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Police charge woman with fatal shooting

Police charged a 23-year-old woman with murder in connection with a fatal shooting in east Charlotte on Sunday. Authorities identified […]

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 fun things to do in the Qcity (Aug. 4-6)

It’s Thursday. The weekend is almost here, and there’s so much to do around the Qcity.

BPC: Save the date for a date with ‘Auntie Maxine’

Rep. Maxine Waters, who has become the voice of resistance to Trump politics, will be the keynote speaker at the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s annual banquet in September.

Reach Out and Read allows doctors to check health and promote literacy 

Dr. Rachel Banks talks about a Charlotte-based program that integrates health visits with reading advocacy for children.

GOP senator: Republican party has ‘lost its way’ 

Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona says the Republican party has ‘lost its way’ and it should go back to traditional conservatism.

Search continues for suspect in double homicide

Police said the suspect, Vurnel Smith Jr., may be traveling in a 2017 black Honda CRV with N.C. license plate: PAS-9116.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Fun things to do this weekend

QC Summerfest kicks off in Uptown. CAABJ invites you to bowl with journalists. John Henton is coming to town and more.

2 found dead in what police are calling a domestic incident

A 65-year-old woman was found dead inside a home in northwest Charlotte, followed by a male who was found dead inside the truck of a car.

Police arrest suspect in Monday shooting

The suspect was arrested a day after this 20th birthday, charged with attempted murder.

Cheers! Sunday morning alcohol sales come to Charlotte

With Tuesday’s unanimous vote by city council, local restaurants and retailers are bracing for an increase in Sunday alcohol sales.

Man arrested on charges that he fondled two joggers

The assaults were reported two days apart — one in the Myers Park area and the other near SouthEnd.

Police charge two 15-year-old boys with killing college baseball player

Police said the victim, 21-year old Zachary Joseph Finch, had gone to a location in southwest Charlotte to buy a cellphone from someone he didn’t know.

On Display: Gantt opens 4 new exhibits showcasing African-American art

CEO David Taylor says the Gantt’s newest series is the most exciting yet.

Husband charged with murder nearly two weeks after his wife’s death

Police arrested 35-year-old Alton Ulysses Morton Jr. on Wednesday after authorities concluded that his wife had been murdered.

Trump says let Obamacare fail, he won’t ‘own it’ 

President Donald Trump says it’s probably time to “just let Obamacare fail” after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in […]


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?


It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...


‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church 

Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical...


Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys

PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.


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