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  1. Friday wreck in North Charlotte leaves one dead, one seriously injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSOCTV

    Charlotte police are investigating a Friday night hit-and-run that left one woman dead and a man seriously injured. Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Robert John Leahy, 46, was driving a 2011 Infiniti in the 10000 block of Old Statesville Road before 11:30 pm Friday, when he rear-ended a moped.

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  2. Police task force makes arrests in drive-by shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told Eyewitness News they arrested more than 10 people they believe to have been involved in a string of drive-by shootings in the last month on the city's north and west sides, including a slaying at a car wash the day after Thanksgiving. The arrests, mostly on charges unrelated to the shootings, came after police formed a special task force that met twice a day to focus on the shooting spree that hit several homes and apartments while families were inside.

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  3. Busy north Charlotte street closed while firefighters fight blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WSOCTV

    Firefighters had a busy north Charlotte road closed while they fought to put out flames at a building early Wednesday morning. Fire crews responded to the fire on Statesville Avenue around 8 a.m. and had to close the inbound lane between Northerly and Jeff Adams streets.

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  4. CMPD: Nobody hurt after shots fired into north Charlotte homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after they said someone fired shots into a house early Tuesday morning in north Charlotte. Officers said the shooting happened around 4:45 a.m. on Fairglen Road.

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  5. Firefighters knock down flames at north Charlotte house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WSOCTV

    Firefighters were on the scene of a structure fire in north Charlotte Monday morning. Crews responded to Mona Drive just off Statesville Road around 8:40 a.m. and found flames and smoke pouring from the home.

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  6. Patrols stepped up around Providence H.S. amid online threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WSOCTV

    Police in south Charlotte increased patrols Sunday night into Monday morning around Providence High School after a series of threats were made on social media over the weekend. The school on Pineville-Matthews Road will operate on a normal schedule Monday, and more officers will be on campus.

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  7. Repairs to I-77 bridges should last longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSOCTV

    Thousands of commuters drive into Charlotte from York County and all that traffic is taking a toll on interstate bridges, even faster than South Carolina Department of Transportation expected. That's why crews are out blocking travel lanes and fixing gaping holes more often than they used to.

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  8. NC resuming efforts to build new train station in uptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSOCTV

    The state of North Carolina is resuming efforts to build a new passenger train station in the middle of uptown Charlotte. Mecklenburg County Rep. Bill Brawley said discussions are underway to develop the project behind Graham Street on the site of the current Trailways bus station -- which is a few blocks from the Knights Stadium.

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  9. More than 3K without power after car snaps utility pole in SW CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSOCTV

    Police have a major intersection in southwest Charlotte closed after a car snapped a utility pole early Thursday morning. Officers told Channel 9 that a car hit a utility pole and broke it in half at the intersection of Westinghouse Blvd. and Shopton Road West around 3:30 a.m., knocking out power to more than 3,200 people.

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  10. CMPD Report: Other driver named in Cam Newton crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released a crash report on the accident involving Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton. IMAGES: Scene of crash involving Cam Newton In the report, police name the other driver involved in the crash as Nestor Pellot Jr., 46. READ THE REPORT Pellot Jr. told police he didn't see Newton's truck approaching on South Church Street, and as he began crossing Church Street he collided with Newton's truck, the report states.

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  11. 20 displaced after south Charlotte apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WSOCTV

    Firefighters and emergency responders are on the scene of an apartment fire Tuesday night in the 8600 block of Nations Ford Road.

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  12. Protesters block traffic in uptown CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WSOCTV

    Protesters lay down in a busy Charlotte intersection Tuesday, chanting and singing about police brutality and the need for equality. The demonstration was one of many across the country following grand jury decisions in two high-profile cases in which unarmed black men died at the hands of white police officers who were not indicted.

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  13. Matthews talks of toll lanes on Independence Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WSOCTV

    Town of Matthews officials and business owners are taking a close look at a preliminary plan to commissioners presented by the Department of Transportation. The plan deals with Independence Boulevard from Idlewild Road to Interstate 485 and could lead to toll lanes near Matthews.

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  14. Disabled veterans: Bus stop not close enough to new VA clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WSOCTV

    Disabled veterans are turning to Channel 9 for help after finding out they'll have to walk a block to get to their new Veterans Affairs clinic. This is the second time veterans have had to ask the city to move a bus stop closer to a new facility.

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  15. City Council to approve north Charlotte improvement contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte City Council will approve contracts Monday night to begin a revitalization project in north Charlotte. It includes $16 million in work, part of the capital improvement project voters approved in November.

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  16. North Charlotte house fire blamed on unattended foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | WSOCTV

    Firefighters were quickly able to extinguish a fire at a home in north Charlotte Sunday afternoon and said food may have been to blame. A mother was able to get her children out of the home on Keswick Avenue safely and call 911 around 2:30 p.m. Firefighters told Channel 9 that the fire started with unattended food on a stove.

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  17. Fire officials investigating north Charlotte apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | WSOCTV

    Fire investigators were trying to figure out what started a fire at a north Charlotte apartment complex Sunday morning. Neighbors told Channel that they saw flames shooting from the building on Seigle Avenue around 10 a.m. and immediately dialed 911.

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  18. 2-year-old out of hospital after shot in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WSOCTV

    Police are still looking for the gunman who shot a 2-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting in west Charlotte Tuesday night. CMPD: 2-year-old girl hit by bullets in northwest Charlotte shooting The family is thankful McKenzie is alive and now home from the hospital, but said her scars will forever serve as a reminder of the night they narrowly lost their baby.

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  19. CMPD investigates disappearance of Charlotte manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WSOCTV

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officials are investigating the disappearance of 37-year-old Bradley Hill. Officers responded to a call Monday afternoon in the 8500 block of Glenway Court in south Charlotte.

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  20. Nearby residents unhappy with Midtown developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WSOCTV

    Nearly six acres of prime real estate is up for sale in the Midtown area of Charlotte outside of Uptown. It is one more in a list of developments that has sprung up in the past year, changing the face of nearby neighborhoods like Cherry.

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