CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- From changing gun legislation to our restaurant report card here are 5 stories you might have missed
House Bill 746 would allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit only in the same places where they currently are allowed to carry handguns openly. It passed its final of three votes in the House 64-51.
The bill has created yet another rift between gun rights supporters and gun control advocates. The measure would still need the Senate's approval before it could go to Gov. Roy Cooper's desk.
The 24-year-old woman, Kayla Denham, authorities have described as a massage therapist arrived for an appointment with a client before dawn Monday but texted her boyfriend and asked him to keep his phone on because she had a “bad feeling” about the meeting.
A short time later, Denham was dead.
According to an affidavit for the arrest of Christopher Landry, the 25-year-old man beat Denham in the head with a pipe and strangled her after a massage that included a “sexual favor.”
More cases right are being reported right here in our area, and some of the local veterinarians are encouraging clients to get their pets vaccinated.
The flu is spreading at dog shows in other states and just hit North Carolina – there are two known deadly cases and a woman in Davidson says her seven dogs all got it when they were competing at an out-of-state show.
Scored filed by Mecklenburg County Health Department for the week ending May 30. Scores are in percentages; date of inspection in parentheses.
- Target Market. Grade 100. 12830 Walker Branch Dr. (May 24)
- Mochicka Catering. Grade 100. 3500 Latrobe Dr. (May 26)
- Palmer St. 412 W. Palmer St. Grade 100. (May 30)
- East African Cuisine. Grade 82. 3200 Monroe Rd. Infractions include: Several metal containers soiled with food debris and sticker residue, stored clean. (May 26)
- Sullivans Steakhouse. Grade 84.5. 1928 S. Blvd. Infractions include: Black and white growth on jicama and carrots. (May 25)
- Thai Taste Matthews. Grade 88. 131 Matthews Station St. Infractions include: Unwashed produce over rice noodles. (May 26)
Curious about the iPhone 8? Here's what's coming, courtesy of Apple's introduction of its new operating system. The most notable changes include:
- Pay your friends in Messenger
- Do not disturb while driving
- A smarter Siri
- Enhancements to photos
- One handed keyboard
- More useful maps