Rock Hill man charged in fatal hit-and-run in uptown Charlotte

A Charlotte lawyer representing the defendant cautioned against a rush to judgment.
By Glenn Burkins | April 20, 2021

West Charlotte student uses pandemic hurdles as fuel for college dreams

The National Student Clearinghouse reports that historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, have seen a decline in enrollment since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | April 20, 2021

Man found dead in east Charlotte with gunshot wound

The victim was found lying in the roadway.
By Glenn Burkins | April 19, 2021

Police: 75-year-old man killed in domestic dispute with girlfriend

Authorities said the shooting happened late Friday inside a west Charlotte home.
By Glenn Burkins | April 17, 2021

Police make arrests in transgender killings in Charlotte

A police department spokesman cautioned LGBTQ residents who engage in sex work to be on guard.
By Glenn Burkins | April 16, 2021

With $18 million gift from MacKenzie Scott, YMCA of Greater Charlotte will expand programs to reduce poverty and health disparities

The Y's initial focus will be on communities along the West Boulevard and Beatties Ford Road corridors.
By Glenn Burkins | April 13, 2021

Opera singer finds a new beat as the founder of a Charlotte-based music academy

Mahari Freeman, took a leap of faith and started a music school that offers voice and instrumental lessons – and now has five instructors.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | April 6, 2021

Three months after her son was killed, a Charlotte mother mourns the murder of her grandson

Both men were shot outside the same convenience store, which neighbors say has become a magnet for crime.
By Glenn Burkins | March 26, 2021

Charlotte Ballet’s Raven Barkley on the power of mentoring

Barkley says African-American mentors have played a significant role in her life.
By Makhaila Anderson, Queens University News Service | March 23, 2021

Juvenile arrested after Saturday shooting inside Northlake mall

The juvenile was charged with attempted murder, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
By Glenn Burkins | March 21, 2021