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April 11, 2017 - 7:18 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation in the 5600 block of Hubbard Point Drive in the University City Division. The call for service came in at 7:15 a.m. on Monday, April 10th where officers located a woman who had been stabbed...
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April 11, 2017 - 6:42 am
Six housekeepers who work at the Hilton Charlotte University Place are accusing the hotel, corporate owners, and their boss, Jose Rivas, of allowing an atmosphere of sexual harassment that went on for ten years. The lawsuit states that, in one instance, Rivas reduced the work hours or threaten...
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April 11, 2017 - 6:12 am
Sometime during the night of March 15, little Landyn Melton wandered off at their home on Hopewell Road and died of exposure with temperatures in the 20s and wind chills of below zero. His mother, Jamie Basinger along with her boyfriend, were asleep in the house. Landyn's body was found on the...
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April 10, 2017 - 6:21 am
A note left near the door after a rock that had been set on fire and thrown through a window at the Indian owned Central Market on Albemarle Road read, in part, "if you don't follow this warning, then we are not responsible for the torture starting now." It was signed "White America". However,...
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April 10, 2017 - 6:07 am
25 year old CMPD Hickory Grove division officer Kevin Marin was arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in the 2200 block of Hawkins Street around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. CMPD Police Chief Kerr Putney released the following statement: “Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police...
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April 07, 2017 - 6:32 am
Police responded to a missing person call at the YMCA on Gaston Street early Thursday morning. It was then that 21 year old Yesenia Linares, who had been an employee of the Y since 2014, was found unresponsive and lying in the pool. Linares had reported to work and was opening for the day. She… The...
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April 06, 2017 - 8:31 am
A Lincolnton man has been sentenced to minimum of 88 months to a maximum of 118 months in prison in connection with a 2014 break-in on Highway 182. 38 year old Joshua Lee Blackwell was identified as the suspect and was being held in the York County, South Carolina jail on unrelated charges. He was...
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April 06, 2017 - 8:06 am
A Denver man was sentenced to a minimum of 250 months to a maximum of 312 months in Lincoln County Superior Court in connection with the February 2015 murder of his then 77 year old grandmother. On April 4, 2017, 40 year old Chadwick Allen Bean of Beth Haven Church Road, in Denver, NC entered… The...
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April 06, 2017 - 6:58 am
A woman was found dead inside a southwest Charlotte home and her death is now being ruled a homicide. It happened the 12300 block of Verdant Court in the Steele Creek Division around 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday. The victim has been identified as 34 year old Jennifer Renee Smith. Information gathered by...
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April 06, 2017 - 6:54 am
It was back in January when the Boy Scouts announced they would allow transgender boys into their ranks. More churches and faith organizations around the country who are at odds with the decision are saying no to sponsoring Boy Scout troops. Pastor Andrew Shoger of the Coddle Creek Presbyterian...
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