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Clodfelter leaves NC Senate before becoming Charlotte mayor
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:07pm.

The next mayor of Charlotte has officially resigned from the North Carolina Senate. Dan Clodfelter sent his resignation letter to Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday, one day after the Charlotte City Council chose Clodfelter to serve out the unexpired two-year term of Patrick Cannon.

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Charlotte mayor arrested on federal corruption charges
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:08pm.

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents for alleged violations of federal public corruption laws, announced Anne M. Tompkins, US Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

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Police find explosives, body in Charlotte home
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 9:46pm.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have found explosive devices in a home where a man's body was found. A statement from police said the body of 65-year-old Alva Richard Brewer was found in the house on the city's south side after a call to police on Monday.

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Python reported stolen from Charlotte school
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:47pm.

Officials are searching for a ball python that they say was taken from a Charlotte school science lab.

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Judge postpones hearing in coal ash lawsuit
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:43pm.

A federal judge is postponing a hearing on a lawsuit filed by an environmental group claiming Duke Energy violated the Clean Water Act by allowing its coal ash pits to pollute a major Charlotte waterway.

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Cook fired after incident with McCrory gets job offers
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 9:24am.

The cook who was fired from his job at a Charlotte food store and restaurant after a confrontation with Gov. Pat McCrory this week says he's received several job offers.

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Several NC robbery suspect tracked by snow prints
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 8:34am.

Police in Charlotte, Gastonia and Fayetteville say they made arrests in several robberies this week by tracking snow prints.

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Family says Charlotte police used excessive force
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 8:33am.

A family is suing Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, saying the department used excessive force in the fatal shooting of a former Florida A&M football player.

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No surge in Charlotte conventions follow 2012 DNC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/23/2013 - 8:33am.

The Democratic National Convention last year in Charlotte hasn't led to a rush of new business for the city's convention center, but local hotels are having a good year anyway.

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