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Baby cried for 30 minutes at Rock Hill restaurant. Then the punch flew, police said. | The Herald

A Rock Hill woman was accused of hitting a man in the face at a restaurant when he complained that her baby would not stop crying, police said. Shacoya Latresa Long, 25, was charged with assault and battery after the 7:30 p.m. incident Tuesday at Luke's on Herlong Avenue in Rock Hill, according to

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 17:47:00

Man argued at a Rock Hill drive-through; it wasn't extra sauce that put him in jail | The Herald

Police in Rock Hill charged a man with driving without a license late Tuesday after he complained to drive-through employees that he wanted more sauce. Police charged Tyrelle Angelo Brown, of North Carolina, with no driver license after the incident around 10 p.m. at the drive-through of the McDona

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-03-22 18:30:00

Charlotte brothers charged with attempted murder in shooting of U.S. mail carrier

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A grand jury returned a federal indictment charging two Charlotte brothers for the shooting of a United States Postal Service mail carrier. Rashawn Donnell Williams, 29, and Dion Lamar Williams, 27, were charged with conspiracy to murder a federal employee, attempted mu

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-22 17:08:00

Friends remember man shot, killed in apartment complex

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Stephen Giles an avid boxer and father of four was shot and killed on Jones St. Wednesday night. Police were called to the scene in Lakewood just before midnight, they say Giles was pronounced dead at the scene. FOX 46 spoke with several people who knew Giles and they a

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-23 06:17:00

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

When he saw a man walking on I-485, he stopped to help. He hasn't seen his car since. | Charlotte Observer

When he saw a man walking on I-485, he stopped to help. He hasn't seen his car since. A local man is still shaken up after he pulled over on the side of the road to help someone but instead, was carjacked. Joseph Scruggs said he was driving on Interstate 485 around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday when he saw a

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-03-22 02:09:00

Duo wanted after robbing Loomis Fargo employee at Matthews bank

Police in Matthews are trying to identify two men who robbed a Loomis Fargo employee while he was servicing an ATM in east Charlotte Thursday. The incident happened around noon at the Bank of America ATM on the 10000 block of Independence Boulevard. The Loomis Fargo employee said the men robbed him

WBTV - 2018-03-22 20:30:55

Charlotte teens charged with making school bomb threats

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has charged two juveniles with making bomb threats to Hawthorne Academy. The school resource officer got a tip about the threats at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning and investigated. Both students were interviewed and a search was made. No bombs w

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-21 19:45:05

Charlotte men accused of vehicle break-ins at Monroe hotels

MONROE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two Charlotte men have been arrested and charged with breaking into vehicles at Monroe hotels, according to the Monroe Police Department. Jornell Bess, 23, and Jeffery Alonzo Taylor, 26, reportedly broke into vehicles between July 21, 2017 and January 18, 2018 at the Hamp

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-03-21 20:04:00

Man accused of killing former officer's son turns down plea deal

Mangasha Clark's court appearance, wherein he turned down a plea deal, lasted only a few minutes. His attorney told the court that Clark would plead not guilty in the 2017 murder of 14-year-old Anthony Frazier, which stunned the community. Clark walked into the courtroom around 10 a.m. in shackles a

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 16:44:00

Naked NC man running from police jumped into cold river. He died shortly after.

A naked North Carolina man died Sunday after he jumped into a river while trying to avoid being arrested for indecent exposure. Bernard Bryant, 29, was naked and being chased by police when he jumped into the Little River, behind the Church of the Covenant in Spring Lake, reported TV station WABC. T


Dog gets inside Charlotte elementary school, bites 7 children

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Animal Control is searching for the owner of a pit bill, whose name is "Bro," after the dog managed to get inside a Charlotte elementary school Monday afternoon, and bit several children. Animal Control was called to Landsd


Man accused of breaking into Rock Hill apartment

A 24-year-old was arrested in connection with an armed robbery and burglary that occurred in York County last week. The incident happened around 10:43 p.m. on March 12 at an apartment in the 2000 block of McGee Road in Rock Hill. According to a police report, a woman told officers that she heard so


Two women snatch $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two young woman have been arrested after police said they stole more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret at the Birkdale Shopping Center. Police said they were called to the shopping center on Saturday, March 17 in reference to a reported larceny


Owner of CMS program, PlaySpanish, arrested for indecent liberties with a child

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The owner of PlaySpanish, a local Charlotte company that teaches Spanish to children, has been arrested after he reportedly inappropriately touched a 7-year-old girl. Ricardo Mata, 52, was taken into custody sometime between Friday and Saturday, March 17 and charged wi


I-77 SB shut down after tractor-trailer overturns, crashes into - | WBTV Charlotte

A crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer has shut down a portion of Interstate 77 near uptown Charlotte Tuesday morning. The wreck happened around 2 a.m. on I-77 southbound between Brookshire Boulevard and LaSalle Street near Exit 11. The wreck has shut down the entrance to the interstate. I


Panthers sign Jarius Wright to 3-year contract

The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Jarius Wright to a three-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Wright previously played six seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. In 2017, he played in all 16 games, making 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings. He p


Police ID Victim In Deadly Accident On Pineville-Matthews Road

PINEVILLE, NC - The northbound lanes of Pineville-Matthews Road at I-485 were closed for several hours Monday night due to a deadly accident. Officials say 44-year-old David Larry Thrower Jr., of Charlotte, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident happened around 9:45pm on NC51 near 485. Offic


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


2 charged in February murder of Charlotte man

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two people have been charged with a February murder, according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. Mykel Washington, 19, and Andre Kashawn Clark, 19, with the murder of Damien Alonzo Mackins. On Friday, Feb. 2 Mackins was found in the 9100 block of Newell B