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January 12, 2018 - 6:33 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A man suspected of killing his baby's mother ambushed North Carolina police officers as they gathered for a briefing near headquarters, wounding one of them before the suspect was killed in a shootout, authorities said Friday. Jonathan Bennett, 23, fired several shots at...
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JIM BARROLL
September 27, 2017 - 6:25 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens' review board in North Carolina has ruled against a police department in response to an allegation of excessive force in which an officer threatened to kill a man. Local media outlets report that the Charlotte board ruled 7-1 on Tuesday against the Charlotte-...
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September 07, 2017 - 9:46 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Police in North Carolina have shot and killed a man who they say refused to drop a handgun. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told local media the man had called police Wednesday night and said he had a gun. Police spokeswoman Cindy Wallace said in a news release...
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August 29, 2017 - 2:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police charged a fellow CMPD officer with obtaining prescription medicine fraulently. CMPD announced Tuesday that Officer Jennifer Wolfe, 37, is charged with five counts of obtaining prescription painkillers by fraud. Police said she was arrested around 12:...
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JIM BARROLL
August 11, 2017 - 6:37 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A split review board announced Thursday that it won't challenge a police department's finding that its officer was justified in shooting a black man last year in North Carolina's largest city. The Citizens Review Board split 4-4 after reviewing the internal police probe, so won...
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JIM BARROLL
August 10, 2017 - 6:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is poised to deliberate on the decision by a North Carolina police force that the shooting of a black man by a police officer was justified. The board heard testimony for two days behind closed doors in the September 2016 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott...
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JIM BARROLL
August 09, 2017 - 6:33 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is hearing more testimony on a North Carolina police force's decision that the shooting of black man by a police officer was justified. The board listened to about eight hours of testimony behind closed doors Tuesday in the September 2016 shooting death...
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