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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. […]


AAA Carolinas predicts 2,826,500 people will be traveling during the Christmas/New Year's holidays. (Getty Images)

AAA Carolinas Expects Record Travel By Tar Heels

Nearly 3-million people will hit the road.


Pressley Davis Jr. is charged with robbing a house while the owner lay dead inside. (Getty Images)

Charlotte Man Accused Of Stealing From Dead

Police have arrested a Charlotte man and accused him of stealing things from a home where the owner was found dead of natural causes.


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9/11 NYC Fire Rescue Truck Spends Time In Columbia

One of two decommissioned New York City rescue trucks that responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11 is spending some time in Columbia this month.


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Hearing Set For NC Officer Who Shot Unarmed Man

A Charlotte police officer accused of shooting an unarmed man 10 times after he was in a car crash over the weekend is scheduled for appearance in court on voluntary manslaughter charges Tuesday afternoon.


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Top 10 Things For Kids To Do In & Around Charlotte

So it’s summertime. Are your kids getting restless at home? Do they want to stretch their feet and run around, learn something, or simply scream their heads off on a whirling roller coaster? Well we thought we would help you out. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things for your child to do in and around Charlotte this summer! Let us know what you think by leaving a comment in the section below!

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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Family Of Missing Charlotte Woman: “She Was Not Found Alive”

(CBS Charlotte) — The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that the car belonging to a missing Charlotte woman had been located down an embankment in Wilkes County, and there was a strong odor […]

CBS Charlotte–06/03/2013

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Former Charlotte Council Member Wants To Be Mayor Of Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A former Charlotte city council member is running for mayor. Edwin Peacock made the announcement Wednesday. The 43-year-old Peacock says he’d offer strong leadership and would build bipartisan support to solve […]

CBS Charlotte–05/29/2013

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Injuries Reported After Drive-By Shooting In Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — Three people were shot this afternoon in a drive-by shooting in Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were dispatched to the corner of Kennon and Pegram Street shortly after 4:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they found […]

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2013

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Police Arrest Two Additional Suspects After String Of Bizarre Crimes

(CBS Charlotte) — A third man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion and carjacking that occurred last week. We first reported that a manhunt was underway last Wednesday, after a series of […]

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2013



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