Gov. Cooper extends school closures through May 15

Governor Roy Cooper says he's not ready to give up on school year, but statewide closures are necessary to prevent spread of coronavirus.
By Katrina Louis | March 23, 2020

Livingstone College student tests positive for coronavirus

A student at the historically Black college in Salisbury became Rowan County’s first confirmed coronavirus case.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 20, 2020

Inmate dies in county jail

The 45-year-old inmate was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning, officials said.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 20, 2020

Gov. Cooper: Restaurants and bars must cease dine-in service

A new executive order has shut down dine-in service at North Carolina restaurants and bars in response to COVID-19.
By Katrina Louis | March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund launches with $2 million donation

LendingTree and Charlotte City Council kickstart fund to soften economic blow of coronavirus outbreak.
By Dante Miller | March 17, 2020

Police identify homicide victim in Monday shooting

A second man was shot during the incident in northeast Charlotte and was expected to survive.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 17, 2020

CMS suspends travel as Coronavirus spreads

The announcement came hours after Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency in North Carolina.
By Glenn Burkins | March 11, 2020

Community block parties target residents undercounted in U.S. Census

Community members will host four block parties across Charlotte to increase number of residents who complete 2020 census.
By Bryant Carter | March 9, 2020

HBCU Roundup: U.S. Passport office now open at NCCU

Also, NBA's Chris Paul partners with Live Nation and NC A&T, NFL set to host HBCU scouting combine, and more.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 9, 2020

6 days, 7 deaths: Charlotte homicide detectives have been busy

Within the last week, five people were shot to death, and two others were found dead in a creek bed near McAlpine Creek Park.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 5, 2020