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Couple Charged With Murder In Toddler's Death

Disturbing details out tonight on the death of a Charlotte toddler police now have ruled a homicide. The medical examiners office says the two year old had burns and bruises both new and old.

Town Hall Meeting Held On Public Safety

CHARLOTTE, NC-- Many university city residents say they are excited about the Light Rail coming to their area however unsure about what the growth and more traffic flow could bring. CMPD says the…

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspects

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Independence Division are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in the photographs below who are responsible for an armed robbery.

Man Charged In 2004 Murder Case

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Cold Case Unit has charged a man for his involvement in a murder that occurred on July 4th, 2004.

Police: 3 Men Arrested for Armed Robbery

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police recently charged Hector Echeverria, Juan Daniel Lara, and Christian Miranda for an armed robbery, which took place at the 6100 block of Balsam Fir Drive.

Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Armed Robbery Unit is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that took place at the Grab 'N' Go on 13920 South Tryon street.

Wanted: Demahj Lamont Wright

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police have issued warrants for the arrest of Demahj Lamont Wright for both Armed Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery.

Wanted Man, Juharold Vann, Arrested

Juharold Vann, wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, Interfering with Electronic Monitoring Device, and Damage to Property, was arrested Thursday.

Horse's Death May Prompt New Ordinance

The horse's owner, Susanne Wright, tells WCCB that Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey supports the idea to create a new ordinance that would address future similar incidents.

Justice For Joby: Woman Hiring Lawyer

The Union County Sheriff's Office tells WCCB Charlotte it's continuing to look for a law that fits in the case of the horse shot and killed in its own pasture.

3 Deadly Shootings in 3 Days for Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC -- Charlotte is seeing a spike in gun violence. Three deadly shootings in three days, and people shooting into homes and businesses. Washington continues to be unable to take any significant…

Officer Charged with Stealing Several Firearms

Back in March, Rowan County Detectives began an investigation into the theft of several firearms from 5560 Sam Broadway Loop, Kannapolis. As the investigation proceeded, detectives narrowed their focus to Timmy Blake Hunter, a family member of the victim.

Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Near Elementary School

CHARLOTTE, NC-- Montez McLaurin accepted a plea deal today, which allowed him to avoid the death penalty. Prosecutors say McLaurin shot angel Carlton near Lawrence Orr Elementary in December of 2015. Carlton's family…

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