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Community Link helping families get ahead this tax season

The non-profit offers free tax help for those who qualify. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To let us know how WCNC Charlotte can help you get ahead in 2024, email us at newstips@wcnc.com. Community Link is helping several families and community members in the Charlotte area get ahead this tax season. As challenging…
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Person wounded after shooting in east Charlotte, Medic says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Medic reports a person is in the hospital after a shooting in east Charlotte unfolded Saturday afternoon. The agency said around 3:30 p.m. one patient was transported from Wilora Lake Road near North Sharon Amity Road for treatment of life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound.…
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Man killed I-85 crash near Belmont

Lanes of I-85 closed for several hours, Saturday, as detectives investigated the deadly crash. BELMONT, N.C. — Southbound lanes of Interstate 85 closed to traffic for about seven hours on Saturday morning as detectives investigated a deadly crash near Belmont. At around 1:45 a.m.…
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Police investigate homicide in northeast Charlotte

In an alert shared Friday around 7 p.m., CMPD said the scene was located along Old Mallard Creek Road, near the Keith Family YMCA and West W.T. Harris Boulevard. While more specific details weren’t immediately available, officers said one victim had been pronounced dead.…
at-the-border

Texas' new illegal immigration law, SB 4, blocked by federal judge

The preliminary injunction granted pause to a law that was set to take effect on March 5. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he has appealed the ruling. AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Texas law that gives police broad powers to arrest migrants suspected of illegally entering the U.S.,…
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Better weekend weather with warmer temperatures.

Staying warm next week. Author: WCNC Staff, Brad Panovich, Chris Mulcahy, Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), KJ Jacobs, Larry Sprinkle Published: 12:41 PM EST March 6, 2019 Updated: 11:33 PM EST March 1, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tonight: Cloudy with areas of light rain early then becoming just drizzle and mist overnight.…
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Plaza Midwood social district launches this weekend

The district allows customers to carry open containers of alcohol from participating businesses along Central Avenue. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte’s first social district is now open.  While the gloom is preventing some people from getting buzzed, others are ready to go.…
crime

Man wanted for killing another man in Albemarle, police say

Anyone with information is asked to call Albemarle police immediately. ALBEMARLE, N.C. — WCNC Charlotte has chosen to use this mugshot because the suspect has active arrest warrants, and because police have urged caution to the public. A man was found shot to death in Albemarle early Friday morning, police said.…