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LIN MCDOWELL
June 01, 2017 - 6:31 am
Concord Republican Representative Larry Pittman is one of the co-sponsors of HB 746, a bill that would eliminate the need for a concealed carry permit. It would also lower the age of concealed carry from twenty one to eighteen. A vote of approval in the house judiciary committee went along party...
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Dreamstime
May 31, 2017 - 7:18 am
There have been some rough days for Uber and Lyft drivers in the Charlotte area lately. Lyft driver Terrance Taylor tells WBTV that, sometimes, being a paid driver can be a dicy experience. He described some people he picks up that take him down to a "little iffy place" and it's some apartment down...
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Lin McDowell
May 31, 2017 - 6:25 am
Bears and gators...oh, my! There's been another bear sighting in Matthews...this one on Tuesday night. The bear...or possibly bears...have been making their rounds in and around the Waxhaw area heading toward Monroe. The latest sighting came near Highway 74 and I - 485. Wildlife officials are...
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Dreamstime
May 30, 2017 - 7:13 am
It happened at the Signal Hill Apartments Monday afternoon. The father had left his five year old son at the pool to go get something from his apartment. When he came back, several people were surrounding his son in the pool area in a desperate attempt to revive him. Renzo Landacure, who lives at...
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Dreamstime
May 30, 2017 - 6:18 am
Police were called to Charlotte's west side Monday night to an area along the 3200 block of Rozzelles Ferry Road near Lakewood Avenue. Medic pronounced the victim, who has been identified as 18 year old Daveon Andrews, dead at the scene. Another unidentified victim was taken to the hospital with...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2017 - 8:55 am
Detectives with CMPD's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 5100 block of Reagan Drive in the North Tryon Division that came in around 5:30 a.m. on Monday. North Tryon Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service where they located...
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Dreamstime
May 29, 2017 - 6:11 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation at the 5300 block of Docia Crossing Road in the University City Division. The call for service came in at 11:34 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 regarding a homicide which occurred in...
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Dreamstime
May 27, 2017 - 1:42 pm
CMPD detectives have charged 20 year old Andre Amir Young-Johnson with the murder of 35 year old Julian Ray Williams. Officers responded to a call for service regarding a possible homicide which occurred Friday evening inside a unit at the Pressley Apartments located at 900 E. Stonewall St. CMPD...
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Lin McDowell
May 25, 2017 - 6:34 am
Are Charlotte parks getting a bad rap? Mecklenburg County parks director Jim Garges thinks so, after a non-profit organization rated the park system near the bottom of their list. Garges believes the figures released by the Trust for Public Land ranking Charlotte parks 97th out of 100 don't reflect...
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