Flu season adds risk as Covid-19 cases increase across the state

Covid-19 cases are rising as the pandemic collides with flu season. Health experts explain distinguishing symptoms and disparities among race and age groups.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 21, 2020

CMS Superintendent diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy after showing symptoms during meeting

CMS says Superintendent Earnest Winston is doing fine after displaying symptoms of facial paralysis during a virtual leadership meeting Tuesday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 20, 2020

2 dead in east Charlotte shooting

Charlotte Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in east Charlotte Monday that left a man and woman dead in the […]
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week kicks off its fourth year

This year's event will bring attention to an economic sector that has struggled amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020

Pizza to the Polls will deliver free food to Charlotte voters waiting in long lines

Charlotte is one of 25 cities where the organization will offer food to voters waiting in long lines.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020

Fatal shooting in uptown Charlotte is city’s latest homicide

A man was killed overnight near the intersection of North College Street and East 12th Street.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 16, 2020

‘We’re moving in the wrong direction’: NC records highest single-day Covid-19 cases since March

State health officials say key metrics are trending negatively as flu season approaches.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 15, 2020

CMPD requests community’s help as homicide count reaches 94

After three homicides within a 12-hour timespan, CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings stresses community assistance in solving active homicide investigations.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 14, 2020

CMS approves renaming Vance High School in honor of Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board members voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of Julius L. Chambers High School.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020

How George Floyd’s death inspired 2 former police officers to rejoin CMPD

While residents protested the death of unarmed Black people, two men returned to their duty as officers to help bridge a divided community.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020