Illegal Dumping http://wfae.org en OT Win Puts Bobcats In NBA Playoffs http://wfae.org/post/ot-win-puts-bobcats-nba-playoffs <p>The Charlotte Bobcats are in the NBA playoffs for only the second time in their 10-year history. It took an overtime victory in Cleveland last night.&nbsp; Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, as the Bobcats beat the Cavaliers, 96 to 94. The win pushed the Bobcats over the 500 mark, with 39 wins and 38 losses. They’re now in seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Playoff tickets go on sale Monday at 10am.</p><p><strong>MAN CHARGED WITH WEST CHARLOTTE MURDER</strong></p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:32:40 +0000 David Boraks 48443 at http://wfae.org Illegal Dumping; The Latest On The Criminal Investigation And Cleanup http://wfae.org/post/illegal-dumping-latest-criminal-investigation-and-cleanup <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been nearly a week since someone illegally pumped more than a thousand gallons of PCB’s, a toxic chemical, &nbsp;into the Charlotte sewer system.&nbsp; </span>WFAE’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tom Bullock reports on where the criminal investigation stands and the cleanup the city is facing.</span></p><p></p><div><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:57 +0000 Tom Bullock 44812 at http://wfae.org Illegal Dumping; The Latest On The Criminal Investigation And Cleanup City Reports 2nd Case Of Illegal Chemical Dumping http://wfae.org/post/city-reports-2nd-case-illegal-chemical-dumping <p>There’s been another incident of illegal dumping into Charlotte’s waste water system. The city said in <a href="http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/Newsroom/newsarchive/Pages/CityStatementOnSecondIllegalDumping.aspx" target="_blank">a statement at 4 o’clock this morning </a>that more of a potentially cancer-causing chemical called PCBs has been found, this time in the Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, off Tyvola Road. &nbsp;The illegal dumping is in the wastewater treatment system, and officials say it does NOT affect drinking water.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 14:47:27 +0000 David Boraks 44692 at http://wfae.org Toxic Chemicals Illegally Dumped Into Charlotte Sewer http://wfae.org/post/toxic-chemicals-illegally-dumped-charlotte-sewer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte police are trying to identify who pumped toxic chemicals into a city sewer line.&nbsp; The incident caused authorities to shut down the Mallard Creek water treatment plant for some 17 hours.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:36:02 +0000 Tom Bullock 44573 at http://wfae.org Toxic Chemicals Illegally Dumped Into Charlotte Sewer