His family says police escalated the confrontation.
Lanesboro Correctional Institution, one of North Carolina’s most dangerous and understaffed prisons, will soon be converted to a female prison — a change that state leaders hope will improve safety and security.
A 16-year-old girl was charged on Sunday, April 8, with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with a Tuesday, April 3, homicide in east Charlotte, NC. One man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting outside a Hickory nightclub, The Vault Bar and Lounge, where all four had been customers just before the shooting.
Police found numerous shell casings outside the club.
By the early 1800s, this rich and inviting land attracted our early settlers, who were mainly farmers.
In the vicinity lay the trading trails, game-rich hunting grounds and the ancestral homes of the Waxhaw and Catawba Indians.
Mims, who had a history of mental problems, was killed on his porch in January 2013 as he approached an officer with a box-cutter.By 1875, mail was addressed to the Matthews Station and the name Fullwood gradually disappeared.The water tank, painted by the depot, was actually located one-fourth mile down the tracks in the area called Tank Town, now the Crestdale area.The spur connected Fullwood with Wilmington to the east and Rutherford to the west. With the first train came great change to the sleepy little community.Now farmers, merchants and citizens were connected to other areas of North Carolina and the United States.Teens from a high poverty Charlotte middle school are raising money to travel to Puerto Rico, where they hope to help students coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.