5 things to know for Wednesday

Dated: 04/10/2013

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Officials: Fire investigator, 2 others injured in apartment fire

Three people were injured in an apartment complex fire in south Charlotte overnight, including a fire investigator, fire officials said.

Firefighters said they battled 60-foot-tall flames and were forced to pull back at one point when the roof collapsed.

Check out a slideshow of the scene and read more about this story here.

Over 100 mourn 2 children killed in construction site accident

"We never gave up hope," said grandmother Nancy Caldwell.

On Tuesday night, a heartbroken grandmother stood before a congregation of mourners to tell them about two precious children taken far too soon.

Read more on this story here.

Abused puppy left to drown to undergo first surgery 

The abused puppy left to drown in a north Charlotte pond will undergo her first surgery Wednesday.

Last week, a Pawbrokers Party raised money for the 5-month-old pit bull puppy’s medical costs.

Check out a slideshow of Lotus and read more about her storyhere.

Smokers could be hindered by SC bill

The state hospital association is asking lawmakers to repeal a law passed in the 1980s that protects smokers in the hiring process. The state currently does not allow an employer to pass over a job candidate simply because he or she smokes. 

This bill, now in the state Senate, would reverse that.

Read more here and then weigh in on our Facebook page here.

Man arrested after University City bank robbery, police say

A man accused of robbing a PNC Bank in University City is in jail.

Police said Tony Combs held up the bank on East W.T. Harris Boulevard around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Read more on this story here.





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