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5 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Jennifer Blue, managing attorney for the Safe and Humane Jails Project, an effort to improve conditions for North Carolina inmates Many N.C. jails appear to be running afoul of a federal law aimed at protecting young offenders from adults.
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9 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette
After a day of swimming with friends and children on the lake, Ashley Martin of Mount Holly needed to replace a lost pacifier for her newborn son.
9 hrs ago | WSOCTV
Dozens of people outside the Mecklenburg County jail Wednesday night demanded a North Carolina pastor be released.
12 hrs ago | Pizza Marketplace
A North Carolina-based, company-owned Papa John's location has been identified as the original source of a hepatitis A outbreak that happened in late March/early April.
16 hrs ago | WSOCTV
The concern over coyotes is growing across the Charlotte area. As Channel 9 first reported Monday, a coyote killed a cat in the Selwyn Farms neighborhood.
16 hrs ago | WBTV
Police in Charlotte are investigating after a woman says a man was running with no shorts on down a Mecklenburg County greenway.
19 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Police in North Myrtle Beach say a Gastonia woman and her husband lied about her drowning and filed a false police report so she wouldn't have to appear in a NC court.
Federal Transit Administration Region IV Administrator Yvette Taylor, city of Charlotte Mayor Daniel Clodfelter, Mecklenburg County Commission and Metropolitan Transit Commission Chairman Trevor Fuller and Charlotte Area Transit System CEO Carolyn Flowers will commemorate the beginning of the Lynx Blue Line Station capacity expansion project on ... (more)
Some Mecklenburg County Commissioners said Tuesday they are being left out of a discussion about a controversial sales tax hike that could fund teacher pay.
Diorio spoke Tuesday to the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, an influential public policy group whose members are often at odds with local officials.
Mecklenburg County's Hispanic population continues to surge, new data show, far outpacing the growth rate for white and black residents between 2010 and last year.
A Charlotte, N.C. police officer shot to death a father of three "execution style" because he was black and was driving in a high-crime area, the dead man's mother claims in court.
The Medical Examiner has positively identified the remains found in a wooded area of southwest Charlotte as Bianca Richardson Tanner.
The whirr of bike chains and snap of gear shifts should become more common sounds in parts of Charlotte in coming years.
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A joint effort by local, state and federal law enforcement officials has led to the arrest of 20 people on a variety of firearms and drug charges, authorities say.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:21 pm
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