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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

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-20 13:28:00

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

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-10-20 13:50:00

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

WBTV - 2018-10-20 03:27:56

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

WFAE.ORG - 2018-10-20 12:46:55

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

WCNC - 2018-10-20 14:10:00

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

WBTV - 2018-10-19 21:48:12

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

WCNC - 2018-10-20 14:18:32

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.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-19 08:52:10

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

CBS17 - 2018-10-19 10:49:32

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.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-19 13:16:48

Concord Police close cold case with two arrested for 2007 murder - Salisbury Post

By Shavonne Walkershavonne.walker@salisburypost.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.

SALISBURY POST - 2018-10-19 19:49:32

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

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-19 21:33:48

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.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-18 22:02:47

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

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-10-19 10:04:00

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

CBS17 - 2018-10-19 17:32:12

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

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 17:45:00

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.