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Charlotte law prof to discuss report on Citizens Review Board - Charlotte Observer

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 22:41

Charlotte law prof to discuss report on Citizens Review Board
Charlotte Observer
A Charlotte School of Law professor will discuss on Sunday the school's report on the Citizens Review Board, which investigates allegations of police misconduct but has never ruled against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The report that ...

Charlotte Interfaith trip to Israel - Charlotte Observer

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 22:37

Charlotte Interfaith trip to Israel
Charlotte Observer
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OJ Simpson Movie Casts Charlotte Kirk As Nicole Brown Simpson - Huffington Post

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 14:53

OJ Simpson Movie Casts Charlotte Kirk As Nicole Brown Simpson
Huffington Post
The O.J. Simpson movie is moving forward. TheWrap first broke the news that Charlotte Kirk has been cast to play Nicole Brown Simpson in a curious film about a highly complicated real-life story. The British actress, who was previously cast in "Non ...

Storms trigger flooding across Charlotte region; residents, motorists rescued - Charlotte Observer

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 14:31

Storms trigger flooding across Charlotte region; residents, motorists rescued
Charlotte Observer
Flood waters receded Saturday in the wake of powerful thunderstorms that dumped torrential rainfall in parts of the Charlotte area Friday night, triggering flooding that sent rescue crews into high water to help motorists and residents. The worst of ...
Flood waters back off in Charlotte after stormsCharleston Post Courier

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Police issue 46 charges at DWI checkpoint in southwest Charlotte - Charlotte Observer

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 13:51

Police issue 46 charges at DWI checkpoint in southwest Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
A total of 46 charges resulted from a DWI checkpoint held Friday night by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police in southwest Charlotte. Police issued eight charges of driving while intoxicated and found one open container of alcohol. The checkpoint ran from 11 ...

Syracuse's Brandon Triche signs with Charlotte Bobcats - Syracuse.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:03

Syracuse's Brandon Triche signs with Charlotte Bobcats
Syracuse.com
Triche might have a chance to make Charlotte's roster. The Bobcats drafted only one player on Thursday night. Charlotte took Indiana's Cody Zeller with the No. 4 overall pick. Ironically, the final game of Zeller's college career came in a loss to ...
Brandon Triche Signs With The Charlotte BobcatsTroy Nunes is an Absolute Magician

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2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats go big, pick Cody Zeller over Alex Len ... - News & Observer

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 04:20

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2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats go big, pick Cody Zeller over Alex Len ...
News & Observer
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Cody Zeller of Indiana reacts in the green room after he was drafted #4 overall in the first round by the Charlotte Bobcats during the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 in in the Brooklyn Bourough of New York ...
Sorensen : Bobcats miss big opportunityCharlotte Observer
Zeller goes 4th to the BobcatsSB Nation
Bobcats select Indiana C Zeller with No. 4 pickWCNC
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2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats fans shocked by choice of Cody Zeller - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 02:15

2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats fans shocked by choice of Cody Zeller
Charlotte Observer
A silent moment of anticipation gave way to unruliness when NBA Commissioner David Stern announced the Charlotte Bobcat's fourth overall selection: Cody Zeller. Hands went on heads in disbelief, thumbs went down in disapproval, and people headed for ...

2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats miss big opportunity with choice of Cody Zeller - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 01:34

2013 NBA draft: Charlotte Bobcats miss big opportunity with choice of Cody Zeller
Charlotte Observer
When the Charlotte Bobcats made their selection in Thursday's NBA draft, Kentucky center Nerlens Noel was available. Maryland center Alex Len was available. If you prefer guards, the best guard in the draft, Kansas' Ben McLemore, was available. In ...

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No. 4 pick in 2013 NBA ... - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:57

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No. 4 pick in 2013 NBA ...
Charlotte Observer
The Charlotte Bobcats didn't engage in many pre-draft workouts this spring, which left plenty of time for the front office to work the phones. According to general manager Rich Cho, they could potentially trade up from the No. 4 overall pick in the NBA ...

Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 23:55

Police powers will be expanded during Charlotte's July 4th celebration
Charlotte Observer
A memo from Carlee to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe outlined the boundaries of the extraordinary event area: Church Street, Stonewall Street/Kenilworth Avenue, Charlottetowne Avenue and Seventh Street. The memo notes that nearly ...

Charlotte Observer hospital series wins a Loeb award - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:41

Charlotte Observer hospital series wins a Loeb award
Charlotte Observer
An investigative series on North Carolina's nonprofit hospitals by The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer of Raleigh has won a top prize in the Gerald Loeb Awards, which honors the nation's best business reporting. “Prognosis: Profits,” a 2012 ...

Phil Harris gets an encore on Charlotte radio - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 20:20

Phil Harris gets an encore on Charlotte radio
Charlotte Observer
Harris hit Charlotte in 2000 as midday host on the old “Lite,” a job he held for 12 years until owner Clear Channel turned the station last summer into the expect-to-hear-anything WLKO-FM (“Lake” 102.9). Music became the star and the hosts departed.

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Charlotte mayor confirmed as next transportation secretary - Fox News

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:21

Charlotte mayor confirmed as next transportation secretary
Fox News
The Senate has unanimously confirmed Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., and a political ally of President Obama, as transportation secretary. Foxx, 42, was approved Thursday by a 100-0 vote. He replaces outgoing secretary Ray LaHood, who ...

On Houston visit, Charlotte leaders ponder Texas-sized transportation questions - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 16:05

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On Houston visit, Charlotte leaders ponder Texas-sized transportation questions
Charlotte Observer
HOUSTON Here in the nation's fourth-largest city, many of the transportation debates Charlotte faces seem to be settled already. Toll roads are an accepted part of life. Light-rail lines are being expanded. And a 1-cent sales tax seems to be doing the ...

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No . 4 pick in 2013 NBA ... - News & Observer

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 03:19

Charlotte Bobcats down to seven likely selections with No . 4 pick in 2013 NBA ...
News & Observer
The Charlotte Bobcats didn't engage in many pre-draft workouts this spring, which left plenty of time for the front office to work the phones. According to general manager Rich Cho, they could potentially trade up from the No. 4 overall pick in the NBA ...
If Nerlens Noel's available in NBA draft, Charlotte Bobcats should jumpCharlotte Observer
Scott Fowler: Because Nerlens Noel will be gone, Bobcats should pick Victor ...MiamiHerald.com

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Darion Clark transfers to USC - ESPN

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 00:18

Darion Clark transfers to USC
ESPN
The 6-foot-6, 235-pound Clark played one season at Charlotte, starting 18 games and averaging 6.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game. He made 54.2 percent of his field goal attempts. "Darion fits our style of play. We are excited to have ...
USC basketball signs UNC Charlotte transfer Darion ClarkLos Angeles Times

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Unusual journey brings rare falcon to nest in Charlotte - News & Observer

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:42

Unusual journey brings rare falcon to nest in Charlotte
News & Observer
A rare peregrine falcon is raising her family atop a Charlotte skyscraper, surprising researchers with her unconventional life. This is the first time in North Carolina that a peregrine falcon nest was found outside the mountains, said Don Seriff ...

Charlotte smoke shop owners charged with drug conspiracy - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:27

Charlotte smoke shop owners charged with drug conspiracy
Charlotte Observer
Yaseen is from Mooresville; the others live in Charlotte. Federal prosecutors said the five sold the synthetic drugs under brand names like Red Dragon, Zombie Matter and Demon Free Ritual Sachet. At least two of the owners also owned Dark Matter Inc., ...

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Feds raid Charlotte smoke shop for synthetic drugs; owners charged - WSOC Charlotte

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:32

Feds raid Charlotte smoke shop for synthetic drugs; owners charged
WSOC Charlotte
Officials charged Sonia Sudhir Thaker, 35, of Charlotte; Imran Yaseen, 45, of Mooresville, N.C.; Gautam Savla, 33, of Charlotte; Jeffrey B. Davies, II, 34, of Charlotte and Poojan Patel, 28, of Charlotte. The U.S. Attorney's Officer said it was part of ...