Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 4)

Mecklenburg County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mecklenburg County, NC. (Page 4)

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  1. Features 30 mins ago 6:51 p.m.Pair of classmates speak on shocking slavery linkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 10 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... and Grace were assigned to the same research group, joining two other students in studying slavery in Mecklenburg County and specifically, Latta Plantation. Grace knew that some her descendants owned slaves, and after a trip to the plantation, Ebony ...

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  2. Pedestrian struck, killed in CotswoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WBTV

    Mecklenburg County Health Director Marcus Plescia has vowed to restore public trust. Some employees believe his leadership contributed to issues that led to lapses at his agency.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WBTV

    For more than three years, Dr. Marcus Plescia has been trying to chart a new course for Mecklenburg County's health department, pushing for a smoking ban, a publicly-run farmer's market and other big-picture ideas. But behind the scenes, some employees complain that the agency is struggling to perform one of its most basic duties: Providing competent medical care to the poor.

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  4. Charlotte QB Kevin Olsen, brother of Greg Olsen, indicted on rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | CBS Sports

    Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen was indicted on three counts of rape, and other charges, by a grand jury in Mecklenburg County on Monday. The charges come from a February incident and arrest involving a woman he was dating, and the indictments include three counts of second-degree rape, one count of second-degree sexual offense and two counts of assault on a female.

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  5. Charlotte 49ers quarterback charged with sex attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Local media report a Mecklenburg County grand jury on Monday indicted Kevin Olsen on three counts of second-degree rape, one count of second-degree sexual offense and two counts of assaulting a female. His attorney, George Laughrun, would not talk about the charges Monday.

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  6. Prisoners given 'victim playing cards' in hopes of solving casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | WBTV

    ... we have well over 600 open homicides in the city," said Sergeant Price. "This is just a starting point." "Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department is allowing us to do this," said CMPD Detective Tori Roddey, "and we're very thankful, allowing us to ...

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  7. Kevin Olsen, brother of Panthers' Greg Olsen, indicted on multiple rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Sporting News

    Kevin Olsen was indicted Monday on multiple charges stemming from an alleged February incident involving a woman he was dating. A Mecklenburg County grand jury returned indictments against the UNC Charlotte quarterback of three counts of second-degree rape, one count of second-degree sexual offense, and two counts of assault on a female, a spokeswoman with the district attorney's office confirmed to the Charlotte Observer .

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  8. Kevin Olsen, 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Suspended UNC Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen has been indicted by a Mecklenburg County Grand Jury on sex charges following allegations of rape from February. Olsen was indicted Monday on three counts of 2nd Degree forcible rape, 2 counts of assault on a female and one count of 2nd Degree forcible sexual offense.

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  9. Miss Gastonia hopes to promote unity between city, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... goals, Stutts looked to Charlotte's Police Activities League, which helps serve youth and young adults in Mecklenburg County. A similar program doesn't exist in Gaston County, though Stutts doesn't believe that's an obstacle to improving a sometimes ...

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  10. Tweets during Keith Lamont Scott unrest analyzed by UNC-Charlotte reseachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | WBTV

    ... CMPD concerning his actions, based on evidence and an extensive investigation said Chief Kerr Putney and Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray.

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  11. Uncc QB Kevin Olsen's rape case goes to grand jury Monday, reports say Read Story Evan WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The suspended quarterback is no longer listed on the football roster at UNCC and on Monday, his rape case is set to go before a Mecklenburg County Grand Jury, according to a report from the Charlotte Observer. According to the District Attorney, Olsen's ex-girlfriend claims that he raped her at an off-campus campus apartment after a night of drinking.

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  12. Ex-soldier charged in NC dog's shooting found dead in home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | WBTV

    ... animals after a dog was shot five times in an incident caught on video. The church, one of the oldest in Mecklenburg County, was founded in 1767 by Scots-Irish Presbyterian settlers (also called Ulster Irish from Northern Ireland). The church, one ...

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  13. Providence Presbyterian Church celebrates 250th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | WBTV

    Members of Charlotte's Providence Presbyterian Church capped its year-long celebration of its 250th anniversary on Sunday with bagpipes, a homecoming luncheon and a display of 250 dresses made for little girls in Africa. The church, one of the oldest in Mecklenburg County, was founded in 1767 by Scots-Irish Presbyterian settlers .

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  14. Traffic 44 mins ago 7:03 p.m.Smoother ride ahead after repavement along I-85Read the original story

    Friday May 5 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced that starting in August, crews will begin repaving the highway from the Lowell exit in Gaston County to the Mecklenburg County line. She said people traveling overnight should expect lane closures and delays.

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  15. Environmentalists oppose bill to end river buffers Read Story Rad BerkyRead the original story

    Friday May 5 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... streams from erosion and runoff. He and other environmentalists, including the chief of water quality for Mecklenburg County are worried because Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake provide the bulk of the drinking water for the Charlotte area. "For ...

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  16. RANKED: These 20 food trucks top the list in Mecklenburg County, says YelpRead the original story

    Friday May 5 | Business Journal

    ... that means the arrival of another Food Truck Friday. Such food truck gatherings are held throughout Mecklenburg County. There's Food Truck Friday - South End at Sycamore Brewing, Cotswold Food Trucks Rally at Trinity Presbyterian Church off ...

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  17. Which Mecklenburg County restaurants didn't make the grade in AprilRead the original story

    Friday May 5 | Business Journal

    The Charlotte Business Journal is continuing its monthly series that provides a review of health code inspections for Mecklenburg County restaurants.

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  18. Crime 37 mins ago 5:18 a.m.CMPD officer charged with communicating threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... with intoxicated and disruptive and communicating threats. He was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. "Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are expected to conduct themselves to the highest ...

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  19. The dilemma of bond, bond conditions and electronic monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | WBTV

    ... on a case by case basis." Judge Eady-Williams, a District Court judge with the 26th Judicial District in Mecklenburg County, added, "We look at the facts and circumstances of this case, of this individual. This individual so far as their history, ...

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  20. Homebuilder new to the Charlotte market buys nearly 50 acres near Arrowood StationRead the original story

    Thursday May 4 | Business Journal

    ... 12 parcels totaling 46.9 acres near the Lynx Blue Line Arrowood Station in south Charlotte, according to Mecklenburg County real estate records. The land had previously been owned by Arrowood Station Holdings LLC, affiliated...

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