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CMS Superintendent Candidate Drops Out
1:00 pm
Thu April 6, 2006

CMS Superintendent Candidate Drops Out

(04/06/06) - Guilford County Schools Superintendent Terry Grier withdrew his name as a finalist to head Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Grier was in the running with two others for the job in the bigger school district. But he said at a news conference this afternoon that his heart wasn't in it and that's why he dropped out. Grier also says he feels a deep moral commitment to the children of Guilford County. There were reports that community leaders in Greensboro urged Grier to remain in the district.

Update on CMPD Officer
1:00 pm
Wed April 5, 2006

Update on CMPD Officer

(04/05/06) An officer who was shot in the head today while serving a warrant is out of surgery and doing well, a Charlotte city spokeswoman says. Doctors at CMC say 37-year-old Officer Kavan Hazrati is in serious, but stable condition. Doctors were successfully able to remove the bullet. The shooting happened late this morning on Norcroft Drive off W.T. Harris Boulevard in the Mallard Creek/University Research Park area. Police say the suspect is barricaded inside his home and apparently holding his brother against his will. W.T. Harris remains closed between Mallard Creek Rd.

CMPD Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody
1:00 pm
Wed April 5, 2006

CMPD Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

(04/05/06) An officer who was shot in the head today while serving a warrant is out of surgery and a suspect in the shooting is in custody. Doctors at CMC said 37-year old officer Kayvan Hazrati was in serious, but stable condition following surgery. The shooting happened late this morning on Norcroft Drive off W.T. Harris Boulevard in the University Research Park area.
Police identify the suspect as 32-year old Christopoher Dennis Ellerbe. Police were trying to arrest him on a rape warrant in South Carolina.

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CMPD Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody
1:00 pm
Wed April 5, 2006

CMPD Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

(04/05/06) An officer who was shot in the head today while serving a warrant is out of surgery and a suspect in the shooting is in custody. Doctors at CMC said 37-year old officer Kayvan Hazrati was in serious, but stable condition following surgery. The shooting happened late this morning on Norcroft Drive off W.T. Harris Boulevard in the University Research Park area.
Police identify the suspect as 32-year old Christopoher Dennis Ellerbe. Police were trying to arrest him on a rape warrant in South Carolina.

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Meet CMS Superintendant Finalists
1:00 pm
Wed April 5, 2006

Meet CMS Superintendant Finalists

(4/5/06) Three finalists for CMS Superintendant will meet Mecklenburg County residents Wednesday evening at East Mecklenburg High School. The forum will be held from 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. The public will have 45 minutes with each candidate. The finalists also had a full day of meetings scheduled Wednesday with community and business leaders, CMS teachers and other employees, and the media.

Meet CMS Superintendant Finalists
1:00 pm
Wed April 5, 2006

Meet CMS Superintendant Finalists

(4/5/06) Three finalists for CMS Superintendant will meet Mecklenburg County residents Wednesday evening at East Mecklenburg High School. The forum will be held from 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. The public will have 45 minutes with each candidate. The finalists also had a full day of meetings scheduled Wednesday with community and business leaders, CMS teachers and other employees, and the media.

Duke Women Shoot for Championship
1:00 pm
Tue April 4, 2006

Duke Women Shoot for Championship

(04/04/06) Duke women's basketball teams plays for the national title tonight. The Blue Devils take on Maryland in the ACC championship game. Tip-off is just after 8:30.

More Talk of Baseball in Charlotte
1:00 pm
Tue April 4, 2006

More Talk of Baseball in Charlotte

(04/04/06) For the first time, the Florida Marlins have said Charlotte is on a list of cities they're considering for a possible relocation. A private group is working to bring the team to the Queen city. Team officials, though, say a visit to Charlotte has not been set up. The team's owner said the organization is in serious talks about moving the team to San Antonio.

The Lottery Begins
12:00 pm
Wed March 29, 2006

The Lottery Begins

(3/29/06) Beginning Thursday North Carolina schools are supposed to hit the jackpot. That's when the education lottery officially starts. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin brings us this report.

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The Lottery Begins
12:00 pm
Wed March 29, 2006

The Lottery Begins

(3/29/06) Beginning Thursday North Carolina schools are supposed to hit the jackpot. That's when the education lottery officially starts. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin brings us this report.

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