• Charlotte homicide investigations lowest in 3 years

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police said Charlotte homicides are the lowest they've seen in three years.

    There were 17 people killed in Charlotte as of June 24, according to Charlotte police.

    Authorities said they were investigating 21 homicides at the same time in 2013, and 25 in 2012.

    Charlotte police said a new task force that focuses on neighborhoods with higher crime rates is just one factor that's helping bring those numbers back down.

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