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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

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

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

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

Salisbury man charged with child abuse when stepson goes to school with bloody nose

A Salisbury man was charged with child abuse after police say he struck his stepson in the nose. According to the report, police began an investigation after the child showed up at school with a bloody nose. The boy gave conflicting stories about what had happened, but did say that his stepfather st

WBTV - 2018-03-22 14:00:02

Charlotte teens charged with making school bomb threats

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has charged two juveniles with making bomb threats to Hawthorne Academy. The school resource officer got a tip about the threats at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning and investigated. Both students were interviewed and a search was made. No bombs w

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-21 19:45:05

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

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

Car smashes into mobile home in Kannapolis

Police responded to a vehicle that crashed into a mobile home in Kannapolis early Sunday morning. Officials say the driver of the truck accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake causing them to drive into the home located in the 1500 block of Bradford Drive. Firefighters placed structures undern


NC mom fights off coyote attacking daughter. 'It just wanted to eat me,' girl says.

A coyote growls after being caught in a trap in Mount Holly Saturday, January 19, 2013 (Credit: Todd Sumlin | The Charlotte Observer) CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - After years of mounting anxiety in North Carolina over increasingly aggressive coyotes, law enforcement officials


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


'I about fell over'| Kannapolis couple wins $150,000 Powerball prize

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- A Kannapolis couple has won a Powerball prize of $150,000 and plan to use the money to pay off their mortgage. Richard and Star Kelly bought the winning ticket at drawing at the Quik Trip on Dale Earnhardt Boulevard in Kannapolis. "It felt like we'd never pay off the house," sai


Shootings down, robberies up in Statesville

The Statesville Police Department is investigating a growing number of armed robberies, although the frequency of shootings in town appears to have slowed in recent months. That is according to a new 50-day analysis by the Record & Landmark of crime in the city based on data provided by the police d


Coyote attacks child as she was going into her house: sheriff

ADVANCE, N.C.-- A 9-year-old is recovering from her injuries after being attacked by a coyote in Davie County, the Davie County Sheriff's Office confirms. Madilyn Fowler says she was standing outside her home Thursday evening, when a coyote rounded the corner and charged at her, showing its teeth, t


Drug roundup nets 15 arrests in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two parks in Lancaster County were among the locations targeted in a drug roundup this week by sheriff's deputies. Deputies tell FOX 46 Charlotte they are still searching for 13 other suspects before calling this roundup complete. Neighbors say they applaud the a


85-year-old woman was hit, killed by a car in Charlotte while walking her dog

An 85-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she was hit by a car while walking her dog, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The woman, Franziska Mair Bruckner, was trying to cross Moores Chapel Road at the intersection of Tilden Road in northwest Charlotte shortly before 10 a.m, when police said s


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


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


Murder suspect arrested in Gatlinburg

A man accused of killing a mother of two in 2016 was captured after being stopped fora broken headlight. Antarious Qaushard Byers, 24, of Pleasant Hill Church Road, Shelby, was picked up nearly 200 miles away on Saturday, March 3, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hewas pulled overby United States Park Rang