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Friends remember man shot, killed in apartment complex

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Stephen Giles an avid boxer and father of four was shot and killed on Jones St. Wednesday night. Police were called to the scene in Lakewood just before midnight, they say Giles was pronounced dead at the scene. FOX 46 spoke with several people who knew Giles and they a

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-23 06:17:00

Several families displaced after fire damages Kannapolis apartments

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Officials say everyone was able to make it out of a Kannapolis apartment unharmed after flames tore through the building overnight. Just before 2 a.m., firefighters responded to a reported fire in the Cabarrus Arms Apartments on Wilkes Drive. When they arrived at the scene, fire c

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 09:05:45

Man pleads not guilty in murder of Kannapolis teen

The man accused of killing a Kannapolis Middle School student pleaded not guilty in court this week. Mangasha Clark is charged with murder in the shooting death of 14-year-old Anthony Frazier that occurred in January 2017. Frazier, who was the son of a Kannapolis police officer, was shot while sitti

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 20:51:00

Charlotte brothers charged with attempted murder in shooting of U.S. mail carrier

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A grand jury returned a federal indictment charging two Charlotte brothers for the shooting of a United States Postal Service mail carrier. Rashawn Donnell Williams, 29, and Dion Lamar Williams, 27, were charged with conspiracy to murder a federal employee, attempted mu

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-22 17:08:00

Mother comes face to face with man that killed her son

A man charged with robbing and killing another man in an uptown Charlotte apartment complex in 2017 pleaded guilty Thursday morning. Andre Young-Johnson is charged with second-degree murder and will spend at least 20 years in prison for the murder of Julian Williams. William's mother was in the cour

WBTV - 2018-03-22 20:03:00

Gaston County Mugshots March 20th

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WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-21 15:39:28

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

When he saw a man walking on I-485, he stopped to help. He hasn't seen his car since. | Charlotte Observer

When he saw a man walking on I-485, he stopped to help. He hasn't seen his car since. A local man is still shaken up after he pulled over on the side of the road to help someone but instead, was carjacked. Joseph Scruggs said he was driving on Interstate 485 around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday when he saw a

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-22 02:09:00

Dog gets inside Charlotte elementary school, bites 7 children

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Animal Control is searching for the owner of a pit bill, whose name is "Bro," after the dog managed to get inside a Charlotte elementary school Monday afternoon, and bit several children. Animal Control was called to Landsd


Naked NC man running from police jumped into cold river. He died shortly after.

A naked North Carolina man died Sunday after he jumped into a river while trying to avoid being arrested for indecent exposure. Bernard Bryant, 29, was naked and being chased by police when he jumped into the Little River, behind the Church of the Covenant in Spring Lake, reported TV station WABC. T


Killer gets years, rather than life, in Gaston slaying

A Burlington man will spend seven to 10 years in prison for shooting and killing another man near Bessemer City in 2016. Superior Court Judge Jeff Hunt sentenced 24-year-old Naijii Boyd to six to eight years in prison for voluntary manslaughter in the death of Clint Watson and one to two years in pr


Winter weather prompts school closings, delays in the mountains

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Numerous school districts in the mountain counties are closed Wednesday due to wintry weather. Ashe County Schools, Avery County Schools and Watauga County Schools will be closed for students. It will be an optional teacher workday in Watauga County. Staff may report

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-21 14:03:00

Owner of CMS program, PlaySpanish, arrested for indecent liberties with a child

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The owner of PlaySpanish, a local Charlotte company that teaches Spanish to children, has been arrested after he reportedly inappropriately touched a 7-year-old girl. Ricardo Mata, 52, was taken into custody sometime between Friday and Saturday, March 17 and charged wi


CMPD responds to armed robbery at east Charlotte CVS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers responded to an armed robbery Tuesday night at the CVS Pharmacy at Albemarle and Redman roads. Police managed to stop the vehicle that the suspected robbers used in an attempt to get away. The occupants jumped out and ran but were later detaine


Store clerk charged after student overdoses on synthetic vape product

MOORESVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A vape store clerk is facing charges after police say he sold a synthetic product to a high school student who later overdosed. According to Mooresville Police, the vape product was sold as "Black Diamond" CBD oil at Tobacco & Vapor. However, authorities say the CBD


Albemarle man indicted for drug trafficking

A yearlong investigation involving multiple agencies led to the arrest of an Albemarle man for drug trafficking. Sherman Wiley Smith, 42, has been the subject of a drug trafficking probe for more than a year. He is facing a federal indictment and next scheduled for a bond hearing in Winston-Salem, w


Life without parole for man who murdered Charlotte father

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office says 49-year-old Shelton Kimble will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2016 murder of a Charlotte father. A jury found Kimble guilty of first-degree murder Friday for the January 3, 2016 shooting of 45-year-old Tyrone Mat


One person dead in fatal pedestrian crash in west Charlotte

One person is dead after a fatal car crash in west Charlotte Saturday morning. The crash occurred in the 8700 block of Moores Chapel Road at Tilden Road around 10:30 a.m. Police say a pedestrian was struck during the crash. Moores Chapel Road is shut down in both directions at this time. Officials h


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


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