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August 13, 2019 - 12:13 pm
On Monday August 12 CMPD's Homicide Unit was conducting an investigation in the Steele Creek Division. The call was recieved at 4:22 pm Monday afternoon. An additional warrant was signed Tuesday for the murder of an unborn child. The medical examiner's office determined the victim was 24 weeks...
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Jason Huber
July 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
From starting the season 6-2 to losing seven straight games, Amazon Prime's season four of All Or Nothing featured every high and low from the Carolina Panthers 2018 season. There was cursing, crying, drinking games, phone calls, injuries, funny quotes and plenty of emotions throughout the eight-...
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Joe Gillespie/ WBT Reporter
July 09, 2019 - 1:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina restaurant worker was fatally shot and the suspect was wounded Tuesday during an attempted robbery, a police chief said. The Steak `n Shake employee was shot inside the restaurant south of downtown Charlotte about 11:30 a.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief...
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July 02, 2019 - 4:23 pm
At 1:51 this afternoon an explosion was reported at the residence. Search and rescue efforts are still in process. One person was transported by helicopter for medical care. The Cause of the explosion is still unknown. BREAKING: An adult male was recovered inside the Ballantyne home that exploded...
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Brett Jensen
July 02, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WBT's Brett Jensen broke the news Tuesday afternoon that the Chairman of the Mecklenburg County GOP has sued eight of the nine county commissioners for their involvement in emails in discussing the county's budget privately and not in open meetings, as is generally required. Chris Turner said in an...
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June 19, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Two women have reported sexual assaults by strangers in Charlotte today, WBT's Joe Gillespie reports. The alleged attackers have not been found. Sexual Assaults involving strangers account for only 10 percent of our cases. Unfortunately, we’ve had two reported today. These cases are rare but we...
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Brett Jensen / WBT Reporter
June 17, 2019 - 4:44 pm
N.C. Congressional District 9 candidate Dan McCready gave WBT News an exclusive interview to talk about the importance of campaigning at the grassroots level to get his message out to Democrats, Republicans and Independents before the Sept. 10 Special Election.
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WBT/Jason Huber
Jason Huber
June 11, 2019 - 2:48 pm
The first day of Carolina Panthers 2019 minicamp was highlighted by two things: Quarterback Cam Newton throwing publicly for the first time since his 2018 shoulder injury and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy practicing for the first time as a Panther. Newton has reportedly been throwing for a month...
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June 02, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Entercom Charlotte has unveiled a new LED Billboard above The Harris Teeter Doghouse powered by Coca-Cola. Located on the corner of Mint & Morehead the curved billboard is visible from either direction and is prime real estate. The Doghouse & its new billboard are accessible from all of...
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WBT Digital/Heather Furr
May 17, 2019 - 8:16 pm
WBT was out at the Bernie Sanders Rally Friday evening to bring you all the details. The event took place at the Overcash Center Front Lawn on Central Piedmont Community College's Campus. WBT's Joe Gillespie reports. WBT Digital/ Heather Furr
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