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Man admits to shooting bystander at Charlotte protests, prosecutor says
The Charlotte man accused of killing a protester Wednesday during a crowded march in uptown has admitted to the shooting, Assistant District Attorney Clayton Jones said in court Monday. Police … Click to Continue »

Uprising activists: Charlotte mayor, police chief should resign
Local and state activists called Monday for Police Chief Kerr Putney and Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts to resign, as the city’s latest round of tension between police and the black … Click to Continue »

130 animals rescued from alleged puppy mill in Cabarrus County
The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office and the Humane Society of the United States rescued nearly 130 animals from a suspected puppy mill Monday, according to Cabarrus County officials. Some of … Click to Continue »

Gastonia woman dies after being struck crossing West Franklin Boulevard
A pedestrian attempting to cross a Gastonia street was run over and killed Wednesday evening by a passing motorist, say Gastonia police. The incident occurred at 8:57 p.m. Monday in … Click to Continue »

‘We gotta love on these folks’ is the mantra for this Trade and Tryon fixture
Sam Bethea remained a fixture at his usual Trade and Tryon spot, chanting “Jesus saves!” during the protests that followed the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. … Click to Continue »

225 Charlotte leaders sign ‘statement of commitment’ to justice
More than 225 community leaders have signed a “statement of commitment” to justice, fairness and opportunity after last week’s fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Using the hashtag #ThisIsOurCharlotte, … Click to Continue »

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Coming Tuesday: CMS board gets report on ratings, federal law
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board will get reports Tuesday on the district’s 2016 academic results and the latest twists in federal education law. The two hottest topics this fall – student … Click to Continue »

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Vehicle drives through gun shop during robbery in Concord
Someone slammed through the front of a gun store during a robbery early Tuesday morning, according to Concord Police....

Greg Hardy arrested for possession of cocaine in Texas
Former NFL star and Carolina Panther Greg Hardy was reportedly arrested for possession of cocaine late Sunday night i...

Amber Alert issued for missing NC toddler
The Rocky Mount Police Department is searching for a missing child: Nevaeh Richardson.

Nevaeh Richardson is a 2-y...

Police: Woman struck, killed by car while crossing street in Gastonia
A woman was killed after being struck by a car while trying to cross the road on Monday night, according to Gastonia ...

Residents call for Charlotte mayor, police chief to resign
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week...

Tree crashes through west Charlotte home during heavy rain
After weeks of dry weather, parts of the Queen City are waterlogged this Monday.In West Charlotte, a tree crashed thr...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Gastonia
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Monday night in Gastonia, according to Gaston County Emergency Services. The inc...

Man arrested for involvement in looting at the Epicentre Sundries
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Department issued warrants for Daniel Baker, 34, for his involvement in property related cr...

City of Charlotte issues reminder on peaceful protests
The City of Charlotte released a list on Monday of things citizens should be aware of if planning to attend or hold a...

CMPD seek information on violent attack caught on camera
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are attempting to identify and locate a man who was attacked by a group of men in the Ep...

Man charged with child abuse of girlfriend's 18-month-old baby
A man is facing charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend's 18-month-old baby, according to deputies with the Al...

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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.  

Home explodes, several injured in the Bronx
A firefighter may have been killed and several people injured in a Bronx home explosion Tuesday.

Missing NC toddler believed to be abducted
Nevaeh Richardson was last seen on Nashville Road in Rocky Mount, and was reported missing Tuesday morning. 

Synced video shows broader perspective of Keith Scott shooting
Three videos from three points of view help give a glimpse of what happened the afternoon Keith Lamont Scott was shot...

Keith Scott's wife filed restraining order against him last year
In her petition, she said that law enforcement officials should consider her husband a potential threat because he ca...

Four captured at Salisbury hotel following armed robbery
Police say there was an armed robbery at a T-Mobile in Salisbury, and at least one suspect was at the Hampton Inn. 

Netflix: Movies, TV shows coming and going in October
Netflix announced the changes to its programming coming in October.

Sources: Gun recovered in Keith Lamont Scott case reported stolen
The gun, sources said, was reportedly stolen in a residential breaking and entering. The sources said the man accused...

Salisbury High Booster Club taking on challenges, making improvements
An invigorated Salisbury High School Booster Club has been taking on  the challenge of making much needed improvement...

Press release: Salisbury joins 'Smart Cities' initiative
The White House and US Ignite announced that Salisbury, NC has joined the Smart Gigabit Communities program, a networ...

More than 100 animals seized at suspected 'puppy mill' in Cabarrus County
More than 100 animals were seized from what law enforcement officials are calling an illegal puppy mill in Cabarrus C...

Charlotte officer didn’t activate body camera until after fatal police shooting
Roughly the first half-minute of body-camera footage includes no sound.

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