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  1. Seven charged in Union County drug stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Seven people were arrested on drug charges following the execution of a search warrant and a traffic stop in Union County this week. According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, drug investigators received several complaints from citizens about the "Farm House" on Old Pageland-Monroe Road.

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  2. Coyote sightings are soaring across CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    "They're looking for a place to find a home, because after mating they're going to want to find a borough," says Chris Matthews, director of Mecklenburg County's nature preserves and natural resources. Matthews said coyotes are native to north America and are always among us in North Carolina, but certain times of the year they are seen and heard more than usual.

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  3. Several healthcare systems restricting visitors due to flu Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Several healthcare systems across the state announced Thursday they will restrict their visitor access in an attempt to cease the spread of the flu. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reports 26 people have died in North Carolina from the flu since October.

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  4. Matthews duplex fire under investigation Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    According to Matthews Fire Department, crews responded to a house fire in the 9800 block of Idlewild Road around 8:15 p.m. Fire crews from Charlotte Fire and Mint Hill also responded to the scene, which was near the intersection with Margaret Wallace Road. Officials at the scene told NBC Charlotte no one was home when the fire started.

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  5. Billboard aims to curb teen DWIs Read Story Mike HansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    "Talk the Talk So Your Teens Don't Walk the Walk," is a message written on Billboards in and around the Charlotte area. Teen Health Connection put up the signs to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving, which is considered the number-one killer of teens.

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  6. News 7 mins ago 4:21 a.m.House fire under investigation in MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The flames broke out just before 1:00 a.m. on Sam Newell Road and Rice Road. One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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  7. News 8 mins ago 8:50 a.m.New green space ready and waiting for you in Mecklenburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Looking for a new place to take a walk? The grand opening of the Flat Branch Nature Preserve was held Wednesday near Ballantyne. Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners Chair Ella B. Scarborough, Park and Recreation Deputy Director Michael Kirschman and Nature Preserves Division Director Chris Matthews spoke at the ceremony.

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  8. Crimestoppers 2 mins ago 6:54 a.m.Watch out for this email phishing scam posing as Matthews PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A local police department is putting residents on alert after someone sent out emails pretending to be a police officer. Matthews Police said people have been receiving emails appearing as if they came from the police department or the town asking residents to pay an overdue invoice.

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  9. Crime 2 mins ago 7:13 p.m.Dirt bike daredevils spark safety concernsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. We saw all kinds of illegal stunts pulled on dirt bikes, ATVs, and motorcycles last year during the riots in uptown Charlotte. On Tuesday, NBC Charlotte received the dash cam video of these "midnight riders" pulling stunts and popping wheelies on Brookshire Boulevard.

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  10. Traffic 25 mins ago 8:58 p.m.CMPD investigating deadly crash in MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    CMPD responded to a call in the 4300 block of Weddington Road. A car hit a tree and one person was pronounced dead, CMPD said.

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  11. Popular steakhouse chain on this week's restaurant report card Read Story Bill McGintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    For the second week in a row, a Matthews restaurant near the intersection of Highway 51 and Independence Boulevard is on the list. At the Texas Roadhouse, the health inspector saw dirty containers that were marked as "clean."

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  12. Popular Matthews chain steakhouse makes this week's report card Read Story Bill McGintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The Outback Steakhouse located on Independence Boulevard in Matthews is almost always crowded on the weekends. Which is why NBC Charlotte was surprised to see their grade in October was 89, which is good enough for a B score.

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  13. Family 2 hour ago 8:21 p.m.Baby thrown from car highlights need for car seat safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Police say the baby fell out of a truck. NBC Charlotte is told the child was in a car seat, but it wasn't secured properly.

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  14. Family searches for dog that attacked 6-year-old boy Read Story Rachel BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A 6-year-old boy is bitten by a dog and will have to receive several rounds of vaccination for rabies -- if the dog owner doesn't come forward to confirm her dog is healthy. Zach had just finished playing soccer at the Siskey YMCA in Matthews when he asked a woman if she could pet his dog.

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  15. Crime 39 mins ago 7:48 p.m.CMPD officer arrested for obtaining prescription drugs by fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer was arrested by her own colleagues Tuesday, accused of obtaining prescription painkillers with fraudulent prescriptions. Jennifer Wolfe, 37, is assigned to patrol in Metro Division in West Charlotte.

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  16. Matthews 40 mins ago 11:56 p.m.Emotions run high at Pittenger town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Pittenger had to beg the crowd several times to remain respectful, as the hall echoed with boos, chants, shouts and cheers. MATTHEWS, N.C. After months of pressure, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, RN.C., launched a week of town hall meetings Monday.

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  17. Traffic 3 hour ago 5:46 p.m.NC 51 roundabout won't be finished on time, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The new roundabout on N.C. 51 in Mint Hill is expected to not be finished on schedule and bus routes may be affected for the first day of school, according to the DOT. The DOT spokesperson, Jennifer Thompson confirmed that contractors working on the new roundabout at Idlewild Road and N.C. 51 will not be finished on August 18, when the project was supposed to be mostly completed.

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  18. Matthews 33 mins ago 7:58 p.m.NCDOT's 'Super Street' hits a roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    "Sometimes I sit at the end of my driveway for five or so minutes waiting to get out," said Teresa Scott. "There is a lot of traffic."

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  19. 7-year-old girl dies after single-vehicle accident in Matthews Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A seven-year-old child has died, and three others sustained injuries following a single-vehicle accident in Matthews Friday night MATTHEWS, N.C. A seven-year-old child has died, and three others sustained injuries following a single-vehicle accident in Matthews Friday night. Matthews Police responded to a call in front of the Crown Point Elementary School around 11 p.m. Friday night.

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  20. 7-year-old girl dies in Matthews crash Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    MATTHEWS, N.C. A seven-year-old child has died, and three others sustained injuries following a single-vehicle accident in Matthews Friday night. Matthews Police responded to a call in front of the Crown Point Elementary School around 11 p.m. Friday night.

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