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Charlotte, Raleigh Groundhogs Each See Shadows

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s two prognosticating groundhogs have both seen their shadows, predicting six more weeks of winter. The sun was out Sunday afternoon when Sir Walter Wally emerged at the N.C. Museum […]


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10-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Self At Home In South Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and medics responded to a shooting at a home in South Charlotte this morning. Upon arrival, they found a 10-year-old boy who had suffered a fatal, […]


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First Homicide Of 2014 Reported In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — A man has been shot to death in Charlotte and police think he knew his killer. Forty-six-year-old Keith Graham was shot around 6 p.m. Monday. He was taken to Carolinas […]


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Body Found At Local Business, CMPD Investigating

(CBS Charlotte) — Local police officers have been dispatched to a business in Northwest Charlotte after it was reported that a body had been found at the location. The call came in shortly after 11 […]


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Grand Jury To Get CMPD Shooting Case Of Jonathon Ferrell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Attorney General’s office says it will seek an indictment against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of a former football player. The Charlotte Observer reports […]


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Charlotte Car Dealership Accused Of Predatory Lending Practices Against Blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal and state prosecutors are suing the owners and operators of “buy-here, pay here” used-car dealerships in Charlotte, saying they engaged in predatory lending practices against black customers. The U.S. Department of […]


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Bomb Threats At Local Walmart Stores May Be Tied To National Scam

(CBS Charlotte) — Bomb threats reported at local Walmart stores has caught the attention of federal officials who believe the incidents may be part of a national attempt to obtain money from the company. Earlier […]


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Man Arrested For Refusing To Turn On Heat In Apartment

(CBS Charlotte) — A Charlotte man remains behind bars today, after police say he refused to turn on the heat in his apartment where an infant resided. Earlier this week, when temperatures dipped well below […]


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Wanted Charlotte Man Arrested In NY On Sex Crime Warrants

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A North Carolina man wanted on three open warrants for sex crimes has been apprehended on New York’s Long Island. Police in Nassau County say Dwayne Mccluney was arrested in a […]


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Teen Arrested Following Steele Creek Robbery That Led To Uptown Standoff

(CBS Charlotte) — A teen has been arrested after an early morning standoff with police in Uptown Charlotte. Shortly after 1 a.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officers responded to a robbery call in the Steele Creek area. […]