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Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set near his home in Bladenboro, N.C. Authorities called the death a suicide, but residents have questioned whether it was a lynching.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged the driver of a car in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a passenger on a moped Friday night.

Authorities in Rowan County arrested and charged who they say is a Crips gang member with multiple firearm offenses Thursday. Cameron Jamar Neely, 27, of China Grove, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a weapon of mass destruction, transportation of a weapon of mass destruction and selling a weapon of mass destruction. He was jailed on $500,000 bail. Joe Marusak

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