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May 05, 2017 - 6:52 am
Charlotte's fire departments are fighting more than just fires. The city's growth is creating the need for more resources to fight those fires, along with making other emergency calls. CFD Fire Chief Jon Hannan stated that Station 42 on the city's east side is the busiest in the Queen City. He told...
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May 04, 2017 - 6:13 am
It happened Wednesday afternoon around 5:15 at a home in the 1900 block of Terrybrook Drive off Sugar Creek Road. The little boy, whose name was Elijah, was under the watch of his godmother when he somehow became separated from other children playing in the yard and fell into the creek that few...
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May 04, 2017 - 5:52 am
It was the culmination of a two year investigation into Pittenger's former real estate business, Pittenger Land Investments, and whether or not he improperly transferred money to his 2012 campaign from that business. Pittinger acknowledged in August of 2015 that, in the spring of that year, federal...
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May 03, 2017 - 8:13 am
50 year old Donald Lee Frye is being charged in the killing of 53 year old Shelia Godfrey, who was found dead at her home Friday in the 170 block of Lyerly Pond Road . Godfrey's car was found at the Super Speedwash on Avalon Drive in Salisbury. Surveillance video showed a male, later identified…...
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May 03, 2017 - 5:53 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the photographs below who is responsible for an armed robbery. On Sunday, April 23, at 4:15 a.m., the suspect entered the 7-Eleven, located at 5115...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:49 am
More parking spaces in a lot near the main entrance to Charlotte Douglas International Airport are being planned by a private company, according to records filed with the city. The Parking Spot, a subsidiary of Chicago-based private equity firm Green Courte Partners, has purchased about 25 acres at...
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May 02, 2017 - 5:42 am
Brandon Javon Pettus is wanted for Robbery with Dangerous Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Pettus was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On May 1, Pettus cut...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:17 am
In September of 2015, then one year old Emily Hinton was severely burned in her backyard when a gas can exploded near her. On Sunday, a fundraising bike ride was held to raise money for Emily's recovery. The ride began in Indian Trail and McAdenville and ended at Mac's Speed Shop in Steele Creek...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:43 am
Murder charges are pending in the case of a baby who allegedly died from abuse at the hands of her parents. 34 year old Steven Dean and 34 year old Morgan Conn were arrested about a month ago and charged with felony child abuse after their daughter, six month old Khloe, was found unresponsive by…...
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Lin McDowell
April 28, 2017 - 7:35 pm
Nearly five dozen protesters lined the sidewalk on the overpass at Exit 28 in Cornelius on Friday evening to continue their efforts to bring an end to the construction of toll lanes on I - 77 between Charlotte and Mooresville. Many were holding signs that had slogans like "Don't Toll Me Bro" and "...
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