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Person shot in stomach east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One person was seriously injured after a shooting in east Charlotte Sunday morning. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the incident happened in the 5600 block of Farmpond Lane around 10:20 a.m. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot

WCNC - 2018-03-18 18:58:00

Two injured following explosion in southwest Austin

First responders with ATCEMS, the Austin Fire Department and the Austin Police Department are responding to a possible explosion in southwest Austin in the 4800 block of Dawn Song Drive. Federal agents with the FBI and ATF are also on scene and aiding in the investigation. Initially reports came in

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-03-19 05:03:00

A sucker-punch in an NC bar fueled a fatal shooting. Now the killer learned his fate. | Charlotte Observer

A Charlotte man who fired five bullets into the back of the person who sucker-punched him in a bar was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday. Shelton Kimble was sentenced after a Superior Court jury found the 49-year-old guilty of first-degree murder in the death of

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-17 13:00:00

Person hits multiple cars, wrecks, flees police on foot before a - | WBTV Charlotte

A person with several warrants has been arrested after jumping from a car and fleeing police on foot in west Charlotte Friday afternoon. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to an attempt to locate a person who had multiple active warrants. Officials were abl


2 from Charlotte area competing on American Idol

They have two incredible stories. Johnny has fought through homelessness and adoption to get to where he is now. Shannon does street ministry and volunteers with the homeless. Both have been working their whole lives for the opportunity. "I have dreamed of doing this ever since I was a kid. To actua

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-18 22:44:56

Car smashes into mobile home in Kannapolis

Police responded to a vehicle that crashed into a mobile home in Kannapolis early Sunday morning. Officials say the driver of the truck accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake causing them to drive into the home located in the 1500 block of Bradford Drive. Firefighters placed structures undern

WBTV - 2018-03-18 13:40:44

Man shot in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 5600 block of Farm Pond Ln. Police responded at 10:21 am Sunday and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. Medic took the man to CMC where he is being treated. Stay with

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-18 19:18:00

Pedestrian And Dog Killed After Being Hit By Vehicle in Northwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A pedestrian and a dog were killed when they were struck by a vehicle in northwest Charlotte Saturday morning. Franziska Mair Bruckner, 85, and her dog were both pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the accident occurred at about 9

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-17 21:12:41

2 charged in February murder of Charlotte man

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two people have been charged with a February murder, according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. Mykel Washington, 19, and Andre Kashawn Clark, 19, with the murder of Damien Alonzo Mackins. On Friday, Feb. 2 Mackins was found in the 9100 block of Newell B


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


When a NC man tried to stop an assault, the assailant went after him. It turned deadly. | Charlotte Observer

A Wilmington man has died from injuries he sustained days earlier when he was assaulted while trying to intervene in a domestic dispute. Edward Pearson, 58, witnessed the confrontation between 31-year-old Hakeem Sanders and a woman inside a Safeway on Monday night. Sanders had allegedly been involve


'It was a horrible night.' Fla. bridge collapse revives memories of Charlotte tragedy | Charlotte Observer

Sitting in the control tower of what is now Charlotte Motor Speedway, H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler was as happy as could be. Wheeler, then the speedway president, had predicted a Dale Earnhardt Jr. victory in the May 20, 2000, All-Star Race, and Dale Jr. had just crossed the finish line first. Three minutes


Man arrested for allegedly recording woman inside EMS facility i - | WBTV Charlotte

A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly recording a woman inside an EMS facility in Chester County between 2016 and 2017. Keith Maldonado, 38, is facing peeping tom and eavesdropping charges. Between August 2016 and November 2017, Maldonado was accused of placing a smartphone to record a woman in


At least 2 in handcuffs after car crashes in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It is unclear whether police are looking for any suspects they said at least one person jumped and ran from a car that was speeding through the streets of west Charlotte Thursday morning. Officers tried to get the driver of a silver Dodge Charger to pull over just before 11 a.m. bu


Suspect in murder of York County detective released from hospital, booked into jail

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The man accused of shooting and killing a York County detective during a standoff earlier this year has been released from the hospital and will be booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail, police said. Christian McCall was hospitalized for his injuries after he ambushe


One person injured after school bus collides with car in east Ch - | WBTV Charlotte

One person is injured after a school bus collided with a car in east Charlotte Thursday afternoon. According to Medic, the incident took place near the intersection of Tipperary Place and Milton Road. There were children on the bus at the time of the collision, but none were injured. One person was


Concrete manufacturer to lay off dozens of people as it closes its Charlotte facility | Charlotte Observer

Concrete manufacturer to lay off dozens of people as it closes its Charlotte facility A concrete maker called Metromont is closing its northeast Charlotte plant and moving the manufacturing capacity to its Greenville, S.C., facility, resulting in the loss of 72 local jobs. Metromont, which manufact


CMPD: Person killed in northeast Charlotte wreck

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - One person was killed in a wreck Wednesday afternoon in northeast Charlotte, police said. The crash happened at the intersection of Orr Road and Old Concord Road. CMPD tells FOX 46 Charlotte one person was pronounced dead on scene. No word on who caused the wreck at th


Man succumbs to gunshot wound, police charge suspected shooter with murder

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Police have charged a suspect in the 2017 murder of a Charlotte man. Thomas Whitt, Jr., 23, has been charged with the September murder of Khristopher Andrew McDuffie, 22. Around 10:45 p.m. on Sep. 27, 2017 CMPD officers responded to the 7200 block of E. Independence Bl


Drivers being targeted along Charlotte interstates

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A string of disturbing incidents on Charlotte interstates has motorists concerned for their safety. On Tuesday, Lori Blythe was heading northbound on I-85 a few miles before Sugar Creek Road when out of nowhere an object struck the sunroof on top of her car. "It was like BAM!" B