Marshall Terry

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Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication. Outside of radio, he loves listening to music and going to see bands - preferably in small, dingy clubs.

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Tropical Storm Michael continues to move northeast at 24 mph. The storm is expected to pick up speed on its path toward the Atlantic Ocean, where it will exit the Atlantic Coast Thursday night.

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We’ve heard a lot about sexual assault this week, with the sentencing of Bill Cosby and Thursday’s hearing on Capitol Hill where we heard from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser.

The cases were on the mind of Charlotte defense attorney George Laughrun in Mecklenburg County Superior Court Thursday when objecting to a witness's answer in the rape trial of former UNC Charlotte football player Kevin Olsen.  

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

CMPD says a pedestrian was killed after being hit by a car last night on Independence Boulevard near Conference Drive. The department says the pedestrian was not in a designated crosswalk when he was hit around 8:00 p.m. Alcohol use by the pedestrian is suspected, according to police. His identity has not been released. CMPD says the driver was not impaired and that excessive speed does not appear to have been a factor.

Nkieru Okoye composed "Charlotte Mecklenburg" for the Charlotte Symphony.
The Charlotte Symphony

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra launches its season tonight with famed violinist Joshua Bell playing Braham’s Violin Concerto. But before that, there will be a piece that has never been performed for an audience.

Police have made arrests in two homicides in Charlotte earlier this year.

Police are investigating two homicides in the Charlotte area last night.

WFAE's Joni Deutsch and Marshall Terry discuss Amplifier, WFAE’s new music podcast about the people, places and things that make up the Charlotte music scene.


The construction of new schools in Matthews, Mint Hill, Huntersville, and Cornelius would effectively stop under a policy the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board approved Tuesday night. It was a change school board members hinted at earlier this year after those four towns asked lawmakers for permission to create their own charters and spend property tax dollars on them. The General Assembly later passed a bill that allows them to do that.

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While walking home from church one night in 1944 in rural southeastern Alabama, an African-American woman named Recy Taylor was kidnapped at gunpoint and gang-raped by six white men.

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The World Cup of equestrian sport is coming to western North Carolina next month. As many as 400,000 people are expected to descend on Polk County for the World Equestrian Games.