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Manhunt Underway After String Of Bizarre Crimes

(CBS Charlotte) — A manhunt is underway after a series of bizarre crimes across several counties. The first crime was reported on Tuesday evening, after a car was stolen in University City, following a home […]

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2013

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Man Shot To Death In Car In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man who had been sitting in a car in northwest Charlotte. Police said 20-year-old Thomas Brown called 911 Sunday morning and said he […]

CBS Charlotte–05/06/2013

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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

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Good Samaritan Shot While Trying To Help Woman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — 12/20/12 Update: Yesterday, CMPD officers arrested a teenager in connection with this crime. The suspect, Deandre Tavius White, shot a Good Samaritan who had stopped on the side of the […]

CBS Charlotte–12/19/2012

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Man Attacks Cashier With Screwdriver During Attempted Robbery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to a report of an attempted robbery/stabbing on Saturday evening. The incident took place at the Family Dollar on South Tryon St., after the suspect approached the […]

CBS Charlotte–12/10/2012

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Police: 2-Week Old Infant Dies After Father Punched Him for Fussing While He Played Video Games

Police say a 2-week-old infant died after his father punched him for fussing while he was playing video games.


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Man Sentenced To 176 Years For Robberies

A federal judge has sentenced a Goldsboro man to 176 years in prison for his part in a series of robberies in eastern North Carolina.


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Woman Accused Of Having Sex With Human Skeleton

A Swedish woman is facing charges of disturbing the peace of the dead after she was reportedly caught engaging in sexual activity with a human skeleton on film.


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Police: Woman Held Daughter In Arms While Robbing Gas Station

Local authorities have arrested a woman accused of holding up a gas station while holding her infant daughter in her arms.


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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.