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Three charged after deputies surround Enochville house

ENOCHVILLE — Three people face charges after sheriff’s deputies on Monday stopped a vehicle and surrounded a house ...

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Blotter: Mother charged with bringing pistol to Shive Elementary School

SALISBURY — The mother of a Shive Elementary School student faces a misdemeanor charge of possessing a weapon ...

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Man detained by store employees, charged with attempted rape

KANNAPOLIS —An 18-year-old man is in jail after employees of a store in Kannapolis detained him until police ...

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Blotter: Nov. 14

In weekend charges and arrests: • Leticia Aguirre-Andrade, 30, of China Grove was charged Saturday with misdemeanor obstruction ...

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North Carolina man wrongfully imprisoned 24 years pardoned

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday pardoned ...

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Two men serving time for murder freed from North Carolina prison

RALEIGH (AP) — Two men imprisoned for nearly 30 years for a murder they said they did not ...

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Blotter: Salisbury man charged with breaking in to terrorize

SALISBURY — A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday for a handful of crimes after a domestic incident. Elijah ...

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Kannapolis man charged with seriously injuring mother, stealing car, attacking officer

SALISBURY — A 36-year-old Kannapolis man faces charges for attacking his mother, leaving her injured and taking her ...

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Man charged with breaking into downtown Salisbury theater, wheeling away equipment

SALISBURY — A 30-year-old man faces a pair of felony charges for breaking into the Meroney Theater on ...

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Veterans Day shooting near Kannapolis elementary school turns into homicide

KANNAPOLIS — City officials say a shooting near G.W. Carver Elementary School on Thursday has turned into a ...

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Limited details available after shooting near Kannapolis elementary school

KANNAPOLIS — City officials released just three sentences Thursday about a shooting in close proximity to G.W. Carver ...

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Blotter: Woman’s home shot into while she was laying in bed

SALISBURY — A woman told police she was laying in bed Tuesday when bullets flew into her bedroom. ...

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Homeless man charged with groping woman in Taco Bell drive-thru

SALISBURY — A homeless man faces sexual battery charges after groping a woman in the Taco Bell drive-thru ...

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Blotter: Man charged with shooting neighbor’s cat with .22-caliber rifle

SALISBURY — A 26-year-old man faces animal cruelty charges after he shot a neighbor’s family cat named Kenny. ...

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Former Rowan Sheriff’s Office supervisor charged with obstructing justice, possessing stolen gun

SALISBURY — A former supervisor of the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division was indicted and arrested ...

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Blotter: Man jailed for sexual acts with 15-year-old girlfriend

SALISBURY — A 23-year-old Rockwell man was in jail Monday for sexual acts committed with his 15-year-old girlfriend, ...

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Sheriff’s Office: Pediatrician first noted injuries that produced child abuse charges

SALISBURY — Child abuse charges filed last week against a Salisbury woman came after the infant was seen ...

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Woman charged with fracturing infant’s skull, causing other injuries

SALISBURY – A Salisbury woman was charged Friday with felony child abuse after an infant received serious injuries. ...

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Blotter: Nov. 5

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A woman’s purse was stolen Wednesday in the 1100 block of ...

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Blotter: Rowan County man charged with abusing disabled person

SALISBURY — A 66-year-old Rowan County man was jailed Tuesday for abusing a disabled person. Christopher Royal Mayer ...

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Man ‘assisted to the ground,’ jailed after trying to flee Rowan Sheriff’s Office traffic stop

SALISBURY — A 33-year-old man was jailed Tuesday on a series of drug and gun charges after allegedly ...

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‘Somebody who didn’t want to look at what they’d done’: Juan Chunn found guilty of murdering father

SALISBURY — Juan Renardo Chunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in Rowan County Superior Court on Tuesday ...

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Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder for killing father with oxygen tank

SALISBURY — Juan Renardo Chunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in Rowan County Superior Court on Tuesday ...

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Blotter: Bullet hole found in second story of home

SALISBURY — A woman on Saturday reported a bullet hit the second story of her family’s home on ...

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Rowan Sheriff’s Office: Teen erroneously reports shooting in front of school

CHINA GROVE — A third try brought out the truth Friday for an 18-year-old man who told law ...

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Closing arguments, jury deliberation scheduled today in trial of man charged with killing father

SALISBURY — Lawyers are poised to deliver closing arguments this morning in the first-degree murder trial of a ...

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Blotter: Man arrives at hospital with stomach wound, declines to talk to police

SALISBURY — Police say a man sought medical treatment at Rowan Medical Center on Sunday for a stab ...

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Fight, gunshots turn Kannapolis Moose Lodge party to chaotic scene

KANNAPOLIS — A fight late Saturday and early Sunday resulted in at least 16 shots fired at the ...

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