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Police: Car crash leads to fatal shooting in northeast Charlotte

A man was shot and killed in northeast Charlotte late Wednesday after a traffic collision led to a confrontation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her arena tour to Charlotte

That’s good news for those who won’t be in the room for her sold-out appearance at next month’s UNCF luncheon.

Police: Woman found shot to death in southeast Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the city’s latest homicide — the death of a woman who was found unresponsive along a […]

Award-winning songwriter Lashawn Daniels has died, music industry reacts

LaShawn Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. He recently hosted a music conference in Charlotte.

Judges toss N.C. legislative maps; extreme partisan gerrymandering, they say

The judges gave Republican lawmakers two weeks to draw new legislative boundaries, and the maps must be drawn using strict criteria and without partisan consideration.

HBCU TV show to feature Charlotte hip-hop artist

HBCU Gameday will feature Charlotte native Jabari “Mayor Talib” Bodrick in theme song for its “No Huddle” TV show.

City Council’s Julie Eiselt joins forces with grassroots organizations to create safe spaces, provide services for black youth

There’s something about having a gun stuck in your face that changes your perspective on life. City Council member Julie […]

1 dead, 3 injured in University-area shooting in Charlotte

A 19-year-old man was killed and three other people were injured early Saturday when someone opened fire outside a University-area […]

4 killed in west charlotte when motorcycle collided with Hyundai

Four people died late Friday when a motorcycle collided with a car in west Charlotte. All who died were in […]

Police: man found with fatal gunshot wound inside car that crashed

A man died early Tuesday after he was found with a gunshot wound inside a car that crashed in the […]

Oprah Winfrey to speak at sold-out UNCF luncheon in Charlotte

The media mogul has several connections with Charlotte’s HBCU, Johnson C. Smith University.

DA says state will investigate all future police shootings in Charlotte

In announcing the decision, District Attorney Spencer Merriweather said his office will now routinely request that the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) step in to investigate officer-involved shootings in Charlotte.

First day of school reminds me what it means to be a present father

“We’re fathers who are present and in the moment, ready to be there for the first day of anything in their lives.”

What’s Happening, CLT: Our curated list of weekend events

There’s plenty to do in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

NCWorks Career Centers: Helping local professionals improve job skills

With 20 years of work experience and a master’s degree in business administration, Tonya Dantzler never thought she’d be unemployed […]



All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.



Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...


Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.



Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...


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