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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.

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.

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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Uptown Baseball
12:00 pm
Wed March 29, 2006

Uptown Baseball

(3/29/06) A sure sign of spring across America is the beginning of the baseball season. And just as the professional season is about to begin, there's work underway in Charlotte to bring the national pastime to the uptown. WFAE's Scott Graf has 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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Uptown Baseball
12:00 pm
Wed March 29, 2006

Uptown Baseball

(3/29/06) A sure sign of spring across America is the beginning of the baseball season. And just as the professional season is about to begin, there's work underway in Charlotte to bring the national pastime to the uptown. WFAE's Scott Graf has this report.

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Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Peter Flint
12:00 pm
Tue March 28, 2006

Dead Sea Scrolls Lecture by Dr. Peter Flint

(3/14/06) WFAE is pleased to partner with Discovery Place on its Journey Beyond the Words lecture series in conjunction with the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. In this lecture, Dr. Peter Flint, director of the D.S.S. Institute at Trinity Western University, discusses the history of the Scrolls and how they relate to Jesus.

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