Crime

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

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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Night Years at Alive After Five!
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East Side Housing Fair for All
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