Charlotte

September 13, 2017 - 6:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The woman who is second in command to the mayor of North Carolina's largest city is now poised to replace her after capturing a primary victory on Tuesday. Charlotte Mayor Pro Tempore Vi Lyles defeated incumbent Mayor Jennifer Roberts in the Democratic primary, capturing 46...
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September 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Thousands of people are without electricity after the outer bands from Tropical Storm Irma swept across North Carolina. Duke Energy reported about 60,000 customers without service early Tuesday. The biggest problems were reported in Buncombe, Mecklenburg and Jackson counties...
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September 07, 2017 - 9:46 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Police in North Carolina have shot and killed a man who they say refused to drop a handgun. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told local media the man had called police Wednesday night and said he had a gun. Police spokeswoman Cindy Wallace said in a news release...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:42 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party has condemned a social media post by a mayoral candidate that listed her skin color among her qualifications. Kimberley Barnette is one of three candidates in next week's mayoral primary in Charlotte. On her Facebook page,...
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September 06, 2017 - 6:54 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- If Kelvin Benjamin had a bad game, he always knew where to turn. If the media got on him about dropped passes, or people on social media were bullying him for being overweight and out of shape, he knew talking to his mother Christine would make him feel just a little better...
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