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There have been five confirmed cases and one suspected case of hepatitis A in Mecklenburg County since April, according to a health advisory released by the county’s public health department.

Governor Roy Cooper may indicate today whether he’ll sign or veto the $24 billion state budget lawmakers passed last week.

A bill establishing a statewide tracking system for sexual assault evidence kits in North Carolina has been approved by a state Senate committee.

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A federal grand jury in Asheville charged a former Buncombe County Manager Tuesday with 23 counts of fraud and money laundering in connection with a $2.3 million life insurance scheme.

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The North Carolina House took a final vote Tuesday on a measure that would redraw judicial electoral districts in Mecklenburg and Wake counties. It passed 70-45, with no Democrats voting for it.

A 25-year-old man who was shot in north Charlotte Monday morning has died, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

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The towns of Cornelius, Huntersville, Matthews, and Mint Hill only need state house approval now to get the ability to operate their own charter schools. The Senate gave final approval to House Bill 514 Monday night.

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A woman police say was involved in the shooting death of a man in northwest Charlotte in December 2017 surrendered Monday morning.

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Authorities arrested a Matthews man Friday night for attempting to hire a hit man on the internet to murder a Charlotte resident.

Updated at 1 p.m. 

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man critically injured in north Charlotte late Monday morning.

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