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Tesla cameras capture shocking crash on I-77 in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A drive down I-77 south just outside of Uptown turned into a caught-on-camera moment for one motorist who witnessed another car crash underneath a tractor-trailer truck. Driver Ben O’Morrow said the crash happened late Monday morning near the I-277 interchange.…
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NC House approves series of law enforcement reform bills

“We are always looking for ways we can improve,” said Rep. Kristin Baker of Cabarrus County. RALEIGH, N.C. — On Wednesday, NC House Legislators passed several bills aimed to reform law enforcement conduct and care in North Carolina.  “We are always looking for ways we can improve,” said Rep.…
Education

CMS to allow some guests in-person at end-of-year performances

Under these guidelines, each performer or participant can have one to two guests allowed to watch in-person, dependent on venue capacity at each school. MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools source confirmed to WCNC Charlotte’s Hunter Sáenz that schools with pre-approved student performances will now be allowing some parents, guests to attend those performances in-person.…
health

Mom who found cancer on foot during pedicure celebrates 3 years cancer-free with a major surprise

The Move for Jenn Foundation surprised an amputee Wednesday, at Burn Boot Camp Harrisburg with a new prosthetic. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This March, Jenn Andrews celebrated a milestone. She is now 3-years cancer-free. Chances are you’ve heard Andrew’s story. We first introduced you to the Charlotte mom of two back in 2018 – not long after her pedicurist discovered a lump on her foot, which later turned out to be sarcoma.…
coronavirus

Mecklenburg County Public Health provides update on COVID-19 data

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County health leaders will provide an update on COVID-19 vaccination and case data Wednesday afternoon. Health Director Gibbie Harris will speak in a virtual news conference at 4 p.m., providing new insights into the county’s progress in the fight against the virus.…