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Advice for pedestrians

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police handled 20 pedestrian fatalities last year, more than double the total for 2015, which was nine, according to Sgt. David Sloan, now retired with the major crash investigations unit.

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Traffic mess on Brookshire Freeway

Downed lines and traffic signals which have crashed down onto the Brookshire Freeway at Interstate 85 are causing traffic issues Thursday morning. The Brookshire may be closed in both directions all day.

Will I-277 be ready for the NBA All Star Game?

The NCDOT is doing bridge work on the inner loop of I-277 . Traffic is forced into one lane. The most recent phase is expected to be finished by the NBA All-Star weekend, Feb. 15-17.