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Charlotte fire fighters are responding to a gas leak on Central Avenue and are advising motorists to seek alternate routes, said Charlotte Fire Capt. Dennis Gist.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is planning controlled burns at two nature preserves as an effort to reduce the threat of wildfire.
Charlotte City Council is expected to decide Monday whether to spend $7 million with the Taser company over five years to buy and operate 1,400 body cameras, a purchase that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe said is a priority.

Problem affected all campuses, WTVI public TV station.

Two Garinger High students were hit by a car Monday morning while walking to school, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and police officials said.

As a major snowstorm bears down on the East Coast, airline flights are being canceled out of Charlotte and elsewhere.

Charlotte firefighters responded to a home blaze about 2:40 p.m. Sunday in south Charlotte, Charlotte Fire Capt. Rob Brisley said.

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