Charlotte

Jim Szoke
August 22, 2017 - 4:03 pm
The Panthers have two more preseason games to go as they make their final evaluations for the 53-man roster to start the regular season. One of the players vying for a back-up role is LB, Jeremy Cash. The former Duke star was the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and a 3-time All-ACC safety. As a...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 9:14 am
A situation involving Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and the SWAT team ended peacefully outside a north Charlotte home Wednesday. CMPD responded to the 700 block of Potenza Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. The caller advised that her relative’s boyfriend, who was potentially armed, would...
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Jim Szoke
August 15, 2017 - 2:04 pm
By: Jim Szoke The Panthers have had a number of homecomings already this season. GM Marty Hurney is back, along with future hall-of-famer Julius Peppers. There are also some lesser known players back a second time such as offensive linemen Amini Silatolu and Brian Folkerts. And then there is...
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JIM BARROLL
August 11, 2017 - 6:37 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A split review board announced Thursday that it won't challenge a police department's finding that its officer was justified in shooting a black man last year in North Carolina's largest city. The Citizens Review Board split 4-4 after reviewing the internal police probe, so won...
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JIM BARROLL
August 10, 2017 - 6:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is poised to deliberate on the decision by a North Carolina police force that the shooting of a black man by a police officer was justified. The board heard testimony for two days behind closed doors in the September 2016 shooting of Keith Lamont Scott...
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August 09, 2017 - 1:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Allstate Insurance Co. announced on Wednesday plans to more than double its North Carolina workforce by expanding in the Charlotte area, investing more than $22 million and creating 2,250 new jobs by 2020. Gov. Roy Cooper and leaders of the nation's largest publicly-traded...
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JIM BARROLL
August 09, 2017 - 6:33 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A citizens review board is hearing more testimony on a North Carolina police force's decision that the shooting of black man by a police officer was justified. The board listened to about eight hours of testimony behind closed doors Tuesday in the September 2016 shooting death...
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Dreamstime
August 09, 2017 - 6:32 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina elementary school teacher who authorities say abused children enrolled in an overnight summer camp run from his home has been arrested. News outlets report 29-year-old Taji Brown was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a...
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