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Pitt, other ACC teams hope for improved defensive play

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After three years of watching his team struggle to get stops, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi sees the potential for improvement coming with the return of plenty of defensive starters.

DAILY COURIER - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

11 dead in Missouri duck boat accident

BRANSON, Mo. — Eleven people are dead and five others hospitalizedafter a "mass casualty" drowning incidentThursday on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.According to Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader, a tourist boat reportedly sank with 31 people on board.Rader said an off-duty sheriff's deputy was working

WCNC - 2018-07-20 03:29:00

CHARLOTTE UBER DRIVER MURDER CASE: Man expected to plead guilty in 2017 murder of uber driver

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Diontray Adams is expected to enter a plea deal in court on Thursday for the murder of a Charlotte Uber driver.[RELATED: Men charged in case of slain Uber driver extradited to Charlotte]Adams is one of two men accused of killing Marlo Medina Chevez in 2017.James Stevens and Diontray

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-19 13:08:38

MYRTLE BEACH SEX TRAFFICKING: Woman claims she was taken from Charlotte to Myrtle Beach in sex trafficking operation

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a woman reported that she was taken from Columbia, through Charlotte, to Myrtle Beach in a sex trafficking operation.

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-19 17:22:44

5 vehicles involved in fatal crash in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- One person has been killed in a wreck involving five vehicles Thursday afternoon in north Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-07-19 19:14:00

SHELBY CHILDREN UNATTENDED: Mother returns home drunk with cocaine in purse after children found without food, water

SHELBY, N.C.- Six children were found alone without water, diapers or substantial food after police said they found their mother drunk and with cocaine in her purse.

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-18 21:57:31

Ex-prison warden wins suit over violence by inmates, guards

Wynn sued Parsons, claiming his life was endangered because the administrator didn't rein in one of the 1,800-inmate-capacity prison's unit administrators. Jeffrey Wall, who headed the prison's Union Unit, seemed to favor Bloods gang members, allowed the criminals to attack others and hid a collecti

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-20 00:47:33

Highway patrol: Pedestrian hit, killed in Clover

South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a crash on SC 55 about two miles south of Clover just before 11 p.m. Troopers said a 2015 Chrysler was traveling east on the highway when the pedestrian tried to cross the road and was hit. Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian, who has not been identified,

WCNC - 2018-07-18 08:29:36

Man accused in University area murder arrested in New Mexico

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A third suspect in connection to a deadly University area shooting has been located and arrested in New Mexico, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-07-19 17:47:00

VIDEO: Tega Cay PD join national trend with new lip sync battle video

Authorities investigate man's death in east CharlotteAuthorities, in an exchange of gunfire, kill suspect accused of shooting deputyActivist group accuses Wells Fargo of investing in companies detaining immigrantsWATCH: Keith Monday's Wednesday forecast outlookAction 9: Fiber crews charged $1.5M for

WSOC-TV - 2018-07-18 11:33:41

SC Police Break Out Drake, Styx in Lip Sync Challenge Video

TEGA CAY, S.C. — Not to be outdone byCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police, some of Tega Cay's finest accepted the lip sync challenge Tuesday, and let's be honest, the video is spectacular.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-07-18 12:41:53

Florida State Seminoles defensive end Brian Burns hasn't forgotten loss to Miami Hurricanes, ready for revenge in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --Florida Statelooked like they had their 8th straight win against Miami all wrapped up last October.But things inside of Doak Campbell Stadium took a turn for the worst.Little did FSU know at the time, but this was a microcosm of their 2017 season.The Seminoles lacked the ability to

247SPORTS - 2018-07-19 16:40:45

Mariah Woods' body was wrapped in trash bags; new details from autopsy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The autopsy of Mariah Woods, the 3-year-old girl whose body was found in a creek in Pender County last December, was released Wednesday.

WCNC - 2018-07-19 08:48:05

A Charlotte murder suspect was wanted for weeks. He fled to New Mexico, police say

A man who has been wanted for weeks in connection to a Charlotte homicide was arrested Wednesday halfway across the country in New Mexico.Officials found Jamaal Griffin, 33, in Albuquerque, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.Griffin was wanted for the murder of 32-year-old Churchill Zoker, wh

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-07-19 11:36:00

Two shot during north Charlotte home invasion, police say

Two people were rushed to the hospital after they were shot during a home invasion in north Charlotte late Wednesday night, police said.Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to a reported break-in in the 5300 block of Barley Lane around 11:45. When police got to the scene, they found a man and woma

WCNC - 2018-07-19 08:24:58

Smithfield recalls pepperoni five cheese calzone

Smithfield Packaged Meats, doing business asStefano Foodsof Charlotte, N.C., is recalling approximately 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones.

CONSUMERAFFAIRS - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

FOOD IN DUMPSTER: Vandals cut power lines to Food Lion forcing store to throw away large amount of food

GASTONIA, N.C.- On Tuesday, a commercial dumpster sat behind the Food Lion on North New Hope Road, piled with rotting meat, frozen food, bakery and deli items.


Neighbors worried about air quality following massive scrapyard fire

"It's like toxic, and I know it's some bad stuff over there, and for it to be burning, and us breathing, it's not good."

WCNC - 2018-07-18 16:19:44

CMPD: Death investigation underway in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A death investigation is underway Wednesday in south Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-07-18 15:22:00

Infant Hospitalized For Severe Injuries, Mother Charged With Child Abuse, Neglect - WCCB Charlotte

STANLEY, N.C. — A Gaston County woman faces felony charges of child abuse and neglect, after her 8-month-old child needed to be hospitalized for a week in Charlotte to recover from serious bodily injuries.