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Ricco Doral McHam (CMPD file photo)
June 16, 2017 - 5:50 am
Ricco Doral McHam is Wanted for Murder, Possession of Firearm By Felon, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. McHam is accused of murder in the shooting death of Markas Vereen last July. His bond had been set at $200,000 but posted bond after it had been reduced...
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(Lincoln County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 15, 2017 - 8:29 am
Around 12:40 a.m. Deputies R. D. Richard and M. Schaeffer were traveling southbound on Salem Church Road when an approaching vehicle failed to dim the headlights as they passed by. The deputies turned around and stopped the vehicle near the Boggs Street, Lincolnton intersection after observing it...
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LIN MCDOWELL
June 15, 2017 - 7:24 am
Be prepared for more orange barrels and detours on area roadways. The latest project will be work that will soon begin on a roundabout at N.C. 51 and Idlewild Road in Union County, bordering Matthews and Mint Hill. A 1.8 million dollar contract has been awarded by NCDOT for the project, according...
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Shari Harris (CMPD file photo)
June 15, 2017 - 5:45 am
Detectives with the CMPD Armed Robbery Unit have charged 19 year old Shari Harris for his involvement in two armed robberies from businesses. On June 13 at approximately 3:19 a.m., University City Division Officers responded to 7205 The Plaza (QT Gas Station) in reference to an armed robbery from...
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James Richard Pruitt Jr. (Gaston County Police Department file photo)
June 14, 2017 - 8:01 am
A Gaston County man suspected of setting fire to a home while three people, including a 3-year-old child, were inside has been arrested. 48 year old James Richard Pruitt Jr. was charged with three counts of attempted murder, two counts of felony animal cruelty and one count of first-degree arson...
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JIM BARROLL
June 14, 2017 - 5:13 am
It occurred last Friday afternoon around 4 o'clock when the crew of an incoming JetStream Airlines plane spotted the unmanned aircraft about a mile and a half away directly in the path of the jet. It's a violation of FAA rules and it's been happening with more frequency at Charlotte-Douglas and at...
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June 13, 2017 - 7:24 am
A 17 year old gunned down in Monroe on Sunday was remembered with a demonstration on Monday night. Dozens of people demonstrated for peace in one of Monroe's toughest neighborhoods after the fatal shooting of Kalique Farmer. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Hough and Everette Streets...
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Winnie Shurlow (Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 13, 2017 - 6:18 am
A driver is facing DWI charges after being involved in a crash that injured three people on Interstate 85 southbound in north Charlotte Tuesday morning. The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 in between Exit 36 and Exit 37 around 12:50 a.m. and shut down all lanes for several hours...
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