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Charlotte Man Gets Life For Shooting Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of killing a man nearly four years ago. Twenty-nine-year-old James Currie was sentenced Monday after being […]

04/22/2014

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More Than 1,000 Get Hepatitis A Shots In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease. Health officials in Mecklenburg […]

04/14/2014

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Federal Judge Sentences 7 For Charlotte Crimes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced seven men who prosecutors say were responsible for violence and dealing drugs in a Charlotte neighborhood. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1qIFNZZ) the seven are among 10 […]

04/11/2014

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Firefighters Rescue Worker Dangling From Cell Tower

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte firefighters rescued a cellphone tower worker dangling from the structure after a medical emergency. Spokesman Mark Basnight says the Charlotte Fire Department was called to the scene on Thursday. Authorities […]

04/11/2014

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Charlotte Has New Mayor After Bribery Scandal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte’s city council on Monday selected a lawyer and state legislator as mayor of North Carolina’s largest city to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. […]

04/08/2014

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Charlotte City Council To Select New Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. The council will vote Monday evening on a new […]

04/07/2014

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2 Arrested In North Charlotte Shooting Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police says two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting. Detectives say they arrested 20-year-old Tyree Lavarchio Sifford Thursday. They said 22-year-old Jamarick Yamon Horton was arrested […]

04/04/2014

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Man Shot To Death Near Local Elementary School

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a man near an elementary school. Police were called to a neighborhood around 2:30 p.m. Monday near Walter G. […]

04/01/2014

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City Council Meeting To Appoint New Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte City Council is holding a special meeting to pick a new mayor to replace Patrick Cannon, who resigned last week in a public corruption scandal. Members of City Council […]

03/31/2014

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Man Shot To Death In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say a 44-year-old man has been shot to death at his home. Officers were called to a neighborhood shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday. They found Ronald Glenn Gullette, […]

03/31/2014

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