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No explosive device in package mailed to CMPD headquarters, police say
A suspicious package mailed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department headquarters this week did not contain an explosive device, CMPD’s Arson Unit has determined. “Although there were general indicators of an explosive … Click to Continue »

CMPD withholding more than two hours of video from Scott shooting
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has refused to release more than two hours of footage that video cameras captured at the University City apartment complex where police fatally shot Keith Lamont … Click to Continue »

Al Johnson, former Charlotte Observer reporter and editor, dies at age 70
Al Johnson, a former Charlotte Observer reporter and editor credited with expanding the newspaper’s regional footprint in the 1980s, died in hospice care on Sept. 23 at age 70. Johnson … Click to Continue »

'Run them down' tweet during Charlotte protests was free speech, law school says
The way Glenn Reynolds explains it, the law professor and USA Today conservative columnist was following the news out of Charlotte last week - watching as demonstrators protested the nation's … Click to Continue »

NC treasurer candidates clash over HB2, potential conflicts
North Carolina’s two candidates for state treasurer engaged in a feisty debate Tuesday night over membership on corporate boards, campaign contributions and even House Bill 2. Republican Dale Folwell and … Click to Continue »

First arrest made in video of 10 attackers beating man in EpiCentre garage du...
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the man who was videotaped being beaten and stripped of his pants by 10 attackers in the EpiCentre garage during the uptown protests Wednesday. And investigators … Click to Continue »

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Former physician assistant sentenced to prison on teen sex charges
A former physician assistant at a Monroe urgent care center was sentenced to at least a year and four months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of felony … Click to Continue »

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Gaston County man arrested in 1993 cold case homicide
After 23 years an arrest has been made in a Shelby cold case murder, according to the State Bureau of Investigation. ...

Clergy leaders plan to heal city one week after uptown Charlotte riots
Clergy leaders from all faiths gathered at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday to discuss the tensions seen la...

Suspicious package found at CMPD headquarters not an explosive
UPDATE: 9/28/16 - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Arson Unit determined Wednesday that although there w...

CMPD won't release extra footage of Keith Scott shooting
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is refusing to release more than 80 minutes of video from the shooting de...

Where to get your FREE COFFEE on National Coffee Day
Thursday is National Coffee Day! Here's where you can grab a free (or discounted) cup of joe:-Krispy Kreme is not onl...

CMPD: Man charged with assault, resisting arrest
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a man after they said he attacked two people. John Sowell, 18, is charged with ...

Morganton man sentenced to serve at least 6 years on larceny, drug charges
A Morganton man has been sentenced to serve between six to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking an...

Man arrested in Buffalo Wild Wings robbery
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a local man for his involvement in a breaking and entering at Buffalo Wild Wing...

Mobile Breast Center helping women get screened, raise breast cancer awareness
A lot of women put off getting checked."The gold standard research says gets your mammogram every year starting at ag...

CMPD looking for suspect involved in Kangaroo Express armed robbery
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery from the Kangaroo Express.

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Mobile mammogram and BCC Rally Breast Cancer awareness
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Early detection is the best way to help fight the disease. K...

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California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'
The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting sta...

Tropical Storm Matthew heads into Caribbean
The National Hurricane Center said it is too early to determine what impact the tropical storm will have on the U.S. ...

Duke Energy gives $100,000 to new fund in response to Charlotte unrest
The corporation’s gift comes just over a week after the fatal police-involved shooting of a black civilian named Keit...

Charlotte Mayor Roberts call for law’s repeal brings sharp response
Roberts called for transparency after the shooting. But she also asked for patience and supported Police Chief Kerr P...

Park Road Montessori’s former secretary charged with embezzlement
Deborah Crater, 59, was also charged with four felony counts of forgery of endorsement.

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 bi...

How much will the protests cost the city of Charlotte? Who pays?
A city spokesperson says it will be weeks before they can determine which departments incurred over-time.

Deputies: Missing Catawba County girl found, was hiding in woods
Emily Dowdle, 11, attends Catawba Elementary School and was last seen by her bus driver around 2:40  p.m. Tuesday.

Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears
A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or s...

10 Things to Know for Thursday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked ab...

Loved ones worry while officers face danger in the streets
While the those sworn to serve and protect police the city, their loved ones are stuck waiting for them to come home ...

Data shows few employees getting help through NC Dept. of Labor complaints
The Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act, known as REDA, makes the NCDOL the sole state agency responsible for e...