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PERSON FALLS FROM CHARLOTTE UPTOWN BUILDING: 24-year-old man dies after fall from uptown building under construction

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A male construction worker died Wednesday afternoon after falling 12 stories from a building under construction in the 620 block of South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte, officials say.

WSOC-TV - 2018-05-24 02:25:00

Sheriff: Cleveland County man accused of killing baby is 'evil coward'

Deputies report Brittany Bell and her boyfriend, James Locust, told deputies that they had left her son, Damion, in the care of 24-year-old Garrett Frederick, an acquaintance, while the couple went out for dinner.

WCNC - 2018-05-23 11:22:53

A man drowned at this popular NC waterfall. Three days later, his body’s still there.

Three days after a man drowned at a popular North Carolina mountain waterfall, his body has yet to be retrieved.Adive team from Charlotte was expected to help local emergency workers find and retrieve the bodyon Wednesday at Elk River Falls in Pisgah National Forest, the Associated Press reported.Th

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-05-23 18:25:00

Charlotte man sentenced to 21 years in string of bank robberies

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A Charlotte man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison in connection to a string of bank robberies that occurred in 2015, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-23 15:30:00

Man wanted for murder in deadly state trooper wreck arrested

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, of Elkin, was arrested without incident around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

WCNC - 2018-05-23 09:13:17

CHARLOTTE ATM ARMED ROBBERY: Grandmother forced to withdraw money from ATM

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A 55-year-old grandmother was forced to withdraw money from an ATM Wednesday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

WSOC-TV - 2018-05-24 00:09:00

Clogged Toilet Leads To Air Quality Issue, Evacuation At South Meck High School - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A clogged toilet led to an evacuation at South Mecklenburg High School Wednesday.According to the Charlotte Fire Department’s Twitter account, they were called to investigate an unknown odor at the school.The Fire Department said they found nothing hazardous and that the odor was c

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-23 18:35:28

Three arrested for bringing gun onto school property

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Three people, including two teens and a 33-year-old, were taken to jail after police said they were spotted on school property with a shotgun.

WCNC - 2018-05-23 21:33:28

Kings Mountain Man Faces Murder Charges After Baby Dies In Hospital - WCCB Charlotte

Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 126 Ferguson Drive in Kings Mountain around 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 to assist Emergency Medical Services with a cardiac arrest calls. When they arrived on scene, they found a mother performing CPR on her 7-month-old son. Deputies continued CPR u

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-23 12:38:14

Man charged in fatal North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper crash north of Charlotte

YADKIN COUNTY, NC - A man wanted following a fatal crash involving a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper has been captured. Authorities had been looking for 22-year-old Dakota Kape Whitt after Trooper Samuel N. Bullard, 24, of Wilkes County, died late Monday night in a crash along Interstate 77 in

WSOC-TV - 2018-05-23 09:20:43

2 NC teen girls charged in violent carjacking - WWAY TV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WSOC)—Two girls, 13 and 14-years-old, are charged in a violent carjacking.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-05-22 21:46:52

Man involved in alleged road rage incident dies

MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- A man police said was part of in a possible road rage incident earlier this month in Mount Holly has died.Investigators said Kenneth Dean Nash died at Carolinas Medical Center on May 15. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on May 4.Officers said Nash was one of two drivers i

WCNC - 2018-05-22 20:36:14

Brother says nothing to forgive after man crashes into North Carolina restaurant killing 2

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. — The brother of a man accused ofdriving his car into a North Carolina restaurantwhere his family was enjoying lunch Sunday says there is nothing to forgive,WSOCreports.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-05-22 10:06:25

Hot in Hollywood: Free Blake Shelton Concert! - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC — Blake Shelton fans in Charlotte camped out in front of Coyote Joe’s this morning!

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-23 12:24:57

13-year-old, 14-year-old arrested in violent Charlotte carjacking :: WRAL.com

Charlotte, N.C.— Two teenage girls have been charged in connection with a violent carjacking in Charlotte after police said the teens, ages 13 and 14, beat up another girl and stole her car at knifepoint.

WRAL - 2018-05-22 22:21:28

Woman bit by highly venomous copperhead snake

“I mean; it was the most excruciating pain I’ve ever been in in my life… It’s every description of pain aching throbbing, stinging, burning, shooting all at once,” said Ritter.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-23 04:53:00

The Driver Hit By A Dump Truck In An Apparent Road Rage Incident Has Died - WCCB Charlotte

Nash, the driver of the SUV, was hospitalized following the incident. Officials say he got out of his SUV with a gun during a road rage incident involving a dump truck.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-22 20:19:35

Local woman recovering after venomous snake bite

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As the temperatures continue to go up, so do snake sightings and potentially the money leaving your wallet.


North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Dies In Crash Following Chase On I-77 - WCCB Charlotte

Investigators say Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard, 24, was conducting a driver license checkpoint when a black BMW failed to stop for the troopers and fled the checkpoint.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-05-22 13:11:46

Man drives SUV into restaurant killing his daughter and daughter-in-law weeks after begging son to take away his guns due to overwhelming depression, anxiety issues

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family and then drove his sport utility vehicle at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his pastor said Monday.