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I-485 construction causes traffic headaches for Highland Creek

I-485 construction causes traffic headaches for Highland CreekNeighbors near the Highland Creek and Mallard Creek areas want the Department of Transportation to fix a bottleneck.
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  • 1 year ago
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Businesses concerned about Lynx extension

Businesses concerned about Lynx extensionWork on the extension of the Lynx light rail extension started when ground was finally broken last July, but already there are some concerns and questions as construction work begins.
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  • 1 year ago
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Tell Us: What was that noise in Highland Creek?

Tell Us: What was that noise in Highland Creek?A loud noise Sunday night has some neighbors baffled.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Crime

CMPD officer who shot standoff suspect identified

CMPD officer who shot standoff suspect identifiedPolice say the suspect, 59-year-old Lemuel Rufus Furr, barricaded himself in the house and refused to come outside. When he finally left the residence, police say he came out pointing two handguns at officers.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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Officials seek man wanted on child sex charge

Officials seek man wanted on child sex chargeAuthorities in York County are asking for your help in locating a man wanted for criminal sexual assault of a minor who's believed to be in the Charlotte area.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Sports

First Charlotte spring game attracts 13,950 fans

First Charlotte spring game attracts 13,950 fans Nearly 14,000 fans attended the Charlotte 49ers inaugural spring football game at the school's new 15,300-seat stadium.
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  • 1 year ago
Crime

Can you identify these armed purse snatchers?

Can you identify these armed purse snatchers? Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are asking for help in identifying suspects involved in an armed purse snatching in the University area.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Crime

Charlotte man pleads guilty in scheme to defraud UNCC

Charlotte man pleads guilty in scheme to defraud UNCCA Charlotte man entered into a plea agreement on federal charges stemming from a scheme that defrauded the University of North Carolina at Charlotte out of $829,807, according to documents filed in a U.S. District Court on Wednesday.
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  • 1 year, 10 months ago
Local

Two men charged after car break-in in University City

Two men charged after car break-in in University CityCharlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested two men accused of breaking into a car in the University City on Sunday.
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  • 1 year, 10 months ago
Crime

CMPD seeks identity of ATM robbery suspect

CMPD seeks identity of ATM robbery suspectAuthorities are asking for the public's help to identify a man they say is involved in an early morning robbery of a person at an ATM.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Sports

Charlotte gearing up for fast track to FBS status

Charlotte gearing up for fast track to FBS statusThe landscape of Charlotte 49ers athletics is changing quickly.
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  • 2 years, 3 months ago
Local

Couple arrested in UCity armed robberies

Couple arrested in UCity armed robberiesPolice say they’ve arrested a man and his girlfriend in connection with two recent armed robberies in Charlotte’s University City area.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
NCAA

Charlotte changes 2013, 2014 football schedules

Charlotte changes 2013, 2014 football schedulesThe Charlotte 49ers are making changes to their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
NCAA

402 days away from debut, UNCC football unveils helmet

402 days away from debut, UNCC football unveils helmetUNCC head football coach Brad Lambert stood next to a table of white shinny helmets Wednesday, each with a 49ers logo, a two-tone hand holding a pick.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Sports

UNCC football stadium nears completion

UNCC football stadium nears completionMore than a year after construction began for UNC Charlotte's new football stadium, the new home to the 49ers is nearing completion.
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago
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5 children among 11 injured in crash near UNC Charlotte

5 children among 11 injured in crash near UNC CharlotteRescue crews had to rush nearly a dozen people--six of them children under the age of five--to the hospital after a bad accident in the University-area Saturday afternoon.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Business

Historic cotton-gin-turned-home for sale in University area

Historic cotton-gin-turned-home for sale in University areaIf you live in the UNC Charlotte area, you have probably driven by 1412 West Rocky River Road.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
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Video captures woman being rescued from Charlotte pond

Video captures woman being rescued from Charlotte pondOne woman nearly drowned in a pond in the University Area on Thursday afternoon.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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UNCC power outage planned for 5 p.m. Thursday

UNCC power outage planned for 5 p.m. ThursdayDuke Energy is planning an emergency power outage Thursday on the UNC Charlotte campus beginning at 5 p.m., a UNCC spokesperson said.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
NCAA

Charlotte's new field house named after Halton

Charlotte's new field house named after HaltonThe Charlotte 49ers football field house has a new name -- Halton Field House.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Local

Personal data exposed at UNCC

Personal data exposed at UNCCBank account numbers and the Social Security numbers of more than 350,000 students and faculty were accidentally exposed at UNC Charlotte earlier this year in an online security breakdown, a school investigation has found.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Sports

UNC Charlotte announces move to Conference USA

UNC Charlotte announces move to Conference USAConference USA announced Friday that it is adding five new schools in 2013.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Crime

Student busted for leading $1 million pot ring

Student busted for leading $1 million pot ringEric Mark Giles, a UNC Charlotte student accused of leading a marijuana distribution ring that generated more than $1 million in drug proceeds over 2 1/2 years, was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Local

Four masked men attack CMS bus with kids aboard

Four masked men attack CMS bus with kids aboardPolice are seeking a high school student known by the street name “Bam-Bam” after four men with bandannas over their faces tried to attack a school bus carrying dozens of students in north Charlotte on Monday.
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  • 2 years, 8 months ago
NCAA

Charlotte lands star from Chapel Hill High School

Charlotte lands star from Chapel Hill High SchoolCharlotte basketball coach Alan Major has announced the signing of 5-11 point guard Denzel Ingram from Chapel Hill to a national letter of intent to play for the 49ers.
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  • 2 years, 8 months ago
Local

Alleged northeast Charlotte bank robber caught in Oklahoma

Alleged northeast Charlotte bank robber caught in OklahomaFederal officials released surveillance photos of a man who robbed a bank near UNC Charlotte Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Crime

Man robs Wells Fargo bank near UNC Charlotte

Man robs Wells Fargo bank near UNC CharlotteFederal officials released surveillance photos of a man who robbed a bank near UNC Charlotte Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 2 years, 8 months ago