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11-Year-Old Charlotte Boy Dies Saving Sister

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators say an 11-year-old boy died trying to save his 7-year-old sister after she was swept into a Charlotte creek. Authorities say the sister survived, but is in critical condition. Family […]


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Bomb Squad Dispatched To Charlotte Home During Death Investigation

(CBS Charlotte) — Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department were dispatched to a house located on Sharon Amity Road yesterday afternoon to investigate a reported death. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male inside the […]


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Man Arrested In Charlotte Shooting Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A second man has been arrested in a shooting death last week in Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said that 53-year-old Keith Wesley Jones turned himself in to police late Thursday. He’s charged […]


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Man Gets Life For Killing 3 In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Mecklenburg County jury has returned a life prison sentence for a man convicted of killing three people more than five years ago. Superior Court Judge Robert Ervin on Thursday sentenced […]


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Sheraton Hotel Where 2 Were Shot During CIAA Loses Liquor License

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the state Alcohol Beverage Control Commission have suspended the license of a Charlotte hotel where two people were wounded in a shooting after the recent CIAA basketball tournament. The […]


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2 Shot At Crowded Hotel Party After CIAA Tourney

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A big basketball tournament in Charlotte is ending with violence. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say two people were shot in the leg early Sunday inside a crowded downtown hotel party for some of […]


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Charlotte Man Accused In 2-Year-Old Son’s Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a Charlotte man in connection with the death of his 2-year-old son. Police said 29-year-old Travis Jamell Pemberton is charged with murder and felony child abuse. A […]


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Police: Charlotte Man Killed In ATV Crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal ATV crash in Charlotte. Police say 35-year-old Marvin Andrew Davis was riding with friends in a wooded area on Saturday afternoon when he tried to jump […]


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CMPD Investigate Death Of 82-Year-Old Woman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the death of an 82-year-old woman as a homicide. A statement from police said the body of 82-year-old Ina Feldman was found in her townhome Tuesday morning […]


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Carbon Monoxide Sickens 6 At Charlotte Church

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sunday services at a Charlotte church were cancelled after carbon monoxide was found inside the building. Firefighters said six people were taken to the hospital Saturday after they were sickened by […]