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Man Charged With 2 Counts Of Murder After Fatal Car Crash

MONROE, N.C. — Police in Monroe have charged a Union County man with two counts of second-degree murder after officers said he killed two people in a crash last week. Jose Herrera – a convicted drunk driver – was charged late …Read More

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Man Cited After Leaving 2 Children Unattended In A Hot Car

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — A Monroe father is facing child abuse charges after police said he left his 1-year-old and 3-year-old children alone in an unlocked car on a 90-degree day. Police cited Dante Williams Thursday in the parking lot of …Read More

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Man Facing Charges For Throwing A Kitten Against A Wall

MONROE, N.C. — A Monroe man is facing criminal charges after police say he threw a kitten into a wall. Police said they were called to Jamal McDonald’s house on Saturday because of a fight. They discovered that McDonald threw a …Read More

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7.5 Years In Prison For Joshua Houser In Child Abuse Case

MONROE, N.C. – A jury found Joshua Houser guilty of child abuse in the high profile case involving victim Kilah Davenport after deliberating nearly six hours. Houser, Kilah Davenport’s stepfather, was found guilty Thursday afternoon on the charge of felony …Read More

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Duo Arrested In Dollar General Cigarette Theft

MONROE, N.C. — Monroe authorities arrested a man and woman who are accused of stealing cigarettes from a Dollar General store on Thursday. Police said Leon Allen jumped over the counter and took several cartons of cigarettes while Lisa Newsome …Read More

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Man In Custody After Shooting, Killing Man In Monroe

MONROE, N.C. – A man has been arrested after a man was shot and killed in Monroe Friday evening. According to officials, the shooting happened in the parking lot of the Sonoco gas station on Franklin Street. The victim, identified as …Read More

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Man Shot, Killed At Gas Station In Monroe

MONROE, N.C. – A man has been arrested for a shooting after a person was shot in Monroe. According to officials the shooting happened Friday afternoon in the parking lot of the Sonoco gas station on Franklin Street. The victim was …Read More

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Man Being Questioned In Tyson Foods Plant Shooting

MONROE, N.C. – Authorities in Monroe are investigating a shooting at the Tyson Foods plant that left two people injured early Friday morning. Monroe police said Jarvis Miller and Jermaine Blakeney were shot at the Tyson Foods plant parking lot …Read More

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Grand Jury Handed Down Indictments For Larson, Harper In Child Abuse Case

MONROE, N.C. — A Union County Grand Jury returned 11 indictments each on the former supervisor of Union County DSS and her boyfriend, who are accused of handcuffing their 11-year-old foster child to their front porch and tying a dead …Read More

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Monroe PD Searching For Jewelry Store Robber

MONROE, N.C. – Police say they are looking for a man that robbed a Kay Jewelers store Saturday night. The robbery happened around 8 p.m. in the Poplin Place Shopping Center according to the Monroe Police Department. Police say the suspect …Read More

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MONROE, N.C. — Union County sheriff’s investigators and animal control officers returned to the home Sunday where an 11-year-old boy had been found shivering and handcuffed to a porch rail with a dead chicken around his neck Friday morning. They …Read More

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Monroe Man In Custody After Stabbing His Wife

MONROE, N.C. — Union County deputies and Monroe police said a man was arrested Tuesday after they said his wife was stabbed. Authorities said the stabbing happened at about 7 a.m. in the 6600 block of Sturdivant Landing Drive in Monroe. …Read More

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