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CONCORD MILLS CHASE: Police search for suspect after chase ends at Concord Mills Mall

CONCORD, N.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they took one person into custody and are looking for one other after a chase ended at Concord Mills Mall Thursday afternoon.Police said they responded to a residential breaking and entering call on Jessica Leigh Lane around 2:51 p.m.[RELATED: People

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-16 19:58:45

Country star Jordan Davis to play in Kannapolis

Davis has been named an “Artist to Watch” by Billboard, Rolling Stone, CMT, Pandora and more. His debut single “Singles You Up” climbed up the country charts and spent several weeks on the Spotify US Viral Chart.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 14:38:00

1 in custody, 1 sought after police pursuit ends at Concord Mills

In reference to inquires about@ConcordMillsNC,@CMPDwas chasing burglary suspects who ran on foot into the mall. One was taken into custody by CMPD and we were assisting them in looking for the other. The mall was not on "lock down" and nothing occurred inside the mall. /kee— Concord, NC Police (@Con

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:10:00

Man arrested in Charlotte for Texas murder after 19 years on the run

Officials say Apolinar Tejeda, 66, was living under an assumed name of Leopoldo Silva in Kannapolis.

WCNC - 2018-08-16 16:24:18

Iredell teacher charged with statutory rape; charges involve foster child

The teacher, Christina Davis Jolly, of Trophy Drive, Statesville, is suspected of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy beginning in August 2017, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 13:30:00

Manhunt Underway Near Concord Mills Mall: Report

CONCORD, NC — A manhunt is underway near Interstate 85 in Concord as police search the area for a residential breaking and entering suspect, according to reports. Ons suspect has already been taken into custody.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 20:18:29

Lewis, Beltre lead Kannapolis to 10-1 win over Augusta

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) -- Ramon Beltre homered and had two hits, driving in two, and Zach Lewis allowed just four hits over seven innings as the Kannapolis Intimidators defeated the Augusta GreenJackets 10-1 on Thursday.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-17 02:10:13

Sheriff: Suspect captured after shooting Cleveland County deputy in the face

Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman said when the deputy arrived, he encountered a confrontation. The suspect started firing shots at the deputy striking him in the face and thigh. The deputy returned fire, although the suspect was not hit. The deputy was able to call for back-up.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-15 11:46:00

Firefighters: Woman whose home burned down in Kannapolis missing

KANNAPOLIS, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A shell is all that's left of a home on Central Ave. in Kannapolis, and the woman who lives there is nowhere to be found.


Crossing of Spring Street and Corban Avenue expected to reopen September 17

During construction, which is expected to last through March 2019, courthouse visitors are encouraged to park in the county’s Surface Parking Lot 2 next to Fifth Third Bank, between Church Street and McCachern Boulevard.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 15:13:00

Frost hits walk-off double in 10th, Kannapolis beats Augusta 7-6

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) -- Tyler Frost had a walk-off double in the 10th inning, as the Kannapolis Intimidators beat the Augusta GreenJackets 7-6 on Wednesday. With the victory, the Intimidators snapped an eight-game losing streak.Ramon Beltre scored the game-winning run after he started the inning on

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-16 02:35:07

KANNAPOLIS HOUSE FIRE: No injuries reported after fire destroys Kannapolis home

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.- A Kannapolis home was destroyed early Tuesday after flames engulfed it.[PHOTOS: Flames destroy Kannapolis home]More than a dozen firefighters were called around 3:45 a.m. to the scene on Central Avenue and Pleasant Avenue.We have a crew on the scene gathering more information and w


Iredell teacher charged with statutory rape

The teacher, Christina D. Jolly, of Statesville, has been suspended with pay while the case is investigated, the school system said in a press release.

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-08-15 23:41:00

Burke County Man Found Dead In Vehicle, Suspected Killer Charged - WCCB Charlotte

The body of 49-year-old Roger Hoglan, of Hildebran, was found inside a vehicle on Costner Road around 2am. Deputies say Hoglan was shot to death.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-15 19:52:05

City of Kannapolis awards $50,000 in grants to local non-profits

Jr. Achievement - $2,000 to deliver a program on personal finance, economics and workforce development at Kannapolis Middle School.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 16:05:00

No changes announced for I-77 toll lane project

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- Ticked off over the toll lanes? Nothing is changing-- at least for now. The state transportation secretary is saying his hands are tied.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 01:29:00

Salisbury Police Department, US Department of Justice release assessment findings - Salisbury Post

In November, the Police Department reached out to the Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center for help assessing what works to prevent and controll crime. The center analyzed crime data over a period of time, and the Police Department is implementing recommendations to reduce gun violence based


Body recovered from Lake Norman following search

Right now traffic is stopped on Williamson Road in Mooresville as first responders search for a missing person in Lake Norman.pic.twitter.com/fioU5Nu5ky— ????? ???????????? (@BrianFox46)August 14, 2018


Body found during search of NC lake

The incident happened near the bridge on the 600 block of Williamson Road in Mooresville. Early in the day, a caller told dispatchers they saw a "person in the water having difficulties," according to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office.


UFO conspiracy theorists embrace shaky video taken at NC’s Lake Norman

Is it a UFO, a blimp for a “top secret military aircraft”? (YouTube screenshot via The Charlotte Observer)