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NC Prosecutor Going Back To Grand Jury In Attempt To Indict CMPD Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina attorney general’s office is going back to a grand jury in an attempt to indict a Charlotte police officer accused of shooting an unarmed man last year. Attorney […]


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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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Tornado Watch Issued For Mecklenburg County

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte)  – Scattered storms are quickly spreading across the Charlotte region, and Mecklenburg County is currently under a tornado watch until 4 a.m. Two waves are expected with this storm, and both […]

CBS Charlotte–04/11/2013

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NC Domestic Violence Deaths Rise In 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, one in four women will fall victim to domestic violence. Domestic violence murders increased in North Carolina in 2012, increasing 15 percent to 122, North Carolina’s […]

CBS Charlotte–04/11/2013

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Local Everyday Hero Spotlight: The Fourth Grade Students At Providence Spring Elementary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — When you think of local everyday heroes, the first image that comes to mind probably isn’t a group of fourth graders — but one group of students at a South […]

CBS Charlotte–04/10/2013

New Orleans Saints v Carolina Panthers

Hitting To All Fields: Bigger Blowout – Duke Over UNC Or Deadspin.com Over Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson?

What was the bigger blow-out: Duke over North Carolina in Chapel Hill or Deadspin.com’s exposé of Panthers’ owner Jerry Richardson?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/13/2013

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What’s Going To Happen To The Unemployed In NC?

(CBS Charlotte) — Earlier today, Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law a new Unemployment Bill in the state of North Carolina. The unemployment measure will repay $2.5 billion owed to the federal government, and will […]

CBS Charlotte–02/19/2013

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Mecklenburg To Run Managed Care For Mental Health

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s largest county has received permission from the state to run its own managed-care organization to treat the mentally ill. The move comes after Mecklenburg County’s operations were reviewed by […]

CBS Charlotte–02/15/2013

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City Council Supports $125M BofA Stadium Renovation

Posted: Jan 15, 2013 11:25 AM Updated: Jan 16, 2013 10:56 AM CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Charlotte City Council voted 7-2 on Monday evening to allocate city funds towards renovating Bank of America Stadium. […]

CBS Charlotte–01/15/2013

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County Commissioners May Grant Refunds On 2011 Tax Revaluation

CHARLOTTE, NC — For some time now, Mecklenburg homeowners have voiced their disapproval over the 2011 Property Tax Revaluation. Many residents have struggled to pay the higher taxes, and hundreds have questioned whether the tax […]

CBS Charlotte–11/21/2012