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Mecklenburg County Mugshots July, 24th

Check out the mugshots from Thursday, July 24th.

NCDOT Misspells Pineville On New I-485 Johnston Road Loop

People have been anticipating the new I-485 loop from Johnston Road for over a year now, but they weren't anticipating a misspelling of Pineville. Read More »

Employee Stops Robber with Gun at Local Restaurant

That employee tells WCCB about his unusual reaction and why he says he won't let the experience scare him away from work. Read More »

Witness Says Coach Accused of Sex Crimes Wanted to Die

More shocking testimony in the trial of a former high school coach accused of sex crimes with athletes on his wrestling team. Read More »

FAA Lifts Flight Ban to Israel

Some lawmakers in Washington accuse the Obama administration of using the ban to impose an economic boycott of Israel. Read More »

Charlotte Beerfest to Attract Big Names in Craft Brewing

Wilson got a sneak peek of the Inaugural Charlotte Beerfest Thursday afternoon. It's expected to bring some of the biggest names in craft brewing to the QC on September 20. Read More »

Residents Protest Proposed I-77 Toll Lane

A large crowd at the Cornelius town hall proved people are not happy about toll lanes on I-77. The NC DOT says the hot lanes from uptown Charlotte to Mooresville would ease congestion and create jobs. Read More »

Former Teacher, Boy Scout Leader Faces Seventh Felony Charge

A former Rowan County teacher and Boy Scout leader accused of child sex crimes now faces a new felony charge connected to events in 1995. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July, 23rd

Check out the mugshots from Wednesday, July 23rd.

Three Men Arrested in Child Porn Bust

Three men were arrested in a child porn bust after months long investigations by CMPD. Read More »

Furniture Festival Spotlights Local North Carolina Craftsmanship and Artistry

Hickory Furniture Mart celebrates local furniture heritage and artistry by inviting local furniture craftsmen and artisans to participate in their annual Furniture Festival & Clearance Sale this weekend. Read More »

Sealed Air to Move Global Headquarters to Charlotte

A record-breaking business deal about a year in the making was made official. It will likely mean hundreds of new jobs. And it also sends a clear political message about North Carolina's business prowess. Read More »

NC DOT Defends I-77 Toll Lane

Officials say the hot lane would not only ease congestion, but could indirectly create as many as 20,000 jobs over the next few years. Read More »

The Watch with Will Kennedy - CMPD Partners with Social Site

CMPD and a company called Nextdoor are working together, using social media to create stronger and safer neighborhoods. Read More »

Judge Rejects Union County Redistricting Lawsuit

Wednesday, a judge threw out the injunction filed by upset parents who wanted to stop the redistricting process in Union County schools. Read More »