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CMPD on alert ahead of ‘Justice for J6′ rally

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are on alert ahead of a “Justice for J6″ rally Saturday in front of the federal courthouse in Charlotte. [ ALSO READ: Local man charged for involvement in Jan. 6 attack on Capitol, federal documents say ]. Organizers are calling for a peaceful protest over the...
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NC district broke quarantine for thousands of students. Now what?

Without specifying what’s changed, North Carolina officials say there may not be legal action against Union County schools after a highly-charged dispute about masks and student quarantining escalated to the state’s top health official urging the school board to take action. In a statement from N.C. Department of Health and...

‘Why I come to a light area.’ Charlotte man files complaint after gas station arrest

As he was handcuffed by police during a traffic stop over not displaying a license plate, Davion Pringle called out to an unidentified bystander videotaping the encounter. “This is literally why I come to a light area,” the 21-year-old Charlotte man said as officers, who had approached his vehicle with guns drawn and smashed his window, handcuffed him under the bright lights of a Harrisburg gas station.

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Concord

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Concord: 1. 358 George W Liles Pkwy (704) 786-2534; 2. 9900 Poplar Tent Rd #124 (704) 789-9602; 3. 1245 Concord Pkwy N #1 (704) 795-9868; 4. 5015 Weddington Rd (704) 795-7148; 5. 760 Cabarrus Ave W (704) 788-6337; 6.

Suspect arrested in California for 1998 North Carolina sex assault cold case

CHARLOTTE (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Investigators have arrested a 49-year-old man for an attempted sexual assault that occurred in 1998 in Charlotte of a then 48-year-old woman. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, David Earl Allen was arrested in Sacramento, California and has since been extradited to Mecklenburg County, charged with first degree kidnapping and second degree attempted rape.

CAUGHT: Suspect arrested in deadly shooting of 14-year-old NC girl

GASTONIA, NC (WJZY) — The suspect wanted for the deadly shooting of a teenage girl in Gastonia has been arrested, Gastonia Police said Wednesday. Santonio Eskridge, 19, is wanted for fatally shooting Gastonia resident Nivia Danner, 14. Officers responded to calls regarding the shooting around 1 p.m. on Tuesday to...

Police Search For 3rd Suspect Connected To 3-Year-Old's Death

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a third suspect connected to the death of a 3-year-old killed last week. Twenty-one--year-old Kaleb Lawrence has been identified as a suspect in the Sept. 7 shooting death of 3-year-old Asiah Figueroa. Police say a murder warrant has been issued for Lawrence’s arrest and that he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Teen charged after girl accuses him of sexual assault at high school, CMPD says

A 15-year-old boy is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Olympic High School on Monday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The teens knew each other, police said in a statement to the Observer on Friday. The suspect is charged with attempted second-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping and sexual battery. Officials...

Fear At 3 CMS High Schools After CMPD Connects Them To Shootings

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police continue to look for suspects in the shooting of 3-year-old Asiah Figueroa, who was killed early Sept. 7. They say they still believe at least some of them to be teenagers with some connection to three CMS high schools: North Mecklenburg, Hopewell and Chambers. Many students stayed home...

21st Annual All American Dog Show In Cornelius Kicks Off October 2nd

CORNELIUS, N.C. — Don’t fur-get the 21st Annual All American Dog Show is coming to Cornelius on October 2nd!. Join the Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department and presenting sponsor, Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, at Robbins Park on West Catawba from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. to watch the show.