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Convicted felon kidnapped and raped 14-year-old NC girl, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested a 22-year-old convicted felon with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl while she was out walking her dog last week on West Sugar Creek Road. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, Tyquan Osborne approached the victim and carried on a conversation with...
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A new, fully customizable salad restaurant is coming to Charlotte

If you’re looking for a little more excitement in your lunch — or dinner — salad experience, you’re in luck, because Salata will open its first Charlotte location later this week in the Ally Charlotte Center uptown. While Charlotte already has its fair share of places to get a delicious...

Chili, chicken casserole and community keep fueling Lupie’s Cafe 34 years later

“What can I say about a restaurant that so many have already written about?” I thought to myself as I drove to Lupie’s Cafe to meet my father-in-law for lunch. Others have told the story of founder Lupie Duran learning to cook at a young age and sharing her recipes with Charlotte. Ohio transplants know it’s home to some of Charlotte’s best Cincinnati-style chili. And let’s not forget the three times a vehicle has wrecked into the side of the building.

Man shot along Ashley Road in Charlotte, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said they were investigating after a man was shot earlier Saturday afternoon. Medic initially shared just after 4 p.m. they were called to reports of a gunshot wound along Ashley Road, near Tuckaseegee Road. However, they later said their call there had been canceled. WCNC Charlotte then reached out to CMPD for more details.

Chip Ganassi Racing shop in Concord just sold for $10.2M. Here’s who bought it.

CONCORD, N.C. — The Chip Ganassi Racing shop in Concord is under new ownership, real estate records show. On Sept. 3, an entity affiliated with Hendrick Automotive Group acquired the Ganassi shop for $10.2 million, according to Cabarrus County real estate records. The 214,500-square-foot facility is on a 22-acre site at 8500 Westmoreland Drive NW near Concord-Padgett Regional Airport.

CMS to begin testing unvaccinated teachers, staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Some teachers and staff at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will have to start weekly testing if they are still unvaccinated against COVID-19. This is going to be a phased process. If CMS teachers and staff members did not upload the photos of their vaccination cards to confirm their status last week, they will be a part of this phased weekly testing process until they do.

Uptown’s COVID rate drops but remains high. View Mecklenburg map of cases by ZIP code

Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 trends slightly decreased overall, including for case rates. The countywide average is 623.8 new cases per 100,000 residents, based on positive coronavirus test results from Sept. 9 to Sept.c22. That’s a little less than the previous 14-day average case rate of 631.1 per 100,000 residents. Based on Mecklenburg’s tracking of COVID-19 cases, the county saw an average over the last week of 473 new positive tests daily.

ClearWater Studios in Concord to host 43rd Annual Tri State Sculptors Conference

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - ClearWater Arts Center & Studios will host the 43rd Annual Tri State Sculptors Conference on Thursday, September 30 through Saturday, October 2. The conference will bring more than fifty professional and amateur artists from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia to Concord, NC. The public is invited to attend, learn about sculpture from practicing sculptors, view Exhibitions of new works, and even create their own custom cast iron artwork.