Mother of missing 4-year-old girl charged with murder

The police said human remains were found at a home in northwest Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | May 22, 2021

New fund offers loans to small and minority-owned businesses hurt by Covid-19 pandemic

The fund is making loans of up to $100,000 in North Carolina and 14 other Southern states.
By Maria Ramirez Uribe, WFAE | May 20, 2021

After Saturday homicide, police charge 2 with murder

Marese Garlins, 41, was found shot to death outside a home in northeast Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | May 18, 2021

Bank of America will increase minimum wage to $25 a hour

The bank has raised its minimum hourly pay several times in the last four years.
By Glenn Burkins | May 18, 2021

Suspect arrested, charged with shooting into home; two others being sought

The shooting was reported May 8 in southwest Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | May 13, 2021

Police investigate fatal shooting in west Charlotte

The shooting was reported early Thursday on Freedom Drive.
By Glenn Burkins | May 13, 2021

West Side land trust will add three affordable homes off Beatties Ford Road

All three homes will be moved from other Charlotte neighborhoods to vacant lots on Gilbert Street in Lincoln Heights.
By Glenn Burkins | May 10, 2021

As city looks to revamp arts funding, independent artists demand ‘seat at the table’

A group calling itself ART Future is calling for greater transparency and public input as City Council considers the plan.
By Glenn Burkins | May 4, 2021

Richard Petty Motorsports inks sponsorship deal in support of Black business owners

As part of the sponsorship package, the Petty racing team has pledged to provide online resources to more than 4,000 Black business owners.
By Glenn Burkins | May 3, 2021

Developers break ground on apartment project named to honor first AME Zion bishop

When completed in fall 2022, Varick on 7th will include 105 apartment units -- nearly half of them income and rent controlled.
By Glenn Burkins | April 30, 2021