CMS approves raises for teachers, principals and other employees

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education called a special meeting Thursday morning and approved salary increases for several positions.

  LIVE: Ousted Ukraine ambassador felt ‘big threat;’ Trump assails her anew

Her removal is one of several events at the center of the impeachment effort.
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  Teacher accused of threatening to shoot students in Wash.

Pierce County, Wash. deputies said Hillend-Jones made threats about shooting students while off campus during a conversation with adults.


  Woman accused of taking diaper-wearing baby on one-mile walk in 26-degree weather

  Judge issues, lifts restraining order preventing WBTV investigation from airing

  York County woman addicted to opiates finds hope in new drug rehabilitation program

  Charlotte company tows, sells soldier’s car while she was deployed

  FBI, Secret Service, CMPD, plus others plan for security at the RNC. Still no official word on security perimeter size for Uptown.

When a city hosts any kind of political convention, security risks are a top concern and it’s no different for the Republican National Convention which is less than 10 months away. Law enforcement agencies including CMPD, the secret service and the FBI all work together to ensure that citizens and
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  L.A. suburb mourns student victims after school shooting

The shooting at Saugus High School in a Los Angeles suburb took just 16 seconds and left the attacker hospitalized in critical condition with a head wound, authorities said.

  Mooresville police chief resigns, NAACP demands department to release findings of workplace investigation

  Officer charged after 4-year-old struck by police car in Statesville

Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking 3 minors in scheme involving wife, mother

Carolina Panthers will not attend Colin Kaepernick’s workout for NFL teams in Atlanta

NCDHHS: Second flu-related death reported in North Carolina this season

Son shot to death while defending mother during N.C. armed robbery, family says

This Charlotte 7th grader is making her Broadway debut as Young Elsa in ‘Frozen’

  N.C. man says expensive bass guitar was stolen from church during funeral reception

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  ‘Put him on a diet’: Mom receives nasty note from 5-year-old son’s daycare

The daycare director apologized for the incident, and after an investigation, the employee who admitted to writing the message was fired.


Myles Garrett ejected after assaulting QB Mason Rudolph with helmet in the final seconds of Browns vs. Steelers game

Myles Garrett rolled on the ground with QB Mason Rudolph before ripping his helmet off and hitting him over the head.

No. 2 Duke rolls past Central Arkansas 105-54 for 3-0 start

Freshman Matthew Hurt scored a season-high 19 points to help second-ranked Duke beat Central Arkansas 105-54 on Tuesday night


  Charlotte police officers fight the cold to patrol the streets

  ‘Murdered by a coyote.’ State and local officials respond to pet deaths in Charlotte

  16-year-old dies in hospital after being hit by SUV on S.C. highway

Coulwood Middle School closed Thursday due to heating issues

  NC student with autism, down syndrome, lives out dream of performing with marching band

The beat of the drums, it’s what sparked 10th grade Hopewell High school student Jacio Parker’s interest and led him to dream big.
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  Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said.

  Murder-suicide involving domestic violence under investigation in Chester

15-year-old missing in Statesville found safe and unharmed

  CMPD says shoplifters responsible for more than $800K worth of stolen merchandise

  Bitter cold grips NC mountains, slight moderation on the way