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  1. Bad drivers and distracted walkers behind deadly spike in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WBTV

    Pedestrian deaths by vehicles grew at a higher rate last year than at any other time in the past 40 years, a new study found, and Charlotte and the Carolinas also saw significant increases. The study by the Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that the number of pedestrians killed last year increased by 11 percent over 2015.

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  2. Pedestrian deaths rising in Charlotte. In US, they hit highest rate in 40 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | WBTV

    Pedestrians cross the street at College and Fourth streets in Charlotte. Pedestrian deaths by autos soared last year, and grew at the highest rate in 40 years, a new study found.

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  3. Man charged in Indian store arson, hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | WBTV

    A man has been arrested in connection to intentionally setting a fire at a Indian grocery store in east Charlotte Thursday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they received information identifying 32-year-old Curtis Flournoy as the suspect.

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  4. 2 girls died after NC trooper tries to spin-out fleeing van; investigation deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WBTV

    The State Bureau of Investigation has opened a criminal use-of-force investigation into an N.C. Highway Patrol trooper's attempt to stop a fleeing vehicle in Union County that ended in a crash last week, killing two teenage girls. Trooper D. A. Motsinger, an eight-year veteran assigned to Union County, attempted a "precise immobilization technique," known as a PIT maneuver, to stop a speeding Dodge minivan whose driver refused to pull over on March 28. Authorities have said the van left U.S. 74 just across the Anson County line and flipped several times.

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  5. Joyous day for CMPD officer: He gets sworn in and his love says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WBTV

    Terrell Marshall had just been sworn in as a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer on Friday when his life turned even more momentous. Immediately after taking the oath, Marshall walked from the CMPD Police Academy on Shopton Road and popped the question to the love of his life in front of his fellow newly minted officers.

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  6. DOT to make safety improvements in I-77 construction zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WBTV

    The N.C. Department of Transportation said Friday it will make several small changes in the Interstate 77 construction zone to improve safety, but it won't lower the speed limit. State traffic engineers recently drove the 26-mile work zone after there were an unusually large number of crashes on the highway.

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  7. Man wanted in east Charlotte Indian store arson, left note signed 'White America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WBTV

    A man is wanted for setting fire to an Indian grocery store in east Charlotte Thursday night in what Charlotte-Mecklenbug police are calling a hate crime. Police say fire was set to the Central Market , described as a Nepali Indian store, just before 10 p.m. The shop is located in the 5700 block of Albemarle Road.

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  8. Fire set to east Charlotte Indian store with note signed 'White America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WBTV

    A man is wanted for setting fire to an Indian grocery store in east Charlotte Thursday night in what Charlotte-Mecklenbug police are calling a hate crime. Police say fire was set to the Central Market , described as a Nepali Indian store, just before 10 p.m. The shop is located in the 5700 block of Albemarle Road.

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  9. First Alert: Storms head to Union County, AlbemarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | WBTV

    The WBTV First Alert Weather Center is updating the severe weather system that moved through Carolinas. Check for updates on WBTV.com and in the WBTV Weather App .

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  10. 100 jobs at stake as Charlotte discount retailer sold to Dollar GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | WBTV

    Dollar Express signs are on display at the company's headquarters off Independence Boulevard. About 100 corporate employees at the new Charlotte discount chain Dollar Express may be losing their jobs as the company is sold to Tennessee-based Dollar General.

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  11. The Latest: House votes to override Cooper's first vetoRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | WBTV

    The Latest on the possible override of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto that would return Superior Court and District Court elections to become officially partisan races : One chamber of the North Carolina legislature has agreed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's first veto of a Republican measure that makes local trial court elections officially partisan again. The GOP-controlled House voted Wednesday to cancel the measure, collecting several more "yes" votes than required by the state Constitution.

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  12. Charlotte's grocery wars leave poor neighborhoods behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WBTV

    Ponder, who lives off West Boulevard and does not have a car, typically takes the No. 10 bus uptown, then transfers to the No.

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  13. Accused serial Charlotte robber arrested following police, foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WBTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested 39-year-old Ronteeni Belk after they say he robbed the Cash America Pawn on North Tryon Street at gunpoint Monday morning. Belk fled the scene and led police on a vehicle chase before crashing in the 5600 block of North Graham Street, according to CMPD.

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  14. Charlotte man believed to be homeless wanted for attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WBTV

    Berry is known to frequent the Albemarle Road/Farmpond Lane area. He is described as being around 6'2" and 190 pounds.

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  15. Bills shifting appointment power from governor OK'd by HouseRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | WBTV

    Another fight over appointment powers of North Carolina's new Democratic governor is playing out in Republican legislation eliminating his ability to choose board members at more than a dozen community colleges. The House passed along party lines Thursday two bills shifting appointments of college trustees from the governor to General Assembly leaders.

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  16. Tape, witness accounts reveal new details in fatal shooting by undercover officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WBTV

    A witness to the shooting of motorist by an undercover police officer on Jan. 26 called 911 to report that a series of gunshots were being fired on a busy Charlotte street. "I need police bad," the man said to a dispatcher in a recording released Tuesday.

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  17. One killed in crash in Stanly CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WBTV

    The wreck happened Friday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 73 and Austin Road in Albemarle.

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  18. More roadwork, tolls planned for Independence Blvd's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WBTV

    It only takes one trip down Independence Boulevard to know how frustrating traffic can be on the region's primary east-west corridor. Depending on the time of day, stoplights, accidents and traffic jams can turn the road into a sea of brake lights.

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  19. Thursday at 6 PM: More roadwork, tolls planned for Independence Blvd's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WBTV

    It only takes one trip down Independence Boulevard to know how frustrating traffic can be on the region's primary east-west corridor. Depending on the time of day, stoplights, accidents and traffic jams can turn the road into a sea of brake lights.

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  20. Marijuana delivered in the mail leads to jail for oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WBTV

    An Albemarle man is in the Rowan County Detention Center after deputies say he was involved in drug trafficking through the U.S. Mail. Durrell Raishon Davis, 31, of Richardson Street in Albemarle is being held under $275,000 bond.

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