coronavirus

Duke University to require student COVID-19 vaccinations

Students must be vaccinated before they can enroll in fall classes. Accommodations will be permitted for medical and religious exemptions. DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University will require all new and returning students to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they can enroll in Fall 2021 semester classes, Duke University President Vincent Price announced in an open letter Friday evening.…
crime

'He's strong. Shook Strong' | Sole survivor in Rock Hill shooting battling critical injuries

York County deputies say Robert Shook was finishing up HVAC work at Dr. Robert Lesslie’s house when he was shot multiple times by former NFL player Phillip Adams. CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — The family of Robert Shook, the sole survivor in the deadly shooting at the Rock Hill home of a prominent ER doctor, continues to battle critical injuries after being shot six times Wednesday afternoon.…
crime

Report: Ex-NFL player's brain probed for trauma-related harm

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders. ROCK HILL, S.C. — The brain of the former NFL player who killed five people in South Carolina before fatally shooting himself will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes.…
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Homicide investigation launched in east Charlotte

CMPD confirmed just after 1 p.m. they were responding to Parkland Circle, near an apartment complex just off of W.T. Harris Boulevard. There weren’t many details available at the time, but Mecklenburg EMS further confirmed the death. WCNC Charlotte is working to get more information about the investigation as it unfolds.…
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Deputies provide timeline of events for Rock Hill shooting

Thursday’s media briefing included a breakdown of the York County Sheriff’s Office response to the tragedy ROCK HILL, S.C. — As the community of Rock Hill, South Carolina continues to reel from the tragic shooting that claimed five lives on April 7, we’re taking a look at the timeline of events that unfolded that day.…
gastonia

Police searching for missing Gastonia woman

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman. According to police, 38-year-old Cherie Shavon Ingram has been missing from her home in Gastonia since March 27. She is 5’4” tall and weighs 145 pounds.…