Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:19:44 GMT
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 7:59 AM EDT2013-05-19 11:59:01 GMT
Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may have spread nationwide. Officials say that 51 people who ate at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux's banquet facilitiesMore >>
Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may have spread nationwide.More >>
The New Year's festivities in Charlotte this year are now classified as an Extraordinary Event.
Interim Charlotte City Manager Julie Burch made the declaration Monday morning. The City Manager's Office and CMPD determined the New Year's events meet the criteria defined in Charlotte City Code Sec. 15-310.
The ordinance was adopted by Charlotte City Council in January.
An Extraordinary Event is defined as a large scale event or an event of national or international significance which might attract a significant number of people to a certain geographic area of the city.
The affected area for New Year's includes:
The intersection of 7th Street and North Church Street to the intersection of South Church Street and Stonewall Street
Stonewall to South Davidson Street
South Davidson Street to 7th Street
7th Street to North Church Street
During an Extraordinary Event, the following items are prohibited:
Bars, chains, shafts, cables, or plastic pipe capable of inflicting serious injury
A container or object of sufficient weight that may be used as a projectile, or that contains objects that may be used as a projectile that could inflict serious injury to a person or damage property
An aerosol container, spray gun or soaker device
A paint gun, etching materials, spray paint container, liquid paint or marker containing a fluid that is not water soluble
A backpack, duffle bag, satchel, cooler, or other item carried with the intent to conceal weapons or other prohibited items
A glass or breakable container capable of being filled with a flammable or dangerous substance carried with the intent to inflict serious injury to a person or damage to property
A sharp or bladed object such as a box cutter, utility knife, ice pick, or axe
A hammer or crow bar
Pepper spray, mace or any other irritant carried with the intent to delay, obstruct or resist the lawful orders of a law enforcement officer
Body armor, shield, helmet, protective pads, or gas masks carried or worn with the intent to delay, obstruct or resist the lawful orders of a law enforcement officer
A mask or scarf worn with the intent to hide one's identity while committing a crime
A police scanner
Rocks, bottles, objects, bricks, or pieces thereof that are of sufficient weight or design as to cause serious injury to a person if thrown at or struck upon another
A device used to shoot, hurl, or project a missile of any description capable of inflicting serious injury to a person
A "sock" or "pocket" containing material of sufficient weight as to cause serious injury to a person if thrown or struck upon another
Fireworks, smoke bombs, sparklers and stink bombs
An animal unless specifically allowed as a service animal used to assist a person with a disability. However residents will be able to walk their dog within the extraordinary event boundaries without fear of arrest.