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June 26, 2018 - 9:45 pm

Patrons who ate at Hardees restaurant on Little Rock Road in Charlotte between June 13 and 23 should receive a hepatitis A vaccination as soon as possible. 

 

Public Health Director Gibbie Harris announced today that the outbreak identified by the State and Centers for Disease...

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June 26, 2018 - 5:45 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) North Carolina health officials say a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A has been traced to a fast-food restaurant worker. Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris told reporters Tuesday people who ate at the Hardee's on Little Rock Road in Charlotte between June 13 and...
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May 30, 2018 - 3:15 pm
The second stop on WBT's Hometown Tour of 2018 takes us to the historic textile town of Concord on Friday, June 1st. We're broadcasting live from Cabarrus Brewing Company starting at 5 a.m. until 7 p.m. with all your favorite shows including WBT's Morning News with Bo Thompson, The Pat McCrory Show...
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Mark Garrison
April 04, 2018 - 5:03 pm
*Due to the graphic nature of the videos, discretion is strongly advised. Charlotte police have released body cam footage of a life-and-death encounter that happened last September. A 28 year old man broke into a home and kidnapped a pregnant woman at gunpoint. He used her as a shield when officers...
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Joe Gillespie
March 14, 2018 - 11:27 am
Charlotte area high school students joined students from across the country in a, "National School Walk Out", walk out of school protest, Wednesday to bring awareness to school violence and gun control following the Parkland, Florida high school shooting. #NationalSchoolWalkout
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October 31, 2017 - 4:18 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Officers with the Transportation Security Administration have prevented a man from taking a loaded gun onto an airplane at a North Carolina airport. A news release from TSA said a man was stopped at a checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport shortly after 7 a.m...
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October 30, 2017 - 6:23 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Outside interest groups are getting involved in swaying Charlotte's mayoral election, the first since the city passed protections for LGBT people that were trumped by a statewide ban that drew boycotts from businesses and entertainers. The Charlotte Observer reports that the...
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Dreamstime
October 09, 2017 - 7:06 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man marks the 70th homicide this year in North Carolina's largest city. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says officers responding to a call about 6:45 a.m. Sunday found Larry Doral Watson Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. He...
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JIM BARROLL
September 15, 2017 - 3:35 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A citizens review board wants the police force for North Carolina's largest city to conduct a scientific study into whether an officer has time to react to a suspect with a gun pointed down. The recommendation was made for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police after last September's...
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