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CMPD Identifies Man Shot And Killed In West Charlotte Overnight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has identified the man who was shot and killed in west Charlotte overnight. On Wednesday, February 20th, at about 3:38 a.m., officers responded to a call for service at a residence in the 4100 block of Tresevant Avenue.


'Leave me alone': South Park Susan not fond of the spotlight after court hearing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A woman who was fired from her job in October following a racist rant caught on camera that went viral was due in court Wednesday on various charges.


Heads up! Walmart to host Baby Savings Day this weekend

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Cribs, car seats, clothes, sippy cups, diaper bags, pacifiers - there's a lot that goes into having a baby and now Walmart announced they're having a day to help out new parents!


Suspect Charged After Crash, Shots Fired Near Police Station In East Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police have charged a man taken into custody Tuesday morning following a domestic dispute that led to shots being fired near a police station and a car crash in east Charlotte.


Robbery Suspect Dies After Store Workers Held Him For Police

CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte police have launched a homicide investigation to determine the cause of death of a man held down by workers in a cell phone store after the store was robbed last week.


Increased ICE presence in NC a good thing, says one immigrant living in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - When we told you about ICE raids in North Carolina increasing about four times over - from about 50 per week to around 200 - a lot of you started talking about the immigration debate.


Squatters move into south Charlotte home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Viewers contacted Channel 9 after they saw squatters moving into a home on Cloister Drive near Providence and Fairview roads. Squatters claim to have rights to move in, which often makes it a challenge for police to kick them out.


More than 140 jobs coming to Charlotte area as company plans $47 million expansion

BestCo, a Mooresville-based maker of lozenges and other healthcare products, announced on Wednesday that it is creating 141 new jobs in a $47.5 million expansion of its manufacturing center in Iredell County.


Man charged with trying to kidnap woman from Charlotte bus stop

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a man, accused of trying to kidnap a woman at a Charlotte bus stop, has been arrested and is in jail, WSOC reports. G4S police — officers who work with CATS and patrol the light rail — arrested Kelvin Jones on an unrelated case but recognized him as


The Big Bash: The Best Chris

The Oscars are this Sunday, and it’s been a year of strong performances from Chris Pine, Hemsworth, Pratt and Evans. Brian Basham asked some people around Charlotte which Chris is best.


UNC Charlotte student sold drugs out of his dorm via Snapchat, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A University of North Carolina at Charlotte student was arrested after police said he was selling drugs out of his dorm on Snapchat, WCNC reported. An anonymous person reported Bennett Trace Phillips was selling drugs out of his dorm room. The 19-year-old was accused of selling mar


Winter weather in Western North Carolina continues

Alexa Rodriguez provides an update from WNC on the conditions of roads and power as winter weather looms. (February 20, 2019)


CMPD: Uptick in murders makes cases harder to solve

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Numbers from CMPD show at this time last year there were 7 murders in Charlotte. If the current rate of 17 so far this year continues, Charlotte could finish with more than 100 murders.


Federal inmate to give eyewitness details on fatal shooting of protestor, prosecutors say

A federal inmate will testify in Rayquan Borum’s first-degree murder trial that he was in uptown during the September 2016 riots and watched Borum twice fire his gun at police, a prosecutor said Wednesday.


NBA All-Star Game, Team LeBron help struggling students in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NBA All-Star Game festivities are now going to help struggling students in Charlotte. Team LeBron is giving $350,000 to a local charity called the Right Moves for Youth.


Nearly $13M worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Mexico-US border

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer.


23 Health Inspection Violations Found At This Charlotte Eatery

CHARLOTTE, NC — A recent health inspection in a Charlotte-metro restaurant kitchen found 23 health code violations, ranging from moldy cheese to a dead roach on the floor. It was one of more than 100 restaurant inspections conducted last week.


Charlotte-Oscars connection #1: This documentary producer also held a camera

When this newspaper last wrote about Rebekah Fergusson, she’d finished shooting a movie that was partially about guys playing soccer in a Bolivian prison. Nine years later, she’s shooting a movie about guys playing basketball in an American prison.


Why doctors are leaving Charlotte hospitals, and what it means for your family

Doctors from Novant and Atrium are leaving to form their own private practices. Deon Roberts breaks down what this means for you and your family.


“South Park Susan” gives reporters middle finger after viral NC harassment case continued

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - “South Park Susan” is making headlines again after she flipped off a group of reporters on the way out of the Mecklenburg County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon.