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May 08, 2017 - 7:12 am
Around 5:30 a.m. on Monday May 8, Concord Fire Department responded to a reported house on fire located in the 400 block of Riverglen Dr NW. Fire crews arrived on scene within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found smoke coming from a window. The fire started near the stove and spread to the...
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May 08, 2017 - 6:13 am
A shootout involving a group of people in and outside a residence on Painter Lane northeast of Lincolnton has left one person dead. Lincoln County Communications Center received a call shortly before 2:45 p.m Saturday. that multiple shots had been fired near a residence. When deputies arrived on...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:52 am
Around 1,500 converged on Gastonia Saturday in the parking lot next to the Gaston Gazette to take advantage of "Convoy of Hope". Jason Bachman, outreach director for Convoy of Hope who was here from Springfield, Missouri, told WBT News he had been working with the team from Gaston County for almost...
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May 06, 2017 - 12:51 pm
A Statesville man is facing charges in connection with a January 2017 break-in at the Dunkin Donuts located at 647 N NC 16 Business Highway in Denver. Deputies were dispatched to the break-in around 2:00 a.m. on January 25 and arrived to find a front window had been broken out with a large rock. An...
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May 05, 2017 - 6:52 am
Charlotte's fire departments are fighting more than just fires. The city's growth is creating the need for more resources to fight those fires, along with making other emergency calls. CFD Fire Chief Jon Hannan stated that Station 42 on the city's east side is the busiest in the Queen City. He told...
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May 04, 2017 - 6:13 am
It happened Wednesday afternoon around 5:15 at a home in the 1900 block of Terrybrook Drive off Sugar Creek Road. The little boy, whose name was Elijah, was under the watch of his godmother when he somehow became separated from other children playing in the yard and fell into the creek that few...
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May 04, 2017 - 5:52 am
It was the culmination of a two year investigation into Pittenger's former real estate business, Pittenger Land Investments, and whether or not he improperly transferred money to his 2012 campaign from that business. Pittinger acknowledged in August of 2015 that, in the spring of that year, federal...
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May 03, 2017 - 8:13 am
50 year old Donald Lee Frye is being charged in the killing of 53 year old Shelia Godfrey, who was found dead at her home Friday in the 170 block of Lyerly Pond Road . Godfrey's car was found at the Super Speedwash on Avalon Drive in Salisbury. Surveillance video showed a male, later identified…...
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May 03, 2017 - 5:53 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Armed Robbery Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the photographs below who is responsible for an armed robbery. On Sunday, April 23, at 4:15 a.m., the suspect entered the 7-Eleven, located at 5115...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:49 am
More parking spaces in a lot near the main entrance to Charlotte Douglas International Airport are being planned by a private company, according to records filed with the city. The Parking Spot, a subsidiary of Chicago-based private equity firm Green Courte Partners, has purchased about 25 acres at...
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