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Charlotte ‘Wax House’ attorney gets 10 years`

A Charlotte attorney has begun serving a 10-year prison sentence for her role in the federal mortgage-fraud conspiracy known as Operation Wax House. Michelle Mallard, 47, is the 89th defendant to be convicted or plead guilty in what has been …Read More

Matthews Police Remind Residents to Take Caution After Phone Scams

Matthews police are receiving reports that phone scammers are calling homes in the area pretending to be Duke Energy officials. Police warn residents to protect their personal information. When the scammers call residents, they say the residents owe money to Duke Energy …Read More

Firing of Charlotte investigator over Facebook post fuels free speech debate

A city of Charlotte fire investigator is out of a job because of a Facebook post about the aftermath of the Ferguson, Missouri, riots. It’s the first time a Charlotte city employee has been fired over a posting on social …Read More

One Killed In Iredell County House Fire

STATESVILLE — One person is dead after a fire in Iredell County broke out Thursday morning. The fire started at a single wide mobile home off Highway 70 on Windforest Drive. The 911 call came in just after 8 a.m. Thursday morning. …Read More

Two in Charlotte Leave Without Paying For Botox Treatments

At least two people are walking around looking more youthful for free after not paying for the Botox injections they receiving. The most recent occurrence involved a female who, according to a CMPD report, got almost $2,500 worth of age-defying …Read More

Cornelius Vehicle Break-ins, Man Charged

A man has been arrested in connection with a series of vehicle break-ins across the west side of Cornelius, police say. The suspect was identified as Phillip Geoffrey Jordan, 21, who admitted to breaking into 80 to 100 unlocked vehicles in …Read More

Lincoln Man Charged With Shooting Into Home

Lincoln County authorities said they believe an argument among two men in Denver led to bullets being fired into a home. Dustin Aubrey Rogers, 19, of Denver, was charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and injury to …Read More

Woman Charged in Theft of Lincoln Assistant DA’s Wallet

A Rowan County woman has been accused of stealing the wallet of an assistant district attorney while she was in Lincoln County court on a breaking-and-entering charge, authorities said. The suspect, Jessica Jean Yeckley, 32, of Cleveland, returned the wallet and said she felt …Read More

Concord Woman Dies in Head-on Crash

Concord police are trying to determine the cause of a head-on crash that killed a woman Wednesday morning. The woman was identified by policee as Della Jean Brown, 36, of Concord. Brown was driving northbound on Rutherford Street SW about …Read More

Charlotte – Mecklenburg County Arrests and Mugshots 12-18-2014

Name CHARLES THOMAS COLE Arrest Type Felony DOB 08/27/1988 Height 5’2″ Weight 150 Arrest Date Time 2014-12-18 01:00:00 Court Case 5902014232351 Charge Description BREAKING AND OR ENTERING (F) Bond Amount 10000.00 Name JULIE ELIZABETH CLIFFORD Arrest Type Traffic DOB 06/02/1990 …Read More

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Police Seeking Robber of Charlotte 7-11

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Charlotte 7-Eleven on Saturday. A man approached the front register of the 7-11 at 735 Westinghouse Blvd about 4:15 a.m., holding a weapon and demanding money …Read More

Police: Suspect Shot, Killed By Teen During Break-in

A person trying to break into a house in eastern Mecklenburg County was shot and killed by a 14-year-old who was there with his grandmother, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday night. The fatal shooting occurred at a two-story brick home on …Read More