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High school football star arrested in Rock Hill mob beating, kicking door, cops say

A high school football star from Rock Hill has been arrested for being part of a group that beat and stomped a teen twice, police said. Jamario Dawun Holley, 18, is charged with two counts of assault and battery by a mob with bodily injury and malicious injury to property, said Capt. Mark Bollinger


Tuesday’s Midlands high school scoreboard

S: Mya Carroll 10, Coates 5, Kalisha Hill 15, Cooper 3, Daniels 5, Ouzts 2, Holland 4, Lott 2. A: Lloyd 2, Starks 2, Belcher 4, Smith 4, Johnson 1. RV: Middleton 4, Keller 3, Aliyahh Kelley 10, Standifer 7, McClerkin 4, Singleton 6, Mitchem 4, Laila Acox 17, Goodwin 8, Daney 4. Y: Baker 4, Long 7, G


ASC Connect with Culture events provide accessibility to region's art

All three north Mecklenburg towns will host events for Connect with Culture Days Jan. 26, the fifth year of the Arts and Science Council county-wide celebration. The events in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson are free to the public, though registration for Davidson Community Players’ showing of


CHOPPER 9: Large police, SWAT team presence surround Pineville home

PINEVILLE, N.C. - Chopper 9 SkyZoom was over the scene as dozens of police and SWAT team personnel swarmed a Pineville neighborhood. Police were called to a home off James Street and Cone Avenue, near Highway 51 around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.


South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Medical marijuana could become legal in South Carolina. Lawmakers have re-introduced a bill called the “Compassionate Care Act.” “I want a bill that allows doctors to put medicine in the hands of patients who desperately need it,” said South Carolina Senator Tom Davis.


Judge orders mistrial in Charlotte murder case after juror goes into labor

A judge declared a mistrial in a Charlotte murder case Thursday after a juror “went into premature labor,” according to a Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office news release.


CMPD identify armed robbery suspect shot and killed by K-9 handler

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has identified an armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer Wednesday afternoon.


Don't get stuck in hours-long lines. Get your REAL ID now, SCDMV chief warns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Enough South Carolinians aren't getting their new REAL ID and it's going to be a problem, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. So far, 560,000 people have gotten the new identification but there are still at least 2 million people who need them.


One arrested in SWAT standoff in Pineville

PINEVILLE, N.C. — One person was taken into custody following a SWAT standoff Thursday evening in Pineville. It happened on Cone Avenue not far from Hughes Memorial Park and the police department.


Historic restaurant in Rock Hill closes its doors, leaves civil rights counter in flux

ROCK HILL, S.C. — History is on hold as a huge question mark looms over an iconic building in downtown Rock Hill. The Five & Dine restaurant on Main Street closed its doors in December. The downtown diner has had a few names over the years, but its lunch counter and stools have transcended generatio


Arrested: Man accused of throwing hot coffee at South Carolina McDonald's worker

CAMDEN, S.C. (WACH) - A man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a teenage employee at a South Carolina McDonald's drive-thru was arrested, according to police. On Dec. 22, video surveillance captured a man throwing hot coffee on the 16-year-old girl of a Camden McDonald's after he reportedly had to wa


ICE agents ‘dragged’ man out of Mecklenburg courthouse Wednesday, witnesses say

Immigration officers made at least two arrests Wednesday inside the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, witnesses say, resuming a controversial practice despite a shutdown of the federal government that has closed the city’s immigration court.


NC Police Arrest 2 Illegal Immigrants, MS-13 Member for Alleged Meth Trafficking

Police in Gaston County, North Carolina, arrested three illegal immigrants on charges of trafficking approximately $200,000 in methamphetamine. One of the suspects is reportedly a previously deported MS-13 member who was recently arrested and released in neighboring Mecklenburg County.


Photo released of man police want to identify in cellphone repair shop slaying

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police have released a photo of a person they are searching for after a worker was shot and killed inside an east Charlotte cellphone repair shop on Monday morning.


South Carolina inmates to get tablets for movies, calling to combat illegal cellphones

COLUMBIA — South Carolina officials are hoping to combat the dangers of illegal cellphones behind bars by giving inmates a different technological device to communicate with family, obtain education and even purchase access to approved entertainment services.


Police: Desperate search underway for missing 19-year-old with special needs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 19-year-old who has special needs. Leah L’Shae Kelley left her home on Savannah Creek Drive in Steele Creek on Thursday, Jan. 17 at approximately 12:30 a.m. after ha


South Carolina teenager charged with murder, arrested in Greensboro after manhunt

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 17-year-old was arrested in Greensboro for a South Carolina murder, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. At about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force members arrested Hassan Talib Reynolds.


Bomb Squad Called While CMPD Officers Were Serving Warrants On Suspect

PINEVILLE, NC — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Bomb Squad was called to a home Thursday afternoon while officers were trying to serve warrants on a suspect believed to have detonated a device back in December.


Smell smoke in Rock Hill today? Here’s what’s going on

A fire just a mile from downtown Rock Hill destroyed a Crawford Road home and spread the smell of smoke over the city Wednesday morning. One adult man was at the 723 Crawford Road house during the fire, Rock Hill Fire Department deputy chief Mark Simmons said. The man was checked over by paramedics,


Man dies after officer-involved shooting in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man died Wednesday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting in west Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. It happened around 4 p.m. in the area of Remount Road and West Boulevard.