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Homeowners are in repair mode after lightning strikes damaged their homes during Monday morning's downpour.
Police charged a suspected gang member with drug trafficking after police responded to a large disturbance in east Charlotte on Sunday.
Drenching thunderstorms pummeled the Charlotte area for the second time in less than a week Monday, dumping up to 6 inches of rain in spots and causing another round of flash flooding.
These Adolescent ducks have had a long Spring developing in SouthPark . Ducks have lost a sibling & a parent crossing the roads @ a snails pace& automobiles not expecting the birds in their Lane.
According to AAA Carolinas, the state DOT estimates that it would cost $11 billion in repairs to bring all subpar bridges up to standards, and $16 billion to replace them.
AAA Carolinas has listed the Interstate 485 bridge that crosses Interstate 85 in Mecklenburg County and the Interstate 277 bridge over Clarkson Street among the most substandard bridges in North Carolina.
Police are investigating an early Monday morning shooting in north Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said one person was shot in the Hidden Valley neighborhood around 4 a.m. on Prospect Drive.
But landscaping, tearing out underbrush, trimming branches and building bridges over gullies comes easier with more manpower.
Summer break has come to an end for about 2,800 K-8 students in four Charlotte year-round schools.
If everything had gone according to plan, Eileen Schofield wouldn't have been lost after she landed at the airport in Baltimore recently.
Sugar Creek Charter School teachers Tawana Wiggins, center, and Shanika Henderson, right, work together during a staff training session on Thursday.
"I have a lot of faith in this area, a lot of excitement in this area," said Barry Tomlinson, a 20-year Belmont resident and board member with the squad.
The Rev. Doug Caldwell, 72, was a Charlotte native who became a Moravian Church leader in northeast Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley area.
Eddrick Damon Davis, 29, of Charlotte, was among three people charged Saturday by police in connection with the June 22 shooting death of a man in north Charlotte, authorities said.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says Vincent Bernard Johnson was driving a 2006 Suzuki Motorcycle south on N. Wendover Road in the left lane towards the intersection of Marvin Road.
A new method of neutering male dogs without surgery is gaining popularity, but some local veterinarians have concerns about its effectiveness.
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Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:23 am
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