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Prison wedding for Concord lifer claiming innocence

Prison wedding for Concord lifer claiming innocenceRonnie Wallace Long has steadfastly maintained his innocence since he was convicted of the 1976 rape of the widow of a mill manager.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Traffic

Cost of I-77 tolls? No answer from NCDOT

Cost of I-77 tolls? No answer from NCDOTSince NCDOT is one signature away from inking a $650 million deal with a $15 billion international company, Cintra, to commit Mecklenburg and Iredell County drivers on Interstate 77 to half a century of tolls, you might expect a hard number.
  • Traffic
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
I-Team

I-Team | SLED keeps video of York inmate death secret

I-Team | SLED keeps video of York inmate death secretThe South Carolina state Law Enforcement Division (SLED) has denied a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from NBC Charlotte for jailhouse video of the second inmate to die in the same restraint chair in the same York County Detention Center.
  • I-Team
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Get McGinty

Disappointed RV buyer 'Gets McGinty'

Disappointed RV buyer 'Gets McGinty'The photos of it looked great, but the real thing? Markay says, not so much.
  • Get McGinty
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Get McGinty

A 'gas' problem for McGinty

A 'gas' problem for McGintyPiedmont says they need the 50 feet in case they have to dig to make repairs, and if the repairs are urgent, they say they don’t have time to take down fences and uproot mature landscaping.
  • Get McGinty
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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I-Team helps woman resolve Social Security dispute

I-Team helps woman resolve Social Security disputeThat’s what 75-year-old Toncie Ball told NBC Charlotte when we interviewed her as Social Security was threatening to stop her benefits for a mistake they made.
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  • 6 months ago
I-Team

Do you know Mickey Moore?

Do you know Mickey Moore?Our story began last summer when Mary moved to eastern Pennsylvania, and her house here in south Charlotte was left to be a rental.
  • I-Team
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
I-Team

Coal ash, well water turn Rowan mom into citizen lobbyist

Coal ash, well water turn Rowan mom into citizen lobbyistThis woman's discovery got her out of her rocking chair literally and on the road to Raleigh with her two kids in tow to personally lobby her state lawmakers to clean up coal ash. Her 10-year-old son Nathan cheered her on.
  • I-Team
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
I-Team

Testing shows cancer causing agent near Duke plant

Testing shows cancer causing agent near Duke plantNow, those test results have come in, and they show levels of a chemical called hexavalent chromium in the drinking water.
  • I-Team
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Coal ash dump neighbors won't drink their own well water

Coal ash dump neighbors won't drink their own well waterThe controversy surrounding Duke Energy's coal ash ponds is hitting home with some neighbors who say recent test results have them scared to drink their own well water.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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York solicitor finds no wrongdoing in restraint chair case

York solicitor finds no wrongdoing in restraint chair caseThe York County Sheriff’s office was holding Joshua Grose in detention at the Moss Justice Center in October on charges that he murdered his mother and a neighbor woman -- running over her with her own car.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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Woman 'Gets McGinty' after buying SUV flooded by Katrina

Woman 'Gets McGinty' after buying SUV flooded by KatrinaCrystal’s used Jeep was owned by someone living here in Louisiana in 2005 and like a lot of cars and trucks, was flooded in Hurricane Katrina.
  • Get McGinty
  • 7 months ago
I-Team

FBI questions Charlotte Douglas Airport taxicab deal in corruption probe

FBI questions Charlotte Douglas Airport taxicab deal in corruption probe The operators of two cab companies, Universal and Checker, accused the HTA’s president of demanding $5,000 memberships in exchange for spots at the airport. Patrick Cannon served on the board.
  • I-Team
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
I-Team

Patrick Cannon's preacher pals could come back to help him

Patrick Cannon's preacher pals could come back to help him If Patrick Cannon ever stands before a U.S. District Judge to be sentenced, he could use some heartfelt testimonials to beg the judge not to throw the book at him.
  • I-Team
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Get McGinty

Investor who bought house from elderly dementia patient settles lawsuit

Investor who bought house from elderly dementia patient settles lawsuitThe Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte is rich with redevelopment. If you own a house in Dilworth, your value likely went up a lot, some as much as 30-percent in the last two years alone.
  • Get McGinty
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Local

I-Team | Saving Ryan's healthcare

I-Team | Saving Ryan's healthcare An Indian Trail family is no longer worried about how they will pay their medical bills.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Business

Duke Energy questioned as hundreds protest

Duke Energy questioned as hundreds protestAround 200 demonstrators showed up and were motivated by Duke’s coal ash spill in the Dan River; Donna Lisenby of the Waterkeepers Alliance told the crowd that some things are more important than the bottom line.
  • Business
  • 7 months, 4 weeks ago
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Uptown protest planned for Duke Energy shareholders meeting

Uptown protest planned for Duke Energy shareholders meetingFollowing the spill at the Dan River near Eden, North Carolina, protesters will carry signs and chant outside the meeting, while institutional investors protest inside – directly to CEO Lynn Good.
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  • 8 months ago
I-Team

NC concrete industry could use refined coal ash

NC concrete industry could use refined coal ashWhile Duke Energy scrambles to plan for the long term disposal of more than 100 million tons of coal ash dumped in ponds and landfills, the concrete industry can’t get enough ash in North Carolina and is forced to import it from surrounding states.
  • I-Team
  • 8 months ago
I-Team

Lawmakers press Duke Energy to clean up coal ash dumps

Lawmakers press Duke Energy to clean up coal ash dumpsNewton said the cleanup is based on one 20 ton dump truck loaded with coal ash every three minutes for 12 hour days, six days a week for 30 years.
  • I-Team
  • 8 months ago
I-Team

Environmentalists accuse Duke Energy of exaggerating cleanup costs

Environmentalists accuse Duke Energy of exaggerating cleanup costsA report in the Raleigh News and Observer cited a public advocate at the North Carolina Utilities Commission as confirming that a $10 billion rate hike could result in a monthly rate increase of $20 per household.
  • I-Team
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Local

Duke Energy claims digging up all coal ash could cost $10 billion

Duke Energy claims digging up all coal ash could cost $10 billionDuke says it will study each site to develop a plan for disposing of coal ash particular to the site. That could take a year or more.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
I-Team

Power broker in Patrick Cannon investigation influenced taxi board

Power broker in Patrick Cannon investigation influenced taxi boardMohammed Jenatian is the president of the Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance known to most simply as the HTA. Jenatian is a close ally of ex-mayor Patrick Cannon, who served on the HTA Board.
  • I-Team
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Get McGinty

Blind woman and service dog told 'you can't come in'

Blind woman and service dog told 'you can't come in'According to the Americans with Disabilities law of 1990, “a service animal is not a pet” and “no pet policies do not apply.”
  • Get McGinty
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Thallium found near Duke Energy's coal ash pond

Thallium found near Duke Energy's coal ash pondThallium used to be an ingredient in rat poison, until the United States banned it in 1975.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
I-Team

NBC Charlotte questioned Cannon for years

NBC Charlotte questioned Cannon for yearsWe aired those reports long before the FBI investigated him. Investigative reporter Stuart Watson challenged Cannon in a way no other reporters did.
  • I-Team
  • 9 months ago
I-Team

Neighbors unaware of earlier spill at Duke Energy coal ash dump

Neighbors unaware of earlier spill at Duke Energy coal ash dumpGuy Hutchins is the operator of the Rivermist Resort, a series of cabins on the serene Broad River. Hutchins says water gushed from monitoring wells at the foot of the earthen dam holding back the coal ash.
  • I-Team
  • 9 months, 4 weeks ago