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Police investigating murder after man shot in gas station parking lot
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say a man is dead after being shot in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven Exxon gas station on Clanton Rd. Friday night.Officers were called out to the business in the Clanton Park neighborhood at 11:44 p.m. in reference to an assault with a deadly weapon.When officers arrived
Charlotte police search for motorist after fatal hit-and-run
ThinkstockCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run and searching for a motorist.A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department statement issued Saturday says Eric Ryan Elsea was hit by a car that failed to stop at the scene.His body was found in a roadway in the Hickory Grove a
Charlotte City Councilman throws shade at Matthews
The equipment is worth $5,578, but state law requires Charlotte City Council to sign off on the donation. Charlotte Councilman Braxton Winston unsuccessfully tried to block the donation during the board’s Oct. 8 meeting.
Person killed in hit-and-run in east Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person was killed when they were struck by a vehicle near Mint Hill in east Charlotte Friday night. The hit-and-run happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Lawyers Road between Brickstone Drive and Meadow Glen Drive. Police said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The
Shootings Leave Two Dead In Charlotte Friday Night
Police in Charlotte are investigating two fatal shootings that occured within hours of each other Friday night, leaving two men dead. Credit Nick de la Canal / WFAE The first was reported at 8:54 p.m. in east Charlotte off Independence Boulevard. Officers were called to an apartment on Snow Lane, wh
CMPD investigating homicide in west Charlotte
Police in Charlotte are investigating after a deadly shooting late Friday night in west Charlotte. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police in Charlotte are investigating after a deadly shooting late Friday night in west Charlotte. CMPD was called to the 800 block of Clanton Road for an assault with a deadly we
Student charged with having handguns, 1/2 lb of pot at high school in Rock Hill
ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) - A student at a high school in Rock Hill was arrested after police say they found two handguns and half a pound of marijuana on school grounds. Extra officers were at South Pointe High School Friday because of rumors of possible violence on campus. While investigating those rum
I-77 southbound shutdown in Huntersville
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I-77 south is shutdown near exit 23 in Huntersville due to an overturned semi-truck.DOT officials estimate the road should be cleared by 2 p.m.****Traffic Alert**** I-77 Southbound prior to exit 23 is down to one lane for a overturned semi.#HuntersvillePDpic.twitter.com/cFUGSP7pkf
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.
IDLEWILD ROAD POWER OUTAGE: Hundreds remain without power hours after crash downs lines in Matthews
Initially, nearly 5,000 Duke Energy customers lost power, but that number was down to 400 by 5 a.m.
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
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.
Concord Police close cold case with two arrested for 2007 murder - Salisbury Post
By Shavonne Walkershavonne.email@example.comCONCORD — Concord Police have charged two men with the murder of a Concord teen who was killed in 2007. The men, John Calvin Sifford and Reginald Terrell Leach, were both involved in the March 2007 shooting death of Treasure Feamster of Salisbury.
PRESIDENT TRUMP TO CHARLOTTE: President Trump to stump for congressional candidate next week in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- President Donald Trump has scheduled a trip to Charlotte next week.The president will be speaking at the Bojangles Coliseum at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.Sources said Trump will campaign for Mark Harris, who is running against Dan McCready in the race for the 9th District seat in Con
ROCK HILL OBSCENE PHOTO: Rock Hill student charged for sharing obscene photo of another student on social media
ROCK HILL, S.C.- A South Pointe High School student as young as 14 years old is facing criminal charges for illegally sharing obscene pictures of another student, according to Rock Hill police reports.
Illegal immigrant driving drunk with kids crashed on I-77 in York County, cops say
A suspected illegal immigrant is being held at the York County jail after she crashed a car while driving drunk on Interstate 77 with four kids, police said.Teresa Antonia Caceras-Rivera, 25, was charged with DUI, child endangerment and having no driver license by troopers with the S.C. Highway Patr
VIDEO: Man throws glass at bartender's face at popular NC restaurant
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - An assault at a popular restaurant in west Charlotte was caught on camera, leading to at least one person being fired. The incident happened on Oct. 11 at Pinky's Westside Grill at the corner of Moorehead Street and Freedom Drive. The video begins with a man and woman sittin
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
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
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.