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Police suspect alcohol in fatal wreck

Police say alcohol was a factor in a fatal wreck that happened early Tuesday in the Durid Hills neighborhood of […]

Mother and 4-year-old struck by gunfire New Year’s Day

A woman and her 4-year-old child where injured New Year’s Day when they were struck by a bullet while walking […]

As Qcitymetro marks 10 years of community service, we’ve got big plans for 2018

We asked our readers to tell us what content they value most, and now we’re using that info as we plan for the new year.

Wow! What a week (Dec. 24-29)

Ron Rivera finds odd way to motivate his team. What’s not to love about a Bojangles’ biscuit? A “Real Housewife” charged with attacking police officer.

CMPD officer wounds suspect who rammed cop cars

A 30-year-old man was recovering early Thursday after he was shot by a CMPD officer during a encounter in southeast […]

Why Colette Forrest is stepping down as chair of Black Political Caucus

The longtime community activist acknowledges a growing frustration as she worked to strengthen the BPC to make it more relevant in local politics.

Wow! What a Week (Dec. 17-23)

The Big Cat is declawed. Diddy wants the Panthers. And Tavis Smiley is working overtime. Wow! What a week it’s been.

How a casual conversation resulted in 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes for hurricane victims

The food donation came from Burch Farms, an 8,000-acre agriculture business in eastern North Carolina.

Police arrest 2 suspected of killing 7-Eleven clerk

Police arrested the men Tuesday and charged them in Dec. 9 the killing of 55-year-old Khaled Mohamad Elmerkabaoui.

Five Points business district gets new branding campaign

How does a historically black community embrace change without losing its cultural identity? For much of the last three years, […]

Colette Forrest is stepping down as head of Political Black Caucus

The news comes after the rejuvenated PBC played a major role in getting Democrats elected this fall.

Police report killing in northwest Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight in northwest Charlotte. On Thursday at 9:35 p.m., police were dispatched […]

Wow! What a week (Dec. 10-15)

The Roy Moore story you may have missed. Omarosa Manigault is forced to walk the plank. While here in Charlotte, we learn of Joel Ford’s $51,940 severance check.

What the Doug Jones victory in Alabama should teach black voters

If you’re wondering how blacks in America can confront this new wave of racial hostility, look south to what just happened in Alabama.

Is Charlotte becoming a ‘city of bikes?’

At last night’s City Council meeting, members voted to accept nearly $1.7 million in federal money to expand the Charlotte B-cycle program, just as other bike-share companies are moving in.

Entertainment

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...

Voices

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?

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

During Black History Month, an event to honor black fathers

Black fathers in America don’t always get the love they deserve. So with that in mind, local author and fashion...

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