The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter has planned a full weekend schedule, including a scholarship reception and gala.
Local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta celebrates 75 years of community service
Under fire for his leadership, Mecklenburg Health Director Marcus Plescia will step down
Plescia, who heads the Mecklenburg County Health Department, faced growing criticism after it was revealed that county health clinics had mishandled test results for nearly 200 women who were screened for cervical cancer.
YMCA and CMPD will offer teens ‘Summer of Opportunity’
The seven-week program, focused on three high-poverty, high-crime areas, will offer teens free access to three neighborhood YMCAs on Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Supreme Court: GOP lawmakers in North Carolina drew illegal, race-based voting districts
In a unanimous vote, the nation’s high court ruled that North Carolina Republicans mapped 28 state legislative districts in a way that diluted the clout of black voters.
2 dead in separate shootings; in both cases, victim and shooter knew one another
Both homicides were reported within a 12-hour span near the city’s Derita neighborhood, just north of uptown.
Teen arrested on suspicion of raping tourist in uptown Charlotte
Police said a woman was raped early Thursday in uptown Charlotte while walking with a male companion to their hotel.
County budget has no tax increase – and would allow vote on full school bond request
If approved by voters, the $937 million bond package would build 10 schools, as well as replace old schools and build additions to crowded campuses.
In Charlotte, 3 shot dead over Memorial Day weekend
In the latest incident, a teen was shot and killed late Monday in northwest Charlotte and a second victim was shot in the leg.
Police find body they believe is missing Charlotte Uber driver
The body was found in Rock Hill, in a wooded areas off Mount Gallant Road. A medical examiner will have to positively identify the remains.
Video: Tornado touches down in Davie County
Michael Porter captured video of this tornado touching down in Davie County Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017. In nearby Yadkin […]
Chuck Schumer: GOP bill a ‘cancer’ on healthcare system
Chuck Schumer, leader of the Senate Democrats, didn’t mince words when he called the GOP healthcare plan a “a cancer on […]
Dissatisfied with media coverage, CMPD launches blog to tell its own story
Melissa Treadaway, who once covered CMPD for the Charlotte Observer and now writes and edits “Beyond the Badge,” said the blog will put a human face on the officers in blue.
Police arrest 2 driving SUV of missing Uber driver
Authorities arrested the two late Monday after police in Maryland stopped a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder that belongs to Marlo Johnis Medina-Chevez, an Uber driver reported missing in Charlotte.
Supreme Court agrees: GOP lawmakers used race to redraw voting districts
The effect of the two redrawn districts was to reduce the political clout of African American voters statewide, courts have ruled.
Police charge 19-year-old woman in fatal hit and run
Police said the victim, 35-year-old Brian Douglas Wood, was not in a crosswalk and was crossing against a no-cross light.