The Charlotte Division FBI has opened a preliminary inquiry into the arson investigation at Briar Creek Road Baptist Church. It allows the federal agency to gather more information about the fire to determine if any federal laws were violated.
Deputy Chief Kerr Putney was sworn in Monday as the new chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Chief Rodney Monroe announced his retirement last month.
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A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.
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