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Police conducting homicide investigation in east Charlotte

Armed robbery leads to officer-involved shooting in west Charlotte, police say. Two officers are believed to have shot at the suspect and will be placed on a leave of absence while the preliminary investigation is underway. Updated: 6 hours ago. CATS tweeted that there are 88 bus driver absences and...
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COVID and Uvalde may disturb Charlotte teachers for years to come

As Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools heads into summer break, conversations with two teachers from the same elementary school reveal that they expect to deal with the consequences of COVID and the Uvalde school shooting for years to come. The leader of a new mental health care initiative to support teachers says her...
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Homicide investigation underway in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A homicide investigation is underway early Monday morning in east Charlotte. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, detectives are investigating the homicide on Merry Oaks Road. That’s in the Plaza Midwood area. Shortly after 5:30 a.m. Monday, officers were called to an assist medic call. When...
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Karolyn Martin named 2022 Miss North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Karolyn Martin was crowned the winner of the 2022 Miss North Carolina competition. The event took place at the High Point Theatre on Saturday, with Martin emerging victorious. With her victory, Martin is now North Carolina’s representative in the Miss America 2023 pageant.
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1 dead after shooting in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was shot and killed in east Charlotte Monday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. CMPD responded to a call to assist Medic on Merry Oaks Drive, which is right off Central Avenue near a CMPD station, around 5:30 a.m. When officers got to the scene, they found the victim unresponsive. Medic pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
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Charlotte gas prices continue downward trend over last week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – The average price of a gallon of regular gas in Charlotte fell 5 cents over the last week, sitting at $4.53 as of Monday, officials said. That’s according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 665 stations. The price is 96 cents higher than the previous eight-year high of $3.57 a gallon on June 27, 2014.
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First Alert: Chance for heavy downpours, thunderstorms Monday afternoon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Get ready for a slight cool-down and some active weather to kick off the work week. First Alert Monday-Tuesday: Showers and storms likely. Early Week: Slightly cooler than normal temperatures. Holiday Weekend: Bermuda High/typical July weather. Mostly cloudy and cooler today with highs in the middle...
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Nearly 90 CATS drivers to miss work Monday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Nearly 90 Charlotte bus drivers will be out of work Monday as the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) continues to deal with staffing issues. Monday's announcement of 88 bus driver absences comes after dozens of drivers called out multiple days last week. Over 100 drivers missed work Wednesday, leading to delays across the city for CATS riders.
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5 potential trade destinations for Sam Darnold before 2022 camp

Which teams could potentially look at acquiring Sam Darnold if the Carolina Panthers acquire another quarterback before their 2022 training camp?. Speculation continues to mount surrounding the future of Sam Darnold. The Carolina Panthers have worked tirelessly to find an upgrade this offseason and despite Matt Corral coming on board, there could be something else in the pipeline according to recent reports.
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