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Mecklenburg County

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Mecklenburg County Considers Smoking Ban Outdoors

Mecklenburg County commissioners are going to discuss a ban on smoking outside government buildings and in county parks.


(Photo by: Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

Man Dies In Mecklenburg County Trench Collapse

A man has died after a trench he was working in collapsed in eastern Mecklenburg County.


File photo of police car. (Photo by Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

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 […]


File photo of police car. (Photo by Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

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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