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Anson County Sheriff picked after controversy

ANSON COUNTY, N.C. — A new sheriff has been selected in Anson County.  Later, it was announced that Chief Deputy Howell would be the interim sheriff for the department.  Then, in October, the county’s Democratic Party executive committee nominated Gerald Cannon from the Wadesboro Police Department to take over.…
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg sees increase in homicides from year prior

Community leaders are calling for education and mental health resources to help reverse the troubling trend. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With less than a month left in 2022, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area has seen more homicides than it did in 2021.  Murders are happening across Mecklenburg County and faith leaders say it’ll take several solutions to do something about it. …
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YCSO: Bloodhound runs away during K-9 training

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The York County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a bloodhound named Gunner that broke free during K-9 training Wednesday.  He hasn’t been seen since, though dozens of officers from several K9 tracking teams are searching. He has his harness and leash on him.…