NC for kidnapping son 3 years ago
North Carolina authorities say a Missouri man wanted on charges of kidnapping his son three years ago has been arrested. … Click to Continue »

Woman dies after stopping to look at snake in Great Smoky Mountains National ...
A suburban Atlanta woman died after she left her car to look at a snake on the road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Friday. Shirley Jean Alexander Clifton, … Click to Continue »

Get out and about: Explore these hip neighborhoods around uptown Charlotte
Shop in Dilworth, or enjoy a drink in CherryFind Charlotte’s character within these neighborhoods outside center city … Click to Continue »

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CMS Montessori high school hints at magnet expansion ahead
Doug and Trish Sheridan chose Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Montessori program 13 years ago, when their oldest son was a preschooler. When Isaac Sheridan finished sixth grade at Chantilly Montessori, he had … Click to Continue »

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Mom, daughter sent to hospital after two-car collision in north Charlotte
Two people were transported by Medic after a 2-car collision in north Charlotte.The incident happened around 6:30 p.m...

#FirstDayonFOX: Can you guess the FOX46 talent from their school picture?
The first day of school is filled with anxiety and excitement as students enter the classroom for the first time or r...

Body recovered in Rowan County quarry
Several emergency response teams were on scene investigating a drowning at the Balfour Quarry on Balfour Quarry Road ...

Police: Man shot by officer during foot chase in east Charlotte identified, a...
A man was sent to the hospital after police shot him during a foot chase in east Charlotte, according to authorities....

Police searching for suspect after double shooting in east Charlotte
Two people were shot and taken to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries early Sunday morning in east Charl...

Crews battle apartment fire in Hickory
Flames ripped through an apartment complex for over four hours in Hickory early Sunday morning.Around 5:30 a.m., four...

I-85 accident truck driver says he is lucky to be alive, after he was trapped...
Jackson Musyoka tells Fox46 his steering wheel spun out of control that caused the accident on I-85 that backed up tr...

Listeria concerns prompt vegetable recall from stores in Southeast
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from grocery, discount and convenience stores across th...

Woman identified in Lancaster County house fire
The woman who died in a Lancaster County house fire in the Antioch Community on Friday has been identified as 54-year...

Crews battle 'stump dump' brush fire in Iredell County
Several fire units were on scene of a brush fire Friday night in Iredell County, according to Iredell County Emergenc...

Truck driver's wife on phone with husband when he crashes on I-85
When Jackson Musyoka plunged off an embankment on Interstate 85 Thursday afternoon, the truck driver was on the phone...

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Charlotte news for metro Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, the Piedmont and high country regions of North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.  

Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee
Donald Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or ex...

Officers investigate man found dead in Northwest Charlotte home
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a man found dead in a home in northwest Charlotte Sunday aft...

Tropical Depression 9 forms off Florida coast
The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a storm system between Florida and Cuba that has a "medium chance" of dev...

16-year-old drowns in quarry in eastern Rowan County
The call came in just before noon from the Balfour Quarry, which is on the 500 block of Balfour Quarry Road, that a p...

Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100
Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antler...

Police: Two hospitalized after shootout in northeast Charlotte
The shooting happened around 11 a.m. on the 1700 block of Purser Drive, near Eastway Drive and E. Sugar Creek Road. 

Back from break, Kannapolis based F1 team runs Belgian Grand Prix
From Haas F1 Team pit notes provided to WBTV: The Belgian Grand Prix Sunday at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps began wel...

Armed man shot by officer after foot chase in east Charlotte ID'd
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in East Charlotte. CMPD Chief  Kerr Putne...

Firefighters battle apartment fire for four hours in Catawba County
The fire broke out before 6 a.m. on the 2300 block of Mitchell Drive in Hickory.

Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns
By The Associated Press Thousands of people turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to t...

Funeral services set for Natalie Lippard
Funeral arrangements are now complete for Natalie Lippard, 4, who passed after nearly drowning in an accident at a sw...

Storms knock out power, disrupt Fibrant, cancel events
At least two rounds of thunderstorms that rolled through Rowan County on Saturday night and Monday morning resulted i...