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Alligator-related death reported on Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC- Authorities are investigating a death of a person involving an alligator in Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island early Monday morning, according to a local South Carolina newspaper.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-20 16:55:00

Nightclub employee shot during brawl at Music Factory

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A nightclub employee was shot after a fight broke out at the NC Music Factory overnight, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-20 11:57:00

INDEPENDENCE QUARTERBACK UNCONSCIOUS:Independence HS quarterback dies week after being found unconscious, family members say

Last week, students showed their support by wearing “Pray for Flash” T-shirts, which is Simpson’s nickname.

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-20 08:43:51

Serious Crash Shuts Down Multiple Lanes On I-85 NB Before Brookshire Blvd - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A serious crash has shut down three lanes on I-85 NB on Monday.The 6-car crash involving an 18-wheeler occurred on I-85 NB just before Brookshire Boulevard at Exit 36 and resulted in injuries.The roads will be closed for at least an hour as crews clear the scene.Drivers are asked t

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-20 12:46:09

CHARLOTTE PRIDE: Thousands visit uptown for Charlotte Pride parade

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Thousands of people packed uptown Charlotte on Sunday to celebrate the Charlotte Pride parade, the headliner of this weekend’s Pride festival.

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-19 22:23:38

Jury indicts store owner accused of shooting, killing man breaking into business

Alan Brett Corder, 49, is charged with voluntary manslaughter for the shooting on East Independence Boulevard, near Albemarle Road earlier this month.

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-20 21:18:29

DA: Teen who stopped attack on mother was taught to shoot by late dad

RALEIGH, N.C.- A teenage girl drew upon gun training from her late father to fatally shoot an abusive boyfriend who was strangling her mother earlier this month in North Carolina, a prosecutor said.

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-20 10:13:34

Say It Ain't Bo: Bojangles' Closing 10 Restaurants, Scrapping Some Menu Items

C.L. King analyst Michael Gallotold the Charlotte Observerthese moves could mean Bojangles' is "clearing the decks" for a possible takeover, referencing Advent International, the private equity firm that owns most of Bojangles' shares.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-19 14:40:05

SHOOTING IN WEST CHARLOTTE: CMPD investigate shooting at boarding house in west Charlotte, 1 injured

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after one person was injured in an overnight shooting in west Charlotte.The incident occurred around 1:45 Sunday morning on Avalon Avenue.[Man shot near transit center, charged with possession of cocaine]Police say an adult male victim

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-19 13:39:58

Fatal motorcycle crash victim has been identified

The victim has been identified as 44-year-old Ronald Kenneth "Mark" Jenkins, Jr. of Lancaster, SC.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-19 18:11:00

SC MOTEL ORDERED CLOSED: Dozens evicted when South Carolina motel ordered closed

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WSOC-TV - 2018-08-19 15:14:44

A man recovered in Lake Norman. An upper school coming. A missing man. Did you miss any local news this week?

Emergency workers say they recovered the body of a man Tuesday evening after he went missing on Lake Norman. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell said no foul play is suspected. He said the death is being investigated as a suicide. Deputies began investigating when a passerby on Williamson Road ca

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-08-19 21:00:00

Music Factory club employee shot during fight, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Multiple people were detained after a fight led to a shooting at a club in the AvidXchange Music Factory early Monday morning, police said.

WCNC - 2018-08-20 08:29:14

Say It Ain't Bo: Bojangles' Closing 10 Restaurants, Scrapping Some Menu Items: Report

CHARLOTTE, NC - One of North Carolina's favorite breakfast joints is having to 'risk it to get the biscuit' after a tough financial quarter,the Charlotte Observeris reporting.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-19 14:40:05

Marshville hosting open house on study

MARSHVILLE -- On Thursday, Aug. 23, from 6-8 p.m., the Town of Marshville will host a second drop-in open house for residents to learn and ask questions about a study conducted on the Highway 74 corridor which runs through Marshville starting from the western side of town on Main Street and ending o

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2018-08-19 20:15:17

Bojangles’ is closing restaurants and dropping some menu items. Is a sale next?

CHARLOTTE, NC (Katherine Peralta/ The Charlotte Observer)- In Charlotte, Bojangles’ is a household name.Its iconic yellow chicken-and-biscuits boxes are staples at tailgates around Bank of America Stadium. The Bojangles’ name adorns a coliseum near uptown. The brand has a cult-like following in the


Charlotte men’s shelter shows its ‘heart’ reopening after $5.8M makeover

A massive, months-long renovation has been completed at Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, transforming the well-known North Tryon Street facility for homeless on the inside and out.On Saturday, men began returning to the site, which reopened after being shuttered during the nearly five-month, $5.8 million


Matthews Man Charged With Impersonating A Police Officer - WCCB Charlotte

The woman told police Heib was wearing a dark shirt, dark tactical pants and had a holstered pistol attached to his waistband. The woman says Heib had no visible badge or identification, and refused to provide any when asked.


Man's family suing Charlotte police over fatal shooting

Twenty-eight-year-old Josue Javier Diaz died in January 2017 after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer. The officer said his unmarked vehicle was sideswiped by a truck driven by Diaz, so he followed and they eventually got out of their vehicles. The officer says Diaz raised a handgun, and


Charlotte Pride Festival 2018 - Q City Metro

Uptown Charlotte hosts the region’s largest LGBTQ Pride event, including a FREE two-day festival on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19 in the heart of the city and the annual parade on Sunday! Approximately 150,000 people attended over the course of the weekend in 2017