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Police investigate suspicious death

Investigators on Saturday found the body of 24-year-old Luis Miguel Catalan inside a burning car in northwest Charlotte.

Battered and bruised, the Panthers face a tough test

In Sunday’s game against the (4-6) New York Jets, the Carolina Panthers’ toughest foe may be its extensive injury list.

CMPD will boost holiday patrols

Officers will focus high-traffic shopping areas. Known and repeat offenders will get special attention, CMPD says.

Coming Monday: Our Qcity gift guide

By Lashawnda Becoats

I’ll feature products and services made locally by Qcity residents.


Sade announces release date for new album

By Lindsay Pollard

Expect “Soldier of Love” to drop just ahead of Valentine’s Day.

Marian Wright Edelman is coming to the Qcity

The renowned children’s rights advocate will help Seigle Avenue Partners celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Names in the News

Local realtor is named to chair the 2010 CIAA basketball tournament organizing committee.

Who’s bad? MJ wins big at the AMA awards

Michael Jackson is the most honored artist with 23 awards in the American Music Award’s history.

Congrats to Robin Thicke and Paula Patton

The high school sweethearts are expecting their first child in May.

Oprah to call it quits in 2011

The queen of daytime talk will kill the "Oprah Winfrey Show" after 25 years to launch a new venture, published reports say.

Marian Wright Edelman is coming to the Qcity

The renowned children’s rights advocate will help Seigle Avenue Partners celebrate its 10th anniversary.

“The Blind Side”

Forget black and white; this move will leave you feeling good. (Movie Time, with Kary Bowser)

Deltas to host “Night of Elegance”

The event will honor leaders who have made a difference in the community.

Party with the Kappas

Join the Kappas for an afterwork cocktail experience, Nov. 19 at Morton’s bar in uptown Charlotte (227 W. Trade St.).

New video: Robin Thicke

By Lindsay Pollard

Tell the kids to leave the room and peep “Sex Therapy.”

News & Buzz

CIAA in talks with 3 cities to host popular basketball tournament

The tournament will remain in Charlotte through 2020, but after that...who knows?


It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.


How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...


7 tips for staying fit during the holidays

The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on...


After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...



25 female politicians honored during local “Celebration of Women Elected to Office”

The Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during their annual recognition ceremony.


Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland
Be A Lion
Be A Lion
Thursday Night Art Workshop: Mano-a-Mono
Northwest School of the Arts Choral Concert