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Kerrick Trial: Opening Statements Set For Monday

Opening statements should start Monday in the criminal trial for CMPD Officer Wes Kerrick. He's charged with voluntary manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell.

Water Shortage Guidelines in Bessemer City

Due to the lack of rain, Bessemer City has initiated stage 1 water shortage guidelines. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 28th

Check out the mugshots from Tuesday, July 28th.

Kerrick Trial: Final Juror Seated

The 12th juror was seated Tuesday; four alternates are still needed. As WCCB Charlotte's Amy Cowman reports, emotions are running high for all those involved.

Prayer Problems Continue in Rowan County

County Commissioners have formally filed a request for an appeal after a federal court ruled the way they prayed before meetings were discriminatory.

Lincoln County Commission To Hear First Muslim Prayer

A prayer debate in Lincoln County. In May, the commission chair said he only wanted Christian prayer at public meetings.

North Carolina Fire Captain Found Dead

Fire Captain James Hicks was found dead yesterday morning after going into a working structure fire the night before. Read More »

North Carolina Transportation Secretary Resigns

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Tony Tata has resigned as Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) to focus on personal and family matters in addition to pursuing his passion as an author. Read More »

Kerrick Trial: Attorneys Seat 11 Jurors

Lawyers in the trial of CMPD Officer Wes Kerrick just need to seat one more juror on Tuesday. Two were seated Monday.

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 26th

Check out the mugshots from Sunday, July 26th.

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 25th

Check out the mugshots from Saturday, July 25th.

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 24th

Check out the mugshots from Friday, July 24th.

Kerrick Trial: State, Defense Select Nine Jurors Out of First Pool of Thirty

Nine jurors are now seated, and the judge recessed early Friday after they ran out of jurors from the first pool of thirty.

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 23rd

Check out the mugshots from Thursday, July 23rd.

Attorneys Agree On 9 Jurors In Kerrick Trial

After four days of questioning by the state and the defense, both sides have agreed on nine men and women who will decide Wes Kerrick's fate.

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