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Undercover cop fatally shot man after road rage encounter. Widow sues city and cop

Josue Javier Diaz, 28, was shot on Albemarle Road on Jan. 26, 2017. Police said Diaz’s truck sideswiped the officer’s unmarked vehicle, then stopped. Diaz got out of the car, police said,and fired a pistol at the officer and the officer fired back,striking him, The Charlotte Observer reported at the

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-17 20:51:00

Defensive struggle goes to Thomasville 8-0 over Albemarle - The Stanly News & Press

The two teams combined for 20 first downs and neither offense gained more than 200 yards. Albemarle (0-1) had 93 net yards on 42 attempts, losing negative yards on several sacks, one backward lateral recovered by Thomasville, and fumbled snap attempts.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-18 05:05:35

Charlotte restaurants featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (and what to order)

CHARLOTTE, NC. -- If you're looking for some tasty eats in the Queen City, you don't have to look very far.

WCNC - 2018-08-17 10:34:35

Fallen tree damages power lines in Badin - The Stanly News & Press

As temperatures hovered in the low 90s, hundreds of homes in southeastern Badin lost power around 2:30 p.m. with an estimated restoration time set at 6:15 p.m., according to Duke Energy.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-17 21:17:33

Killer pleads to second-degree murder, sentenced to 14-17 years - The Stanly News & Press

Prior to the slaying Faggart had no criminal record, which factored into the plea for a lesser charge. Faggart could have been charged with first-degree murder which carries an automatic life sentence without the possibility of parole, said Stanly County District Attorney Lynn Clodfelter.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-17 19:07:06

Racist KKK fliers placed around Salisbury neighborhood

Deputies said the fliers were put in plastic bags, along with a couple of rocks, apparently to add weight so the item could be thrown out from a vehicle.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-17 16:35:00

Silver Alert issued for missing Lexington man

Sowers is a black man, 6 feet tall and 200 pounds, has short gray and black hair, brown eyes, a scar on his left wrist and moles on his face. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a brown flannel shirt and a brown and black baseball cap.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 15:33:00

Economic director resigns - The Stanly News & Press

Rick Williams, chairman of the county’s EDC, said Smith’s decision came as a “total surprise.”

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-17 18:45:11

Criminal summons issued for driver seen tethering dog to back of moving Jeep

During an investigation that followed, Huntersville Police Officers were dispatched in regards to the same vehicle traveling down the roadway in Huntersville on Monday afternoon, with the same dog tethered to the rear cargo carrier, police report.

WCNC - 2018-08-17 14:55:42

Bars can confine, but they can’t eliminate a child’s love - The Stanly News & Press

By Jo Grey, for the SNAPWilliam Mack believes he’s a blessed man. He’s grateful for three meals a day, a roof over his head and clothes on his back.He’s halfway through an Associate in Arts HVAC degree program at Stanly Community College.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-17 13:34:19

CONCORD MILLS CHASE: Police search for suspect after chase ends at Concord Mills Mall

CONCORD, N.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they took one person into custody and are looking for one other after a chase ended at Concord Mills Mall Thursday afternoon.Police said they responded to a residential breaking and entering call on Jessica Leigh Lane around 2:51 p.m.[RELATED: People

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-16 19:58:45

Davidson County traffic stop results in deputies hit with urine, blood

Ricardo Uriel Nava, 18, of 65 Coleman Road in Siler City is charged with two counts each of felony malicious conduct by a prisoner and resisting arrest and one count each of indecent exposure, possessing an open container, disorderly conduct and littering.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 12:34:00

Manhunt Underway Near Concord Mills Mall: Report

CONCORD, NC — A manhunt is underway near Interstate 85 in Concord as police search the area for a residential breaking and entering suspect, according to reports. Ons suspect has already been taken into custody.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 20:18:29

Dancing trio flocks for Butterfly donations - The Stanly News & Press

Flocking Fabulous, as dubbed, is one of 10 dance teams participating in this year’s Dancing with the Stars competition and fundraiser for the Butterfly House. Flocking Fabulous is one of four dancing trios. In addition to the annual dancing competition, each team organizes multiple fundraiser events

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-16 15:09:12

1 in custody, 1 sought after police pursuit ends at Concord Mills

In reference to inquires about@ConcordMillsNC,@CMPDwas chasing burglary suspects who ran on foot into the mall. One was taken into custody by CMPD and we were assisting them in looking for the other. The mall was not on "lock down" and nothing occurred inside the mall. /kee— Concord, NC Police (@Con

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:10:00

Benefit helps Community Inn continue its service - The Stanly News & Press

When the Community Inn opened in September 2009, there was one guest there to spend the night.Since that opening night, more than 800 men, women and children without homes have sought refuge at the Inn.“We had folks coming to us when we were just operating our Transitional Housing Program saying, ‘I

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-16 15:08:24

Matthews Man Charged With Impersonating A Police Officer - WCCB Charlotte

The woman told police Heib was wearing a dark shirt, dark tactical pants and had a holstered pistol attached to his waistband. The woman says Heib had no visible badge or identification, and refused to provide any when asked.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:53:52

Sheriff: Suspect captured after shooting Cleveland County deputy in the face

Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman said when the deputy arrived, he encountered a confrontation. The suspect started firing shots at the deputy striking him in the face and thigh. The deputy returned fire, although the suspect was not hit. The deputy was able to call for back-up.


2 SSMS employees hurt when teacher backs into them - The Stanly News & Press

Teacher Jerry Stevens, 54, and custodian Tammy Lynn Smith, 52, both of Norwood, were struck as they were assisting a teacher with unloading a bookshelf from her car, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-16 16:42:37

2018 season opens with four teams on the road - The Stanly News & Press

Albemarle at ThomasvilleThe young but improving blue-clad Albemarle Bulldogs head up the road to Cushwa Stadium in Thomasville Friday night for a renewal of the rivalry with the red-clad Bulldogs of Thomasville.Thomasville leads the overall series 28-9 but Albemarle has the most recent win after hos

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-08-16 21:13:51