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CMPD Officer-Involved Shooting Near South End

Updated 8:45 p.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an officer-involved shooting which occurred Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Remount Road and West Boulevard.

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Updated 8:45 p.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an officer-involved shooting which occurred Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Remount Road and West Boulevard.

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After more than two years under a controversial video-only visitation policy, in-person visitations have been fully restored at the Mecklenburg County jail.

Gastonia Fire Department

Officials say a working smoke alarm helped saved three children found alone at a Gastonia home that caught fire Wednesday.

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The number of car thefts around Charlotte is on the rise. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says last year saw a 12 percent increase in motor vehicle thefts, with the largest increase happening in south Charlotte.

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Four Americans were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in northern Syria, according to the Pentagon. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

Two U.S. service members, one civilian employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency and one contractor working as an interpreter died in the attack in Manbij. Three service members were injured.

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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster wants to send taxpayers a $200 million rebate, raise teacher salaries by 5 percent and make sure a police officer is present in every school in the state thanks to an unexpected windfall of about $1 billion. 

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Wednesday, January 16, 2018

Market experts analyze a market on edge because of intense volatility.  What does all this mean?  Where are investments and your 401k headed?  What should you be doing?

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Bank of America is reporting that its fourth-quarter profits rose by 39 percent on an adjusted basis, helped by last year's steady rise in interest rates as well as a lower tax rate.

The Panthers are preparing for life without Cam Newton next season in case the team's franchise quarterback can't make it back from a lingering shoulder injury.

Panthers owner David Tepper said Tuesday that while the team is exhausting all options to make sure Newton's throwing shoulder gets the medical attention he needs this offseason, it is important to "keep their options open."

Republican Mark Harris defeated Democrat Dan McCready in North Carolina's 9th congressional district.
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The North Carolina Republican Party held a news conference Tuesday, where they accused the former Democratic chairman of the N.C. Board of Elections of "potential collusion" with a Democrat in Bladen County.

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