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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Lawmakers in the North Carolina House unanimously voted Monday night to amend the state's sexual assault laws to say anyone mentally incapacitated by drugs or alcohol is not capable of giving consent.

A man died after being shot outside a restaurant in south Charlotte Monday night.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers found Domingo Venancio-Tapia, 41, with a gunshot wound outside Restaurante Lempira on South Boulevard around 11 p.m. while responding to a call. 

On this week's fact check of North Carolina politics, we're looking at a bill that would penalize doctors and nurses who don't provide care to babies born during failed abortions. It's called the "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act."

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Charlotte’s city attorney says CMPD has withheld almost nine minutes of officer body camera footage in the fatal shooting of Danquirs Franklin, 27, at a Burger King on Beatties Ford Road on March 25. City attorney Patrick Baker told the Charlotte Observer Wednesday night that city officials will conduct a review to determine why the full video has not been released and whether more footage can be released to the public. 

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A shooting early Monday morning in northeast Charlotte left one person dead and another injured. CMPD said officers found the two males at the entrance to the Hidden Valley neighborhood on Sugar Creek Road while responding to a call of assault with a deadly weapon around 1 a.m.  

A 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in Johnson County, Tennessee in connection with the deaths of two people near Boone Wednesday night.    

A teenager was killed and a 3-year-old injured following a shooting at a Hickory apartment complex Thursday night. The Hickory Police Department said the shooting happened around 8:30pm at the Blue Ridge Heights apartments on 1st St. just south of downtown.  

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A second man has been arrested in the killing of a pregnant woman in Charlotte more than five years ago.  

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Do you ever wish someone would write a poem just for you?  Well, the "Poet is In" at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Library. To mark National Poetry Month, around 20 local poets will be on hand during weekdays to write personalized poems on the spot. 

No injuries have been reported in what police say is the second intentionally-set fire in a month at a northeast Charlotte apartment complex.

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Legislation that would force all North Carolina sheriffs to detain suspects for up to 48 hours when requested by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is soon heading to the floor of the state House. 

Kendal Crank

Update 3:51 p.m.

CMPD has made three arrests in connection with the killing of a Charlotte mom who was caught in the crossfire of a shootout yesterday.

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Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man in north Charlotette in January. CMPD said officers arrested Furquan Thompson, 19, on Tuesday and charged him with first-degree murder in the death of Carnis Poindexter, 53.  

Courtesy of Charlotte Housing Authority

It typically takes five to seven years of waiting in Mecklenburg County to receive the federal housing voucher known as Section 8. The voucher covers 70 percent of rent and utilities. But rising rents have created a relatively new obstacle for recipients: it’s tough to find a landlord who will accept the vouchers.

For this weekly fact check of North Carolina politics, we're returning to the 9th Congressional District and the upcoming special election there.

The largest carrier at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, American Airlines, has no plans to ground its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts. The airline, though, says it will continue to monitor the investigation into the crash of the same aircraft in Ethiopia Sunday that killed the nearly 160 people on board. 

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A triple shooting just west of uptown Charlotte Wednesday night left two teenagers dead and a third person injured.  

Police are seeking suspects after two people were found shot to death in a car in Rock Hill Tuesday.  

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Charlotte’s jazz scene has seen its ups and downs over the last 40 years.  One consistency in that time has been Ron Brendle laying down the bass.  Brendle has been a fixture on the scene since the early 80s, playing with his own bands and with touring musicians in town for just the night. 

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NBA All-Star weekend in Charlotte has come and gone. Fans packed the Spectrum Center Sunday night for the All-Star game, in which Team LeBron beat Team Giannis 178 to 164. The game itself capped off a weekend full of events in Charlotte.  An exact number of visitors has not been released, but 150,000 were expected in the city.