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McCrory’s Duke Energy ties, and coal ash response, become a campaign issue
When Pat McCrory ran for governor in 2012, his opponent’s claim that the former Charlotte mayor had favored his longtime employer, Duke Energy, focused on one incident: McCrory didn’t recuse … Click to Continue »

Body found near entrance to UNCC Friday afternoon
A body was found near the entrance to UNC Charlotte on Friday afternoon, but Charlotte-Mecklenburg police found no connection or threat to the campus, UNCC Communications said in an alert … Click to Continue »

Charlotte Motor Speedway collecting donations for Hurricane Matthew flood vic...
Charlotte Motor Speedway and SMI Properties will host a donation drive all next week to collect bottled water and trash bags for Hurricane Matthew flood victims in central and eastern … Click to Continue »

Should CMPD investigate its own officers after police shootings? Mayor, criti...
In the wake of violent protests calling for more police transparency, Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts says the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department should no longer investigate its own officers in police shootings. … Click to Continue »

Man apologizes to WBTV reporter Steve Crump for racial slurs, gets drug treat...
A man who hurled racial slurs at WBTV (Channel 3) reporter Steve Crump in Charleston was ordered Friday to serve seven days of house arrest and enroll in a drug … Click to Continue »

Chief urges community to work with CMPD after fatal police shooting
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney urged the community on Thursday to work with his agency as it addresses concerns raised in the aftermath of a fatal police shooting. Putney addressed … Click to Continue »

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York football player tried to save his dad with CPR. Then he just ‘made him p...
Panic hit Danny Warren like a bucket of ice water. Usually, when he came home from football practice, he’d find his father resting in bed and hear the familiar “Hey!” … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte Heart Walk raises $1.4 million and awareness about heart disease
They're America's top killers: Heart disease and strokes."I didn't think there was anything wrong. I thought I was ou...

Driver dies after attempting to hit pedestrian in northwest Charlotte
One person is dead and another injured after a crash Friday night in northwest Charlotte.Charlotte-Mecklenburg police...

Group sues CMPD over use of force during protests
A group of Charlotte residents have filed a federal lawsuit against the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police over the departm...

Marine dad surprises son at school assembly
Pride Elementary School in Deltona, Florida is like one big family. On Friday afternoon, that family put on quite a ...

Video appears to show UFO above Charlotte hotel
Alert the Men in Black! A strange site above a Charlotte hotel last Saturday has the internet going extraterrestrial,...

Costs from Charlotte protests over death of Keith Lamont Scott total more tha...
Protests over the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott by police cost the City of Charlotte a little more than $4.5 m...

4 taken to hospital after CMS buses collide in east Charlotte
Officials with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools confirm two of their buses were involved in an accident Friday afternoon...

Employee finds body inside water pump at UNC Charlotte
A body discovered in a water pump at UNC Charlotte has police searching for answers and residents in the area in disb...

Social media threat prompts lockdown at Catawba Valley Community College
Catawba Valley Community College had to be placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a threat surfaced about a person...

CMPD: 2 women charged after hours-long standoff with police in east Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police blocked off an area around an east Charlotte apartment complex Thursday after they said ...

Thieves slam stolen Mercedes through gun shop in Concord, NC
The search is on for some brazen thieves who police say slammed into a Concord, NC gun shop with a stolen car before ...

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'Little brown dog' rescued after running behind CMPD truck during flood efforts
The little brown dog was taken back to Edgecomb County Animal Control where he’s still waiting to be picked up.

Nobel academy member calls Bob Dylan's silence 'arrogant'
A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the American singer...

Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers
Throwing his campaign off-kilter once again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of se...

VP candidate Mike Pence to visit Catawba College Monday
While officials say the final details of the visit are still being worked out by the campaign and the Secret Service,...

Person injured in hot air balloon 'hard landing' in Rowan County
The incident happened around 8:45 a.m. on the 900 block of Cline Road in Mount Ulla.

Your Week in Viral Videos: Obama updates his resume
President Obama probably won't need to show a resume to get any future employment, but just in case, Stephen Colbert ...

Woman shot and killed in Gastonia home, police asking public for information
The shooting happened just after midnight Saturday at a home on the 900 block of Nottingham Drive.

Early voting data shows strengths for Trump and Clinton
Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida am...

Police: Driver tried to run over pedestrian before she was killed in crash
The crash happened around 8 p.m. near the intersection of Beatties Ford Road and North Hoskins Road.

Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incest
A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage ...

White powdery substance found at Clinton campaign headquarters
People evacuated Clinton's Brooklyn office Friday night after campaign workers found white powder in an envelope.

Teen shot, killed one day before his birthday
The shooting happened just after 6:30 p.m. on the 13000 block of Armour Ridge Drive, which is off of Corsica Forest D...