Man shot by SWAT officer during Burke County drug investigation identified

A suspect in a Burke County drug investigation was airlifted to the hospital after being shot by a SWAT officer during the execution of a search warrant at his home on Wednesday.

  3 deaths in Missouri as ‘violent tornado’ strikes state capital

The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday evening, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same twister.
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Mnuchin says Harriet Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020

The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnuchin's predecessor, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who had served in the Obama administration.

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Man accused of robbing, assaulting man he met on dating site

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Person killed in single-vehicle crash in Lancaster Co.

According to the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office, the crash happened on Pleasant Road in Lancaster around 6:42 pm.
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  Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.

UNC Charlotte shooting victim wants to thank woman who helped stop the bleeding after shooting

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  Local officials help Habitat for Humanity rebuild former drug house

Council members propose cutting police training budget to give themselves a raise

  Burke High School Band preparing to head to Normandy, France for D-Day celebrations

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  Crews work to repair ruptured gas line in south Charlotte

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Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.

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  Davidson Day School community rallies around family of injured student with special soccer game

Lance Fenderson, a junior at Davidson Day, was injured during a lacrosse game earlier this month. Fenderson’s soccer coach said the teen collided with another player during the game and suffered a severe spinal cord injury.

Pitching powers Knights past Stripers 2-1

In a pitcher’s duel throughout, the Charlotte Knights got the clutch hit they needed late in the game to beat the Gwinnett Stripers 2-1 in the opener of their three-game series on Tuesday night at Coolray Field.

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‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend

The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.

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