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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.…
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Catawba Two Kings Casino violated regulations: Gaming commission

National Indian Gaming Commission alleges the Catawba Indian Nation and partner company Sky Boat did not get the required approval for its management contract. KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — The management of the Catawba Two Kings Casino has been found to have violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and regulations set forth by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), the agency announced Wednesday.…
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Multi-million dollar settlement reached with Tepper company from botched Panthers project, York County says

The money has been in escrow for several months as the saga around the would-be Panthers HQ project continued. YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The York County, South Carolina government has announced a resolution on a settlement with a David Tepper-owned company in the fallout of the failed building project that would have seen the Carolina Panthers headquartered in the city of Rock Hill.…
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CMPD officer charged with DWI

Officer Peter Lombardo reportedly blew a 0.17 during a breathalyzer test after his CMPD squad car was found parked on the shoulder of I-277 early Wednesday morning. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was arrested with DWI early Wednesday morning, Chief Johnny Jennings announced. …