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Newly released body camera video reveals moments before 14-year-old shoots CMPD officer

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have released body camera video of an officer-involved shooting at an east Charlotte apartment complex in December 2021. Police officers were initially called to the Woodland Estates Apartments on Winged Elm Court, off Albemarle Road, because someone found a suspect breaking into their car. The caller also said the suspect had pointed a gun at someone, CMPD said.
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How Hurricane Ian will impact North Carolina and South Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hurricane Ian has made landfall in Florida. Hurricane Ian's most damaging winds have been impacting Southwest Florida throughout the day. The hurricane's center of circulation rapidly intensified overnight, gaining top winds of 155 mph by 8 a.m. which puts Ian just shy of devastating Category 5 hurricane status.
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Mother & Son Found Shot To Death In York County Home

YORK COUNTY, SC – A double homicide investigation is underway after a mother and son were found shot to death inside a York County home. Deputies were called to Saddle Ridge Road in Fort Mill for a well-being check around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday when deputies discovered their bodies. The...

Meet Christian Rios

Christian Rios is a double major in political science and history with a minor in American studies. His involvement on campus ranges from being a Niner guide, previously a senator and now the current SGA chief of staff. He also participates in the Mock Trial club and works in the Popp Martin Student Union as a reservation specialist. As a senior, he will be the first in his family not only to obtain a high school diploma but to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

2 found shot to death in Fort Mill home

FORT MILL, S.C. — An elderly woman and middle-aged man are dead after a fatal shooting, York County Sheriff's detectives said. According to authorities, the 71-year-old woman and 40-year-old man were found shot to death on Tuesday at 11:30 p.m. They were later identified as Betty Reynolds and Barry Reynolds.

Emergency Officials Hold A Joint Press Conference To Discuss The Potential Impacts Of Hurricane Ian In The Charlotte Area.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Emergency Officials prepare for the potential effects of Hurricane Ian, including power outages and flooding in Charlotte. Residents are advised to prepare for possible power outages estimated to last about 24-48 hours. Essential items to keep on hand include:. candles. batteries. first aid kit. non-perishable food...

Duke energy prepares for dangers from Hurricane Ian

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is kicking off a new tutoring program to support students who need extra help after the pandemic. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the giving away of the home. South Carolina prepare for Hurricane Ian. Updated: 2 hours ago. Governor McMaster says the Palmetto state is ready for the...

Monroe PD: Man arrested for for rape, kidnapping, assault

MONROE, N.C. — Authorities have added charges for a man accused of violently attacking and raping a woman earlier in the month. The Monroe Police Department says Luis Miguel Vail-Lopez, 20, is linked to a violent assault that occurred on Saturday, September 3 on Patterson Street and a rape on Monday, Sept. 19 near Engleside Street.

Fall Festival Canceled

Due to Hurricane Ian, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Fall Festival scheduled for this Saturday as safety is our number one priority. We don’t like to cancel events, but unfortunately, we can’t control the weather, and Saturday’s forecast is calling for potential heavy rain and wind.

Duke Energy lowering lake levels ahead of Hurricane Ian

CATAWBA COUNTY , N.C. (WBTV) - The biggest threat in the Charlotte area is flooding from heavy rains. Duke Energy is lowering lake levels along the Catawba River to handle all the rain headed our way. The last time people living along Lookout Shoals Lake saw major flooding was nearly...

Person killed in crash on I-485 in Matthews, troopers say

MATTHEWS, N.C. — One person died in a crash on Interstate 485 in Matthews Tuesday morning, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Troopers said the crash happened just before 2:40 a.m. on the outer loop of I-485, where it crosses over East John Street. Investigators said two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Netflix is Casting for ‘Love is Blind’ in Charlotte, North Carolina

You’re single, right? Are you looking for some love? Hey, you might even be interested in marriage. You may have seen recent Instagram ads with casting calls for the reality show, whether you’re single or committed. There are three seasons of Netflix’s Love is Blind and guess what…season four is now casting. The juicy part? Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the cities they are looking for applicants.