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SWAT team takes Statesville man into custody

SWAT team takes Statesville man into custodyFollowing through on information that a wanted man had taken a woman hostage, SWAT responded to a home in Statesville Saturday night.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Woman texted "driving drunk woo" just before fatal crash

Woman texted "driving drunk woo" just before fatal crashA woman charged with DUI manslaughter for a fatal crash after she sent text messages to her boyfriend that read "Driving drunk woo" and "I'll be dead thanks to you" minutes before the accident, reports the Miami Herald.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
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Intruder beheads family dog in Kings Mountain

Intruder beheads family dog in Kings MountainPolice are in the early stages of a heinous animal cruelty case in Gaston County.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Maintenance worker accused of sexually assaulting apartment resident

Maintenance worker accused of sexually assaulting apartment residentArcadia Student Living says 38-year old Roberto Perez had been an employee since last November.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Police investigate fatal shooting in Concord

Police investigate fatal shooting in ConcordPolice are investigating a deadly shooting in Concord.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
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Attempted robbery leads to shooting

Attempted robbery leads to shootingA shooting in the Hidden Valley neighborhood of East Charlotte was related to another crime.
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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Man accused of sexually abusing teen

Man accused of sexually abusing teenA man is accused of committing sex crimes against a child in Iredell County.
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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Man arrested at car chase from Charlotte to Chester

Man arrested at car chase from Charlotte to ChesterA man accused of leading a police chase across the state line was found by a K-9.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
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North Carolina officials warn of real estate scam

North Carolina officials warn of real estate scamNorth Carolina officials warn of real estate scam
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  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
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'Wheelchair robber' repeatedly strikes Charlotte neighborhood

'Wheelchair robber' repeatedly strikes Charlotte neighborhoodMike and Kelly Hughes had surveillance cameras installed several months ago, to keep an eye on things while they renovate their home.
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  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
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Man dies after shooting; suspect still missing

Man dies after shooting; suspect still missingPolice are conducting a shooting investigation in NE Charlotte.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
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Man pleads guilty to Rowan teen's murder

Man pleads guilty to Rowan teen's murderA Kannapolis man has been sentenced to at least 33 years in prison. He pleaded guilty this week to the 2012 murder of a Kannapolis teen.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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Defendants want motel carbon monoxide poisoning case moved

Defendants want motel carbon monoxide poisoning case movedSome of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the estate of a Washington state couple who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a Boone motel two years ago want the case moved out of Charlotte.
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  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
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Postal worker charged with destroying, delaying mail delivery

Postal worker charged with destroying, delaying mail deliveryPostal worker charged with destroying, delaying mail delivery
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  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
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Statesville woman charged in Tuesday shooting

Statesville woman charged in Tuesday shootingA Statesville woman is behind bars in connection with a shooting on Tuesday.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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Investigators searching for escaped inmate

Investigators searching for escaped inmateThe North Carolina Department of Safety is searching for an inmate who escaped the Greene Correction Center in Maury, North Carolina last Thursday.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Man behind Lake Wylie couple's murder to appear in court today

Man behind Lake Wylie couple's murder to appear in court todayMan behind Lake Wylie couple's murder to appear in court today
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
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CMPD faces increase in violent crime

CMPD faces increase in violent crimeCharlotte's number of violent crimes is up 20.9 percent for the first quarter of 2015.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
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CMPD: Mom killed after boyfriend sets fire to house

CMPD: Mom killed after boyfriend sets fire to houseA series of 911 calls from a home in east Charlotte precluded what appears to be a domestic violence-related murder.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
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CMPD searches for robbery suspect

CMPD searches for robbery suspectA man is wanted after a robbery in east Charlotte.
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
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Suspect wanted in University City armed robbery

Suspect wanted in University City armed robberyCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are asking for your help in identifying a University City robbery suspect.
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
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Sheriff: Man fractured infant's skull, starved animal to death

Sheriff: Man fractured infant's skull, starved animal to deathA Yadkin County father is accused of fracturing his infant's skull. Bradley Scott Kennedy, 36, was arrested Saturday in Jonesville.
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  • 1 week ago
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Search underway for escaped Wilkes County inmate

Search underway for escaped Wilkes County inmateWilkesboro police officers are searching for an inmate who escaped from a highway litter crew.
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  • 1 week ago
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Assault victim dies in Alexander County

Assault victim dies in Alexander CountyCharges have been upgraded against two men in custody in Alexander County.
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  • 1 week ago
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Sheriff: Wanted sex offender busted with meth

Sheriff: Wanted sex offender busted with methThe Alexander County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested a wanted sex offender, but also found him to be in possession of methamphetamine.
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  • 1 week ago
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Man wanted for copper thefts in Charlotte, Monroe

Man wanted for copper thefts in Charlotte, MonroeEarlier this month a man was captured on surveillance stealing copper wire from a Monroe substation. The same thief appears to have hit again, this time in north Charlotte.
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  • 1 week ago
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Woman, 76, charged in Alexander Co. stabbing

Woman, 76, charged in Alexander Co. stabbingA 76-year-old Alexander County woman is behind bars without bail, accused in a stabbing.
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  • 1 week ago