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JIM BARROLL
June 14, 2017 - 5:13 am
It occurred last Friday afternoon around 4 o'clock when the crew of an incoming JetStream Airlines plane spotted the unmanned aircraft about a mile and a half away directly in the path of the jet. It's a violation of FAA rules and it's been happening with more frequency at Charlotte-Douglas and at...
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June 13, 2017 - 7:24 am
A 17 year old gunned down in Monroe on Sunday was remembered with a demonstration on Monday night. Dozens of people demonstrated for peace in one of Monroe's toughest neighborhoods after the fatal shooting of Kalique Farmer. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Hough and Everette Streets...
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Winnie Shurlow (Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 13, 2017 - 6:18 am
A driver is facing DWI charges after being involved in a crash that injured three people on Interstate 85 southbound in north Charlotte Tuesday morning. The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 in between Exit 36 and Exit 37 around 12:50 a.m. and shut down all lanes for several hours...
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2017 - 6:53 am
It took a while but emergency responders, after hiking nearly two miles, were able to reach a seriously hurt biker on a section of the Carolina Thread Trail near the U.S. Whitewater Center. That’s a series of greenways through several counties in both North and South Carolina. According to MEDIC,...
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June 02, 2017 - 9:37 am
The highly anticipated, 4th Annual Race to the Taste 5K will be held on Saturday, June 10th at 9:00am! The 5K will start and finish at the Taste of Charlotte Festival in beautiful uptown Charlotte! Runners should meet on Trade Street at 4th Street. The finish line will be on Trade Street between...
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Jim Barroll
June 08, 2017 - 7:08 am
It was described by witnesses as looking like something out of an action movie. A carjacking that began off of Winterfield Place made it's way through uptown and then on to I - 77. Speeds reached in excess of 130 miles per hour before the suspects jumped off I - 85 in Concord. The chase ended in...
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Mineka Gibson ( Lincoln County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 07, 2017 - 7:12 pm
A Lincoln County woman is facing charges of assaulting another female with a knife. Deputies were dispatched to the 2500 block of Teague Street, Lincolnton, NC around 3:00 a.m. on June 7, 2017 in connection with a possible stabbing incident. When they arrived officers found Ashley Logan Ritchie...
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CMPD file photo
June 06, 2017 - 7:53 am
33 year old Donald Geoffrey Sherman is wanted for Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle, Felony Conspiracy, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Sherman was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On June 6,...
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June 06, 2017 - 6:59 am
Heavy rains over the last several days have caused many area creeks and rivers to rise. A 20 year old woman and 15 year old girl were caught in the swift moving waters of Coddle Creek near Rocky River Monday afternoon where they found themselves clinging to a tree to avoid being swept away...
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