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Police: Body discovered in woods becomes Charlotte's 65th homicide

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man's body discovered in some woods Monday afternoon in east Charlotte has turned into a homicide investigation, police said. Investigators said a neighbor found the body behind a home on Medford Drive, near the Central Avenue and Eastway Drive intersection. Homicide detectives

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-19 19:10:08

Report: Smoke seen before fatal crash of medical helicopter

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Witnesses saw dark smoke before a medical helicopter crashed in North Carolina, killing the four people on board, a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board says. One witness also said the Duke Life Flight helicopter was "hovering" and "not traveling forwar

WBT.COM - 2017-09-19 20:12:57

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Tw

WBT.COM - 2017-09-20 06:01:15

Hurricane Maria Causes 100% Power Outage In Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO - The entire island of Puerto Rico is without power due to damage done by Hurricane Maria, according to the local government. Hurricane Maria's wind speeds have decreased to 115 mph, making it a Category 3 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane is currently loca

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:20:24

Witnesses: Innocent drivers, police cruiser hit during Charlotte chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Innocent drivers and even a police cruiser were hit during a chase Wednesday afternoon in north Charlotte, witnesses told Channel 9. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said an officer ran the 18-year-old suspect's tag and it came back as a stolen vehicle. The officer tried pulling the su

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-20 21:22:26

Health inspection reveals leaky ceilings, wasp nests at Charlotte school

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Channel 9 uncovered an inspection report that gave another Charlotte-Mecklenburg School a poor grade. The health department inspected Cochrane Collegiate Academy Monday and gave it a "C" grade, which is the lowest grade possible. One senior, who did not want to be identified, told

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-19 22:14:51

Five Charged With Several Armed Robberies In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC- CMPD detectives say they have charged five suspects for their involvement in four armed robberies from businesses in the Charlotte area. On September 4th, officers say they responded to the Fortune Garden, located on Arrowood Road, in reference to an armed robbery from the business.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:57:11

Detectives investigate Charlotte's 66th homicide of 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives are investigating a homicide Wednesday night in the 2900 block of Dogwood Avenue in north Charlotte after responding to a domestic-related call. A man was found dead and police said they interviewed a man who was a person of interest. The two were r

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-21 03:12:58

Protests at Charlotte abortion clinic go too far

Our government has a responsibility to protect people's First Amendment right to assemble and peacefully protest. It is also incumbent on government to enforce people's right to make their own decisions about their medical care. At A Preferred Women's Health Center in east Charlotte, these two funda

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 20:50:00

Man arrested after 'dozens' of stolen credit cards, mail found i - | WBTV Charlotte

A Caldwell County man was arrested after a search of his home turned up stolen mail and credit cards, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office. Tracy Lloyd Lail, 49, is charged with one count of obtaining property by false pretense. Investigators say more charges are expected. The investiga

WBTV - 2017-09-20 21:28:22

One detained after fatal shooting in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Mecklenburg Police have detained one after a shooting left one person dead in north Charlotte Thursday night, according to officials. Police responded to 2921 Dogwood Avenue in north Charlotte Thursday evening. Reports of shots fired came through just after 9:30 p.m.. Med

WCNC - 2017-09-21 02:44:30

Homicide investigation underway in north Charlotte

A homicide investigation is underway after a person was killed in north Charlotte Wednesday night. The investigation is taking place on the 2900 block of Dogwood Avenue, which runs between N. Graham Street and Norris Avenue. Police have not revealed many details but tweeted that that one person was

WBTV - 2017-09-21 02:01:26

Charlotte faith leaders march to remember Keith Scott, Justin Carr

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Clergy and faith leaders walked through the streets of uptown Charlotte Wednesday afternoon to mark the deaths of Keith Scott and Justin Carr, who was shot and killed outside the Omni Hotel during the violent protests. The clergy led a walk to five sites of significance during the

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-20 20:00:44

A new skyscraper is coming to Charlotte, with a bank anchoring the major project

Charlotte's skyline is getting another skyscraper: Ally Financial has leased the majority of a new office tower planned at Stonewall and Tryon streets, adding to a major wave of new construction on uptown's southern edge. Developer Crescent Communities said construction on the 26-story building, at

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

CMPD Is Investigating A Homicide In North Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - CMPD says they are investigating the city's 66th homicide. The incident happened on Dogwood Avenue off of North Graham Street in north Charlotte. Police say one person was pronounced dead. There has been no word on what caused the death. We are working to gather more information. Che

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-21 01:58:42

Former CMPD detective reflects on police shooting of Keith Lamon - | WBTV Charlotte

Garry McFadden remembers what he was doing when Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by an officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD). McFadden was in Greensboro, NC, on business when he received a call about unrest in Charlotte. He returned and thought the situation would have

WBTV - 2017-09-21 00:08:39

FFN Top 10-- Week 6 - | WBTV Charlotte

With Harding and West Meck losing last Friday, there are some changes in the FFN Top 10 as 2 new teams enter the poll in week 6. For the new FFN Top 10, watch this edition of WBTV Sports Overtime. With Harding and West Meck losing last Friday, there are some changes in the FFN Top 10 as 2 new teams

WBTV - 2017-09-20 20:57:47

Two men who worked to keep peace during protests look back a yea - | WBTV Charlotte

One year after protests erupted in uptown Charlotte over the officer-involved shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, two men are looking back on the role they played during the unrest. Toussaint Romain and Curtis Hayes spent every night of the protests in uptown attempting to keep the peace between p

WBTV - 2017-09-20 19:56:21

Ten things to see at AutoFair this week at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription From thousands of classic cars to fun foods, celebrity appearances and even pig races, the Pennzoil AutoFair is fun for the whole family. AutoFair runs Thursday through Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photo from Charlotte Motor Spe

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:46:00

Charlotte police chief, activists respond to Police Foundation report

Amanda Foster | WBTV A 73-page draft report by the Police Foundation released Tuesday outlines what the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has done right since the 2016 riots and what could use improvements. "We've been assessing, we've been reevaluating, we've been making changes," Police Chie

WBTV - 2017-09-20 03:31:33