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  1. PHOTO: Woman spots snake mating ball along popular greenway trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WMBF

    A Charlotte woman is warning people online after she stumbled on a snake mating ball while walking along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway Monday. Christine Proffitt tweeted out a photo of what appears to be a mating ball of watersnakes along the greenway with the message: "Watch out on the greenway today guys."

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  2. Hotel: Housekeepers' assault claims in suit were addressedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 11 | WMBF

    An attorney for the management of a North Carolina hotel named in a lawsuit says it took appropriate steps when allegations of sexual assault against a supervisor were brought to its attention. Ken Carlson issued a statement Tuesday following reports that six housekeepers had filed a lawsuit saying their supervisor subjected them to a decade of sexual assaults and threatened to have them deported if they complained.

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  3. 6 hotel housekeepers say boss sexually assaulted themRead the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | WMBF

    Six housekeepers are suing a North Carolina hotel, saying their supervisor put them through a decade of sexual assaults and threatened to have them deported if they complained. Documents filed in Mecklenburg County Superior Court in Charlotte say the six workers are suing the Hilton Charlotte University Place, the corporate owners and Jose Rivas, the supervisor for the six women.

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  4. Man killed on 78th birthday in fatal Charlotte traffic crashRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | WMBF

    A man killed in a traffic accident on his 78th birthday was one of two people who died on Charlotte streets within a six-hour span. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, a car driven by Bobby Bolin ran off a street shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, went airborne and came to rest on an embankment.

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  5. Man ID'd after being fatally shot by CMPD officers during apparent road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WMBF

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have released the identity of a man fatally shot by a police officer Thursday afternoon during an apparent road rage incident in east Charlotte. According to police, 28-year-old Josue Javier Diaz was shot along the 6200 block of Albemarle Road around 1:45 p.m. An undercover police vehicle was reportedly in traffic when a vehicle with two people inside side-swiped the vehicle and then refused to stop.

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  6. Lane closure expected on Charlotte stretch of I-77Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | WMBF

    Officials say that work on the Interstate 77 express lanes project is likely to close a southbound lane this weekend. A news release from officials overseeing the project says that a stretch of the southbound High Occupancy Vehicle lane will be closed if weather permits.

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  7. Kannapolis officer's 14-year-old son killed in Charlotte shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WMBF

    A 14-year-old boy, and son of a Kannapolis police officer, who was injured in a shooting in northeast Charlotte Monday night died at the hospital Tuesday. Anthony Frazier died at Carolinas Medical Center.

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  8. Man accused in Charlotte woman's murder arrested in Myrtle BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | WMBF

    Humberto Alvarez Mendoza, 44, is wanted for the killing of Nia Hantzopoulos after she went missing a few weeks ago. In mid-December, a man called the police to say his wife, Nia Hantzopoulos, was missing.

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  9. Warrant: Murder suspect asked roommate to help move woman's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | WMBF

    An arrest warrant, released by officials Friday morning, outlines new details about a Charlotte woman's murder, including that the suspect reportedly asked his roommate to help move her body. In mid-December, a man called the police to say his wife, Nia Hantzopoulos, was missing.

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  10. Family, friends speak out after missing woman found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WMBF

    A Charlotte woman who went missing in mid-December was found dead, and warrants have been issued for a man believed to be responsible for her death. Hantzopoulos' husband called police after his wife was last seen leaving Quail Ridge Drive on Thursday, December 15, around 2 p.m. At the time, Hantzopoulos was believed to be traveling to the Goodwill on Johnston Road before she headed to the Barnyard Flea Market, where she sold jewelry.

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  11. CMPD: Four arrested in uptown protests after Keith Lamont Scott shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WMBF

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said four people have been arrested after protests took place in uptown Charlotte after the Keith Lamont Scott shooting investigation. District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday that no charges will be brought against Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson in the shooting death Keith Lamont Scott.

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  12. Possible tornadoes track south of I-85 in CarolinasRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | WMBF

    A series of severe storms tracked from Greenville through Charlotte, North Carolina, damaging some homes and knocking down trees. No injuries were reported.

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  13. DA: Charlotte officer 'acted lawfully' when he shot Keith ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WMBF

    Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray said officer Brentley Vinson "acted lawfully" when he shot Keith Lamont Scott in September, leading to his death. The Mecklenburg County district attorney arrived around 9 a.m. Wednesday to review the findings with Scott's family, who requested a state investigation into the shooting.

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  14. Charlotte officer will not face charges in shooting death of Keith ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WMBF

    No charges will be brought against Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson in the shooting death Keith Lamont Scott, District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday. Murray said Vinson "acted lawfully" when he shot Scott in September.

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  15. Charlotte considers protecting black cemeteryRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | WMBF

    Members of Charlotte City Council are considering whether to protect one of the oldest African-American cemeteries of the post-Civil War era. The Charlotte Observer reported the council is considering whether to protect the Biddleville Cemetery founded in 1873.

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  16. Mothers of suspects thank CMPD for peaceful resolution to SWAT situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | WMBF

    Three people were taken into custody after a SWAT situation at a northeast Charlotte hotel Friday evening. Officers said the trio may be responsible for a recent firearms burglary at a popular Concord store.

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  17. Funeral held for Keith Lamont Scott in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WMBF

    The funeral for Keith Lamont Scott, the man fatally shot by a Charlotte police officer, was held Friday morning in James Island, SC. Scott, 43, was killed while police were serving a warrant at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte.

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  18. Funeral to be held for Keith Lamont Scott in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WMBF

    The funeral for Keith Lamont Scott, the man shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer, will be held Friday morning in James Island, SC. Scott, 43, was killed while police were serving a warrant at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte.

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  19. Woman fatally shot in car in University City identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WMBF

    A woman shot and killed inside a car in northeast Charlotte Tuesday afternoon has been identified as 29-year-old Chirelle Nicole Scott, police said Wednesday. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection of North Tryon Street and W.T. Harris Boulevard.

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  20. Keith Lamont Scott funeral to be held Friday in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | WMBF

    The funeral for a man shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer has once again been scheduled after it was postponed during to pending storms from Hurricane Matthew. Scott, 43, was killed while police were serving a warrant at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road, in northeast Charlotte.

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