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Historic Brattonsville honors the enslaved and their descendants

At a former plantation in York County, S.C., where hundreds were held in slavery, the descendants of those enslaved gather to remember and honor their ancestors.

Police arrest UNC Charlotte student at home where shooting happened

Police said the 20-year-old student was arrested on drug charges.

What Maxine Waters said about Donald Trump during her visit to Charlotte

The California congresswoman said the gloves off in her dealings with the nation’s 45th president.

Police catch suspect in killing of UNC Charlotte professor

The body Jeannine Shante Skinner, 35, was found Friday inside an apartment in southwest Charlotte.

Postal Service offers $50,000 reward for info leading to shooter of mail carrier

The shooting was reported at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Archer Avenue, which is just north of Clanton Road and west of Interstate 77.

CIAA to unveil new app for annual basketball tourney

Among other things, the app will make it easier to book hotels and buy gameday tickets.

CMPD clears security guard in fatal shooting

Police said the suspect was shot and killed while trying to rob a sweepstakes business in east Charlotte.

CMPD officer arrested, charged with illegally obtaining opioid painkillers

CMPD identified the officer as Jennifer Wolfe, 37. She was booked in Mecklenburg jail with bond set at $5,000.

Man charged in fatal crash on Beatties Ford Road

Police say the 37-year-old driver was speeding way from a disturbance reported at a gas station and ran two red lights before crashing into another car.

Dispute in gaming parlor ends with man shot to death

The trouble started when two men got into a dispute and one went to his car and returned with a gun.

CMS teacher faces new allegations of child sex crimes

The 5th-grade teacher at Billingsville Elementary is accused of improperly touching five boys enrolled in a summer camp program at his home.

22-year-old man killed in Grier Heights early Saturday

The shooting left a second man with non-life-threatening injuries.

Mitchell: Charlotte to host 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The four-day summit is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of black entrepreneurs, attracting more than 1,000 people annually.

Durham prepares for rumored white supremacist rally

County offices and businesses close as hundreds take to the streets of downtown Durham in noon-time demonstrations

Gov. Roy Cooper wants Confederate monuments removed from state grounds

The Democratic governor said monuments honoring the slave-holding Confederacy are best displayed in museums and history books.


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...


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?


It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...


Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church's investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with...


20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades...


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