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Pair arrested after allegedly stealing woman's car at gunpoint

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police have arrested two men accused of carjacking a woman in north Charlotte. The victim was on Catalina Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Thursday when she told officers a car pulled up and one man jumped out with a gun and stole her car. She wasn't hurt. Police later arrested the suspect

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-18 10:49:51

Charlotte firefighters battle raging house fire in freezing conditions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Firefighters had to brave the sub-freezing conditions early Thursday morning as they fought heavy flames at a northeast Charlotte home. Crews responded around 4:15 a.m. to the home on Treeline Place, off The Plaza, and reported flames shooting from the roof. Just arrived on scene o

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-18 09:49:02

First came snow, then ice. Now, power outages mounting in NC.

Power outages are starting to build across North Carolina, thanks to snow that reached 8 inches through the central part of the state. As of 2:30 p.m., North Carolina Emergency Management reported 14,720 outrages along the Interstate 85 corridor. That includes about 2,800 inside the Interstate 485 b

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-01-17 20:13:00

Silver Alert issued for missing, endangered Catawba County man

CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The North Carolinas Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing, endangered 73-year-old man. Residents are asked to be on the lookout for Douglas Wayne Hall, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Ha

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-17 18:15:00

Detective dies from injuries hours after ambushed in York County

YORK COUNTY, S.C. - York County Det. Mike Doty died from his injuries a day after being shot early Tuesday morning. Doty was one of four York County law enforcement officers who were ambushed as they searched for a man suspected of beating his wife in the couple's home, according to York County Sher

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-18 00:52:25

CMPD responds to over 200 wrecks during snow storm

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to 181 wrecks Wednesday before it even hit "rush hour" in the Queen City. Police said the number of accidents surpassed what they typically respond to in one day. Yes, that's an axle in the road! Please use caution

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-18 00:20:00

Mooresville man faces over 70 child sex assault charges

A Mooresville man is facing 72 charges related to the sexual assault of a child Larry Earl Davis, 38, was charged with 49 counts of indecent liberties with a child, 19 counts of statutory sexual offense with a child, and four counts of statutory rape of a child. Police say the offenses happened bet

WBTV - 2018-01-17 14:27:26

Wrecks sprinkle Catawba County roads after Wednesday's snow event

HICKORY - Catawba County roads were far less trafficked Wednesday in the midst of a winter storm impacting most of North Carolina. Road crews were out Monday and Tuesday preparing for the mid-week storm by spraying salt and brine along roadways throughout the area. The snow began early Wednesday mor

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

New Mexico city reports huge decline in crime for 2017

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico city is seeing a huge decline in crime across the board. From domestic violence calls, to DWIs and murder, the city of Roswell has had a more peaceful year. Police believe there are plenty of reasons, but a big one is that people are keeping a better eye out for e

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-18 00:17:23

Land Office targets illegal dumping in Eddy County

Motorists, visitors, locals and any passerby could be responsible for hundreds of thousands of pounds of garbage dumped throughout Eddy County. About 50 tons of refuse was removed from the county by state officials in the summer of 2016. The trash was taken from two pits in Carlsbad and is purely th

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-17 15:30:00

Police 'sock' it to shoplifters

The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at rpdp2c.org. All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Police were dispatched a larceny shoplifting at the Kmart at 1705 S. Main St. at 9:34 p.m. Multiple DVDs, containers of body spray, and two pairs of socks

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:23:40

House fire leads to possible charge; Presumed felon returns to extinguished house fire, retrieves shotgun

Facing west near the intersection of East Albuquerque Street and South Garden Avenue, the sun begins to set. Hours before, firefighters responded to a house fire near the area, in which a man at the home returned inside to retrieve a shotgun. The man was later detained by the Roswell Police Departme

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:27:12

Drug abuse, property crime are concerns in rural districts

Last spring, a thief stole state Rep. Greg Nibert's potted plants and wrought iron from his backyard last spring. To him, it's troubling. "The thought of somebody invading your space, invading your property to take your property is a little unsettling," said Nibert, R-Roswell. Property crime and dr

KOB.COM - 2018-01-17 02:50:00

Medical cannabis manufacturing gets OK; Ultra Health also has plans for Roswell dispensary

"The way that it is expanding nationwide, it has gone too far forward for them to bring it back, so to speak," says Matthew Tanner of Gold Label Labs, left, in response to his view about the possibility that U.S Attorney General offices might begin prosecuting medical marijuana businesses, permitted

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:23:40

Emmitt Smith Preschool moves to Hillcrest

Hillcrest Elementary School will now become Hillcrest Preschool. A decision to move students from Emmitt Smith Preschool to Hillcrest was made last year to accommodate for potential growth in the program. Classes for teachers and students at the school begin Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Hillcrest is the

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-17 18:48:53

Lake Arthur receives federal grant for help with sewer project

The sewer installation project in Lake Arthur began in 2010 and has gone through about five phases so far. A recent federal grant award will be used to connect residences on the west side of town. (Submitted Photo) The town of Lake Arthur is working its way, grant by grant and state funding allotmen

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:29:03

Man found dead from gunshot wound in Birmingham

Birmingham police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead from a gunshot wound early Thursday morning. Lt. Pete Williston said officers responded at about 1 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Tucker Ave. Inside, officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound. According to Williston,

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-18 11:54:00

Murder charge filed in shooting death of Birmingham father of 3

A 24-year-old convicted felon is now back in jail and charged in the shooting death of one of his friends. Birmingham police on Wednesday confirmed the murder warrant against Luther Gray in the Monday-morning shooting death of 28-year-old Eric Cotton, a father of three children under the age of 10.

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:32:55

Hoover City Schools delay opening two hours on Thursday

HOOVER - Hoover City Schools and offices will operate on a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, Jan. 18. Schools and offices will open two hours later than their normal start times on Thursday, HCS announced on Wednesday. Buses will run regular routes on a two-hour delayed scheduled. Employees are

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-01-18 01:32:00

Subway worker hit in head during armed holdup; suspects sought

Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying two gunmen who robbed a Midfield restaurant. The holdup happened about 8:30 p.m. Monday at Subway, said Det. Michael Jeffries. The two men - both black males who appeared to be in their 20s - entered the stored with their faces covered. One of

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 23:20:25