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Man charged in 2014 murder in Rowan County, now charged with 2007 murder in Cabarrus County
ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A man who was already in the Rowan County jail, charged with the 2014 murder of Antonio Chambers, has now been charged in a 2007 murder that occurred in Concord.John Calvin Sifford, Jr, 31, has now been charged for the first degree murder of Bismar Garcia in February, 2007,
Concord man identified as pedestrian struck, killed by Rockingham County deputy
Updated at 1:54 p.m.REIDSVILLE —The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian that was struck and killed by a Rockingham County Sheriff's deputy Thursday night.Nineteen-year-old Nicholas Reese Masters, of Concord, was walking south in the right lane of U.S. 29, just north of the Barnes Stree
Former-Panther Rae Carruth's mother speaks out days before son's prison release
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The mother of former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth is speaking publicly days before her son gets out of prison. Theodry Swift spoke to WBTV via video chat Thursday evening from California. That's also where she'll be when her son gets out of prison in North Carolina on Monday
Concord Police make arrest in cold case homicide
On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 at 12:36 a.m. Bismar Soriano Garcia was shot and killed in front of 117 Powder Street in Concord.
CMS SCHOOL LOCKDOWNS: Police activity prompts lockdowns at two southwest Charlotte schools
Authorities told Channel 9 that Nations Ford Elementary and EE Waddell Language Academy along Nations Ford Road, near Interstate 77, were both placed on lockdown around 9 a.m.
Four men known for criminal activity in Salisbury are arrested in Wisconsin
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - Four men who have histories of criminal activity in the Salisbury area, have new been jailed in Brown, Wisconsin, in a case involving financial crimes.Fred Paul Allen was charged with unauthorized use of entity identifying information/fraud impersonation, forgery-uttering, fra
Suspect Taken into Custody After SWAT Standoff in East Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A suspect is in custody following a SWAT situation in southeast Charlotte. A SWAT team member told Spectrum News that the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were attempting to serve 30-year-old Todd O-Brien Houston with 32 arres
CHARLOTTE WOMAN SHOT HOUSE SHOT INTO: Woman shot in knee, children unharmed after home sprayed with bullets
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Police are searching for the gunmen who fired into a northwest Charlotte house, hitting an innocent mother.
CHARLOTTE WOMAN MURDERED: Woman found shot to death in east Charlotte; no arrests made
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death overnight in east Charlotte.[IMAGES: Woman shot to death in east Charlotte]Officers were called around 11:20 p.m. to the scene at Eastcrest Drive and Central Avenue and found a woman who had been shot.We first updated WS
Man surrenders following SWAT situation in southeast Charlotte
The standoff began after police found Todd O'Brien Houston, 30, at an apartment complex in south Charlotte 9:00 a.m. Officers were attempting to serve 32 felony arrests on Houston, but before they could apprehend him, he fled in a stolen car.
CMPD SWAT CHARLOTTE APARTMENT: Officers with guns drawn surround southeast Charlotte apartment complex
Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the scene around 11 a.m. at the McAlpine Ridge Apartments on Krefeld Glen Drive, off Independence Boulevard, and watched as officers positioned themselves behind vehicles in the parking lot, with their rifles drawn.
Market Street closing for construction crane removal
Once the crane is removed, work will begin on the façade and elevator shaft, said Kyle Bilafer, Cabarrus County area manager of operations. The project remains on track for completion in March 2019, Bilafer added.
Woman Selling Furniture Accidentally Posts X-Rated Pic - WCCB Charlotte
The woman was topless when she took a photo of two dressers she wanted to get rid of.She uploaded the picture and never noticed her own bare breasts in the mirror.She found out when a stranger sent her a message, writing: ‘I don’t mean to be rude but I thought I’d let you know … it seems there are s
Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking charges on man with extensive criminal record
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A traffic stop by Salisbury Police led to the arrest of a man wanted on outstanding warrants, as well as a new charge for drug trafficking.According to the report, officers stopped the Chevrolet being driven by Amarillo Deshaun Bryant, 36, of Lafayette Street, on Tuesday after
Charlotte spent millions on low-income housing, but poor people can’t afford it
Over the last 16 years, the city of Charlotte has spent or committed $124 million to affordable housing. Next month, city leaders will ask voters for $50 million more. But the money hasn’t helped people like Curtis Simpson.
Concord police seek assistance in identifying Breakfastime restaurant burglar
Breakfast Time Burglary Security FootageThe Concord Police Department is asking for help identifying the suspect shown below who is responsible for multiple burglaries that have occurred at Breakfast Time restaurants located at 1170 Copperfield Blvd NE and 750 Cabarrus Avenue West in Concord.Posted
Woman shot and killed in east Charlotte; police searching for gunman
Charlotte, N.C. - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently searching for the person accused of shooting and killing a woman in east Charlotte last Wednesday night. According to police, the shooting happened in the 3100 block of Central Avenue at around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Po
Woman’s body found along Charlotte’s Central Avenue. Detectives say she was shot.
A 911 call about an assault on Central Avenue late Wednesday led Charlotte officers to a woman’s body, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.Her identity was not released. A suspect is not in custody, said a police statement released early Thursday.Detectives say it happened in the 3100 block of
Man killed, woman injured in northwest Charlotte crash
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One man was killed and a woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in northwest Charlotte Wednesday morning.The wreck happened just before 1:30 a.m. on the 9800 block of Bellhaven Boulevard. Police say a Kia Optima went off the right side of the road. The driver then over-co
OFF DUTY OFFICER SPOTS SUSPECT WALKING DOWN STREET: Off-duty officer spots kidnapping suspect walking down street in Gastonia
Deputies said Reginald Aaron Ballard, 42, eluded officers in September after he kidnapped a Lincolnton woman and forced her to drive to a bank and attempt to withdraw $5,000.