Commentary

In a 45-minute briefing with reporters, Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray outlined evidence explaining why his office declined to press criminal charges in the case of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, November 30, 2016. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins)

Andrew Murray is right; the evidence does not support a criminal charge in the Keith Scott case

Based on the evidence I saw, no court was ever going to convict CMPD Officer Brentley Vinson for the killing of Keith Scott.

People

Marcus Jones - Charlotte City Manager (Photo: Michael LoBiondo Photography)

Marcus Jones sworn in as Charlotte city manager

Jones, who held the same position in Norfolk, Va., became the first African American to hold that post in Charlotte, a city that provides services to more than 800,000 residents.

Entertainment

performs during the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards at The Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on October 18, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.

What’s Happening Charlotte: Your Guide to Weekend fun

This Weekend: I Love the 90s Tour stops in the Qcity. Charlotte museums offer free admission. A second chance at prom, cooking classes, holiday fun and so much more…

QcityEVENTS

12.8
Cuisine with a Conscience 2016
12.9
OnQ presents A Soulful Noel
12.10
Gina’s Gospel Christmas Concert
12.10
Community Blood Drive
12.23
Community Blood Drive