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October 31, 2017 - 4:18 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Officers with the Transportation Security Administration have prevented a man from taking a loaded gun onto an airplane at a North Carolina airport. A news release from TSA said a man was stopped at a checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport shortly after 7 a.m...
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October 30, 2017 - 6:23 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Outside interest groups are getting involved in swaying Charlotte's mayoral election, the first since the city passed protections for LGBT people that were trumped by a statewide ban that drew boycotts from businesses and entertainers. The Charlotte Observer reports that the...
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Dreamstime
October 09, 2017 - 7:06 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man marks the 70th homicide this year in North Carolina's largest city. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says officers responding to a call about 6:45 a.m. Sunday found Larry Doral Watson Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. He...
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JIM BARROLL
September 15, 2017 - 3:35 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A citizens review board wants the police force for North Carolina's largest city to conduct a scientific study into whether an officer has time to react to a suspect with a gun pointed down. The recommendation was made for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police after last September's...
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