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Accident Kills Charlotte Man, Blocks I-10 In LA For Hours

GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) — A North Carolina man was killed in an accident on Interstate 10. The victim of Wednesday night’s crash was identified as 47-year-old Christopher Attinelli, of Charlotte, N.C. The accident happened […]

CBS Charlotte–01/03/2013

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Charlotte Officer Charged With New Year’s Eve DWI

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer has been charged with driving while impaired after a Union County traffic stop on New Year’s Eve. State troopers say 44-year-old Matthew Thompson was driving his Ford […]

CBS Charlotte–01/03/2013

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Homicides Are Down In Charlotte: Are Residents Safer?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — At the end of 2012, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department reported 52 homicides for the year — the lowest in 24 years. Homicides in Charlotte have continued to decline for the […]

CBS Charlotte–01/02/2013

Demonstrators with "Occupy Charlotte" said Charlotte needs to provide them a place to use the restroom. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

City Won’t Give ‘Occupy Charlotte’ Protesters Porta-Potties

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) – “Occupy Charlotte” protesters have nothing to occupy when they need to go to the bathroom. A Charlotte city ordinance doesn’t allow anyone to erect semi-permanent structures, which include portable toilets. For […]