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Recent articles by Daniel:

Kia, Hyundai become central targets of viral TikTok challenge linked to car thefts

During a Monday night presentation to City Council members, CMPD Chief David Robinson stressed that vehicle thefts increased by roughly 20% between 2021 and 2022. → Read More

‘I can’t lose hope in people’: NC Uber driver plans to return to the job after being shot, robbed

Anthony Facey was shot twice and robbed in Charlotte Saturday morning, but he still wants to come back to his job as an Uber driver. → Read More

Charlotte Uber driver was shot in the back and robbed: PD

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – An Uber driver has been released from the hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries following a brazen attack this weekend, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and the driver both confirmed with Queen City News on Monday. Officers responded to calls regarding the shooting around 2:30 a.m. Sunday near 3500 Cypress Pond Drive in […] → Read More

Concerns grow as street racing continues near North Carolina neighborhood

Matthews families recently banned together to make the concerns for their neighborhood public after drivers turned their entrance road into a street racing track. → Read More

Family of slain Statesville graduate honored with basketball mementos

Two months after Kaneycha Turner’s murder, the Statesville High School community and her former basketball teammates gifted her family Wednesday with memorabilia from her time in high school. → Read More

‘Fight for Shanquella’ the message as North Carolina community rallies, but still no arrests

More than a hundred people gathered Saturday evening to life up the family of Shanquella Robinson, a Charlotte woman who was killed in Mexico more than six weeks ago and whose story has sparked calls from across the world for arrests to be made. → Read More

Controversy lingers in North Carolina county with new sheriff in town

Anson County officials swore in Scott Howell Wednesday morning as the new sheriff. At the same time, the county’s other sheriff, voted into power by county commissioners, filed a lawsuit that would give him control of the office. → Read More

CMPD: Person in custody over rock with hate speech thrown through Charlotte daycare

A rock containing hate speech and threats toward children was thrown through a daycare window on Monday and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said it is tied to last week’s park ranger shooting. → Read More

Man accused of shooting, killing woman and stealing her Mercedes-Benz arrested in Guilford County: CMPD

A man is facing multiple charges including murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a Charlotte woman back in October, CMPD said. → Read More

North Carolina juvenile mentorship group leader concerned after six juveniles arrested on murder charges

In just seven days, six juveniles have been arrested and hit with a slew of charges, including first-degree murder in Charlotte. → Read More

Tears, Tributes: Charlotte meteorologist memorial services

Hundreds waited in line for hours to share their condolences, heartbreak, and memories of late WBTV meteorologist Jason Myers with family Friday evening. → Read More

Talks ‘not over’ regarding decision for future I-77 South toll lane project

Some within the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization are hesitant to decide on a developer or way to finance the project. → Read More

‘Insane!’ North Carolina family captures bear encounter during Tennessee vacation

The encounter happened Saturday morning in a cabin outside the city limits of Gatlinburg during the family’s vacation. → Read More

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office ride along shows staffing shortages

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — There are more than 100 positions open with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. The positions have been open for the past year. These are vacancies that have slowly trickled down, but the sheriff’s office has lost people faster than its been able to fill the positions. There are: seven telecommunication […] → Read More

North Carolina realtor arrested for allegedly putting security cameras in smoke detectors, spying on visitors

Krantz’s wife told Queen City News that she discovered two cameras inside her smoke detectors sometime around Sept. 26. → Read More

$14 million worth of changes are coming to North Wilkesboro Speedway

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — North Wilkesboro Speedway continues to progress forward toward its full revival. The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners has approved a $14 million contract with Choate Construction to complete upgrades to the historic racetrack, according to NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass. The $14 million will come from the $18 million in funds […] → Read More

2 Alamance County school resource officers assigned to protect same schools they went to as students

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — It was the luck of the cards that brought Officer Dylan Rose and Officer Ashlee Richmond back to the very schools they left a decade ago to take up the role of protectors of the past and the future. Office Rose graduated from Williams High School in 2010, while […] → Read More

One Wheel Way: Greensboro teen rides unicycle to school

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — There are dozens upon dozens of ways to get to and from school for students across Guilford County, and Wednesday was a day to celebrate every single one of them during National Walk or Roll to School day. For Grimsley High School Junior Declan Oberlies, it was just a typical […] → Read More

Man arrested after vehicle goes airborne, crashes into garage during pursuit with law enforcement in Graham

GRAHAM N.C. (WGHP) — A Durham man was arrested on Wednesday after a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement and crash in Graham last month, according to the Graham Police Department. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 6:03 p.m. a speeding driver, later identified as 23-year-old Xavier Juwan Atwater-Smith, ran a red light at Oakley Street and […] → Read More

2 women found guilty on charges in connection to death of woman at Greensboro gas station

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Two women were found guilty on 11 of 16 charges in connection to the death of a woman at a Greensboro gas station in 2019. Police say an SUV drove into a crowd at the Exxon on Gate City Boulevard in Greensboro on Oct. 12, 2019, running over six people, including […] → Read More