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Brandon Hamilton


Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Brandon:

Suspect in brutal killing of Charlotte woman gets bond on murder charge

A suspect in the brutal killing of a 20-year-old Charlotte woman now has a $250,000 bond on his murder charge. → Read More

Shanquella Robinson investigation: When could it end? Where does it stand?

On the day Shanquella Robinson would have been celebrating her 26th birthday, her family and friends are continuing their push for justice. → Read More

Mega Mommy March aims to unite community, push to end gun violence

Already in 2023, there have been three homicides and a death investigation in Charlotte. → Read More

Community gathers for second vigil as search continues for Madalina Cojocari

As the search continues for the missing 11-year-old Madalina Cojocari, the Cornelius community held another vigil Thursday night. → Read More

Parents asking for help after suitcase with son’s ashes were stolen at Charlotte-Douglas Airport

A heartbreaking plea Monday night from two parents who say their son’s ashes were stolen Saturday from baggage claim at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. → Read More

Wanted sex offender arrested in Union Co., accused of fleeing from Georgia

A wanted sex offender was arrested in Union County Friday after a multi-state manhunt, the sheriff’s office said on Saturday. → Read More

Police: One person killed in afternoon shooting in Cornelius

One person is dead after a shooting Saturday afternoon, Cornelius police said. → Read More

Charlotte family pushing for answers after daughter found dead in Mexico

Shanquella Robinson died last month during a trip to Mexico. → Read More

‘Sunday was horrible for me’: Charlotte family of murdered 32-year-old woman pushes for answers

Two days after a 32-year-old woman was found dead in east Charlotte, her parents are pushing for answers and hoping someone comes forward. → Read More

Sheriff: Men arrested had enough fentanyl to kill 250K people; local counties crack down on drugs

The 517 grams of uncut fentanyl carried a street value of $258,000. → Read More

‘It means the world’: Former teammate of Steve Wilks, West Charlotte HS react to news

West Charlotte High School, is where it all began for Steve Wilks. → Read More

West Charlotte motel, now nonprofit, to provide housing using modular homes

Months after announcing its closure due to lack of payments from residents, Southern Comfort Inn is back in the form of a newly named nonprofit organization. → Read More

Mom: Son attacked, bullied at Statesville HS; police say 5 students could face charges

Two days after an alleged assault at Statesville High School, the mother of the teen injured is hoping students responsible are arrested. → Read More

Community calling for change after Jeep plunges into creek, killing Hickory man

Troopers believe the crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. → Read More

Hurricane Ian nears Fla. landfall; Charlotte organization ready to help

As Hurricane Ian sets its mark on Florida’s Gulf Coast, a local veteran and his non-profit are standing by to help. → Read More

Six years later, Justin Carr’s mom says his murder has left

It’s been six years since the murder of Justin Carr, but it still seems like yesterday for his mother, Vivian Carr. → Read More

Six years later: Charlotte remembers Keith Lamont Scott death, days of protests

Six years ago, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed in Charlotte by then-CMPD officer Brentley Vinson. → Read More

Retired NYPD officer, now Union Co. Sheriff’s deputy remembers 9/11 attack

September 11, 2001 -- it is a day first responders in New York will always remember. → Read More

One year later: Asiah Figueroa remembered by family, community with balloon release

One year after the murder of a 3-year-old in Charlotte, his family gathered to remember his life. → Read More

Charlotte Pride returns in-person after two-year pause due to COVID-19

After canceling the previous two in-person Charlotte Pride dates due to COVID-19, the weekend event is back. → Read More