Poll: Biden clings to narrowing lead in S.C.

The latest Winthrop University Poll showed the former vice president losing ground to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
By Glenn Burkins | February 24, 2020

Another defeat for North Carolina’s voter ID law

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Senate Bill 824 was written with an “intention to target African American voters.”
By Glenn Burkins | February 19, 2020

Q&A with David Zucchino, author of ‘Wilmington’s LIE’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks about how today's political climate reflects another bleak chapter in American history.
By Glenn Burkins | February 17, 2020

Police: 2 killed in separate shootings in southwest Charlotte

CMPD had not announced an arrest in either shooting.
By Qcitymetro Staff | February 16, 2020

Give us our money back, CMS says after school security system fails

The school district severed ties with an Atlanta firm that installed a high-tech security system.
By Glenn Burkins | February 12, 2020

Man convicted of killing newspaper delivery driver gets life in prison

The verdict and sentence came nearly three years after the killing of Walter “Wes” Edwin Scott Jr. in uptown Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020

Knight Foundation pledges new money for Historic West End

The three-year grant will pay to jump-start community-driven programming at Five Points Plaza, a public space soon to be built near Johnson C. Smith University in Historic West End.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020

Why the book ‘Wilmington’s LIE’ and the events of 1898 are relevant today

Understanding the past often identifies how the same goals that created our segregated society are still at work today.
By Peter and Mary Kelly | February 6, 2020

Mecklenburg D.A. will put more resources into prosecuting violent crimes

The shift comes as Charlotte looks back on a year that saw a rise in violent crimes in 2019, including 107 criminal homicides -- one of its highest homicide counts on record.
By Glenn Burkins | February 3, 2020

Putney: Force not a factor in suspect’s death

Update: In his first public statement about the case, Chief Kerr Putney declined to discuss the police encounter that preceded the death of Harold Easter.
By Glenn Burkins | January 31, 2020