Crime

Suspect charged with assaulting woman, 94, and daughter, 72

Tai’Quan Rodgers, 23, has been arrested and charged with assaulting a 94-year-old woman and then sexually assaulting the woman’s 72-year […]

16-year-old boy is Charlotte’s latest homicide victim

Police said the teen has stepped outside his home around midnight Saturday before his family heard gunshots.

Homicide suspect shot dead after he ‘ambushed’ officers at CMPD headquarters

The suspect was wanted in the killing of a 23-year-old woman who was shot hours earlier in west Charlotte.

Mother and 4-year-old struck by gunfire New Year’s Day

A woman and her 4-year-old child where injured New Year’s Day when they were struck by a bullet while walking […]

CMPD officer wounds suspect who rammed cop cars

A 30-year-old man was recovering early Thursday after he was shot by a CMPD officer during a encounter in southeast […]

Police arrest 2 suspected of killing 7-Eleven clerk

Police arrested the men Tuesday and charged them in Dec. 9 the killing of 55-year-old Khaled Mohamad Elmerkabaoui.

Police report killing in northwest Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight in northwest Charlotte. On Thursday at 9:35 p.m., police were dispatched […]

Police identify victims, shooter, in deadly domestic incident

Police say a 37-year-old man killed his wife and mother and wounded his 12-year-old daughter before taking his own life.

7-Eleven worker shot and killed in Southwest Charlotte

A 7-Eleven worker was shot and killed early Saturday while on duty inside a store in southwest Charlotte. Customers entering […]

News & Buzz

Aretha Franklin playlist: 6 of my favorite songs from the Queen of Soul

Managing Editor Katrina Louis compiled a list of songs dedicated to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Entertainment

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.

Voices

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...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

Meet Daisha Haynesworth, a Qcity Newcomer

A chance for better weather and a vibrant social scene was enough to lure Haynesworth from Cleveland to Charlotte.

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The Lion King
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