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Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the 20th most populous in the United States. Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. It is located in the south-central part of North Carolina, near the South Carolina border. As it is a center of finance,... (More Info and Source) Charlotte Real Estate

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Police: Man threatens to kill parents, shoots at officer

Gaston County police said Saturday morning a woman called them to report that her son, Earl William McMillan, Jr., was threatening to kill her and his father.
 
McMillan, 45, fired a gun several times during the 911 call.
 
When the police arrived on the scene, McMillan shot at an officer at least twice, police said. The officer was not hurt.
 
McMillan’s mother escaped from the house, but his father was not able to escape.
 
The Gaston County Police Department Emergency Response Team arrived soon afterward and arrested McMillan.
 
McMillan’s father was not hurt.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:51:38 -0500

Police arrest 2 men for 2 robberies in 15-robbery crime spree

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said they arrested two men Saturday for two robberies in a chain of 15 Charlotte armed robberies, spanning over the past eight months. 
 
During the investigation of the robberies, Montreal Forman, 24, and Tyrell McDuffie, 23, were identified as suspects.
 
On June 4, 2014, a man pointed a gun at an LA Insurance employee and demanded money. When the employee managed to shut the business’ door, the man fired his gun at the business. The man escaped and no one was hurt.
 
On Jan. 23, 2015, a man brandished a gun in a Rite-Aid at 2400 Little Rock Road in the Freedom Division.  The man demanded property from the Rite-Aid. After the man got what he wanted, he escaped in a car.
 
On Friday, Forman and McDuffie agreed to go to police headquarters for questioning after police contacted them.
 
Police then charged Forman and McDuffie with the Rite-Aid robbery. McDuffie was charged with the LA Insurance robbery.
 
Past coverage: CMPD said man sought in connection with 14 armed robberies

CMPD held a news conference on Jan. 23 that identified a 15 armed-robbery crime spree in Charlotte.

Detectives will continue to investigate to see if Forman and McDuffie are involved with any of the other crimes in that series of armed robberies.
 
Complete list of charges:
 
Montreal Forman
-Robbery with a dangerous weapon
-Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon
- Second-degree kidnapping
 
Tyrell McDuffie
-Two counts of second-degree kidnapping
-Robbery with a dangerous weapon
-Attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon
-Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon
-Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:48:03 -0500

Medic: Fatal car accident near Uptown

Medic said Saturday around 11 a.m. there was a fatal car crash at Kings Drive and East 7th street. Two people pronounced dead. Three people sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:01:58 -0500

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