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May 01, 2017 - 8:17 am
In September of 2015, then one year old Emily Hinton was severely burned in her backyard when a gas can exploded near her. On Sunday, a fundraising bike ride was held to raise money for Emily's recovery. The ride began in Indian Trail and McAdenville and ended at Mac's Speed Shop in Steele Creek...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:43 am
Murder charges are pending in the case of a baby who allegedly died from abuse at the hands of her parents. 34 year old Steven Dean and 34 year old Morgan Conn were arrested about a month ago and charged with felony child abuse after their daughter, six month old Khloe, was found unresponsive by…...
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Lin McDowell
April 28, 2017 - 7:35 pm
Nearly five dozen protesters lined the sidewalk on the overpass at Exit 28 in Cornelius on Friday evening to continue their efforts to bring an end to the construction of toll lanes on I - 77 between Charlotte and Mooresville. Many were holding signs that had slogans like "Don't Toll Me Bro" and "...
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April 27, 2017 - 7:09 am
68 year old Sidney Helms is facing 21 charges including several counts each of second-degree rape, second-degree sexual offense, and indecent liberties with a child. Some of the allegations facing Helms go all the way back to the 1980s. Authorities said one reported victim is a minor and the second...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:20 am
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation in the 4200 block of Welling Avenue in the Freedom Division that came in at 5:46 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. Freedom Division patrol officers responded to an Assist Medic call for...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:07 am
Charges have been reinstated for a third time in the 2010 murder of Monroe teen Phylicia Barnes in Maryland. Barnes' accused killer, 33 year old Michael Johnson, has been on trial twice for the murder of the 16 year old, whose naked body was found near a Maryland dam four months after she...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:54 am
That mansion on Sharon Road in the Providence Country Club neighborhood is now on the market for $5.5 million. It was owned by Rick Siskey who committed suicide last December after finding out a federal judge signed an order saying the Siskey's SouthPark home could be seized by the government...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:36 am
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 1:49 a.m., Central Division officers responded to a single vehicle crash on E. John Belk Freeway at the E. 7th Street Bridge. Upon arrival, officers located a 2005 Toyota Avalon that had struck the crash attenuator for a concrete pillar that supports the E. 7th...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:51 am
A Lincolnton man has been arrested in connection with the break-in and larceny from a home in the 4800 block of Maiden Highway in October 2016. On October 31, 2016 deputies were dispatched to the residence after the homeowner had discovered someone used a ladder to break into the home through a...
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April 25, 2017 - 1:13 pm
There has been an increase in identity fraud resulting from customer credit/debit card information being stolen during purchases made using a card reader. The suspects are stealing credit card information by attaching a device called a “skimmer” to the card readers on point of sale items like ATM...
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