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Sheriff: Man had 'sleep over' with girl, 8

Sheriff: Man had 'sleep over' with girl, 8The Alexander County Sheriff's Office says a Taylorsville man held sleep overs with at least one underage girl in a shed behind his home.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 20 minutes ago
Crime

Sandy Parsons' fraud trial begins

Sandy Parsons' fraud trial beginsOpening statements have begun in the federal fraud trial of Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons.
  • Crime
  • 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
Local

Some neighbors not so happy about recycling center

Some neighbors not so happy about recycling centerMany neighbors in west Charlotte are saying no to the county's plans.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 12 minutes ago
Life

Employees using absurd excuses to miss work

Employees using absurd excuses to miss workHave you ever called in sick to work when you were feeling just fine? A new survey shows nearly a third of all American workers have and some of them come up with some outrageous excuses.
  • Life
  • 13 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

85th annual Mallard Creek BBQ puts politics on the menu

85th annual Mallard Creek BBQ puts politics on the menuWhen the Mallard Creek Barbecue started 85 years ago, politicking was simply a matter of pressing the flesh.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
Crime

Shots fired in west Charlotte

Shots fired in west CharlotteCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a shots fired call in west Charlotte.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
Crime

UNCC grad student puts smarts to work for CMPD

UNCC grad student puts smarts to work for CMPDThere are 600 unsolved murders in Charlotte going back several decades.
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  • 19 hours, 7 minutes ago
Life

How to help make a difference in the community!

How to help make a difference in the community!This Saturday, October 25, is Make A Difference Day. Make A Difference Day (MADD) started 20 years ago with USA Today Weekend. Through the initiatives of Gannett Co., Inc. it has grown into the largest national day of community service.
  • Life
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
Crime

Meck. DSS worker pleads guilty to fraud

Meck. DSS worker pleads guilty to fraudOfficials charged Ieshia Watkins with health care fraud conspiracy earlier this week.
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  • 22 hours, 26 minutes ago
Recipes

Fall chocolate cake

Fall chocolate cakewith Mark Allison
  • Recipes
  • 18 hours, 13 minutes ago
Crime

NE Charlotte bank robbed

NE Charlotte bank robbedCharlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon bank robbery.
  • Crime
  • 18 hours, 10 minutes ago
Weather

How and when to watch the solar eclipse

How and when to watch the solar eclipseGet your camera gear and protective filters ready: a partial solar eclipse is due Thursday. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun. It's a spectacular sight, and an even better photo opportunity. Here are some tips and pointers to...
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Crime

1 charged with arson in Lancaster fire

1 charged with arson in Lancaster fireThe Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has charged a man in connection with one of two suspicious fires earlier this week.
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  • 21 hours, 31 minutes ago
Traffic

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Fort Mill

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Fort MillA train and tractor-trailer collided in Fort Mill Thursday morning.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

NC Zoo opens polar bear exhibit

NC Zoo opens polar bear exhibitThe NC Zoo has been working on the $8.5 million expansion over the past three years.
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  • 20 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

NC election outlook

NC election outlookNC election outlook
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Crime

Breaking and entering suspect wanted in Alexander Co.

Breaking and entering suspect wanted in Alexander Co.An unidentified suspect is wanted in Alexander County.
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  • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
Life

Make A Difference: Carson Daly is never too busy to help

Make A Difference: Carson Daly is never too busy to helpPattie Daly Caruso, mother of one of the hardest-working people on TV and radio, remembers when life wasn't quite so hectic. "Two things we always did as a family," she says of Carson Daly's childhood in Southern California, "was having dinner...
  • Life
  • 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Man found shot to death in Salisbury

Police: Man found shot to death in SalisburyMan found shot to death in Salisbury
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Politics

Early voting begins today for North Carolina

Early voting begins today for North CarolinaEarly voting begins today for North Carolina
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
World

Canadian PM vows to strengthen police powers

Canadian PM vows to strengthen police powersThe mother of the suspected gunman says he seemed lost 'and did not fit in.'
  • World
  • 21 hours, 44 minutes ago
Politics

Prosecutor: SC House Speaker pleads to 6 charges

Prosecutor: SC House Speaker pleads to 6 chargesSouth Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has pleaded guilty to six campaign fiance violations
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Politics

Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him in NC

Tillis camp says Romney to campaign for him in NCMitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 2 minutes ago
Crime

Local drug best nets PA murder suspect

Local drug best nets PA murder suspectCharlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested three people during a drug operation on Wednesday, including a man wanted for murder in Pennsylvania.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Business

Brazil suitors increase bid for Chiquita

Brazil suitors increase bid for ChiquitaShares of Chiquita Brands International (CQB) surged Thursday after a team of Brazil-based corporate suitors raised their proposed takeover bid for the banana market giant by 50 cents to $14.50.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Traffic

Two killed in Gaston County crash

Two killed in Gaston County crashIt happened Wednesday evening at Kings Mountain Highway at Edgewood Road.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
NCAA

Public reacts to UNC academic scandal

Public reacts to UNC academic scandalPublic reacts to UNC academic scandal
  • NCAA
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago