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  1. Police: Teen tasered after assaulting girlfriend, officers in school parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WBTV

    A teenage boy is facing charged after police in Charlotte said he assaulted his 16-year-old girlfriend in a high school parking lot and then assault officers who attempted to stop him. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the assault happened at Garinger High School in the Sugar Creek parking lot entrance to the campus Monday morning.

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  2. The poor often get shafted by development in Charlotte. Can government fix that?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WBTV

    At a town hall forum with developers and contractors last week, attendees posed the question: What if development, so often maligned as an engine of gentrification and displacement, could help remedy some of Charlotte's problems with inequality? After an evening of discussion, it's clear that there aren't any easy answers, and development can be a double-edged sword. While growth can provide construction jobs, an expanded tax base and revitalized neighborhoods, it can also push higher rents and home prices, even potentially reinforcing patterns of residential segregation.

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  3. Bullet passes through door, strikes man in head in south CharlotteRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | WBTV

    A man has minor injuries when a bullet passed through a door and struck him in the head in south Charlotte Sunday, police said. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the shooting occurred just after 3 p.m. at the Marvin Villas apartments in the 3600 block of Marvin Road.

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  4. Dispute between neighbors leads to shooting, shooter in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WBTV

    One person has been arrested in a shooting that started as a dispute among neighbors in north Charlotte, police said According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the shooting occurred just before 2 p.m. in the 4800 block of Elizabeth Road.

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  5. Police: Man surrenders, facing charges in east Charlotte SWAT standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WBTV

    The man that was taken into custody during a SWAT standoff in an east Charlotte neighborhood Sunday has been identified, police said. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, 48-year-old Omar Franklin fired a gun near his girlfriend's head around 7:46 a.m. in the 7600 block of Holly Grove Court.

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  6. In first appearance, Patrick Cannon leaves door open for political returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | WBTV

    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, in his first public appearance since being released from federal prison on corruption charges, said Saturday he is focused on being the "best father, husband and son he can be" but didn't rule out running for office again. Cannon, a Democrat, was part of a forum held by the Black Political Caucus for people considering running for public office.

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  7. Police: Man, woman allegedly shot outside Charlotte hookah loungeRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, a man and a woman arrived at Carolinas Medical Center-Main around 3:41 a.m. with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims told police that the shooting occurred at a parking lot in the 3000 block of North Sharon Amity Rd, officers say.

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  8. Burglars break into Charlotte convenience store using vehicle, steal ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. at the Speedway convenience store on University City Boulevard. Police said multiple people attached a vehicle chain to the front doors of the store and then pulled them down using their vehicle.

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  9. Charlotte man wanted for assault charges, cutting off electronic monitor deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, 32-year-old Jartavious Gaither is wanted for assault by strangulation, habitual misdemeanor assault, domestic violence protective order violation, damage to property and interfering with an electronic monitoring device. Police said Gaither cut off his court ordered electronic monitor device Friday and was last known to be in the area of Santee Street.

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  10. 3 juveniles accused of breaking into several homes in southeast Charlotte neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WBTV

    Three male juveniles have been charged Friday for breaking and entering into multiple homes in a southeast Charlotte neighborhood, police said.

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  11. Man charged in connection to four Charlotte armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, 30-year-old Darnell Simms was charged and arrested in connection to robberies that occurred at the CVS on Mallard Creek Road, the Busters business on Old Concord Road, the CVS on North Sharon Amity Road and the Friendly Pharmacy on Little Rock Road. Police said Simms was identified as the suspect in the four robberies and a warrant was issued for Simms' arrest.

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  12. She got fired for a Facebook post. Now, a jury says Charlotte must pay $1.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WBTV

    In an embarrassing verdict for the city of Charlotte, a jury Thursday found the Fire Department retaliated against former fire investigator Crystal Eschert for raising questions about the safety of construction work at a new office building, awarding her $1.5 million. The jury rejected Charlotte's claims that Eschert's firing wasn't retaliation.

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  13. Charlotte residents react on rising crime numbers in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WBTV

    "In the neighborhood yes, not so much in my street because I live in a pretty quiet street - Montreat, but the neighborhood can sometimes get rowdy," Jones says. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police numbers show officers were busier during the first three months of 2017, compared to the same time in 2016.

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  14. She got fired over a Facebook post. Now, a jury says the city of Charlotte must payRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WBTV

    A jury on Thursday found that the city of Charlotte retaliated against a former fire investigator because she complained about the safety of construction work at a new office building, awarding Crystal Eschert $1.5 million. Eschert had said the Charlotte Fire Department overstepped when it fired Eschert in 2014 over a Facebook post the city said was offensive and inflammatory.

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  15. The loss of retail jobs is only going to get worse in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | WBTV

    Employees take merchandise out to customers' vehicles at the Hhgregg store at 9509 South Blvd. The company is closing all 220 of its stores nationwide. While some moms-to-be in labor are focusing on breathing techniques and attempting to relax, Pope was busy thinking about her students.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WBTV

    Science coach Marcus McKoy helps Savannah Stevey, 11, look through a device that replicates a cornea of the eye to see how the eye flips an image at a certain distance. . Student Toni Teah blogged about the most noteworthy part of the Discovery Place trip: "One animal that almost everyone was shocked to touch was a naked mole rat A NAKED MOLE RAT!! He is naked because he has a genetic mutation that makes him not have any hair like a normal mouse or rodent.

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  17. Child injured in west Charlotte hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the hit-and-run occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Crestridge Drive. Police say the child was struck by a green four-door sedan.

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  18. Man identified in fatal Charlotte wreck, alcohol and speed suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WBTV

    According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the single-vehicle crash occurred around 12:35 a.m. in the 7500 block of Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. Officers said the victim, Reginald Glenn Jones, was driving a 2002 GMC Envoy when he ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and struck a tree.

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  19. Two people seriously injured in southwest Charlotte wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WBTV

    The wreck occurred around 11:45 a.m. on I-485 at South Tryon Street, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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  20. Dead horse cut up in trash bags, left in private dumpster in east CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WBTV

    People who live off Thorne Grove Lane and Amity Springs Lane want to know who left large trash bags with a horse carcass inside in their private dumpster. A maintenance worker said he was compacting the trash last Thursday morning when he saw the trash bags with blood seeping out.

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