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Democrat Irwin Carmichael and Republican Chris Hailey are vying to be Mecklenburg’s next sheriff. Chipp Bailey chose not to seek re-election.
Thousands participated in the 36th annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday. Organizers were hoping to raise at least $360,000 from the event to fight hunger in the Charlotte region and around the world.
An Anderson County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the deaths of two people, but he is refusing to say how the victims were killed.

Democratic Rep. Carla Cunningham hopes to win a second term representing northeast Charlotte’s District 106 over first-time Republican candidate Trey Lowe in the Nov. 4 election.

Eric Cable’s bid to become North Carolina’s first Libertarian legislator pits him against Republican Dan Bishop in a GOP-dominated district.

A man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being shot in east Charlotte.

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on Sunday defended her call for a ban on travel from countries affected by the Ebola epidemic and denied that it represented a change of position.

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