Former Carolina Panther Thomas Davis Sr. announces retirement

The NFL linebacker, who spent 14 seasons with the Panthers, will play his final regular-season game this weekend.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 30, 2020

A woman shot and killed in northeast Charlotte

The incident happened near the 8300 block of Paces Oaks Blvd.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 29, 2020

2 killed in separate stabbings in Charlotte

Charlotte’s homicide total reached 122, a mark last seen during the crack cocaine wave in 1993.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 29, 2020

Here are our public safety stories of 2020

A new chief of police, a rise in homicides and police reform initiatives were some of the storylines in the spotlight this year.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 29, 2020

2 killed in Charlotte shootings less than an hour apart

Days before Christmas, Charlotte reached its 117th homicide this year after two people were fatally shot Tuesday night.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 23, 2020

How can locals celebrate Kwanzaa during a pandemic?

Kwanzaa Charlotte will air virtual programs celebrating three of the seven principles of Kwanzaa — Umoja, Kujichagulia and Imani.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 23, 2020

Urban League of Central Carolinas, Steve Smith Family Foundation partnered on holiday giveaway for homeless CMS students

The participating students attend the organizations' virtual learning academy, which launched in August for McKinney-Vento students in CMS.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 21, 2020

Concord police officer killed in the line of duty

Concord police officers shot and killed the suspect at the scene near Concord Mills Mall late Wednesday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 17, 2020

CMS board member, educators discuss Covid-19 vaccine and making ‘Safer Schools Now’

School Board Vice Chair advises the district’s educators to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes more widely available.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 17, 2020

Hornets’ President, CIAA Commissioner talk joining sports leadership council, Covid effect and increasing tourism

Fred Whitfield and Jacqie McWilliams are among the 31 individuals part of the North Carolina Sports Leadership Council. The group is helping to increase sports event tourism across the state.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 15, 2020