Woman shot by CMPD officer; department says officer fired in self-defense

The woman was taken to a hospital with wounds described as life-threatening.
By Glenn Burkins | September 24, 2021

Mecklenburg jail employee fired; officials said she assaulted an inmate

Authorities alleged that the inmate was handcuffed at the time of the incident.
By Jalon Hill | September 23, 2021

As youth violence escalates, commissioner Vilma Leake calls for intervention

If they have no education, she said, "they have no future."
By Jalon Hill | September 22, 2021

Covid’s impact: CMS students saw broad declines in reading scores, says Read Charlotte leader

Read Charlotte promotes online tool to help close the literacy gap exacerbated by Covid-19.
By Sarafina Wright | September 22, 2021

A Charlotte native, Ashley Cumberbatch returned home to lead US Bank’s local expansion efforts

As Charlotte district manager, her portfolio includes the bank’s local retail branches, retail expansion and digital strategy.
By Glenn Burkins | September 21, 2021

NCCU Chancellor calls on Durham officials to address violence following campus shooting

The victims, ages 18 and 21, were not students at the school, officials said.
By Sarafina Wright | September 20, 2021

Court strikes down N.C.’s voter-ID law, says it targeted voters ‘based on race’

Under the 2-1 ruling, no voter would be required to produce identification to cast a ballot in the next election.
By Jordan Wilkie, Carolina Public Press | September 20, 2021

Weekend News Quiz – September 17

Do you know how the Panthers game made history last week?
By Bethany Lane | September 17, 2021

Companies team up to support HBCUs

Nine new companies have joined a list of more than 60 others to take part in the HBCU Partnership Challenge.
By QCity Metro | September 15, 2021

Weekend News Quiz – September 10

Welcome to QCity Metro’s weekend news quiz! Score over 80 percent to enter a drawing to win a $25 gift […]
By Bethany Lane | September 10, 2021