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Politics

Charlotte voters will see $146 million in bonds on ballot

Charlotte voters will see $146 million in bonds on ballotThe city says the bonds are necessary to prepare for Charlotte's future.
  • Politics
  • 9 hours, 2 minutes ago
Crime

Overall crime down 2.2% in Mecklenburg County

Overall crime down 2.2% in Mecklenburg CountyThe most recent numbers show that overall crime is down in Mecklenburg County by 2.2%.
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 6 minutes ago
Crime

Police search for Clover shooting suspect in Gastonia

Police search for Clover shooting suspect in GastoniaPolice search for Clover shooting suspect in Gastonia
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 15 minutes ago
Crime

Rowan County's Most Wanted

Rowan County's Most WantedZayur Solorio Pineda. Wanted for 3 counts of trafficking-in cocaine and possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine.
  • Crime
  • 11 hours, 25 minutes ago
Politics

NC board creates App State early voting site

NC board creates App State early voting siteAn early voting center will be on the Appalachian State University campus starting Thursday even though the North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled it wasn't required
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 19 minutes ago
Crime

Fraud allegations fly at local private school

Fraud allegations fly at local private schoolDetails about some missing money at the local private Southlake Church Christian Academy are slowly trickling in.
  • Crime
  • 12 hours, 52 minutes ago
Life

10Best: Wilmington ranks as best American riverfront

10Best: Wilmington ranks as best American riverfrontWilmington landed the #1 slot after a frenzied weekend of voting.
  • Life
  • 10 hours, 11 minutes ago
Life

Biggest American fear? Walking alone at night, survey finds

Biggest American fear? Walking alone at night, survey findsAmericans have taken it to heart: Be afraid, be very afraid.
  • Life
  • 12 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crime

'Grizzly Adams' wanted for Rowan County ID theft

'Grizzly Adams' wanted for Rowan County ID theftThe Rowan County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say has been stealing mail and applying for credit cards in the victims' names.
  • Crime
  • 8 hours, 58 minutes ago
Crime

Lincoln Co. man accused of touching girl, 12

Lincoln Co. man accused of touching girl, 12The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office arrested a Vale man on two counts of indecent liberties with a minor.
  • Crime
  • 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
Crime

Hunting dogs exempt from NC dangerous dog law

Hunting dogs exempt from NC dangerous dog lawBear hunting dogs involved in a prolonged attack that injured a camper and her two dogs in Graham County don't fall under the state's dangerous dog law, making the owners exempt from criminal prosecution.
  • Crime
  • 10 hours, 54 minutes ago
Money

Middle-class adults have $20K saved for retirement

Middle-class adults have $20K saved for retirementMiddle-class people in the USA have a median of $20,000 saved for retirement, far short of the $250,000 they think they'll need.
  • Money
  • 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
Local

Mecklenburg Co. Deputy strikes pedestrian

Mecklenburg Co. Deputy strikes pedestrianA Mecklenburg County Deputy was involved in an accident with a pedestrian early Wednesday morning.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 15 minutes ago
Local

CMPD locates missing 11-year-old boy unharmed

CMPD locates missing 11-year-old boy unharmedA Charlotte boy who left his home Tuesday evening has been located and reunited with his family.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 39 minutes ago
Local

24K affected by Meck., Union power outages

24K affected by Meck., Union power outagesClose to 25,000 people went without power in Union and Mecklenburg counties Wednesday morning because of an outage at a Duke Energy substation.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 37 minutes ago
Crime

Mooresville police search for man who robbed McAlister's Deli

Mooresville police search for man who robbed McAlister's DeliMooresville police search for man who robbed McAlister's Deli
  • Crime
  • 15 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crime

Report: Ferguson officer shot Brown at close range

Report: Ferguson officer shot Brown at close rangeMichael Brown, the unarmed black teen who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports, citing analysis of an autopsy report.
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 43 minutes ago
Crime

Man wanted for killing mother arrested in Belmont

Man wanted for killing mother arrested in BelmontAfter receiving word from Massachusetts State Police that a fugitive was in the area, Belmont Police were able to quickly apprehend the suspect.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 48 minutes ago
NASCAR

Earnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awareness

Earnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awarenessDale Earnhardt Jr. knew immediately something was wrong during a 2012 crash at Talladega, where his car was hit hard from behind.
  • NASCAR
  • 12 hours, 49 minutes ago
Traffic

Tractor-trailer pulls down power lines on N. Tryon

Tractor-trailer pulls down power lines on N. TryonTractor-trailer pulls down power lines on N. Tryon
  • Traffic
  • 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
Crime

Lancaster authorities investigate 2 suspicious fires

Lancaster authorities investigate 2 suspicious firesLancaster authorities investigate 2 suspicious fires
  • Crime
  • 16 hours, 27 minutes ago
Politics

Developers sue Davidson over affordable housing rules

Developers sue Davidson over affordable housing rulesA pair of developers are suing the Town of Davidson, saying the town's affordable housing requirements violate state law.
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Mecklenburg County approves smoking ban

Mecklenburg County approves smoking banMecklenburg County approves smoking ban
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 50 minutes ago
Politics

Officials want to create 51st state

Officials want to create 51st stateA group of politicians in Miami are tired of being left out to sea when it comes to addressing climate change concerns for the southern part of the state. Their solution? Create a state of their own.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Traffic

2 killed, 2 injured in Rowan County crash

2 killed, 2 injured in Rowan County crashOfficials in Rowan County say two people are dead after a crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard.
  • Traffic
  • 19 hours, 55 minutes ago
Crime

Gaston Co. man charged in child porn case

Gaston Co. man charged in child porn caseA Gaston County man was arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children task force.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

NC GOP fight gay marriage at courthouse steps

NC GOP fight gay marriage at courthouse stepsThe battle over same sex marriage in North Carolina has moved from the courtroom to the courthouse door.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago