African cultural event turns riotous with rioters attacking police and burning a tractor

CHARLOTTE, NC – Eight individuals were apprehended by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department on Saturday, amid a long-drawn-out protest and standoff that originated from an Eritrean cultural gathering. The incident saw rival Eritrean factions clashing, with law enforcement officers coming under attack as they attempted to disperse the unlawful assembly. The crowd resorted to using sticks, rocks, and other objects against the police, and a tractor was set ablaze in North Carolina’s largest city. Over …

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Woman found dead on her front porch

KNIGHTDALE, NC – A homicide investigation is underway in Knightdale as police delve into the shooting death of a woman on Wednesday evening. Identified as 40-year-old Shinaka Ocean Earth, the victim was found with gunshot wounds on her front porch. Knightdale Police Department units responded to incoming reports of a shooting in the Widewaters neighborhood just prior to 8 p.m. Despite life-saving attempts by first responders, Earth was pronounced dead at the scene. As investigations …

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