Barriers will still block entrances from Interstate 77 to the toll lanes being built from Charlotte to Mooresville, despite digital toll lane signs that will flash messages beginning Monday, March 25, 2019.
A drunk passenger peed on another’s luggage on a Chicago to Charlotte flight, WBTV reported, citing a police report. In a statement, the airline confirmed contacting police ‘due to an inebriated passenger.’
A missing Charlotte woman’s Mercedes-Benz was found abandoned near the Buster Boyd Bridge on Lake Wylie. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police searched all day for 39-year-old Vatsla Watkins. Call 911 with information.
A new bill sponsored by some North Carolina Republican lawmakers would eliminate and/or replace some state-mandated exams and require school districts to reduce the number of tests they give. Complaints about overtesting have been rising.
Leader of the Charlotte hip-hop group FreeBandz Gang was sentenced to prison in connection with a $1.2 million bank and identity theft fraud scheme, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police vacancy level has stayed around the same for years because of retirements and retention issues. Police officials hope an investment in marketing will help bring in new recruits.
A Georgia man described by police as a serial rapist awaits extradition to Charlotte to face charges in two cold case rapes from 1981. Police said they have evidence against the suspect several more attacks.
Investigations into thyroid cancers in Iredell County are picking up, even as answers puzzle Duke University researchers, who’ve identified naturally-occurring radon and coal ash as being linked to the disease.