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Man Clinging To Trunk On I-77 Arrested After Three-Hour Standoff

Rakeen Leverett who was recorded clinging to the trunk of a car and speeding down I-77 in South Charlotte, is in jail this morning after a three-hour standoff with police. Read More »

Couple Arrested After Stealing From Metal Recycling Facility In Stanly County

Christopher Talero, 27, and Heather Stacey, 40, were arrested on Friday and charged with felony larceny after stealing from a metal recycling facility on July 9 and 10. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July, 22nd

Check out the mugshots from Tuesday, July 22nd.

Chikungunya Case in Cabarrus County

North Carolina is up to ten confirmed cases of Chikungunya, with the first infected Cabarrus County resident bringing it back from the Caribbean. Read More »

Bill Capping Sales Tax Rate Heads to NC Senate

A plan to cap North Carolina's sales tax rate at 2.5 percent is headed to the full Senate. If it passes, it could impact raises for teachers in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Read More »

Sealed Air Corp Bringing New Jobs To Charlotte

North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area. Read More »

FAA Bans Flights To Israel After Rocket Attack Near Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv. Read More »

New Report: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in Malaysia Airlines Crash

US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials. Read More »

Over 200 High-Paying IT Jobs Coming to Charlotte

Spectra Group, based in New Jersey, is opening an office in the BB&T Center. The average salary is nearly $85,000. Read More »

Clover Woman Accused of Being Drunk and Allowing 9-Year-Old to Drive

A Clover woman is accused of being under the influence and allowing a 9-year-old to drive her around. Read More »

Health Officials Confirm Chikungunya in Cabarrus

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country. Read More »

250 Jobs Coming To Charlotte

An information technology consulting company plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte within five years as it hopes to serve the city's big banks. Read More »

Mugshots Mecklenburg County July 21st

Check out the Charlotte area mugshots from Monday, July 21st.

Police Looking For Three Suspects After $13,000 RTV Was Stolen In Lincoln County

Detectives are looking for suspects after a $13,000 RTV was stolen from Al Lane's Kawasaki on East Highway around 2:30 a.m. July 13. Read More »

More Wrestlers Take The Stand In Former Coach Sex Abuse Trial

Former wrestlers testified Tuesday morning in their high school coach Gary Goins sex abuse trial. Read More »