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June 05, 2017 - 8:37 am
Malik Danthony Medley is Wanted for Felony Breaking and Entering, Larceny After Breaking and Entering, Possession of Stolen Goods, Felony Conspiracy, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Medley was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a...
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JIM BARROLL
June 05, 2017 - 6:31 am
On Sunday afternoon, 34 year old Lucas Baldwin was gunned down in north Charlotte at the Tanglewood Apartments in the 4500 block of Wynbrook Way. Charles Moore, the uncle of Baldwin and who received a call about his nephew being murdered, told WBTV he wished people would put the guns down and try...
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LIN MCDOWELL
June 05, 2017 - 5:45 am
In the latest twist in a back-and-forth, long-running dollar-store drama, Charlotte-based retailer Dollar Express is suing Family Dollar and parent company Dollar Tree for what they describe as a move to kill Dollar Express and eventually putting the new chain out of business. According to The...
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Mecklenburg County Government
June 02, 2017 - 2:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- A 'No Swimming' advisory was issued for a cove on Lake Norman in Mecklenburg County on Friday. The no swimming advisory was issued after approximately 395 gallons of sewage discharged into Lake Norman near the 20200 block of Bethel Church Road in Cornelius, N.C. The discharge...
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Dreamstime
June 02, 2017 - 6:47 am
An assault on a couple in uptown Charlotte along with a recent murder there have raised some concerns about safety. Captain Dave Johnson of the CMPD says he cannot remember a case like this in uptown. He advises those who frequent the Charlotte nightlife that it goes without saying, when anytime...
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Dreamstime
June 02, 2017 - 6:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina House decided to meet in the wee hours to complete work on its version of the state budget. The chamber convened early Friday just after midnight and quickly approved its two-year government spending plan by a vote of 80-31. It was the second of two required...
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June 02, 2017 - 5:46 am
The defendant, Rev. Brooke Covington, who along and other leaders of Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Spindale, are accused of assault and abuse in what they called an attempt to cast out "homosexual demons" from 23 year old Michael Fenner. He testified that he was slapped, punched, and choked...
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Dreamstime
June 01, 2017 - 7:05 am
It happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night near the Providence Road exit. Kaleb Romero was the driver, who told WBTV he was driving down the highway in the left lane about 70 miles per hour and out of the corner of his eye he saw a black bear that ran out in front of him. Romero said he had to...
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