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COVER STORY: Operation Avalanche

By: Mark Garrison Part 1: What is Operation Avalanche For more than a year violent crime in Charlotte has been skyrocketing. This week's Cover Story is highlighting CMPD efforts to get violent criminals off the streets. Part 2: Fighting crime in the Queen City In this morning's cover story  Mark Garrison gets a first-hand look…

Who Will Be the Newest Panthers?

By:  Sharon Thorsland It's been a busy week in the sports world, capped by the big announcement from Dale Earnhardt, Jr. that he's retiring at the end of the season. But we haven't forgotten about the NFL draft! It's almost time for the Panthers to select their newest players and I can't wait to see…

Lincolnton man facing multiple theft charges

A Lincolnton man has been arrested in connection with the break-in and larceny from a home in the 4800 block of Maiden Highway in October 2016. On October 31, 2016 deputies were dispatched to the residence after the homeowner had discovered someone used a ladder to break into the home through a back bedroom window. …

Man in custody after SWAT standoff in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and detectives with the Mobile Enforcement Team arrested a man wanted on outstanding warrants Tuesday. On Monday at 10:30 p.m., detectives responded to the 1900 block of St. Mark Street trying to locate Demont Maurice Forte, 42, who police said was wanted on outstanding warrants for felony breaking and entering, assault…