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Dreamstime
June 19, 2017 - 8:53 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 2300 block of Farmer Street in the Westover Division. The call for service came in at 1:27p.m. on Sunday, June 18. Westover patrol officers located an adult male victim,...
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Dreamstime
June 19, 2017 - 7:35 am
An empty wheelchair next to some fishing gear and no one to be found. A mystery along the Catawba River has authorities baffled and searching for the missing angler. Bob Culp was walking along the river taking in the scenery when he came upon this bizarre scene. He told WBTV it's a shame that...
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JIM BARROLL
June 19, 2017 - 6:26 am
CMPD asking for the public's help in the search for a driver involved in a hit-and-run fatal accident. On Sunday around 11:30 p.m., Metro Division officers responded to the 3900 block of Freedom Drive where they located a male in the left lane. Medic personnel pronounced the male dead at the scene...
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Ricco Doral McHam (CMPD file photo)
June 16, 2017 - 5:50 am
Ricco Doral McHam is Wanted for Murder, Possession of Firearm By Felon, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. McHam is accused of murder in the shooting death of Markas Vereen last July. His bond had been set at $200,000 but posted bond after it had been reduced...
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(Lincoln County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 15, 2017 - 8:29 am
Around 12:40 a.m. Deputies R. D. Richard and M. Schaeffer were traveling southbound on Salem Church Road when an approaching vehicle failed to dim the headlights as they passed by. The deputies turned around and stopped the vehicle near the Boggs Street, Lincolnton intersection after observing it...
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LIN MCDOWELL
June 15, 2017 - 7:24 am
Be prepared for more orange barrels and detours on area roadways. The latest project will be work that will soon begin on a roundabout at N.C. 51 and Idlewild Road in Union County, bordering Matthews and Mint Hill. A 1.8 million dollar contract has been awarded by NCDOT for the project, according...
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Shari Harris (CMPD file photo)
June 15, 2017 - 5:45 am
Detectives with the CMPD Armed Robbery Unit have charged 19 year old Shari Harris for his involvement in two armed robberies from businesses. On June 13 at approximately 3:19 a.m., University City Division Officers responded to 7205 The Plaza (QT Gas Station) in reference to an armed robbery from...
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James Richard Pruitt Jr. (Gaston County Police Department file photo)
June 14, 2017 - 8:01 am
A Gaston County man suspected of setting fire to a home while three people, including a 3-year-old child, were inside has been arrested. 48 year old James Richard Pruitt Jr. was charged with three counts of attempted murder, two counts of felony animal cruelty and one count of first-degree arson...
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