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Indian Land man found with 150,000 child pornography photos on computer

63-year-old Ray Cook Jr was sentenced to prison earlier this week after 150-thousand child porn pictures were found on his computer. According to a report the Indian land man pleaded guilty in Lancaster criminal court Wednesday to one count of sexual exploitation of a child. In 2016 Cook was charged


Police shoot, kill armed suspect outside north Charlotte Burger King

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - At least one CMPD officer shot and killed an armed person at a north Charlotte fast-food restaurant Monday morning, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.


SC Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case Over Morningstar Church’s 21-Story Tower in Fort Mill

A major legal battle over York County’s tallest building is now heading for South Carolina’s Supreme Court. The 21-story tower is currently owned by MorningStar Fellowship Church. York County is wanting the building torn down, as many area residents have complained that it’s an eyesore, but Mornings


Man charged after 71-year-old found shot to death outside Monroe home

MONROE, N.C. - Police arrested 29-year-old Christopher Walker after they say he shot and killed a 71-year-old man Sunday night outside a home they shared in Monroe. [ALSO READ: Officer shoots, kills armed man outside Charlotte Burger King, CMPD chief says]


South Carolina lawmakers react to Mueller Report

WASHINGTON (WCBD) – South Carolina lawmakers are reacting to Attorney General William Barr's summary of the Mueller investigation. Senator Lindsey Graham on Twitter applauded Robert Mueller and his team for thoroughly examining “all things Russia.”


Fort Mill names principals for two new elementary schools

Jocelyn Young Has been named the principal at Kings Town Elementary School. Peter Olinger was chosen as principal for River Trail Elementary School. Both Fort Mill schools will open for the 2020 school year.


Police say drunk passenger urinated on luggage during flight to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police said a drunk passenger urinated on another passenger's luggage during a flight from Chicago to Charlotte last week. [ALSO READ: American to cancel 90 flights a day after Boeing 737 Max planes grounded]


Barbecue restaurant announces expansion, new menu

While retaining its original concept of gourmet barbecue, The Improper Pig has announced both new menu items and its next expansion into Rea Farms. Its sister restaurant, Pizza Peel, will also be adding a new location at the new shopping center at 6010 Ardrey Kell Road.


Man convicted of killing South Carolina man on porch

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after he was convicted of murder in the shooting death of a police officer's brother in 2017.


For 2020 field, South Carolina race pales next to Iowa frenzy

The 2020 Democratic presidential field swarmed Iowa to help a Cedar Falls school board member win a state Senate special election last week. But the state Senate special election in South Carolina on Tuesday? Not so much.


Officer-involved shooting reported at Burger King in Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were investigating an officer-involved shooting at a north Charlotte Burger King on Monday. CMPD was called the Burger King on Beatties Ford Road at I-85 around 9 a.m. for an armed person in the store, WCNC reported. According to a tweet from CMPD, no o


Owner of Business North Carolina magazine acquires Charlotte publication

CHARLOTTE — The owners of Business North Carolina magazine have acquired SouthPark Magazine from the Charlotte Observer for an undisclosed amount. The transaction closed Friday.


Police Make Arrest In East Charlotte Murder From February

Police say they charged Antoine Watkins for his involvement in the murder of Na-Zea Scott on McAlway Road on February 9th, 2019. As a result of the continued investigation into this case, detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified Watkins as a suspect and


Sheriff: Man accused of sexually abusing Rowan County child on the run

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a man who they say sexually assaulted a child under the age of 15 several times.


Police Charge Woman Who Ran From Deadly Accident Involving Motorcyclist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman has been charged after police say she ran from an accident that killed a motorcyclist in west Charlotte Friday night. On Friday, March 22nd, 2019, at about 11:00 p.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers responded to a wreck in the 2200 block of West Boulevard.


Charlotte’s First Indoor Skydiving Facility Just Opened

Great news for skydiving enthusiasts and thrill seekers!. Charlotte’s first indoor skydiving facility has just opened in the Concord Mills area. The new $10 million, 6,000 square foot facility is located at 7840 Lyles Lane NW in Concord.


'Person of interest' in custody following NE Charlotte murder

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A 'person of interest' is in custody and authorities aren't actively searching for anyone else following a homicide at a northeast Charlotte neighborhood Monday morning, CMPD said.


Police: 4 businesses robbed overnight throughout Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating after four businesses were robbed overnight throughout the city. No one was injured in any of the robberies, police said.


CMPD: Woman Charged In Northeast Charlotte Homicide, Victim Identified

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD says a woman has been charged with murder after a man was found dead outside a home Monday morning in northeast Charlotte. Police say they responded to Faires Road near The Plaza Road Extension in northeast Charlotte Monday morning after Deonte Cortez Thompson, 27, was found d


Man arrested for recording 14-year-old female on hidden device

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A man has been arrested for secretly recording a 14-year-old female, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police. Mhongmua Li, 22, secretly used a recording device to capture a 14-year-old who was known to him, according to the police report.