Tuesday, March 4, 2008

News Roundup, 03/04/08

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Three postal workers dividing $1M lottery: Ever wish you could go postal. Three postal workers are splitting $1 million they won from N.C. Education Lottery scratch-and-win ticket.

Full Story: www.charlotte.com/news/story/521165.html

Police: ASU Student Made Up Story That Led To Lockdown: Matthew Haney, an Appalachian State University student, must have a vivid imagination since he reported seeing a gunman. This lead to a 90-minute campus lockdown. Police said early on March 4 Haney admitted he made up the story. He told police and Eyewitness News that he saw an armed man wearing a ski mask inside his off-campus apartment March 3.

Full Story: www.wsoctv.com/news/15487291/detail.html

Officer shot: 'I'll never be the same': During a police standoff a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was shot in the head. Thirty-four-year-old Christopher Ellerbe was found guilty of two counts of first-degree attempted murder of Officer Kayvan Hazrati and Officer William Parks. “I’ll never be the same, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not going to continue to fight like I did that day,” said Officer Kayvan Hazrati.

Full story: www.wcnc.com/news/topstories/stories/

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— Kia Moore

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